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January 15, 2022

bollywood celebrities having interfaith marriages


Over the years, we have seen many interfaith marriages in Bollywood. Here are a few B-town couples who entered into inter-caste marriages.

Ankita Mukherjee

Genelia D'Souza-Ritesh Deshmukh


Genelia is a Mangalore Catholic and Riteish is a Maharashtrian Hindu. In 2012, they got married according to Christian and Maharashtrian traditions.

Amrita Arora-Shakir Radak


Amrita is married to a Muslim man, Shakeel Ladak. They had three different weddings, a Christian wedding, a Punjabi wedding and a Muslim wedding to honor everyone's roots.

Shah Rukh Khan-Gauri Chibber


Shah Rukh Khan fell in love with the Hindu Brahmin girl Gauri Chibber. Despite family feuds, the two tied the knot in 1991 and live happily ever after!

Sohail Khan-Seema Sachdev


Seema is a Punjabi and Sohail comes from a Muslim family. The two eloped and got married together. They got married as per the Arya Samaj rituals in the morning and performed the 'nikaah' ceremony in the evening.

Soha Ali Khan-Kunal Kem


Soha Ali Khan and Kunal Kemmu dated for a long time before getting married. They come from different religious backgrounds but have a happy married life.

Farrakhan Shirishkund


Farah and Shirish fell in love with each other on the sets of Main Hoon Na. They come from different religious beliefs and are 8 years apart in age. They overcame all odds and tied the knot.

Kareena Kapoor-Saif Ali Khan


Kareena and Saif's marriage became the talk of the town. Many people speculated that Kareena would change her religion after marriage, but she set an example like Sharmila and stayed true to Hinduism.

Katrina Kaif - Vicky Kaushal


Katrina Kaif and Vicky Kaushal come from different religious backgrounds. Katrina is Muslim Catholic and Vicky is Punjabi. However, they got married as per Punjabi tradition.

Sunil Shetty-Manakadri


Mana Qadri is a Muslim while Suniel Shetty is a South Indian Hindu. They fell in love with each other at first sight and dated for a long time until tying the knot in 1991.

Urmila Matondkar-Mohsin Akhtar Mir


Although Urmila is a Hindu, she is married to her Kashmiri Muslim boyfriend Mohsin Akhtar Mir. Urmila is 10 years older than him.

Malaika Arora-Arbaaz Khan


Arbaaz is Muslim and Malaika is half-Punjabi and half-Catholic. They had been dating for a while and had a long marriage, but were now divorced. Malaika and Arbaaz had a Christian wedding.

Farhan Akhtar-Aduna Babani


Farhan comes from a Muslim family while Adhuna is a Bengali Hindu. They even have an age gap and they fell in love on the sets of "Dil Chahta Hai" and got married. However, the two are now divorced.

Hrithik Roshan-Susan Khan


Hrithik Roshan and Sussanne Khan are from different religions, Sussanne is a Muslim girl and Hrithik is a Hindu. Although they are now divorced, they were a true couple goals and got married in 2004.

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