Abhishek Bachchan to Ranveer Singh: Bollywood celebs who married South Indian actresses
The South Indian film industry has contributed immensely to Bollywood with few south actresses receiving recognition.
There are some Bollywood celebs who fell in love and married south Indian actresses. We take a look at this bond of marriage between people who were miles apart.
Dharmendra & Hema Malini
Veteran actor Dharmendra fell in love with Hema Malini's Bharatanatyam moves so much that he was ready to separate from his first wife, Prakash Kaur. But he didn't divorce his first wife. Hema Malini belongs to a Tamil Iyengar family. Dharmendra and Hema Malini married and have completed almost 40 years of being together, and the couple has two daughters, Esha and Ahana Deol.
Boney Kapoor & Sridevi
Producer Boney Kapoor divorced his first wife Mona and married Sridevi. Boney saw Sridevi for the first time in a Tamil film. The South Indian beauty attracted the filmmaker with her phenomenal acting skills. They got married in 1996. Sridevi was born at Meenampatti, Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu.
Abhishek & Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
The beautiful couple met on the sets of a movie in the year 2000. During shooting for their film Dhoom 2 they started developing feelings towards each other. Aishwarya Rai was born into a Tulu speaking Bunt family in Mangaluru, Karnataka.
Ranveer Singh & Deepika Padukone
Ranveer Singh couldn't resist Deepika’s charm and fell in love with the Bengaluru beauty. Deepika was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, to a Konkani-speaking family. Ranveer and Deepika got married in the year 2018.
Siddharth Roy Kapur & Vidya Balan
One of the talented actress of Bollywood Vidya Balan and UTV head Siddharth Roy Kapur fell in love and married a couple of years ago. Vidya belongs to a Tamil Iyer family, while Siddharth is from a Punjabi family.
Raj Kundra & Shilpa Shetty
Raj Kundra divorced his first wife Kavita Kundra and married the gorgeous actress Shilpa Shetty. Initially, Raj was helping Shilpa for the promotion of her perfume brand S2. They tied the knot on November 22, 2009. Their wedding took place as per Mangalorean tradition.