Famous connections! These women shot to fame after marriage

Updated: May 18, 2019, 10:36 | Shawn.Dsouza
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    Amruta Fadnavis: Amruta Fadnavis is married to Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. When Fadnavis was elected chief minister of Maharashtra, Amruta became the youngest first lady of the state. Amruta Fadnavis is a social activist and banker as well as a singer. During her school and college days, Amruta was a state level tennis player

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    Nita Ambani: Nita Ambani married business tycoon and Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani in 1985. She is the founder and chairperson of Reliance Foundation and also the founder and chairperson of Dhirubhai Ambani International School in Mumbai. Nita Ambani owns the Indian Premier League franchise Mumbai Indians. Nita and Mukesh have three children - Isha, Anant and Akash.

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    Sharmila Thackeray: Sharmila Thackeray and Raj Thackeray are amongst the political world's top power couples. Sharmila Thackeray was born in Mumbai to well-known theatre actor Mohan Wagh and Padma Wagh. Sharmila can often be seen supporting the MNS leader at various public events and functions. Sharmila and Raj Thackeray have two children, son named Amit and daughter named Urvashi Thackeray

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    Anjali Tendulkar: Anjali and Sachin Tendulkar's love story blossomed at an airport. Anjali Mehta, who was a medical student then, ran after 17-year old Sachin when she saw him at the airport. She went to receive her mother, something which she totally forgot, after seeing the young cricketer. There has definitely been no turning back for this Mumbai couple. They have 2 children - Sara and Arjun

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    Anuradha Mahindra: Anuradha Mahindra is married to industrialist Anand Mahindra for more than three decades. The couple has two daughters Divya and Aalika. Anuradha Mahindra is a former journalist and she has worked in the advertising world. Anuradha is a Psychology graduate from Sophia college in Mumbai and she also earned a degree in communication from the University of Boston. 

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    Natasha Poonawalla: Natasha Poonawalla is a philanthropist, who is married to the CEO of Serum Institute of India, Adar Poonawalla. Natasha Poonawalla currently serves as the Executive Director of the Serum Institute. Natasha and Adar have two sons, Cyrus and Darius

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    Kiran Rao: Kiran Rao is the wife of Aamir Khan, one of Bollywood's biggest celebrities. The couple got married in 2005 and have a son, Azad Rao. Kiran Rao's connection with Bollywood began as an assistant director. Over the years, Kiran Rao has worked as a producer and director for several films

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    Ritika Sajdeh: Ritika Sajdeh worked as a sports manager when she met one of Team India's leading batsmen Rohit Sharma. Rohit Sharma proposed to Sajdeh at Mumbai's Borivli Sports Club, and the couple got married in 2015. Ritika Sajdeh can now be regularly spotted supporting Rohit Sharma at many cricket events

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    Monicka Vadera: Monicka Vadera, who is Robert Vadra's cousin, is married to politically active, Tehseen Poonawalla. The couple are known to be among India's coolest political pairs

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    Dimple Yadav: Dimple Yadav is married to Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav. During his Chief Ministership in Uttar Pradesh and consequent election campaign, Dimple often made appearances at public rallies and helped in the party's campaign. Pic/Youtube

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    Usha Mittal: Usha Mittal is married to steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal, who is one of the world's richest persons. The daughter of a moneylender, Usha now manages the Indonesian branch of the company. Laxmi Mittal and Usha Mittal have a son Aditya and a daughter Vanisha.

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    Anusha Bhagat: Anusha Bhagat's love story became a bestselling novel after her author-husband Chetan Bhagat penned it down. She is photographed here after casting her vote along with her husband. Pic/AFP

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    Priya Runchal: John Abraham got into a relationship with investment banker and financial consultant Priya Runchal. The couple got married on the spur of the moment while holidaying in the United States

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    Yasmeen Premji: Yasmeen Premji is married to Wipro founder, Azim Premji. After her marriage, Yasmin has regularly engaged in philanthropic work. She has even penned a couple of novels. Pic/Youtube

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    Sudha Murthy: Sudha Murthy is married to Infosys co-founder, Narayana Murthy. However, it was a marriage that Sudha's father had initially refuse as Murthy wanted to become a politician or run an orphanage. The couple is happily married. Pic/Youtube

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    Mira Rajput: Delhi girl Mira Rajput is married to actor Shahid Kapoor, who is 13 years her senior. She was a student in Delhi when met the actor. After her marriage, Rajput was often spotted at star-studded events. The couple have two children - Misha Kapoor and Zain Kapoor

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    Sakshi Dhoni: Sakshi Dhoni was working as an intern working at Taj Bengal when she was re-introduced to MS Dhoni. The two had earlier studied in the same school. But it was their encounter, at the Taj that eventually led to marriage. Sakshi makes a regular appearance now in India's cricketing pages along with Dhoni. The couple also has a daughter named Ziva

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    Avantika Malik: Avantika Malik comes from a non-film background. She regularly appeared in newspapers after marrying the 'Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na' heartthrob Imran Khan. 

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    Shobha Kapoor: Bollywood superstar Jeetendra got married to Shobha,  who was then working as an air hostess with British Airways. Today, Shobha Kapoor is an Indian television and film producer. She is the Managing Director of Balaji Telefilms, a TV serial production house run by their daughter, Ekta Kapoor. Pic/AFP

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    Natasha Madhvani: Natasha Madhvani is the daughter of actress Mumtaz. She shot to limelight after her wedding with Fardeen Khan.  Pic/Youtube

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    Tahira Kashyap: Tahira Kashyap is married to her childhood sweetheart and Bollywood actor Ayushman Khurana. She worked as a lecturer before her marriage. Tahira Kashyap turned into a director with her slice-of-life movie which is due to release in 2019

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    Parmeshwar Godrej: Parmeshwar Godrej who was studying at the JJ School of Arts, was introduced to Adi Godrej of 'Godrej Industries' via her brother. He even encouraged her to take up a job as an air hostess for Air India. However, Adi could not bear the distance and the couple got married shortly after Parmeshwar took the job. Parmeshwar Godrej passed away on October 10, 2016

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Amruta Fadnavis, Anjali Tendulkar, Sharmila Thackeray, Nita Ambani, Kiran Rao and few other gorgeous women have been at the centre-stage of public attention after their marriage to some of India's most famous personalities. We profile women who shot to fame after marriage

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