Over time, we have witnessed many star weddings in Bollywood. More often than not, the leading ladies and men get hitched to partners from the industry. However, there are a few who went against this ‘norm’ and chose to marry ‘outsiders’ of Bollywood. Here we list some such favourite pairs from the Bollywood celebrities who married outside the bollywood circle
Athiya Shetty-KL Rahul
On 23 January, 2023, actor Athiya Shetty and cricketer KL Rahul were tied in wedlock in the presence of close friends and family at Athiya’s family holiday home in Khandala, Maharashtra. Athiya is the daughter of actor Suniel Shetty while Rahul is an ace cricketer. Athiya is often seen supporting her husband at cricket matches and on social media.
Shahid Kapoor-Mira Rajput
Mira Rajput and Shahid Kapoor tied the knot in July 2015 in an arranged set up by their respective parents. Today, they are one India’s well known celebrity couples. The pair was set up for an arranged marriage in 2014 by their families, including veteran actor Pankaj Kapur who is Shahid’s father. Mira, hailing from a Delhi-based business family was a college graduate when she married Shahid. The couple had an intimate wedding at Mira’s Delhi home that was followed by a reception in Mumbai for Shahid’s friends from the film fraternity. Shahid and Mira have two children, daughter Misha and son Zain.
Sonam Kapoor-Anand Ahuja
It doesn’t feel like it’s been five years at all that the beautiful Sonam married her beau, Anand. Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja’s May 8, 2018 wedding was nothing short of a modern-day fairytale. Sonam is the daughter of actor Anil Kapoor and wife Sunita Kapoor and she married Anand Ahuja, a businessman with international operations, in Mumbai after multiple starry functions. Ahuja hails from an illustrious Delhi-based business family. Anand and Sonam’s first child, Vayu, was born in 2022.
Esha Deol-Bharat Takhtani
Esha Doel, Dharmendra and Hema Malini’s elder daughter, is married to Mumbai-based businessman Bharat Takhtani. Both met at an inter-school competition in Mumbai when they liked one another quite a lot, and several years later, rekindled their romance. The couple tied the knot in June 2012 at Mumbai’s Iskcon Temple. Their daughter Radhya was born in 2017, and younger Miraya was born in 2019.