Neil Nitin Mukesh, Shahid Kapoor and other celebs who had an arranged marriage

Jan 15, 2018, 10:41 IST
  • Neil Nitin Mukesh, Shahid Kapoor and other celebs who had an arranged marriage

    Neil Nitin Mukesh married Rukmini Sahay on February 9, 2017 in Udaipur. "I am extremely happy. This is something I left for my parents to decide many years back. I am really happy that they found Rukmini. I am looking forward to it. It's something very exciting. I wasn't prepared for it, but it's happening," the actor had said earlier on being asked about his arranged marriage to Rukmini. Pic/The Wedding Story Facebook account

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  • Neil Nitin Mukesh, Shahid Kapoor and other celebs who had an arranged marriage

    On July 7, 2015, Shahid Kapoor married Mira Rajput, who is 13 years younger to him, in a traditional Punjabi wedding attended by close family and friends at a farmhouse on the outskirts of Delhi. The two met through the group Radha Saomi Satsang and it was Shahid's father Pankaj Kapur who was instrumental in making this match happen. Pic/Shahid Kapoor's Instagram account

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  • Neil Nitin Mukesh, Shahid Kapoor and other celebs who had an arranged marriage

    'Yeh Hai Mohabbatein' fame Divyanka Tripathi got married to co-star Vivek Dahiya on July 8, 2016. Fellow actor from the show - Pankaj Bhatia reportedly played the matchmaker between the two. Pic/Divyanka Tripathi's Facebook account

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  • Neil Nitin Mukesh, Shahid Kapoor and other celebs who had an arranged marriage

    Madhuri Dixit's brother Ajit introduced her to Dr. Shriram Nene. When Madhuri took a break in 1999 following her alleged break-up with Sanjay Dutt, she visited her brother in US, and that's when she was introduced to Nene. Madhuri Dixit and Dr. Shriram Nene got married on October 17, 1999. Post her marriage, Madhuri settled in the US. After the couple moved to India, the actress made a comeback in Bollywood with 'Aaja Nachle' in 2007.

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  • Neil Nitin Mukesh, Shahid Kapoor and other celebs who had an arranged marriage

    Govinda had an arranged marriage with Sunita, who is the actor's maternal uncle, Anand Singh's sister-in-law. Govinda and Sunita tied the knot on March 11, 1987.

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    Vivek Oberoi had an arranged marriage with Priyanka Alva, daughter of Karnataka minister Jeevaraj Alva, on October 29, 2010.

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    Raj Kapoor had a traditional arranged marriage. He got married to his distant cousin Krishna Malhotra in 1940. Reportedly, his father, Prithviraj Kapoor brought the couple together.

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    Late legendary actor Shammi Kapoor also had an arranged marriage with Neila Devi after the demise of his first wife Geeta Bali. Reportedly, the marriage was arranged by his filmmaker brother Raj Kapoor's wife Krishna Kapoor. Pic/PTI

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    'Yeh Hai Mohabbatein' actor Karan Patel, who plays the role of Raman Bhalla, tied the knot with Ankita Bhargava, instead of his ladylove Kamya Punjabi, on May 3, 2015. Ankita is the daughter of actor Abhay Bhargava, who essays the role of Karan's father-in-law, Mr Iyer, in the show. The two met through their respective families. Karan's sudden announcement of his wedding plans shocked the telly industry and fans alike. Karan Patel, known for his flamboyant ways, was dating TV actress Kamya Punjabi. But rumours suggest he decided to dump Kamya and marry Ankita instead.

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    TV show 'Sasural Genda Phool' fame Jay Soni had an arranged marriage with Pooja Shah on February 18, 2014 in Mumbai. The couple is expecting their first child in April 2018.

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Neil Nitin Mukesh had an arranged marriage with Rukmini Sahay. Do you know which other Bollywood celebrities opted for an arranged marriage? We bet these names will surprise you!

 

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