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Whether male or female, every Bollywood lover has a crush on some or the other actor and has even dreamt of getting up close and personal with them. While getting a once-in-a-million-chance of meeting them fulfils their bucket list, some fans also secretly desire a dream of getting married to them. From their exemplary acting mettle to their fantastic dance moves and stunning good looks, these fans fall for their celeb crushes on many of these aspects. Interestingly, while such a situation may appear impossible to many, we have many Bollywood actors who eventually married some of their biggest fans.
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One of the most-loved veteran B-Town couples, late Dilip Kumar and Saira Bano’s jodi, made many believe in the institution of love and marriage once more. However, the duo, who created magic on and off-screen, had once started their beautiful love story with a fan-celebrity relationship. For the unversed, even before her acting debut, Saira had a deep crush on Dilip Kumar and was a huge fangirl of the dashing actor. Her interest in film acting was aroused as she sat mesmerised by seeing Dilip Kumar’s commendable performances. The duo got married on October 11, 1966.
Mumtaz was one of the most beautiful actresses of her generation, who had commanded a sizeable male fan following right from her initial days. Her beauty and smile pulled a string to the heart of every man who daydreamed of having her in their life. However, destiny had brought into her life one such fan named Mayur Madhvani, for whom it was none less than a dream come true. And to make it even more special, Mayur replied to all rumours accusing him of marrying the diva for fame, fortune and beauty, as he called it forever with Mumtaz when she was battling cancer. The duo got married on May 29, 1974.
Another of the evergreen couples of B-Town, Jeetendra and his darling wife, Shobha, are simply a match made in heaven. One of the dashing actors of the 80s who won hearts courtesy of his swift dance moves and powerful dialogues left a profound impact on the heart of a young air hostess of British Airlines, Shobha, who became a huge fan of his in no time. Fast forward to today, the couple who got married on October 31, 1974, are proud parents of their highly established children, Tusshar and Ekta Kapoor.
One of the greatest actors of the golden 70s era of Bollywood, Rajesh Khanna, needs no introduction. Having an unending female fan following back in his days, he eventually selected to give away his heart to an utterly star-struck fan girl of his, Dimple Kapadia and the duo got married on March 27, 1973. Considering Rajesh Khanna’s serious unfinished affair with co-actor, Anju Mahendru before marriage and the fact that he also filed for divorce with his wife, Dimple, after nearly nine years of their union, the couple has nevertheless spent some magical time with one another.
Stealing every man’s heart with her perfectly enviable physique and chiselled looks, Shilpa Shetty has mastered the art of raising the hotness quotient right from her debut in Bollywood. But, with so many fans worldwide, it was only to the promises of forever from her admirer and a British-Indian businessman, Raj Kundra, that she responded to. Fast forward to today, the stunning couple who got married in a big fat Indian wedding on November 22, 2009, live a happy family life with their children, Viaan and Samisha Kundra.
Who could ever forget the charming looks of the only chocolate boy of the 2000s, Vivek Oberoi? The dashing actor, who hails from a film family, has swooned the hearts of millions of female fans out there, and there was no one left to be smitten with his gifted features. However, only Priyanka Alva, one of his greatest fans, got the opportunity to fulfil her dreams of marrying the actor. The couple got hitched in an intimate ceremony on October 29, 2010.
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They say that love finds a way to the heart in the most unexpected ways. Something similar happened to the stunning, Surveen Chawla, who had also been loved for her bold looks and sensual acting. However, breaking the hearts of millions, the actress got hitched to her long-time beau, Akshay Thakker, on July 28, 2015. For the unversed, Akshay had been a silent admirer of the actress right from her first performance ever, and it was his whole-hearted praise for his ladylove that laid the foundation of their relationship.
With his chiselled abs and handsome features, Sohail Khan won many hearts with his debut, Maine Dil Tujhko Diya. However, while many only saw his terrific acting chops' overall impact on his fans, especially females, it also turned out to be a glorious time for him, as he had found his true love match with one of his biggest fans and wife-to-be, Seema Sajdeh. Fast forward to today, the duo, who have parted ways recently, are proud co-parents to their kids, Nirvaan and Yohan Khan.
Winning hearts with his fabulous physique and dreamy looks, Kunal Kapoor has been the favourite of female fans worldwide. Interestingly, such female attention at certain times also overwhelmed the actor, for his personal life has preferred to be kept low-key. However, little did he know that his talented performance in the film, Laaga Chunri Mein Daag would fetch him not just his biggest secret fan, but also his wife-to-be, Naina Bachchan. For the unversed, Naina is the daughter of legendary actor, Amitabh Bachchan’s sibling, Ajitabh Bachchan. The duo got married on February 9, 2015.
Well, these couples have truly reinforced our belief in star-crossed lovers! What do you think? Let us know!
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