Tollywood Actresses Who Had Extra-Marital Affairs With Married Men, From Rekha, Tabu To Nayanthara

Take a look at these South Indian divas who got involved in an extra-marital affair with an already-married man!


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Tollywood Actresses Who Had Extra-Marital Affairs With Married Men, From Rekha, Tabu To Nayanthara

The idea of love is very different for each individual. While there are some who fall in love at the very first sight, there are some others who fall for someone already taken. It is these cases of love which are publicly known as extra-marital affairs. Film industries in our country has witnessed quite a few of such extra-marital relationships, which become a part of the headline almost instantly. Well then, take a look at some of the most talked about extra-marital affairs that have taken place in the South Indian film industry.

#1. Rekha's extra-marital relations with Amitabh Bachchan

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One of the leading actresses both in Tollywood and Bollywood, Rekha needs no introduction. However, apart from her splendid acting chops, the one other thing about the yesteryear actress that is still remembered is her extra-marital affair with an already-married, Amitabh Bachchan. While Bollywood’s angry, young man chose to remain silent over this scandalous relationship, however, Rekha never stopped openly professing her love for the actor. Even though the couple broke up, but to date, the actress never fails to shower all her love on him. Fast forward to today, the actress lives a secluded life all by herself at the age of 61.

Also Read: Rekha's Unlucky Tale Of Love, An Affair With Amitabh Bachchan, A Broken Marriage And Husband's Death

#2. Nayanthara's extra-marital relations with Prabhu Deva


Gorgeous beauty, Nayanthara is one of the highest-paid actresses in Tollywood. In her personal life, the diva is currently settled in marital bliss with her husband, Vignesh Shivan and the duo is proud parents to their twins, Uyir and Ulagam. However, there was a time when her name was tainted for being in an extra-marital relationship with an already-married man and popular choreographer, Prabhu Deva. The duo had worked closely, which formed their relationship. However, when the news of her came to limelight, the actress was heavily criticised for tarnishing the values of a traditional Tamil girl for spoiling the marital bliss of a happy couple.

Read More: When Nayanthara's Extramarital Affair With Prabhu Deva Broke His 16-Year-Old Marriage With Latha

#3. Tabu's extra-marital relations with Nagarjuna

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Former Tollywood and current Bollywood diva, Tabu has chosen to remain single even at the age of 51. While there are quite a few claims to her professional success, there is too little known about her personal life, which she prefers to keep away from the limelight. However, she was once reportedly involved in an extra-marital affair with her co-star, Nagarjuna, at a time when he was happily married. It was believed that the duo had managed to keep their relationship a secret for more than 15 years. However, this came to an end when Nagarjuna refused to part with his wife, Amala and resulting in Tabu deciding to call off their relationship.

#4.  Gautami Tadimalla's extra-marital relations with Kamal Haasan


Famous Tamil actress, Gautami Tadimalla’s personal life has been nothing short of a rollercoaster ride. After a failed marriage in 1999, the actress fell in love with an already-married man, Kamal Haasan. Their relationship, which continued for more than 35 years not just broke apart Kamal’s marital relationship with his wife, Sarika, but also came up as one of the biggest scandals ever. Moreover, the decision of Kamal Haasan to move in with Gautami in a live-in relationship was not liked by a lot of people. However, they, too, parted ways due to reasons best known to them in the year 2016.

#5. Meenakshi Seshadri's extra-marital relations with Kumar Sanu


Former Tamil and yesteryear Bollywood actress, Meenakshi Seshadri rose to fame with her performance in the iconic film, Hero. Coming to her personal life, the actress faced the brunt of a scandal when she was involved in an extra-marital affair with popular Bollywood singer, Kumar Sanu. Reportedly, Kumar Sanu was already married to his wife, Rita Bhattacharya and was even expecting his child at that point of time. However, when Sanu refused to commit to Meenakshi, the latter decided to step away and thereafter emigrated to the USA after getting married to an investment banker, Harish Mysore.

#6. Shruti Haasan's extra-marital relations with Dhanush


One of the leading divas of Tollywood currently, Shruti Haasan is the elder daughter of legendary actors, Kamal Haasan and his ex-wife, Sarika. The actress is remembered for his performances in films like Vedalam, Gabbar Is Back, Ramaiyya Vastavaiyya and many more. Coming to her personal life, there was a time when the actress was reportedly in an extra-marital relationship with Tollywood superstar, Dhanush.

Incidentally, Dhanush was already married to Aishwarya Rajinikanth at that time, who also happened to be the best friend of Shruti. However, while nobody ever confirmed such reports, the duo supposedly called off their relationship as its news began to hit the headlines.

#7. Sridevi's extra-marital relations with Boney Kapoor


Former Bollywood and Tollywood superstar, late Sridevi needs no introduction. The actress was one of the highest-paid actresses of her time and her gorgeous beauty knew no bounds. However, she too in her personal life was involved in an extra-marital affair with eminent film producer, Boney Kapoor who was already married to Mona Kapoor and was a father to his kids, Anshula and Arjun. However, things turned ugly when without even divorcing Mona, both Boney and Sridevi eloped. Mona was shattered at such news and immediately separated from her husband. This led to Boney getting married to Sridevi soon after in a secret temple wedding, as the latter was already pregnant with their first child, Janhvi Kapoor.

What do you think about the choice of these actresses to find love in an already-married man?

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