There are many relationships in the Bollywood industry that have blossomed with the tide of time. Spending so much time together on the film sets and doing intimate scenes make many Bollywood stars come close to each other in real life as well. And when there is a relationship between the Bollywood biggies, the paparazzi goes bonkers over them. However, there are many Bollywood celebs who’ve decided to go against the tide and found soulmates in not so famous common people. In fact, these celebs have also managed to keep their married life away from all the glitz and glam and bling of the media. Enough said; let’s have a look at these Bollywood celebrities who decided to marry not so famous people from outside the industry.

#1. Raveena Tandon and Anil Thadani

After her relationship with actor Akshay Kumar came to an end, Raveena Tandon had to face a rough time both professionally and personally. However, the news of her marriage to film distributor, Anil Thadani was a big surprise to not only her fans, but for the film fraternity as well. Now, a mother of two, Raveena is back to her gorgeous shape. She is now seen judging many reality shows on television.

#2. Juhi Chawla and Jay Mehta

The ever smiling and chirpy actress, Juhi Chawla, managed to keep her romance with the industrialist, Jay Mehta, under wraps, until they got married in 1997. The couple is blessed with a son and a daughter. Juhi is keeping her filmy career alive by working in selective roles.

#3. Jeetendra and Shobha

The ever-young star of the yesteryears, Jeetendra started his Bollywood career in the late 50s and enthralled all with his energetic dance movements. Although there were rumours of him being infatuated with Hema Malini, he went on to marry Shobha. She was then working as an air hostess with British Airways. Their children, Ekta Kapoor and Tusshar Kapoor, are doing well in their own rights today.

#4. Vivek Oberoi and Priyanka Alva

Vivek Oberoi’s career graph has gone through huge ups and downs. An immature media statement dragged his career-graph to an all-time low. After his marriage to Priyanka Alva, who is a daughter of a former Karnataka minister, Vivek seems to have finally settled down. They are blessed with a boy as well as a girl.

#5. Madhuri Dixit and Shriram Nene

The whole nation was taken aback when Madhuri Dixit announced her marriage with Dr Shriram Nene in 1999. The dhak-dhak girl broke millions of hearts when she took a hiatus from films after her marriage. Post-marriage, she got settled in Denver, the USA with her husband who is a cardiovascular surgeon. Now a mother of two sons, Madhuri was at the peak of her career when she married a person who was completely out of her super-stardom world.

#6. Shilpa Shetty and Raj Kundra

Eyebrows were raised when the Big Brother winner and the Bollywood star married the British Indian businessman, Raj Kundra. The duo made quite headlines when they bought their first business venture together in IPL as Rajasthan Royals. It is reported that Kundra makes 100 million dollars each year.

#7. Esha Deol and Bharat Takhtani

Well, this actress Esha Deol tied the knot with Bharat Takhtani, a Mumbai-based businessman in 2012. Way back Esha Deol had declared that she desired a husband as devastatingly handsome as her father, Dharmendra. The two fell in love years back when they were in their school uniform. But, the two reconnected ten years later and began dating again.

#8. Imran Khan and Avantika Malik

This young heartthrob of India made a mark for himself with his very first release, Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na. He almost gave a heart attack to millions of his female fans when he first introduced his ladylove to the media. His better-half, Avantika Malik, hails from a non-filmi background. The couple dated for 10 years before they decided to get married.

#9. Fardeen Khan and Natasha Madhvani

Fardeen Khan, once a heartthrob of Bollywood too married his childhood friend, Natasha. The speculations regarding his affair with Celina Jaitley were all put to rest when he openly accepted his relationship with Natasha. Despite being the daughter of veteran actress Mumtaz, Natasha was never a known name in the industry.

#10. Mumtaz and Mayur Madhvani

The yesteryear beauty and style-diva, Mumtaz who enchanted her fans with her superb acting and dancing skills married a business tycoon, Mayur Madhvani. Many people thought that Mayur married her only for her looks and glamorous appeal. But, there came a time in her life, when she had no eyebrows, no eyelashes and no hair left because of cancer.

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