Failed Marriages in Bollywood
Rhea Pillai and Sanjay Dutt
Dutt’s second marriage was to model Rhea Pillai in 1998. Rhea and Sanjay divorced in the year 2005, ending their 7 years married life. Again Sanjay Dutt married Manyata in 2008 in a private ceremony in Goa, after two years of dating. He became a father to twins in 2010.
He first married to actress Richa Sharma in 1987, who died of brain tumour. The couple have a daughter, Trishala, born in 1988.
Amrita Singh and Saif Ali Khan
It was a love marriage and Chote Nawab Saif proposed Amrita and married with her in October 1991. Saif was younger in age to Amrita. After thirteen years of marriage and two children the couple divorced in 2004. He then dated Rosa Catalano, a Swiss model. They were later said to be considering marriage, but then broke off. Saif had been dating actress Kareena Kapoor since October 2007 and they got married in court on 16 October 2012.
Reena Dutta and Aamir Khan
Aamir Khan married to Reena Dutta on 18 April 1986. They have two children. Reena had a small part in Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak. Aamir Khan divorced his wife Reena Dutta in the year 2002 and ended their 15 years long married life. In 2005 Aamir married Kiran Rao who had been an assistant director to Ashutosh Gowariker during the filming of Lagaan. Reena Dutta and Aamir Khan remains good friends of each other.
Rajesh Khanna – Dimple Kapadia
Rajesh Khanna married the budding actress Dimple Kapadia in March 1973. They have two daughters from the marriage. Rajesh Khanna and Dimple separated in 1984 but did not complete the divorce proceedings. In 2012, Anita Advani claimed that she had been Khanna’s live-in partner. Before his marriage to Dimple, Rajesh Khanna fell in love with the then fashion designer and actress Anju Mahendru and they were in a relationship for seven years.
Boney Kapoor – Mona Shourie Kapoor
Boney was married to late Mona Shourie Kapoor with whom he has two children. After splitting from Boney Kapoor, Mona continued to live with her in-laws for 10 years. Boney then married Indian actress Sridevi on 2 June 1996. The couple have two daughters. She died of multiple organ failure after battling with cancer on March 2012.
Javed Akhtar and Honey Irani
Javed Akhtar was married to Honey Irani – award-winning Indian screenwriter, Although the marriage ended in divorce, they had two children, Farhan Akhtar and Zoya Akhtar. Javed divorced Honey Irani, allegedly due to his relationship with Shabana Azmi. He married to Shabana in 1984. However Shabana’s parents objected her to being involved with a very much married man with 2 children. Shabana has no children of her own.