Getting married, and staying so, is altogether a different ball game. And for those who thought that getting married once or even twice was enough of an experience, you should take a look at a few Bollywood celebrities, who have done so thrice. Well, as Shakespeare said “good luck lies in odd numbers”, we see that third time works a charm for some.
#1 Kishore Kumar– a voice that moved four hearts, besides a million more
Taking about favourites of the film industry, Kishore Kumar, referred as Kishore Da, has married four times. The legendary singer married Ruma Guha Thakurta in 1950. Their marriage lasted for 8 years; post which Kishore Da married the silver screen beauty, Madhubala, in 1960. This union ended after nine years with Madhubala’s sad demise. Kishore Kumar’s third wife was yet another Bollywood actress, Yogeeta Bali; their marriage lasted for the shortest time span of two years. In 1980, Kishore Da again fell in love with Leena Chandavarkar, another young bollywood actress. Their union saw an end after the sad demise of Kishore Da.
#2 Lucky Ali gets three times lucky
Lucky Ali, the man of multiple skills and talents, was quoted saying “I’m not suited for one marriage." His first wife was Meaghan Jane McCleary, from New Zealand, who acted in Ali’s hit music video ‘O Sanam’. The couple has two kids. His second wife Inaya also has two kids with him. Lucky Ali got married for the third time in 2010, to a British Model and the couple have a son as well.
#3 Siddharth Roy Kapur – powerful and thrice married
Although not an actor, Siddharth Roy Kapur, in his position as the head honcho of UTV, has enough clout to throw around the tinsel town. He tied knot with the industry’s bold and beautiful, Vidya Balan, in a Punjabi Tamilian mix wedding in December last year. Siddharth Roy Kapur’s first wife was his childhood friend, while his second marriage was to a television producer from whom he separated in 2011.
#4 Sanjay Dutt hits a hat trick too
Bollywood’s Khalnayak, Sanjay Dutt also had two wives before he tied the knot to his current lady love, Manyata, in 2008. Sanju Baba’s first wife was Richa Sharma, who passed away in 1996, due to brain tumour. In 1998, Sanjay Dutt married Rhea Pillai, a model whom he divorced in 2005. He is currently married to Manyata and has two little adorable twins with her.
#5 Vidhu Vinod Chopra – 3 was not just a number in his movies alone
3 Idiots producer, Vidhu Vinod Chopra too got hitched thrice. His first marriage was with a film editor Renu Saluja, and his second wife was Shabnam Sukhdev, daughter of short-film maker, both the marriages ended in a divorce. Chopra then met his third wife, writer and a film critic, Anupama Chopra, who also hails from the film industry and the two instantly fell in love.
Celebs do believe in the institution of marriage, but who said that the institution cannot be formed again and again!