Needless to say, our life is filled with celebrity gossips. Every day, we come across news of some marriages among the Bollywood fraternity. Most of these include Bollywood actors and actresses marrying each other but once in a few times few Bollywood actresses marry off with some Non-Actors who are successful in other fields. Today, we will bring to you Bollywood heroines who have married non-actors to successfully settle their lives.
Madhuri Dixit Nene
Born on May 15, 1967, the ‘Dhak Dhak’ girl from Mumbai stole a lot of male hearts throughout her Bollywood careers. But the one who stole her heart was not an actor but Dr. Sriram Madhav Nene. Dr. Nene is a cardiovascular surgeon and is based in the United States with Madhuri and have two sons also in their family. The marriage was reportedly arranged by Madhuri’s brother Ajit Dixit at whose home the couple tied the knot. The news came as a huge surprise to the whole Bollywood fraternity because of Dr. Nene being based entirely in Los Angeles. She is blessed with two kids, Raayan Nene and Arin Nene.
Esha Deol Takhtani
Esha Deol Takhtani is the elder daughter of the yesteryears famous couple, Dharmendra and Hema Malini. The elder sibling, born on November 2, 1981, got engaged to her long-time boyfriend, Bharat Takhtani, on 12 February 2012. Bharat is a successful businessman in the form of a diamond merchant married Esha on 29 June 2012 at Iskcon Temple in Juhu. The actress is well known for her roles in various Bollywood movies including the super-hit Dhoom.
Juhi Chawla kept her romance with the industrialist Jay Mehta under the wraps for a very long time before marrying Jay secretly in 1997. The ever smiling actress was named as the Miss India in the year 1984 before entering Bollywood. The couple was reportedly introduced to each other by the director Rakesh Roshan when Juhi was to travel to South Africa to shoot for her movie back in the days. Jay was already married before meeting Juhi and with the unfortunate demise of Jay’s first wife in a horrific plane crash, the two came close as Juhi supported Jay in his difficult time. The couple is now married for over two decades and is blessed with a daughter, Jhanvi Mehta and a son, Arjun Mehta.
Shilpa Shetty Kundra
A lot of eyebrows were raised when Shilpa Shetty, the Bollywood bombshell and the Big Brother reality show winner, decided to marry Raj Kundra, a British Indian Businessman. The couple met off when Raj was helping Shilpa in the promotion of her new perfume brand S2. Initially the media reports and linkups were denied by both Raj and Shilpa. Their love-affair was nothing short of a Bollywood masala movie as Raj was married before meeting Shilpa and his ex-wife accused Shilpa of destroying their marriage. The couple are married for more than 6 years now and are parents to little son Vivaan Kundra.
The former Miss India Universe and Bollywood beauty, Celina Jaitley married her long-time boyfriend Peter Haag, a rich hotelier from Dubai. The couple met each other in Dubai for the first time. The diva was there for the launch of a store and met Peter via a family friend of Celina. The duo hit off from the get go with the actress admitting that she dreamt of marrying Peter even before talking with him for the first time. The couple married in September 2010 in a quiet ceremony in Mumbai and is very much together till now.
Usually most Bollywood heroines choose to avoid marrying men out of the Bollywood industry but quite a few actresses choose to tread down on the less travelled path. With this list, we hoped to bring you some famous Bollywood actresses who married non-actors and are still very much happy in their life. Keep coming back to read about other Bollywood gossips and latest Bollywood movies.