When we hear songs like “Love don’t cost a thing”, or watch and read romantic movies and stories, our ideas of romance tend to be set out of the world. This is because, in real life, love comes at a cost, and sometimes a heavy one.
This fact is proved through the following divorces, which are said to be the most expensive B-town divorces to date.
1. Karisma Kapoor and Sunjay Kapur
Karisma Kapoor and Sunjay Kapoor split in 2016 after 11 years of marriage. As divorce settlement, Sunjay had to purchase bonds worth Rs.14 crores for upbringing and care of their two children. This will attract interest worth Rs.10 lakhs per month.
2. Farhan Akhtar and Adhuna Bhabani
Farhan and Adhuna got divorced in 2017. Their marriage lasted 16 years before they decided to part ways. After the divorce, Adhuna expressed her desire to keep their Mumbai residence (a sprawling 10,000 square feet bungalow in Bandstand) for herself. Alongside this, Farhan is also contributing a major amount in the security and upbringing of their daughters.
3. Hrithik Roshan and Sussanne Khan
4. Saif Ali Khan and Amrita Singh
The Nawab of Pataudi reportedly made a statement saying, “I’m supposed to give Amrita Rs. 5 crores, out of which I’ve already given her 2.5 crores. I’m also paying her Rs. 1 lakh per month to take care of my son till he turns 18.”
5. Sanjay Dutt and Rhea Pillai
Rhea got a sea facing luxury apartment along with an expensive car as alimony from Sanjay Dutt after their divorce. It is said that he even took care of her bills for a long time.
6. Leander Paes and Rhea Pillai
Through her divorce with Leander, Rhea got an alimony of Rs 4 lakh out of which Rs. 90,000 was for the upkeep and education of their daughter.
7. Aditya Chopra and Payal Khanna
Rani and Aditya had to pay a huge price for tying the knot. Aditya’s first wife Payal Khanna was given a hefty sum of 50 crores as alimony.
8. Prabhu Deva and Ramlath
Prabhu Deva had to pay a one-time alimony amount of Rs. 1 lakh along with two expensive cars and property of approximately Rs. 25 crores.
9. Aamir Khan and Reena Dutta
Aamir had to reportedly pay alimony of Rs. 50 crores to his first wife Reena at the time of their divorce.
10. Arbaaz Khan and Malaika Arora
Though it was never confirmed by any source or by Arbaaz and Malaika themselves, it is said that Malaika demanded an alimony of Rs. 10-15 crores from Arbaaz post their divorce. Whether this was granted by the court or provided by Arbaaz is unconfirmed.
All these divorces teach us that not all marriages are made in heaven and some even prove to be costlier than anticipated.