From Kirron Kher, Neelima Azeem To Neelam Kothari, Bollywood Divas Who Got Married More Than Once

While marriages are commonly hailed as once in a lifetime, these divas have proven that love if needed, can desire another chance!


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From Kirron Kher, Neelima Azeem To Neelam Kothari, Bollywood Divas Who Got Married More Than Once

One of the lesser credited happenings in Bollywood, apart from films, is the buzz and celebration around marriages. To date, we have witnessed some of the most beautiful weddings in Bollywood that have tied two souls in love together for eternity. However, there have been many individuals for whom marriage had initially been a staggered platform, only to get replaced later with a new, strong hand to hold onto. Well then, take a look at some of these Bollywood divas who gave love another chance and got married more than once.

#1. Kirron Kher


Bollywood actress, Kirron Kher needs no introduction. Besides her splendid acting career, she is an active member of Indian politics and is the MLA for Bhartiya Janta Party. In her personal life, Kirron married Mumbai-based businessman, Gautam Berry in 1979. The couple was also blessed with a son, Sikandar. However, due to compatibility issues, the couple divorced in 1985. The same year, Kirron tied the knot with fellow actor, Anupam Kher. For the unversed, the duo had known each other from their college days and had been good friends.

#2. Yogeeta Bali


Yesteryear actress, Yogeeta Bali had been at the peak of her career when she married legendary singer, Kishore Kumar and became his third wife. However, soon after their marriage, many irreconcilable issues arose between the couple, making them appear for a divorce in 1978. However, a year later, the actress found love again with the upcoming actor of the decade, Mithun Chakraborty and the duo got married in 1979.

#3. Bindiya Goswami


Legendary actress, Bindiya Goswami’s personal life had been the epitome of nothing less than a roller-coaster ride. It was frequently rumoured that the actress had eloped twice for the sake of love in her life. Her relationship with an already-married actor, Vinod Mehra was scandalous enough when the duo decided to elope and get married. However, they too parted away after a few years, and Bindiya married eminent director, J.P. Dutta in 1985.

#4. Neelam Kothari


The glamour queen of the 90s, Neelam Kothari had been a sensational actress for her massive audience base. Coming to her personal life, Neelam got married for the first time to her beau and a UK-based businessman, Rishi Sethia in October 2000. Unfortunately, their marriage was short-lived and the couple parted ways a few years later. Later in her life, Neelam was introduced to the actor, Sameer Soni through her common friend and director, Ekta Kapoor. The duo connected instantly, and after dating each other for a long time, Neelam married Sameer on January 24, 2011.

#5. Tanaaz Irani


Popular Bollywood actress, Tanaaz Irani’s love life speaks volumes about her strength and bold nature. The actress married for the first time at a very young age to stage artist, Farid Currim. The duo was blessed with their first child, their daughter, Zianne while Tanaaz was merely 20 years old. However, cracks started developing in their relationship, and the duo parted ways, leaving behind their daughter’s custody to her father. It was in 2006 when Tanaaz met actor, Bakhtiyar Irani and the duo fell in love. Tanaaz got married to Bakhtiyar for the second time in 2007.

#6. Gautami Kapoor


Popular television and film actress, Gautami Kapoor is a name known to many. The actress was in her modelling career when she got married for the first time to an eminent photographer, Madhur Shroff. However, the couple quit their marital bliss within a few months of marriage due to compatibility issues. On February 14, 2003, Gautami tied the knot for a second time with her co-actor, Ram Kapoor. For the unversed, the duo had met, and their relationship blossomed when they worked together in the soap opera, Ghar Ek Mandir.

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#7. Renuka Sahane


Renowned actress, Renuka Sahane is known for her iconic performances in the film, Hum Aapke Hai Koun. The actress, in her personal life, has also been married twice. Renuka had tied the knot for the first time with Marathi theatre writer and director, Vijay Kenkare. But their marriage also did not last long, and the couple parted ways. Renuka tied the knot for the second time with Bollywood actor, Ashutosh Rana on May 25, 2001.

#8. Shefali Shah


Bollywood actress, Shefali Shah has been renowned for her versatile power-packed performances on the silver screens and, more recently, on OTT platforms. The actress had been previously married to her then co-actor, Harsh Chhaya in 1997. But, their marriage did not last long, and the couple parted on a bitter note in 2001. Shefali then tied the knot for a second time with producer-director, Vipul Amrutlal Shah a few years later.

#9. Ashwini Kalsekar


Indian television and eminent film actress, Ashwini Kalsekar is known for her performance in films like Golmaal Returns, Singham, Simmba and serials like Jodha Akbar. In her personal life, the actress has been married twice. She tied the knot for the first time with popular actor, Nitesh Pandey in 1998. However, their marriage did not work out as expected, and the couple separated in 2002. Thereafter, Ashwini met actor, Murali Sharma with whom she had shared screen space a couple of times. The duo got married in 2009.

#10. Neelima Azeem


Neelima Azeem is one such actress who has been unfortunately known to be quite ill-fated in her love life. The actress has suffered three failed marriages in her life. Neelima tied the knot for the first time with Bollywood actor, Pankaj Kapur in 1979. The couple had welcomed their son, and actor Shahid Kapoor into their lives a few years after their wedding. However, their marriage did not last long, and the couple separated in 1984.


Neelima got married for the second time to fellow actor, Rajesh Khatter six years later after her first divorce. The duo looked like a much-in-love couple and were blessed with their son and now-actor, Ishaan Khatter. However, this marriage did not last long due to incompatibility issues and the couple divorced in 2001.


While Neelima was leading a single-mom life with her sons, Shahid and Ishaan, she met classical singer, Ustad Raza Ali Khan. The duo had bonded over a shared love for music and got marriage in 2004. However, her third marriage too failed miserably, and the duo parted ways in 2009.

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