Showbiz couples who sealed it with a ‘yes’ on February 14

As everyone comes together to celebrate the day of love today, we look at Bollywood couples who sealed their relationship by either getting married or engaged on February 14.

bollywood Updated: Mar 01, 2017 20:53 IST
Yashika Mathur
Yashika Mathur
Hindustan Times
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Actor-couple Gautami Kapoor and Ram Kapoor.

Ram Kapoor and Gautami Kapoor

One of the most successful couples of Indian television, Ram and Gautami met on the sets of television show Ghar Ek Mandir. Ram proposed Gautami for marriage at a party and she instantly said ‘yes’. They got married on Valentine ’s Day of 2003.They have a son Aks, seven, and daughter Sia, ten. Gautami says coming from the same industry helped them understand each other. “Had I not been an actor, I would have never understood Ram’s schedule and had he not been an actor, it would have been difficult for him to understand what I was doing,” she says.

Arshad Warsi and Maria Goretti

Actor Arshad Warsi and wife Maria Goretti. (Yogen Shah)

Arshad Warsi and Maria Goretti got hitched on this day in 1999.They fell in love when Maria joined Arsad’s dance group after graduation. “She became my lead dancer and started assisting me. At some point, she fell for me. My friends made me aware that she had fallen for me, but Maria would never accept it.

“So once, when we had gone for a play to Dubai, I could feel her attraction towards me through the journey and was feeling bugged, as she was not accepting it. So, I gave her half a glass of beer and she blurted out that she loved me,” says Arshad.

Mandira Bedi and Raj Kaushal
Mandira Bedi and producer Raj Kaushal tied the knot in 1999 on this day of love. The couple met at the film producer Nitin Manmohan’s office where Mandira had come to give an audition in 1996. They welcomed their first child in 2011 and named him Vir.

Emraan Hashmi and Parveen Shahani

Actor Emraan Hashmi with his son Ayaan Hashmi and wife, Parveen Shahani. (Pramod Thakur)

Emraan Hashmi proposed girlfriend Parveen on February 14, 2006 and they married on December 14, the same year. Parveen, who is a teacher, dated Emraan for almost four years before marrying him. As for Emraan’s serial kisser image in Bollywood, his wife is never worried about it.

“My wife never gets insecure. After 30 films, every film has something or the other. She has her head over her shoulders, otherwise she would have left me a long time ago. She has a very mature way of looking at things,” he says. They have a seven-year-old son Ayaan.

Ruslaan Mumtaz and Nirali Mehta

Actor Ruslaan Mumtaz with wife Nirali Mehta.

Actor Ruslaan Mumtaz, who entered Bollywood with Mera Pehla Pehla Pyaar, met wife Nirali Mehta in choreographer Shiamak Davar’s dance class and it was love at first sight for both of them. The couple got married on February 14, 2014.

First Published: Feb 13, 2017 19:18 IST