This year we witnessed some big names in the entertainment world tying knots in lavish weddings. From marriage goals to couple goals, Bollywood stars have been an inspiration to many. While there have been many actresses who have married other celebrities within the industry, there have been some who found love in the most unexpected places.
Among those who married outside the industry, there are some who married lesser-known men and well, turned them into celebrities. From Madhuri Dixit to Preity Zinta, B-town divas have crossed the boundaries and found love.
Take a look at some of the lesser known husbands of Bollywood actresses:
1. Raveena Tandon
Raveena Tandon adopted two girls in 1995 and took care of them as a single mother. In 2003, she started dating Anil Thadani during the making of her film Stumped. Anil Thadani is a film distributor and the actress tied the knot with him in 2004 in an extravagant marriage in Udaipur. Raveena later gave birth to a baby girl in 2005 and her second child, a baby boy in 2007.
2. Preity Zinta
The dimple-girl of Bollywood, Preity Zinta found her love after a lot of struggle. Her husband Gene Goodenough is the Senior Vice-President for Finance at NLine Energy, a US-based hydroelectric power company. The actress got married to her beau in a private affair in 2015 Los Angeles. Evidently, Preity Zinta revealed that she met her husband in LA and they dated for five years before getting married. She recently added the initials of husband Gene on her social media profiles and updated it to Preity G Zinta.
3. Urmila Matondkar
In a hush-hush B-town wedding, Urmila Matondkar tied the knot with her boyfriend Mohsin Akhtar Mir in 2016. Kashmir based Actor-model-businessman Monhsin Akhtar Mir has acted in many popular advertisements on television. She has been living happily with her husband post marriage and doesn’t seem to make a comeback in the industry.
4. Sonali Bendre
After a successful film career, the beautiful Sonali Bendre decided to settle down for film director Goldie Behl. They both got married in 2002 in a grand affair. After marriage, Sonali gave birth to her son Ranveer in 2005. Well, their marriage has been going strong as a happily ever after!
5. Lisa Haydon
The stunning model-cum-actress Lisa Haydon has given us some major goals ever since she has entered the industry. Apparently, the actress married her Dino Lalvani after a year of dating him. The two got married in a Christian style wedding on a beautiful beach in 2016. Dino Lalvani is a British businessman and the CEO of mobile phones company Binatone in the UK. The two lovebirds live together in London and they just gave birth to their first baby, a son.
6. Madhuri Dixit
Dhak Dhak girl of Bollywood, Madhuri Dixit surprised the industry as she tied the knot with a cardiothoracic surgeon named Shriram Nene. After her marriage to Shriram Nene in 1999, she moved to the United States with her husband. But the actress couldn’t stay away from the industry for long after she was seen in the films yet again. The duo has also featured in an advertisement also together. Well, Madhuri made her husband also a celebrity just like her.
One of the most successful actresses of Bollywood, Rambha has also had a successful career in other regional film industries. Apparently, the actress got married to a Canada-based businessman named Indran Pathamanathan in 2010 and later got settled in Toronto only. She is also the brand ambassador of her husband’s company in Canada. Rambha has two daughters and is living quite happily in her married life.
8. Juhi Chawla
Juhi Chawla had ruled the industry through her vivacious acting skills and beautiful looks. She is happily married to industrialist Jay Mehta since they tied knots in 1995. The two are the co-owners of the Indian Premier League team Kolkata Knight Riders alongside Shahrukh Khan.