Top 11: Bollywood’s Secret Marriages

jhon-preityThere is a group of Bollywood celebs who enjoyed over-the-top, highly publicized and glamorous weddings. However, on the other end of the spectrum, there is also a group who chose to take the path less traveled. These celebrities are ones who chose to have secret ceremonies away from all the speculation of fans, media attention and general buzz. We take a look at a few more celebrities who had secret marriages –

Urmila-Matondkar-and-Mohsin-AkhtarUrmila Matondkar and Mohsin Akhtar – The latest couple to join the list of couples to marry in secret are Urmila and Mohsin. The “Rangeela” lady Urmila Matondkar married Kashmir-based businessman and part-time model Mohsin Akhtar Mir in a super secret wedding ceremony on March 3rd 2016 at her residence in Mumbai. The two reportedly met at Manish Malhotra’s neice’s wedding ceremony a while ago and hit it off instantly.

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Bollywood’s dimpled darling Preity Zinta married her boyfriend Gene Goodenough in a private ceremony in Los Angeles on February 29. Preity then took to social media to announce on her new title. While she has been missing from movies for a long time, her recent nuptial have dragged her back into the limelight of the media gaze.

She announced, I was holding on the ” Miss Tag” rather seriously till now, until I met someone ” Goodenough” to give it up for ? So now I join the Married Club folks ❤?? Thank you all for your good wishes & for all your love? Love you all ❤ Ting ! ???? Let the Goodenough jokes begin ?
Rani-Mukerji-and-Aditya-ChopraRani Mukerjee and Aditya Chopra – Producer Aditya Chopra was earlier married to Payal Khanna, but the couple got divorced in 2009. Post that, Chopra and Rani Mukherjee were rumoured to be dating for a very long time but neither confirmed the news. The media was rife with speculation about the couple’s every move and finally came the news that the couple secretly had tied the knot in Italy in 2014, in a private ceremony. They have now welcomed little baby Adira to their family.Aftab-Shivdasani-and-Nin-DusanjAftab Shivdasani and Nin Dusanj – Abtab Shivdasani, married his fiancée Nin Dusanj in a super secret wedding which was attended by the couple’s family on 11th June 2014. Apparently,a string of broken relationships and alleged betrayals left the actor hurt in love and superstitious about his marriage plans. This is why they chose to be so secretive about his wedding plans rather than use it as a vehicle for some positive publicity.John-Abraham-and-Priya-RunchalJohn Abraham and Priya Runchal – After breaking up with superstar Bipasha Basu after a decade long relationship, Abraham kept his love life under wraps for the longest time. The duo tied the knot in secret on 1st January 2014. John informed his fans about his marriage through twitter, ‘ Wishing you and your loved ones a blessed 2014! May this year bring you love, good fortune and joy. Love, John and Priya Abraham’. Apparently Abraham met his wife at the gym. More incentive for us to start working out?Aamir-Khan-Reena-DuttaAamir Khan and Reena Dutta – Bollywood’s ‘Perfectionist’, Aamir Khan was quite the romantic, young blooded young man in his heydays. He tied the knot by eloping with his childhood sweetheart Reena. The couple got married in 1986, but the star always denied his marital status until he became a star. They however parted ways eventually in 2002 due to a number of reasons that were never disclosed. It was shocking and heart-breaking for his fans and the industry as well. Currently, Aamir Khan is married to director Kiran Rao.Akshay-Kumar-and-Twinkle-KhannaAkshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna – The “Khiladi” shocked the nation when he announced his wedding with Twinkle Khanna in 2001. While he was constantly being tagged to the actresses he worked with, he was very strict about keeping his love life under wraps. The couple has been together for almost 15 years now and while their wedding was a huge secret that was unknown to most, the couple’s marriage life too has been very hush hush. They two have two sons.Sridevi-and-Boney-KapoorSridevi and Boney Kapoor – Sridevi and Boney Kapoor secretly tied the knot in 1996, while Boney was still married to his first wife, Mona. The couple kept their marriage secret for a long time due to a number of reasons including backlash by the media and a drop in popularity of the starlet. Sridevi revealed she is married to Boney Kapoor only when she was seven months pregnant and the news just had to come out!

Kunal-Kapoor-&-Naina-BachchanKunaal Kapoor and Naina Bachchan – The talented “Rang De Basanti” actor Kunal Kapoor and Amitabh Bachchan’s niece Naina Bachchan made quite a few eyebrows raise when the news of their marriage came  to be known. They secretly tied the knot in Seychelles on 9th Feb 2015. The guest list included only few immediate members of both families and  no more than a handful of friends. The couple had been dating for two years before they got hitched and kept everything a big secret because they both are private individuals and wished to keep their wedding a low-key affair.Dharmendra-and-Hema-MaliniDharmendra and Hema Malini – The dream girl of Bollywood, Hema Malini eloped to Khandala to get married to the love of her life Dharmendra in 1980. Hema Malini had fallen in love with Dharmendra on the sets of ‘Sholay’ and the latter too reciprocated her affection. Even thought the superstar Dharmendra was married at that time, he apparently converted to Islam to marry Hema. They now have two daughters Esha and Aahana and their fans always have adored their chemistry both n and off the screen. Well, somethings just can’t be tamed.

Antara-Mali-and-Che-KurienAntara Mali and Che Kurien – Antra Mali who has been in the news for all the wrong reasons, married GQ magazine editor, Che Kurien in 2009 amid a lot of surprised faces. The couple had kept their relationship so secret that until their nuptials no one around had slightest of clue that the couple was even seeing each other. The couple tied the knot in a hush hush wedding in June 2009. They now have a daughter and live in Mumbai. Mali has given up on her already doomed career in Bollywood to live a more domestic life.[/tps_footer]