Instances when the Bollywood actors married top actresses!
As we witnessed this year's biggest Bollywood Shaadi, where Bollywood's heartthrob Deepika Padukone got married to Ranveer Singh, we take a look at other Bollywood actors who got married to top actresses. Take a look:
Dilip Kumar - Saira Banu
The love story of the veteran actor Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu is no less filmy. Saira Banu was a huge fan of Dilip Kumar, but the thought of getting married to him never occurred to her.
Sunil Dutt - Nargis
A romance that rose from ashes, literally! The ethereal beauty Nargis met Sunil Dutt on the sets of 'Do Bigha Zameen' (1953). Back then, Dutt was an aspiring actor and Nargis was an established star.
Dharmendra - Hema Malini
The yesteryear superstars Hema Malini and Dharmendra were the most sought-after actors, not just on screen but also off the screen. Dharmendra and Hema's love story began on the sets of 'Tum Haseen Main Jawan' (1970). They dated for five years before getting married in 1980.
Rajesh Khanna - Dimple Kapadia
Rajesh Khanna married Dimple Kapadia when he was 31 and Dimple was 16. Rajesh Khanna met Dimple Kapadia when she was shooting for her first film, Bobby. Her innocence stole his heart but during that time Dimple was dating her Bobby co-star Rishi Kapoor, however, the two broke-up soon. Rajesh proposed to Dimple as soon as he learned about her break-up and Dimple accepted his proposal without even thinking twice.
Amitabh Bachchan - Jaya Bhaduri
The golden couple of Bollywood Jaya and Amitabh met at the Pune Film Institute in the early 1970s. Post this, the two met on the sets of the film 'Guddi'. Their love blossomed around the release of 'Zanjeer' (1973), which became a massive hit. The duo got married on June 3, 1973.
Rishi Kapoor - Neetu Singh
Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh had a sizzling chemistry on-screen and soon both of them said 'khullam-khulla pyaar karenge' to each other in real life too. Neetu Singh was 14 when she started dating Rishi and at 21 she was married to him. Their wedding was the biggest and the most awaited extravaganza of tinsel town at the time.
Riteish Deshmukh - Genelia D'Souza
Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia D'Souza have kept their relationship very private. The couple who debuted in Bollywood with their film Tujhe Meri Kasam, have been dating each other since then. After about ten years of friendship and togetherness, Riteish and Genelia took the nuptial vows on 3rd February 2012.
Abhishek Bachchan - Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
This is perhaps one of the Bollywood's most talked about couple. Both the superstars have gone through failed relationships in the past but leaving everything behind Aishwarya married Abhishek 2007. It is learned that Abhishek proposed to Aishwarya after the premiere of 'Guru' in Toronto and the actress accepted his proposal without a second thought. While there have been few rumours about their tiffs and alleged cracks in their marriage, Abhishek and Aishwarya have been going strong.
Akshay Kumar - Twinkle Khanna
When Bollywood's Casanova and playboy Akshay Kumar married yesteryears' superstar Rajesh Khanna and Dimple's daughter Twinkle Khanna, it was a big surprise, and there were numerous speculations on how long this marriage would last. Before tying the knot with Twinkle, Akshay was linked to his co-stars Raveena Tandon and Shilpa Shetty. Soon after Twinkle and Akshay's marriage took place gossip mongers started speculating that the marriage wouldn't last as Akshay was believed to be of flirtatious nature. However, their marriage has stood the test of time despite numerous speculations and doubts.
Saif Ali Khan - Kareena Kapoor
During the making of 'Tashan' in 2007 Saif-Kareena fell in love with each other and though the film failed at box-office it still remains Saif's favourite as it brought lady love Kareena into his life. After dating each other for 5 years they decided to take the plunge in 2012. They had a registered marriage on October 16, 2012. The couple's undying love and near-perfect compatibility, at various events and functions, is quite noticeable.
Ajay Devgn - Kajol
They are often tagged as an 'unlikely pair' due to their contrasting personalities. The couple started dating each other on the sets of Gundaraj and it was Kajol's vivacious and simplicity that impressed Ajay. Ajay Devgan and Kajol got married fourteen years ago in 1999 in a traditional Maharashtrian style at the Devgn house. Both the superstars have been successful in their professional and personal life too.
Ranveer Singh - Deepika Padukone
Bollywood's favourite couple Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone got married in Italy's Lake Como on 14th and 15th November 2018. The couple will fly back to India and throw a lavish party on 28th November in Mumbai.
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