They say that a city built on a hill cannot be hidden; here in India, anything about Bollywood cannot remain hidden. Yes, if not the films, the fitness regime, relationships or controversies, the actors or actresses never fail to make headlines. And, interestingly, here is another one.
Here are some popular Bollywood actors and actresses and their lesser-known affairs before they became well-known celebrities.
1. Aishwarya Rai and Rajeev Mulchandani
You might be surprised to know but it is said that Aishwarya Rai used to date Rajeev Mulchandani during her modeling days. However, she broke up with him as she started getting movies and then Salman Khan came in her life. She broke up with Salman, too, and now the former Miss World is married to Abhishek Bachchan.
2. Priyanka Chopra and Aseem Merchant
Whether true or not, it is believed that now famous Priyanka Chopra used to date Aseem before becoming a popular personality. However, it is said that she dumped him after she became Miss World. In 2014, Aseem made an announcement to make a movie on the former Miss World’s life which got her angry and forced her to send him a legal notice.
3. Ranbir Kapoor and Avantika Malik
It is said that Avantika Malik, who is now married to Imran Khan, was the first crush of Ranbir Kapoor. Avantika worked as a child artist in serial ‘Just Mohabbat’, and buzz is that Ranbir used to visit the sets to meet her.
4. Ranveer Singh and Ahana Deol
Buzz is that Ranveer Singh dated the younger daughter of Dharmendra and Hema Malini, Ahana Deol, during his college days. But their relationship lasted for a very short period.
5. Deepika Padukone and Nihar Pandya
Deepika used to date model and actor Nihar Pandya, whom she met in an acting school in Mumbai during her modeling days. The two also worked together in two songs of Himesh Reshammiya’s ‘Aap Ka Suroor’ album.
6. Anushka Sharma and Zoheb Yusuf
Anushka and Zoheb dated each other after they met in Bangalore and during their modeling days but it is said that luck favored Anushka when the couple came to Mumbai. Anushka never turned back after she got a role in ‘Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi’ while Zoheb returned to Bangalore.
7. Sonakshi Sinha and Aditya Shroff
Sonakshi dated MD of Fame Cinemas, Aditya Shroff, before she became a popular actress. However, it is said that they broke up after a 2-year relationship after a big fight over a personal matter.
8. Aditya Roy Kapur and Ahana Deol
It is said that Ahana, the younger daughter of Dharmendra and Hema Malini, and Aditya dated each other for four years but never went public about it.
9. Jacqueline Fernandez and Hassan Bin Rashid Al Khalifa
Jacqueline Fernandez was in a relationship with the Prince of Bahrain, Hassan Bin Rashid Al Khalifa, for two years before making her debut in Bollywood. They both were able to spend quality time with each other but problem arose when Jacqueline was linked with director Sajid Khan.
10. Alia Bhatt and Ali Dadarkar
Alia Bhatt and Ali Dadarkar were said to be together in school and childhood sweethearts but it is said that after ‘Student Of The Year’, the two parted ways.
11. Arjun Kapoor and Arpita Khan
Arjun Kapoor used to date Salman Khan’s sister Arpita Khan before he became an actor. The two dated for two years before Arpita broke up with Arjun.