Even jokes like love jihad may be sprung in politics, but inter-religious marriages are a good way to bridge the gap between religions. Let’s look at some such pairs.
Shahrukh Khan-Gauri Khan
Shah Rukh Khan, known as the King of Bollywood, married Gauri Chhibber, born in a Punjabi family, in 1991, after which she became Gauri Khan. They both have three children.
Hrithik Roshan-Suzanne Khan
Actors Hrithik Roshan and Suzanne Khan married in 2000. But in 2014, both decided to separate. Suzanne Khan is the daughter of actor Sanjay Khan. Here he can be seen with actress Pooja Hegde.
Salman Khan’s family
Salman Khan has not married yet. But there are many marriages in his family in which people of different religions met. It includes many couples like Salim Khan-Susheela Charak, Helen, Alvira-Atul Agnihotri, Arbaaz-Malaika, Sohail Khan-Seema Sachdev
Saif Ali Khan-Amrita Singh-Kareena Kapoor
Actors Saif Ali Khan and Amrita Singh married for nearly 13 years. They separated in 2004. After this, she married Kareena Kapoor in 2012.
Emraan Hashmi-Parveen Sahni
Emraan Hashmi married Parveen Sahni in 2006, known for his kissing scene in Bollywood. This picture is during the promotion of “Dirty Picture” in which he is seen with actress Vidya Balan.
One of the biggest hit actresses of the past, Mumtaz is related to a Muslim family. In 1974, he married businessman Mayur Madhwani and settled in his home.
Nargis Dutt-Sunil Dutt
Nargis was earlier named Fatima Rashid. On the screen, his pair was a hit with Raj Kapoor but in real life he made Sunil Dutt his partner.
All-rounder singer and actor Kishore Kumar married famous actress Madhubala. Madhubala was earlier named Mumtaz Jahan Dehalvi and is counted among the most beautiful actresses of Hindi cinema. In the character of Anarkali in Mughal-e-Azam, he put his life to life.
Sharmila Tagore-Nawab Pataudi
Sharmila Tagore, the glamorous actress of the sixties and seventies, also chose Indian cricket captain Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi as her life partner. Pataudi left the world at the age of 70 in 2011.
Waheeda Rehman-Shashi Rekhi
Waheeda Rehman, known for her smile and brilliant performance, married actor Shashi Rekhi in 1974, who was known as Kamaljeet. Her husband died in 2000 after a long illness
Ustad Amjad Ali Khan- Shubhalakshmi
Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, who performed magic with Sarod’s notes, married Bharatnatyam dancer Subhalakshmi Barua in 1976. His two sons Aman and Ayan also play sarod.
Zarina Wahab-Aditya Pancholi
Zarina Wahab, a well-known actress of the 1980s, married the film actor Aditya Pancholi. His son Suraj Pancholi made his Bollywood debut with Hero.
Farah Khan-Shirish Kunder
Farah Khan, married to choreographer, married Shirish Kunder in 2004. Kundar, who has been in many controversies with his statements, met Farah while working on his film Main Hoon Na.
Sunil Shetty-Mana Shetty
Mana Shetty, wife of actor Sunil Shetty, is the child of a Muslim father and a Hindu mother. Before marriage, his name was Mana Qadri. In 1991, the two became each other.
Manoj Bajpayee-Shabana Raza
Actor Manoj Bajpayee, who showed his jauhar in films like Satya, Shul, Kaun, Veer-Zaara, Aligarh and Politics, married Shabana Raza in 2006, after which he named her Neha.