“Marriages are made in heaven”, this saying was probably made by a very happily married individual because if this was to be believed then we would have to believe that God does a lot of errors, because not all marriages are successful like one imagines it to be.
Bollywood stars and legends like Aamir Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Javed Akhtar, Sanjay Dutt, Dharmendra and Kishore Kumar have married not just once but twice.
The “second” marriage has happened not with the Indian Bollywood heroes only but also with the Divas of Bollywood. Not everyone believes in the saying, “once bitten, twice shy”. Few of the Bollywood Divas who have married not just once but twice are –
Kirron Kher –
Before marrying Anupam Kher, Kirron was married with actor and businessman Gautam Berry. But their marriage did not survive and they parted ways in 1985. Anupam, who also had come out of a bad marriage, was a very close friend of Kirron. They had initially met during their theatre days in Chandigarh. They stuck their love cord when they were going for a play of Nadira Babbar to Kolkata. Anupam expressed his love for her and eventually they married in 1985. Anupam has also accepted Kirron’s son Sikandar from her previous marriage. She is now happily married for 28 years and she says that Anupam is the “most romantic man”
Yogita Bali –
The third wife of Kishore Kumar, who was married in 1976, had a troubled marriage breaking up within 2years. She fell in love with Mithun Chakraborty and ended up marrying him in 1979, an year after her divorce with Kishore Kumar. This was Mithun’s 2nd marriage also.
Bindiya Goswami –
The Golmaal heroine, has a similarly “golmaal” life in terms of her love life and her marriages. Bindiya had fallen in love with Vinod Mehra when he was already married to Meena Broca. They eloped and finally married. But as fate would have it, their marriage did not last long. Bindiya fell for JP Dutta and again eloped with him while still in her marriage with Vinod Mehra. She was persuaded by Vinod but she refused to go back to him. Later she married JP Dutta and has two children.
Neelam Kothari –
Neelam had married Rishi Sethi (son of a rich businessman from UK) in 2000. They had tied their knot even after being objected to by Rishi’s family. Later their marriage went through a rough patch and ended up in a divorce. Later Neelam found love in a common friend of Ekta Kapoor , Sameer Soni, who also had just come out of a broken marriage. The two dated each other for 3 years before getting married in 2011. They have an adopted daughter.
Neelima Azeem –
The actress has been married not once or twice, but thrice. Her first marriage was with Pankaj Kapoor. Shahid Kapoor is their son but the couple had separated when he was just 3 years old. She later married actor Rajesh Khattar, with whom she has a son as well. But this relationship also did not last long and she got her second divorce in 2001. She later found her eventual and true love in childhood friend Ustad Raza Ali Khan.