Bollywood is a place where love stories are made and created everyday, both on silver screen and in real life. However, unlike the happy endings in movies, the off-screen stories aren’t always as smooth sailing and just like in the movies, there are struggles and impediments to be overcome by the lovers in order to end up being together.
From societal frowns to family opposition and leaving previous partners, the following actors stood by their lovers and went through a marriage twice.
Here is a look at them:
Dharmendra‘s marriage to ‘Dream Girl’ Hema Malini wasn’t his first one. He was married to Parkash Kaur already when he fell head over heels for Hema. He has two sons, Sunny and Bobby through his first marriage and with Hema he has two daughters Esha and Aahana.
2. Aamir Khan
Reena Dutta was Aamir’s first wife and they have two children together. However, they got divorced in 2002 and Aamir then got married to Kiran Rao in 2005. Kiran and Aamir too have a son together through surrogacy.
3. Kamal Haasan
Currently single, Kamal Haasan was married to Vani Ganapathy from 1978 to 1988. He got married to Sarika post his divorce from Vani in 1988. However, the second marriage too broke in 2004. He has two daughters, Shruti Hassan and Akshara Haasan through his marriage with Sagarika. He has thrid daughter named Subbalakshmi from an annulled marriage with former actress Goutami Tadimalla.
4. Mithun Chakraborty
There were strong rumors of a secret marriage between then superstars Mithun Chakroborty and Sridevi. This was however never proven to be true. He was also married for a very short period (4 months) to model/actress Helena Luke.
5. Raj Babbar
Raj Babbar was married to Nadira Zaheer when he fell in love with Smita Patil. He went into a second wedlock with her. However she passed away 1986 during childbirth. Raj has two offspring, Arya Babbar and Juhi Babbar through his marriage with Nadira and a son, Prateik Babbar through his marriage with Smita Patil.
6. Sanjay Dutt
7. Vinod Khanna
Yesteryear superstar Vinod Khanna too got married twice. His first marriage was with Geetanjali Khanna which lasted from 1971 to 1985. He then got married to Kavita Khanna in 1990 and was married to her till his demise in 2017.
The saying that ‘True love happens only once’ is just a myth has been proven by these Bollywood actors.