Bollywood Celebrities Who Married Non Actors

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They say love knows no boundaries; it can happen to anyone …this statement stands true for our Bollywood stars as well. We all know that Bollywood celebrities have a life that is constantly under media buzz, so in this case, if they choose to marry someone from industry the media hindrance doubles up unlike the situation where they would have married a non-B-town person. So here are some celebs who chose their partners from regular backgrounds and not Bollywood.

Gauri and ShahRukh Khan

Their love story has been told a zillion times now, so to cut it short- Gauri and SRK met in Delhi and started dating since a young age, but married only after SRK became a household name after the serial ‘Fauji’. The pair continues to be in love.

Madhuri Dixit and Dr. Sriram Nene

Our very own Dhak-Dhak girl of Bollywood took the nation by storm when she announced her marriage with a Denver (USA) based cardiovascular surgeon Dr. Sriram Nene. The couple got married in 1999 and has 2 boys. They lived in US for almost a decade until she decided to shift base to India for good a few years ago.

Juhi Chawla and Jay Mehta

The bubbly actress Juhi Chawla found her soulmate  in a London based industrialist Jay Mehta. They got married in 1997 and are blessed with a daughter and a son.

Shobhaa Kapoor and Jeetendra Kapoor

Jeetendra Kapoor was infatuated with dream girl Hema Malini but he moved on and married a British Airways air hostess named Shobhaa Kapoor. The couple has 2 children- queen of television daily soaps Ekta Kapoor and Actor son Tusshar.


Raveena Tandon and Anil Thadani

Raveena Tandon was reportedly dating actor Akshay Kumar in the 90’s but the duo broke up when she found Akshay was cheating on her. She hit a rough patch in her life both personally and professionally and it is then that she found love in film distributor Anil Thadani. The couple married and now has a son and a daughter.

Esha Deol and Bharat Takhtani

Dream girl Hema Malini’s elder daughter Esha Deol found her prince charming in businessman Bharat Takhtani. Apparently, two loved each other since the time they were in school but lost touch, only to be reunited after a long time. It is then that sparks flew and they got married 2012.


Celina Jaitley and Peter Haag

Former beauty queen  and bollywood actress Celina Jaitley married an Austrian hotelier Peter Haag. The couple got married in a hush hush ceremony and soon after Celina gave birth to her twin boys.

Priya Runchal and John Abraham

John Abraham was dating actress Bipasha for ten long years before he decided to call it quits! What is surprising is that he married investment banker Priya Runchal soon after he broke up with Bipasha. There were no photos of the ceremony circulated nor there was any official announcement until a few years ago he tweeted his and Priya’s name together as ‘ John-Priya Abraham’.

Priyanka Puri and Jimmy Shergill

The very talented and handsome actor Jimmy Shergill found his lady love in Delhi, her name is Priyanka Puri . They met through common friends and the couple has been married for over a decade now. They are blessed with a son.


Priyanka Alva and Vivek Oberoi

A heart-broken Vivek who staked his reputation, career, and even his friends for then girlfriend Aishwarya Rai, eventually married Bengaluru-based Priyanka Alva, the daughter of a former Karnataka minister. The couple now has a son and a daughter.

Parveen Shahani and Emraan Hashmi

Bollywood’s serial kisser Emraan Hashmi is total opposite when it comes to relationships. He is a devoted family man and one woman man in real life. His love is Parveen Shahani who is a pre-school teacher. The couple has a cute son.

Mira Rajput and Shahid Kapoor

A lot of girls suffered heartbreaks when Shahid Kapoor married an English Hons. student from Delhi recently. The good thing is that Shahid stuck to his words of marrying a non-filmy person (as quoted in one interview)

So these couples show us that two people from different backgrounds can also have a happy marriage, The only thing needed is – Love.

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