Kirron Kher: Before tying the knot with Anupam Kher, actress, and politician Kirron Kher was earlier married to businessman and actor Gautam Berry. But, their marriage hit rock bottom and the couple divorced in 1985. She later married her best friend, Anupam Kher, whom she had met during her early theatre days in Chandigarh. Anupam too was married previously, but like Kirron his first marriage also did not work out. Initially, their relationship was nothing beyond friendship, but cupid struck when they were travelling to Kolkata for Nadira Babbar’s play.
Kirron got divorced and married the actor in 1985. Kirron also had a son from her first marriage, Sikandar, whom Anupam readily and lovingly accepted. Kirron is now happily married for 28 years, in her own words to the “most romantic man”.
Shashi Tharoor: Congress' charismatic MP Shashi Tharoor was first married to Tilottama Mukherji, the granddaughter of Kailashnath Katju. The couple has two sons, Kanishk and Ishaan. After the two were divorced, Shashi went on to marry the deputy secretary of the United Nations Disarmament Commission and Canadian national, Christa Giles. The marriage, however, did not withstand Tharoor's political aspirations. Shashi Tharoor then went on to marry Sunanda Pushkar in August 2010. Sunanda Pushkar passed away in January 2014.
Boney Kapoor: One of India’s most successful film producers, Boney Kapoor is said to have Indian Cinema run in his blood, similar to his brothers Anil Kapoor and Sanjay Kapoor. Boney divorced his first wife Mona Shourie Kapoor for another lady love and actress - Sridevi. Blowing off a 13-year-old marriage, Boney Kapoor tied the knot with the Mr. India actress on 2nd June 1996. Nevertheless, Mona continued to shelter her two kids, by staying in Boney's parent's home for 10 years after the divorce. Boney's second wife Sridevi passed away in February 2018 under mysterious circumstances.
Mohammad Azharuddin: Former Indian cricket captain and politician Azharuddin, married Naureen in 1987 and had two sons with her. In 1996, the couple divorced and Azharuddin got married to actress Sangeeta Bijlani. But this marriage too couldn't sustain reportedly due to Azhar's rumoured affair with badminton player Jwala Gutta and the couple called it quits to their relationship in 2010
Karan Singh Grover: Karan Singh Grover made headlines when he divorced actress Shraddha Nigam and then married Jennifer Winget, on 9 April 2012. The couple however separated in 2014. Grover then went on to say 'I do' once again when he married actress Bipasha Basu. It is also a fact that Karan was earlier engaged to Television actress Barkha Bisht. Bisht went on to marry actor Indraneil Sengupta.
Dinesh Karthik: Dinesh Karthik got married to his childhood friend Nikita in 2007. But Dinesh divorced Nikita when he came to know about his wife's rumoured affair with Murali Vijay. A year after the divorce, Dinesh Karthik met squash player, Dipika Pallikal, at a gym in Chennai. Eventually, they both fell in love. The couple got engaged in November 2013 and then married in 2015.
Kabir Bedi:Actor Kabir Bedi tied the knot for the fourth time on January 15, 2016, with British-born partner Parveen Dusanj, who was in her early 40s during the wedding. The couple dated for over a decade and surprised one and all by announcing their wedding during Bedi's birthday celebrations.
Hiten Tejani: It is hard for television lovers to digest the fact that Hiten was married more than once. However, it is a fact that if it weren’t for a short-lived and failed first marriage, his relationship with Gauri wouldn't have happened. Hiten and Gauri became parents to twins, son Nevaan and daughter Bhoomi on 11 November 2009. In an interview, Hiten had revealed that he had been married once before but went through a painful divorce in 2001
Shweta Tiwari: Telly world's favourite bahu and Kasautii Zindagii Kay actress Shweta Tiwari was married to Raja Chaudhary from 1998 to 2007. The relationship was a bad one where Shweta was a victim of domestic violence and physical abuse. However, things turned positive for the actress when she married Abhinav Kohli in 2013.
Yogeeta Bali: Actress Yogeeta Bali was the third wife of singer-actor Kishore Kumar, whom she married in 1976. But apparently, trouble started brewing between them. Yogeeta later divorced Kishore in 1978 and married Mithun Chakraborty in 1979. It was on the sets of their film Khwab when the duo fell in love with each other. They have a son named Mahaakshay
Renuka Shahane: Renuka Shahane is currently married to Bollywood actor Ashutosh Rana. The couple has two sons; Shauryaman and Satyendra. Renuka was earlier married to Marathi theatre writer-director Vijay Kenkare and later divorced him. Her first marriage was rather short-lived.
Narayan Dutt Tiwari: Veteran Congress leader and former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand Narayan Dutt Tiwari refused to accept his relationship with Ujjwala Sharma for a long time. However, his son Rohit Shekhar, who was born out of the affair, pursued the matter of Tiwari's paternity in a long legal battle. In the end, not only did Narayan Dutt Tiwari accept Shekhar as his own child, but he also married Ujjwala at the age of 88
Digvijay Singh: Congress politician and Member of Parliament, Digvijaya Singh in April 2014, admitted to his relationship with TV journalist Amrita Rai. The two married in late August 2015 when the politician was 68 years old and his partner, Amrita was 44 years old. Digvijaya was married to Asha Singh since 1969 until she passed away in 2013. He has four daughters and a son from his previous marriage.
M. Karunanidhi: After the death of his first wife Padmavati, Karunanidhi married not once but twice. He fairly distributed his assets worth Rs. 36 crore between his wives, Dayalu and Rajathi and maintained parity by holding Rs. 4.92 crore in his bank account. Dayalu is the mother of Union chemicals and fertilizers minister M K Alagiri and Tamil Nadu deputy CM M.K. Stalin while Rajathi is the mother of Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi. Being the CM of Tamil Nadu, Karunanidhi hasn’t compromised with his wives when it came to wealth. In any case, being an elitist, he has his own way of practising Polygamy. Karunanidhi passed away in August 2018
Nelson Mandela:The former South African President Nelson Mandela celebrated his 80th birthday on July 18, 1998, by marrying Graca Machel, who was 53 at the time of the wedding. Machel is an international advocate for women's and children's rights. Graca Machel was Nelson Mandela's third wife. Mandela passed away in December 2013
Madonna: Singer, songwriter, actress are just the many facets of the 'Queen of Pop' Madonna.She first tied the knot with Sean Penn in 1985 when the two of them were both relatively new on the Hollywood scene. She even dedicated her third album, True Blue, to Penn the year that followed. Their romance only lasted for about four years before the singer filed for divorce in 1989. More than a decade passed before Madonna said "I do" to English filmmaker, Guy Ritchie Their marriage lasted eight years before Madonna filed for divorce in 2008.
Brad Pitt and Angeline Jolie: Actor Brad was married to Jennifer Aniston before he his heart was stolen by actress Angelina Jolie during the film of Mr and Mrs Smith. Also, Angeline Jolie, herself was married twice before. She was married to Billy Bob Thornton and Jonny Lee Miller!
In 2016, Jolie filed for divorce from Pitt, which was confirmed in 2019
Kim Kardashian: Actress Kim Kardashian West eloped with music producer Damon Thomas in 2000 before the two divorced in 2004. Her second marriage was to basketball player Kris Humphries in 2011, and after just 72 days of marriage, she filed for divorce. Kim went on to say 'I do' once again when she married her third husband, Kanye West in 2014 and the celebrity-couple have 4 children together
Britney Spears: Britney Spears had a brief first marriage which lasted just over two days with her childhood friend Jason Alexander in January of 2004 after getting hitched in Las Vegas. After the annulment, Spears went on to marry Kevin Federline later that year. They were together until 2007 and have two children.
Politicians Shashi Tharoor and Imran Khan, Bollywood celebs Boney Kapoor and Bipasha Basu, cricketers Mohammad Azharuddin and Dinesh Karthik, they all have one thing in common - they have tied the knot on more than one occasion. Here's a list of famous people who got married once again (some even thrice)
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