While Bollywood celebs put in all their efforts to promote their movies and get all the media attention that they can, many of them keep their personal life under close wraps. They like to keep their relationships a secret and many of them surprise the world when they get married secretly.
Here are 7 Bollywood couples who got married in secret:
1) Aditya Chopra and Rani Mukherjee
In spite of the alleged romance rumors of Aditya and Rani, nobody really got to know when the duo got married. Rani confirmed that she had married Aditya on 21st April 2014. Aditya Chopra is a very private person and so he tied the knot with Rani Mukherjee in a small ceremony in Italy with only close family members in attendance.
2) Ranvir Shorey and Konkona Sen Sharma
Soon after the rumors of Konkona Sen Sharma’s pregnancy started doing the rounds, Konkona got married to actor Ranvir Shorey secretly at her Mumbai residence on 3rd September 2010. She announced her marriage with a tweet, saying, “Ranvir and I got married on the 3rd. Thanks for all the good wishes! Goodnight.” They have a son named Haroon together, and the couple parted ways after five years.
3) Boney Kapoor and Sridevi
The late Sridevi and Boney Kapoor’s marriage was one of the most controversial marriages of Bollywood. The duo met and fell in love on the sets of the movie ‘Mr. India’. Since Boney’s first wife, Mona Shourie, was not ready to divorce him, Boney and Sri got married secretly in a temple. Sridevi kept her marital status a secret for about 6 months and finally, when she made the announcement about her marriage, she was 7 months pregnant with their first child.
4) Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma
Everyone knew about their affair, but the couple took everyone by surprise when they got married in a secret ceremony in Italy. The wedding was attended only by close family members and friends and Virat and Anushka announced their marriage to the world through their social media handles – “Today we have promised each other to be bound in love forever. We are truly blessed to share the news with you. This beautiful day will be made more special with the love and support of our family of fans & well-wishers. Thank you for being such an important part of our journey”. Upon their return from Italy, they threw a reception in Delhi and in Mumbai.
5) Neha Dhupia and Angad Bedi
Neha Dhupia and Angad Bedi shocked the world when she announced her wedding on Instagram on 10th May 2018. She shared her wedding pic along with a message on Instagram saying, “Best decision of my life.. today, I married my best friend. Hello there, husband! @angadbedi (sic).” Angad Bedi is the son of former Indian Cricketer Bishan Singh Bedi and is an actor. Although the world was shocked by the sudden wedding, there were many rumors that Neha Dhupia was pregnant at the time of the wedding and that’s the reason they rushed into getting married. These rumours eventually turned out to be true. The couple is all set to welcome their first child in November 2018.
6) Hema Malini and Dharmendra
The Dream girl of Bollywood, Hema Malini and Garam Dharam met on the sets of the superhit film ‘Sholay’ and fell in love. Dharamji’s first wife, Parkash, did not want to divorce him. Dharmendra and Hema Malini then converted to Islam since it is permitted to marry more than once in Islam. They ran away to Khandala and got married through a Nikaah ceremony.
7) Saif Ali Khan and Amrita Singh
Yesteryear actress Amrita Singh met Saif Ali Khan at a party and Saif fell in love with her. Due to Amrita being 12 years elder to Saif, Saif’s parents strongly opposed the relationship. Strongly in love, Saif tied the knot with Amrita secretly. However, the couple got divorced after being together for 13 years. They have 2 kids together – Sara Ali Khan and Ibrahim Ali Khan. Saif is now married to actress Kareena Kapoor Khan and they have a kid, Taimur Ali Khan, together.
Sources: Bollywoodshaadis, jagran, teesrijungnews, youtube, india today, the mourng express, filmfare, india today, dna india, bollywood shaadis, midday