Most of the top Bollywood actresses somehow prefer to marry men who are already married. Though the reasons are not immediately discernible it has become a visible trend.
Dharmendra was married to Prakash Kaur and had four children two daughters and sons Sunny and Bobby Deol. Dharmendra converted to Islam to wed dreamgirl Hema Malini in 1980. They have two daughters, Esha and Ahana.
Salim Khan of the script writing duo Salim-Javed was married to Sushila Charak aka Salma Khan and had four children from Salma – Salman, Sohail, Arbaaz and Alvira. He married dancer and actress Helen in 1980 adopted a daughter named Arpita.
Salim Khan’s partner Javed Akhtar was married to scriptwriter Honey Irani and had two children Farhan Khan and Zoya Khan.He married actress Shabana Azmi in 1984.
Producer Boney Kapoor, brother of actor Anil Kumar, was married to Mona Shourie Kapoor and had two children Arjun and Anshula. He married actress Sridevi in 1996 and have two children.
Actress Raveena Tandon married film distributor Anil Thadani, who was already married to Natasha Sippy. Karishma Kapoor married Delhi-based businessman Sanjay Kapur who was married and divorced. Mahima Chaudhary also wed architect Bobby Mukherjee, who was earlier married with two kids.
Kareena Kapoor is the live-in partner of Saif Ali Khan who was married to Amrita Singh and divorced. Actress Amrita Arora is married to Shakeel Ladakh a divorcee.
Tollywood’s Nagarjuna married D Rama Naidu’s daughter and got divorced. He then married Amala. Actor-director Prabhu Deva was married to Ramalath and had two children. He is reported to have secretly married Nayanathara.
The latest is Shilpa Shetty. She is marrying Raj Kundra who was earlier married to Kavita.