100 years of Bollywood: Ten Bollywood's open secrets

Published: May 03, 2013, 12:30 IST | The Hitlist Team |

From break-ups to secret marriages, we take a look at some scandals that rocked the world of Bollywood over the years

100 years Bollywood

Mithun Chakraborthy – Sridevi’s secret

Mithun Chakraborthy-Sridevi

Both concerned parties never spoke about it, but the romance between Mithun Chakraborthy and Sridevi was widely talked about and there were even rumours that the two had secretly tied the knot. There was one hitch. Mithun was married to Yogita Bali. Torn between the two women, Mithun apparently finally decided to stay with his first wife.

Hema Malini – Jeetendra’s secret rendezvous

Hema Malini and Jeetendra

No one has ever confirmed anything, but there’s an interesting story floating around about Hema Malini and Jeetendra. Apparently, many years ago, the duo had gone to a South Indian city to secretly tie the knot, but were stopped in the nick of time by Dharmendra and Jeetendra’s then girlfriend and now wife Shobha.

Vinod Mehra – Rekha wedding

Vinod Mehra and Rekha

They fell in love, but they chose to stay separately even after their wedding. This apparently created a rift between the two, which eventually led to a separation. While Vinod Mehra admitted to being married to Rekha for a while in a gossip magazine, Rekha still chooses to live in a state of denial.

Aditya Chopra – Rani Mukerji link up

Aditya Chopra and  Rani Mukerji

There are stories abundant about the relationship between the reticent Aditya Chopra and Rani Mukherji. Almost every month there are fresh rumours of the duo having married each other. Yet, there have been no confirmations from the concerned parties.

Karisma’s break-up with Abhishek

Karisma Kapoor and Abhishek Bachchan

Karisma Kapoor and Abhishek Bachchan got engaged with great fanfare only to break off the engagement soon after. The reason for the break up was never really spoken about, but various stories floated around.

Mandakini’s underworld connection


She made a sensational debut with Raj Kapoor’s Ram Teri Ganga Maili. A few films later, however, she disappeared. News broke that underworld don Dawood had taken a special fancy for her. Mandakini, however, denied being involved with Dawood.

Sunny Deol–Dimple Kapadia love story

Sunny Deol and Dimple Kapadia

Dimple had separated from Rajesh Khanna, and Sunny was still married to his first wife Pooja. The two have been inseparable since they first met during the making of Manzilen Manzilen in the ‘80s. Recently, Sunny Deol was seen by Dimple Kapadia’s side at her sister Simple’s funeral.

Milan Luthria and Raj Khosla connection

Milan Luthria

Raj Khosla is one of the most celebrated filmmakers in the country and not many know that Milan Luthria, who is also a filmmaker to reckon with, is his son out of wedlock. However Milan has refraind from speaking about his this filmy connection and has managed to carve his own indentity.

Aamir Khan’s alleged love child

Aamir Khan

British journalist Jessica Hines claimed to having an affair with Aamir Khan and bearing their love child, a son named Jaan. However, Khan denied it and Hines retracted her story soon after.

Hrithik-Kareena romance

Hrithik ROshan and Kareena Kapoor

The rumour is that htis drop-dead gorgeous lookers were more than interested in each other. Nothing really came out of that as Hrithik was already committed to Sussanne.  

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