15 January, 2022

Bollywood Celebs Who Had Inter-Faith Marriages

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

By Ankita Mukherjee

Genelia D'souza-Riteish Deshmukh

Genelia is a Mangalorean Catholic and Riteish is a Maharashtrian Hindu. They both had got married as per Christian and Maharashtrian traditions in 2012.

Amrita Arora-Shakeel Ladak

Amrita had got married with a Muslim guy, Shakeel Ladak. They had three different weddings, Christian, Punjabi and Muslim to honor everyone's roots.

Shah Rukh Khan-Gauri Chibber

Shah Rukh Khan had fallen in love with a Hindu Brahmin girl, Gauri Chibber. Even though there were family disagreements, the two lovebirds had tied the knot in 1991 and has been living happily!

Sohail Khan-Seema Sachdev

Seema is a Punjabi, and Sohail is from a Muslim family. The two had eloped together to get married. They had married as per Arya Samaj rituals in the morning and had a 'nikaah' in the evening.

Soha Ali Khan-Kunal Kemmu

Soha Ali Khan and Kunal Kemmu had dated for a long time before tying the knot. They came from different religious backgrounds, but they are in a happy married life.

Farah Khan-Shirish Kunder

Farah and Shirish had fallen in love with each other on the sets of 'Main Hoon Na'. They come from different religions as well as an 8 year age gap. They had fought all the odds and had tied the knot.

Kareena Kapoor-Saif Ali Khan

Kareena and Saif's marriage was the talk of the town. Many had speculated that Kareena would change her religion post her marriage but she had set an example just like Sharmila by staying Hindu.

Katrina Kaif-Vicky Kaushal

Katrina Kaif and Vicky Kaushal come from different religious backgrounds. Katrina being a Muslim Catholic, Vicky is a Punjabi guy. However they had got married following Punjabi traditions.

Suniel Shetty-Mana Qadri

Mana Qadri is a Muslim, while Suniel Shetty is a South Indian Hindu. They had fallen head over heels for each other and had dated for a long period of time before tying the knot in 1991.

Urmila Matondkar-Mohsin Akhtar Mir

Urmila, while being a Hindu, had got married to her Kashmiri Muslim boyfriend, Mohsin Akhtar Mir. Urmila is 10 years older to him.

Malaika Arora-Arbaaz Khan

Arbaaz is Muslim and Malaika is a half Punjabi and half Catholic. They had dated for quite some time and had a long married life but they are divorced now. Malaika and Arbaaz had a Christian wedding.

Farhan Akhtar-Adhuna Bhabani

Farhan is from Muslim family while Adhuna is Bengali Hindu. They even had an age gap yet, they had fallen in love on the sets of 'Dil Chahta Hai' and had got married. However the duo is divorced now.

Hrithik Roshan-Sussanne Khan

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

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