These 15 filmmakers fell in love with actresses and married them

Aug 18, 2018, 14:00 IST
  • These 15 filmmakers fell in love with actresses and married them

    After separating from dancer Vani Ganapathy, actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan and Sarika lived together from 1988. The couple married only after their second child was born. They filed for divorce in 2002 and the proceedings ended in 2004.

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    YRF head honcho Aditya Chopra and Rani Mukerji got married on April 21 (2014) in a small intimate affair in Italy. Aditya was married to Payal Khanna, until they divorced in 2009. Rani shared the 'happiest day of her life' with her fans in a statement. "I would like to share the happiest day of my life with all my fans all over the world whose love and blessings have been part of my journey all these years. I know that all my well-wishers who have waited for this day will be really happy for me," Rani said.

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  • These 15 filmmakers fell in love with actresses and married them

    Producer Boney Kapoor married late Sridevi in 1996. This was Boney's second marriage, earlier he was married to the late Mona Kapoor (actor Arjun Kapoor's mother).

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    Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap married actress Kalki Koechlin in 2011. However, they announced separation in 2013 and divorced in 2015. Kashyap was first married to film editor Aarti Bajaj, with whom he has a daughter - Aaliyah Kashyap.

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  • These 15 filmmakers fell in love with actresses and married them

    Mohit directed Udita in the 2006 film Zeher. It was during the filming of this movie that they started dating. Mohit Suri married Udita Goswami on 29 January 2013.

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  • These 15 filmmakers fell in love with actresses and married them

    Filmmaker Goldie Behl married actress Sonali Bendre on 12 November 2002. They have a son Ranveer.

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  • These 15 filmmakers fell in love with actresses and married them

    Mahesh Bhatt married Soni Razdan, who comes from a theatre background, and has also done films and television. The couple has two daughters - Shaheen and Alia Bhatt. The filmmaker married Kiran first, with whom he had two children - Pooja Bhatt and Rahul Bhatt.

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  • These 15 filmmakers fell in love with actresses and married them

    Border, LOC Kargil, Umrao Jaan director J P Dutta married yesteryear actress Bindiya Goswami. Bindiya was first married to actor Vinod Mehra, whom she divorced after four years of marriage. She married Dutta in 1985, with whom she has two daughters, Nidhi and Siddhi.

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  • These 15 filmmakers fell in love with actresses and married them

    Filmmaker Sudhir Mishra married actress Sushmita Mukherjee, best known for films like Jackie Shroff starrer King Uncle or Rohit Shetty's Golmaal. They divorced in 2000 after 22 years of marriage.

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  • These 15 filmmakers fell in love with actresses and married them

    Prakash Jha married actress Deepti Naval with whom he has a daughter Disha. The divorced after four years of marriage.

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    Director Shekhar Kapur married actress Suchitra Krishnamoorthi in 1999 and divorced in 2007. They have a daughter named Kaveri Kapur. This was Kapur's second marriage. He was earlier married to Medha Gujral, niece of former Indian Prime Minister I. K. Gujral. They split in 1994.

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  • These 15 filmmakers fell in love with actresses and married them

    Noted film director-cum-lyricist Gulzar tied the knot with Rakhee. Although they officially haven't divorced, they separated when their daughter Meghna was a year old.

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  • These 15 filmmakers fell in love with actresses and married them

    Lissy Priyadarshan, a popular south actress of the 80's was producer-director Priyadarshan's wife.

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    Hollywood actress Kate Winslet was married to Skyfall director Sam Mendes from 2003-2010. Pic/ AFP

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    Kate Beckinsale tied the knot with American director, screenwriter and producer Len Wiseman. Pic/ AFP

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As famous poet, lyricist and director Gulza, who is married to veteran actress Raakhee, celebrates his 84th birthday today, we revisit stories of filmmakers who tied the knot with actresses

 

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