If you thought fairy tales were fictitious stories we read as kids, then think again. The Hindi film industry has been a witness to many fairy tale-like relationships. No, we are not talking glass shoes, dragons and witches here. But our very own celebrities who found love outside Bollywood. In fact, the media recently went for a toss when news of Shahid Kapoor‘s engagement came to light. Yes, it did break a million hearts around the world, but the aam junta was more curious about the girl who stole our desi Hamlet’s heart. So, here’s a look at many such Bollywood celebrities who stepped out of the world of glamour for love:
John Abraham and Priya Runchal
John surprised the masses with the sudden announcement of his marriage on Twitter. The dimpled star married Priya Runchal, a US-born investment banker in a hush-hush ceremony on New Year’s Eve.
Emraan Hashmi and Parveen Shahani
Ever wondered why the ultimate serial kisser of Bollywood was never linked to any of his co-stars? Well, the good-looking actor was already taken! The actor was in a serious relationship with Parveen Shahani, a pre-school teacher, and the adorable couple got hitched after dating for 6 years.
Imran Khan and Avantika Malik
Be it a social gathering or a media event, Imran made sure he had his lady love by his side. The two got married after dating for 9 years!
Shilpa Shetty and Raj Kundra
It’s no secret that the svelte and sexy actress had her own share of love affairs. But she eventually found her soulmate in an affluent entrepreneur, Raj Kundra.
Esha Deol and Bharat Takhtani
Though her acting career didn’t really spice up, her personal life definitely did! Esha Deol of Dhoom fame ended up marrying her childhood friend and businessman, Bharat Takhtani.
Kunal Kapoor and Naina Bachchan
After dating for several years, Kunal recently got hitched to his girlfriend, Naina Bachchan. Though she is related to one of the most celebrated families of Bollywood, Naina, an investment banker, prefers to stay out of the limelight.
Vivek Oberoi and Priyanka Alva
Vivek Oberoi, whose previous relationships have made headlines, opted for an arranged marriage! He tied the knot with Priyanka Alva, the daughter of former Prime Minister of Karnataka, Jeevaraj Alva.
Zayed Khan and Malaika Parekh
Parents of two, Zayed Khan and Malaika Parekh, were high school sweethearts before they got hitched in 2005. He once stated in an interview that he proposed to Malaika thrice and she has 3 rings from him. #Adorable
Dia Mirza and Sahil Sangha
It took four years for this couple to get hitched! With their wedding being postponed twice, the beautiful actress finally married Sahil Sangha this year. Don’t they look amazing together?
Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput
And last but not the least, Shahid Kapoor. The charming actor recently dropped the engagement bomb on the media. The actor is rumored to be engaged to Mira Rajput, a student of LSR college in Delhi. Mira and Shahid met in a religious group that they both follow. According to the grapevine, the couple were dating for quite some time before they decided to get engaged in January.
And it doesn’t end there, Shah Rukh and Gauri, Aamir and Kiran, Madhuri Dixit and Dr. Nene, Juhi Chawla and Jay Mehta are also some of the ideal couples. We totally adore them, what about you?