Forget having your photos in a glossy mag, keeping things secret is the new way to get married if you just happen to be a celebrity. Rangeela girl Urmila Matondkar too went to great lengths to to keep her wedding day under wraps.
We bring you Bollywood and the members of its secret wedding club. From Saif Ali Khan to Madhuri Dixit, these celebs are kept their nuptials off the record and very hush-hush.
Urmila Matondkar-Mohsin Akhtar Mir: Actor Urmila Matondkar got married to model Mohsin Akhtar Mir in a low-key ceremony in Mumbai on Thursday evening. The two met at designer Manish Malhotra’s niece Rridhi’s wedding in December 2014 and fell for each other. Reportedly, Mir, who hails from a Kashmir-based business family, is ten years younger to the Rangeela actor.
Preity Zinta-Gene Goodenough: We can confirm now that Bollywood star Preity Zinta got married to long-time boyfriend Gene Goodenough in a private ceremony in Los Angeles. Instead of making the wedding a big Bollywood affair in India, the actress whisked off her friends like Sussanne Roshan, Hrithik Roshan’s ex wife, and Surily Goel to LA and ensured the wedding stayed hush-hush.
Parvin Dusanj-Kabir Bedi: After dating for years, Parvin and Kabir left everybody, including Kabir’s daughter Pooja, in shock when they tied the knot recently.
Rani Mukerji-Aditya Chopra: Just when tabloid were getting tired of reporting about their rumored nuptials, they surprised all their fans when an early morning announcement (in the form of an e-mail) reached most journalists across the nation, confirming that Rani and Adi were finally a married couple. The destination wedding was attended only by a very close group of friends.
John Abraham-Priya Runchal: He had warned us before. He had said he might get married on spur of a moment. He did exactly that when he married girlfriend Priya Runchal while holidaying in the US. The private ceremony was attended by family and close friends. The actor tweeted a few days after the wedding: “Wishing you and your loved ones a blessed 2014! May this year bring you love, good fortune and joy. Love, John and Priya Abraham.”
Arijit Singh-Koel Roy: Singer Arijit Singh who went through an ugly divorce, tied the knot with childhood sweetheart Koel Roy. The couple got married in a quiet ceremony which took place in Tarapith temple, West Bengal on January 20, 2014. This is Arijit’s second marriage. He was previously married to one of his co-contestants from a reality show.
Madhuri Dixit-Sriram Nene: The dhak dhak girl broke millions of hearts when her Indian fans came to know about her wedding. The actor tied the knot with Dr Sriram Nene in a private ceremony in LA at her brother’s house.
Juhi Chawla-Jay Mehta: Juhi Chawla married Jay Mehta while she was at the peak of her career, but she kept her marital status under wraps for a while. The world came to know about their saat pheras only after the actor got pregnant.
Amitabh Bachchan-Jaya Bhaduri: They fell in love on the sets of Zanjeer. Jaya was a bigger star then. So how did they get married? Amitabh revealed that the duo wanted to go to abroad together, but dad Harivansh Rai Bachchan wanted them to marry first. They tied the knot in a rush.
Amrita Singh-Saif Ali Khan: Saif Ali Khan got married to Amrita Singh in a secret ceremony, after his parents disapproved of the relationship. Amrita was 8 years older than Saif.
Aamir Khan-Reena Dutta: They were married much before Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak was released, but announced their marriage much later.
Celina Jaitley-Peter Haag: The Bollywood actor married her hotelier boyfriend Peter Haag in a small ceremony in a 1000-year old monastery in Austria. She announced the marriage of Twitter - “Beloved tweeple. ..With great pleasure I would like to announce my wedding with @peterhaag n the 23rd of last month at a thousand year old monastery in Austria. We seek your blessings and good wishes, and apologize for the delayed announcement due to a family tragedy ...”
Rhea Pillai-Sanjay Dutt: She stood as a rock during Sanju’s legal mess. The actor proposed to her at a party and they tied the knot in a temple.
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