If you always thought that fairy tale endings or ‘they lived happily ever after’ kind of endings are only possible in stories, then you might want to think again. Because, these Bollywood stars prove that ‘true love’ exists in real life too and not just in reel life.
Take a look at these 7 Bollywood stars who changed their religion to be one with their ‘one and only’ and defied all norms.
1. Ayesha Takia
The cute and bubbly Bollywood actress, Ayesha converted to Islam to marry her love Farhan. Their marriage too was a typical ‘nikkah’
2. A.R Rahman
Not many know that this legendary music composer was born a Hindu (named AS Dileep Kumar). He turned to Islam when he found his faith in God through his belief in Allah. This is also why his name is now Alla-Rakha Rahman.
3. Amrita Singh
Dharmendra wanted to get married to the love of his life, Hema Malini. However, his first wife denied going for a divorce. In order to become his ‘Dreamgirl’ Hema’s husband and get married to her, Dharmendra converted to Islam.
5. Sharmila Tagore
To marry her love Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, Sharmila Tagore converted to Islam. Post conversion, she is also known as Begum Ayesha Sultana.
6. Hazel Keech
7. Hema Malini
Hema Malini too converted to Islam for her marriage to Dharmendra.
Nargis converted to Hinduism from Islam after her marriage to actor Sunil Dutt. She even changed her name to Nirmala Dutta.
9. Divya Bharti
Born to Hindu parents, Nagma found faith in Christianity.
11. Mamta Kulkarni
12. Mahesh Bhatt
She is another South Indian actress who converted her religion. She turned to Islam and changed her name to MG Rehima.
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