Think of Bollywood heroes and you are reminded of the 'happily ever after' lives of their reel world. Not only this, you idealise their on-screen loyalty and love towards their better halves. But, the story is quite different in real life.
These celebs were considered the most loyal husbands until their 'alleged affairs' with their new-found loves came out in open. So, let us show you some Bollywood heartthrobs who cheated on their real wives.
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For Aditya Pancholi, it was like a match made in heaven with wife Zarina Wahab, before his affair with Kangana Ranaut started making headlines. Not only was his disloyal act was noticed, he also boldly admitted to his affair with Kangana and many others. The relationship sent ripples of shock to his wife, but Aditya and Zarina's liaison proved strong enough to stand up to the emotional battering. Bridges were soon mended and things got normal.
He got awara with the femme fatale of the tinsel town and risked his marriage with wife Krishna. Yes, we are hinting at the gorgeous Nargis, who featured with Raj Kapoor in the iconic song 'pyaar hua ikraar hua'. Well, the romance crumbled because he remained faithful to his spouse and refused to marry this starlet. Nargis finally moved on, and later married actor Sunil Dutt.
He was happily married to Prakash Kaur and it was going steady too. But, it seems his hunt for his ‘dream girl’ was not over. It was Hema Malini in whom he found love. Their love story began on the sets of Tum Haseen Main Jawan, and it was five years after their blazing chemistry in Sholay, that the two decided to tie the knot in 1980. Both of them converted to Islam, as Dharmendra’s first wife was not ready to divorce him. (Read here- Dharmendra and Hema's love story)
This superstar with a pristine image cannot be left behind while counting on the Bollywood infidels. And, we have a reason for it. Once lovers, Big B and Rekha rarely ever acknowledge each other today. But, we know there was definitely some silsila going on between the two. His affair behind wife, Jaya's back was known to all. In fact, the movie Silsila is said to be an on-screen depiction of the real-life love triangle of Amitabh, Jaya and Rekha. Fortunately, his marriage with Jaya survived. But, this left us wondering how Jaya accepted her disloyal husband back after all that drama.
Saira Banu was only 22 and Dilip Kumar 44 when the star-couple got married in the year 1966. The journey was all smooth until Saira faced a major blow on her marital life in the 1980s. It was an extra-marital affair of her husband Dilip Kumar with Asma (a Pakistani woman), which shook her completely. The star was left embarrassed in front of the entire film fraternity. However, his second marriage broke up soon after he realised that Asma was cheating on him, by disclosing all his secrets to the press along with her former husband.
Raj Babbar's sweet clash with Smita Patil during a shoot laid the foundation of their relationship. The dusky beauty overnight got painted a 'home-breaker', and became second wife to Raj. He divorced his first wife Nadira to marry Smita. But, the devoted ex-wife accepted her 'cheating' husband back into her life after Smita died of postpartum complications. Even destiny could not separate them, is all that we can say for this couple!
When Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak released, Aamir became an overnight sensation. Right after that, Aamir went on to tie the knot with his childhood sweetheart Reena at the age of 21. They were happily married for 15 long years. Aamir cheated on his wife with assistant director of Lagaan, Kiran Rao who is now his wife. The news of his affair with Kiran broke his marriage with Reena.
Saif was very young when he tied the knot with much older Amrita Singh. After staying together for 13 years, the couple decided to call it quits. Well, the reason behind their divorce was Saif’s scintillating affair with an Italian model named Rsa Catalano. After his divorce from Amrita, Saif dated Rosa for a couple of years. All is history now as Saif is happily married to Bebo.
Superstar Kamal Hassan was a married man when he met Sarika. Kamal Hassan was happily married to Vani Ganpathy, but their marriage ended in divorce as he fell in love with Sarika. After having a love child with Sarika, Kamal tied the knot with her. But, even this marriage didn’t last as he fell in love with another actress named SImran Bagga. His last partner was Gautami Menon who also parted ways with him after 13 years of live-in relationship.
The much married Mithun Chakraborty was smitten by Sridevi’s beauty and the two got secretly married. Mithun was already married to Yogita Bali when he tied the knot with Sridevi in 1985. After sometime, Sridevi got to know that Mithun has not divorced his first wife. Later she annulled her wedding to Mithun in 1988.
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A sneak-peek into these celebs’ lives not only tells us about their extra-marital relationships, but also about how fragile B-town relationships are!