Bollywood celebrities who chose arranged marriages range from Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput to Neil Nitin Mukesh and Rukmini.

Bollywood celebrities who chose arranged marriages range from Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput to Neil Nitin Mukesh and Rukmini.
Marriages are thought to be a ceremony that brings together couples who were created in heaven. Marriages are extremely important in Indian culture, and everyone strives to find their ideal partner. Needless to say, each of us has fantasised about finding the perfect partner and living a dream-like love life, thanks to Bollywood romance dramas that have had a significant impact on our lives. Indeed, weddings in B-town are frequently the talk of the town due to their opulence and grandeur.

While Bollywood celebrities are known for their love affairs, link-ups, and marriages to the partners they date, some have found love in arranged marriages. Yes! This includes Raj Kapoor and Krishna Raj Kapoor, as well as Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput. So, here are some celebrities who chose an arranged marriage.

Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput

Bollywood celebrities who chose arranged marriages range from Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput to Neil Nitin Mukesh and Rukmini.

Shahid Kapoor broke the hearts of millions when he married Mira Rajput in an arranged marriage on July 7, 2015. The wedding took place in Gurgaon, with an intimate ceremony followed by a grand reception in Mumbai. Shahid had told Vogue, reminiscing about their first conversation,“The only thought going through my mind was, ‘Here we are, sitting in this room on these two big sofas with nobody else around. Are we even going to last 15 minutes?’” The couple did, however, converse for seven hours.


Vivek Oberoi and Priyanka Alva

Bollywood celebrities who chose arranged marriages range from Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput to Neil Nitin Mukesh and Rukmini.

On October 29, 2010, Vivek Oberoi married Priyanka Alva, who had wowed audiences with his performances in films such as Saathiya, Shootout at Lokhandwala, and others. Oberois and Alvas were said to have been family friends for years and that, despite meeting in an arranged marriage, it only took the couple twenty minutes to fall in love with each other, according to a report in Filmibeat. Vivaan Veer and Ameyaa Nirvana are Vivek and Priyanka's proud children.

Madhuri Dixit and Dr. Sriram Nene

Bollywood celebrities who chose arranged marriages range from Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput to Neil Nitin Mukesh and Rukmini.

Madhuri Dixit stunned everyone when she announced her engagement to Dr Shriram Nene on October 17, 1999. The Dhak Dhak star's wedding came as a shock to her adoring fans because she was at the pinnacle of her career when she decided to settle down and married in a low-key ceremony.

Raj Kapoor and Krishna Raj Kapoor

Raj Kapoor married Krishna Raj Kapoor in an arranged marriage and the two maintained a strong relationship. Krishna, on the other hand, was Raj Kapoor's aunt. Raj Kapoor stated in Madhu Jain's book Kapoor: The First Family of Indian Cinema,“Mine was the only arranged marriage among us brothers. Actually, Krishna is my bua, my father's second cousin. One fine day my father said, "You are getting married," and I said, "Yes father". That was in 1946 when I was 22 years old.”

Rakesh Roshan and Pinkie Roshan

Bollywood celebrities who chose arranged marriages range from Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput to Neil Nitin Mukesh and Rukmini.

In 1970, Rakesh Roshan married Pinkie, the daughter of J Om Prakash, in an arranged marriage. For the uninitiated, J Om Prakash and Rakesh's father had a great rapport, and the latter would frequently visit Roshan's house with his daughter. Rakesh began working as an assistant director after his father died in 1967. While Om Prakash was on the lookout for the perfect match for Pinkie, he chose Rakesh to be her better half. 

Nikitin Dheer and Kratika Sengar

Bollywood celebrities who chose arranged marriages range from Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput to Neil Nitin Mukesh and Rukmini.

With performances in films such as Chennai Express, Bell Bottom, and others, Nikitin Dheer has carved out a niche for himself in Bollywood. Nikitin's love life has also been the talk of the town since his September 3, 2014 wedding to Kratika Sengar. But did you know that Nikitin's father, Pankaj Dheer, was the one who acted as the couple's cupid? Yes! Pankaj met Kratika at a short film audition and decided she would be his daughter-in-law.

Neil Nitin Mukesh and Rukmini

Bollywood celebrities who chose arranged marriages range from Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput to Neil Nitin Mukesh and Rukmini.

In a lavish destination wedding in Udaipur, Neil Nitin Mukesh married Rukmini Sahay on February 9, 2017. Their families, it turns out, orchestrated the match. Neil had previously told the Bombay Times about his arranged marriage: “Even I thought I will find someone on my own. But the most beautiful thing about an arranged marriage is, love is inevitable if you find the right girl. I have been hoping to find someone for the last two-three years; even mom and dad have been talking about it for so long. Suddenly, on the first day of Ganpati, a common family friend mentioned Rukmini. I was supposed to fly to Sri Lanka for a show and was not even serious about it. But my father insisted that I meet her. And when I met her, I knew that she was the one”.

Shammi Kapoor and Neila Devi

While Shammi Kapoor married his first wife Geeta Bali in a love marriage, he married Neila Devi in an arranged marriage in 1969. The match was allegedly fixed by Raj Kapoor's wife, Krishna Raj Kapoor.




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