Celebrity breakups attract a lot of attention, especially when they are entirely unexpected. Bollywood weddings are always a big affair in themselves. In the minds of fans, these marriages are nothing short of fairy love tales and hence, the news of divorces of such couples is always shocking. Here are a few Bollywood love marriages that ended in entirely unexpected divorces and thus created a huge buzz.
Hrithik Roshan and Sussane Khan
Hrithik and Sussanne had been one of the most loved Bollywood couples. As a result, the official announcement of their split came as a huge surprise to their fans, well-wishers, and even loved ones. Hrithik and Sussanne had been married for 14 years and had courted each other for about 4 years before getting married. The Bandra family court finally granted Hrithik and Sussanne a divorce on November 1, 2014.
Arbaaz Khan and Malaika Arora
Malaika Arora and Arbaaz Khan called it quits in 2016 after 18 years of beautiful memories, for their fans at least (technically 22 years, including their dating period), and their divorce was finalised in May 2017. It was a mutual decision, and Malaika now has the custody of their son, with Arbaaz having the right to visit him at any time. Despite their legal separation, the two are very close and are frequently dining and vacationing together. They have always claimed to be a part of each other's lives.
Anurag Kashyap-Kalki Kochelin
The couple split up and began living separately for over a year, but they were only recently granted a divorce. They met while working on Dev D in 2009 and married in 2011. Kalki confirmed their split in an interview with the Times of India, saying, "I was not sure where my relationship with Anurag was going. All of it was unclear. Now, we are pretty clear that we will not be together. We have already applied for divorce and will get it soon." On May 19, 2015, a family court in Mumbai granted the couple a divorce.
Karan Singh Grover-Jennifer Winget
They were one of the most famous couples on and off the small screen. However, they are now legally divorced. Karan Singh Grover, an actor, announced his impending divorce on Twitter. Following their divorce,
Karan was rumoured to be dating his co-star Bipasha Basu, whom he married on April 30, 2016. Many speculated that the marriage would not last. As of now their marriage seems strong but things can turn sour anytime given Bipasha and Karan's track record. Karan previously married actress Shraddha Nigam for about a year before divorcing her in 2009.
Farhan Akhtar-Adhuna Akhtar
Farhan Akhtar, the actor-director-singer known for films such as Bhaag Milkha Bhaag and Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, finally called it quits with his wife, Adhuna Akhtar after 15 years. Adhuna is a well-known hairdresser, and the couple has two daughters, Shakya and Akira. Everyone was taken aback when they announced their separation. However, rumours about trouble in the couple's marriage had circulated for quite some time. In January 2016, the Akhtars issued a joint statement announcing their separation, requesting that the media respect their privacy and keep their children out of it. The couple's divorce was finalised in 2017.
Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao
After 15 years of marriage, Bollywood actor Aamir Khan and filmmaker Kiran Rao announced their divorce in a joint statement on July 3, 2021. The couple stated that their professional collaboration on projects they care about would continue and they will co-parent their son, Azad Rao Khan. The couple said that they would no longer be husband and wife in this new chapter but rather family to one another. They stated that their relationship has grown in trust, respect, and love. There is also a rumour about Aamir khan dating his co-star Fatima Sana Shaikh aka Geeta from Dangal. There is no legit information, but they have been spotted together on several occasions.