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The Hindi film industry has seen some of the most vibrant cultural exchanges that have happened in lieu of marriages. These occasions have not only proved to be a union of the couple, but have also brought together two vastly different families into a bond till eternity. While there have been few marriages that have involved either the groom or the bride belonging to a family completely outside of the film business, there have been many marriages that have taken place between a couple belonging to affluent film families. Well then, take a look at some of these popular actors who tied the knot to the women of their dreams from big Bollywood families and became the most-loved jamaai raja!
One of the most powerful couples in Tinseltown, Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan need no introduction. Daughter of veteran actors, Randhir Kapoor and his wife, Babita, Kareena got married to the man of her dreams, Saif Ali Khan on October 16, 2012. The duo is blessed with two kids, Taimur Ali Khan and Jehangir Ali Khan.
Kalyug fame, Kunal Kemmu became the son-in-law of the legendary actress, Sharmila Tagore when he tied the knot with her darling daughter, Soha Ali Khan on January 25, 2015. Incidentally, this marriage also led Kunal to become a part of a Nawabi family, since Soha’s father, late Mansoor Ali Khan was the erstwhile Nawab of Pataudi. The duo is blessed with their daughter, Inaaya.
Aayush Sharma found his soulmate in Salim Khan’s youngest daughter and Salman Khan’s sister, Arpita Khan. The duo met each other through common friends in 2013 and had been dating ever since. Thereafter, with the blessings of their families, the couple got married on November 18, 2014. They are blessed with two children: their son, Ahil Sharma and their daughter, Ayat Sharma.
Kunal Kapoor became an extended member of the great Bachchan clan when he proposed marriage to Naina Bachchan, daughter of Amitabh Bachchan’s elder brother, Ajitabh Bachchan. Interestingly, it was Naina’s cousin sister, Shweta Bachchan Nanda who had played cupid between the two. After dating for three years, the duo got wedded in a lavish ceremony on February 9, 2015 in Seychelles. The couple is blessed with a boy.
The OG khiladi of Bollywood, Akshay Kumar walked down the aisle with his lady love, Twinkle Khanna on January 17, 2001. For the unversed, Twinkle is the daughter of legendary actors, Rajesh Khanna and Dimple Kapadia. The couple is blessed with two kids, Aarav and Nitara.
The chocolate-boy of the 90s, Fardeen Khan broke several hearts when he married his ladylove, Natasha Madhvani on December 14, 2005. While he was a star-kid himself being the son of iconic actor, late Feroz Khan, Fardeen found his soulmate in Natasha, daughter of 70s Bollywood diva, Mumtaz. The couple is blessed with a daughter, Diani and a son, Azarius.
Well established diamond merchant, Bharat Takhtani settled down in marriage with Esha Deol, who is the daughter of legendary actor parents, Dharmendra and Hema Malini. Bharat and Esha were childhood sweethearts before the former became the proud son-in-law of the Deol family. They tied the knot on June 29, 2012. The couple is blessed with two daughters, Radhya and Miraaya.
The popular villain of the glorious 70s decade of Bollywood, Prem Chopra is the father-in-law of 3 Idiots fame, Sharman Joshi. Sharman got married to Prem’s daughter, Prerana on June 15, 2000. The duo met during their college days and bonded over their shared love for stage plays. Interestingly, Prerana too is an actress. The couple is blessed with their twin boys, Vaaryan and Vihaan.
Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh’s darling daughter, Riddhima Kapoor added ‘Sahni’ to her last name when she got married to the man of her dreams, Bharat Sahni on January 25, 2006. Belonging from the established film family of the Kapoors and the daughter of actor parents, late Rishi Kapoor and his wife, Neetu Singh, Riddhima did not step into the world of acting and is a jewellery designer by profession. Bharat and Riddhima are blessed with their daughter, Samaira Sahni.
One of the most evergreen couples of B-Town, Ajay Devgn and Kajol are a match made-in-heaven. Ajay fell in love with Kajol, daughter of yesteryear actress, Tanuja while shooting for the film, Hulchul. After dating each other for some time, they tied the knot on February 24, 1999. The duo is parents to their two children: their daughter, Nysa and their son, Yug.
What do you think about these actors being the jamaai-raja of such big Bollywood families?