Celebrities and Arrange marriages
In the glamour world of Bollywood and months of staying together and on-screen chemistry, celebs we believe are most likely to marry their co-star. No wonder they get comfortable with each other and as many rumors as to their films. But in spite of all the link up news and Bollywood gossip and Juicy magazines with eye-catching pictures and headlines, there are some really good looking heartthrobs of the industry who followed the traditional classy old method of choosing their partners – Arrange marriage!
1. Madhuri Dixit – Dr. Shriram Nene
The Dhak Dhak girl broke a million hearts as she tied the knot with the USA based Doctor, a specialist of the organ that goes Dhak Dhak! This heart surgeon only posts marriage found out what a big celebrity she was in India and how popular she was!
She was linked with Sanjay Dutt but their relationship failed to materialize and then her brother found a match and soon Mr. Nene found the love of his life – Madhuri!
2. Shahid Kapoor – Mira Rajput
Shahid Kapoor the chocolate boy of Bollywood had an affair with Kareena Kapoor and after the film 36 China Town, everyone found this couple cute. But that relationship ended and Shahid’s father, Pankaj Kapoor found a match for him. Shahid Kapoor felt that Papa Kapoor’s selection is his partner and married the Beautiful Mira Rajput. Now they have two lovely kids – Misha and Zain.
3. Vivek Oberoi – Priyanka Alva
Vivek Oberoi the comic actor in the last sequels he was seen in, had a fling with Aishwarya Rai the Miss. World. The relationship didn’t last long and both of them fell out of it.
Vivek was then spotted saying in an interview that he is open to arrange marriage and that the girl his parents choose for him could be the girl of his dreams and so it did. His parents found Priyanka Alva and Vivek tied the knot in the year 2010.
4. Neil Nitin Mukesh – Rukmini
Neil Nitin Mukesh the super fair, super talented actor also chose an Arranged marriage. He had a Family only Roka ceremony and surprised everyone with a Destination wedding at Udaipur in 2017 with the beautiful Rukmini. The Roka ceremony was held at a Five-star hotel in 2016 and a grand lavish Reception at JW Marriott Hotel in Juhu where both the bride and the groom looked, Royal!
5. Nikitin Dheer – Kratika Sengar
The Thangabali, the tall well built good looking Macho man who wowed everyone with his shirtless looks in most of his films is hitched with Kratika, who is a TV actress. Thanks to Nikitin’s dad who met Kratika in an audition for a short film and expressed that he would love to have her as his daughter-in-law. The cupid played the role eventually and Nikitin fell in love with Kratika and tied knot in 2014.
Celeb arrange marriages have an added advantage, one of the spouses knew the better half quite well. Arrange marriages for commoners is relinquishing choice, deciding quickly & lower expectations.
How can two people who barely know each other make such an important decision that will affect their joint futures so quickly? And even more surprising, how can a decision made this way lead to positive outcomes for so many couples? Celebrities or not, Arrange marriages are truly nothing less than a Wonder.