Remember Shah Rukh Khan's Diwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, where no one could stop Raj and Simran from being together? Most romantic Bollywood movies are like fairy tale romances. It is reported that Kareena Kapoor was so in love with this movie that she would watch it over and over and even got into a petty spat with Zoya Akhtar over the movie being the most romantic film made in the history of Indian Cinema.
Kareena even went on to say that every time she watches the movie she too feels like running behind the train. Such is the power of Bollywood cinema on the audiences. Anyone who watches it is bound to get mesmerized with the fairytale romances. The Bollywood celebs seem to have been so engrossed in playing these lover boy roles and enacting in such fantasy romantic stories that they have become like their on screen persona in their real life.
Many Bollywood actors and actresses have taken a leaf from their on screen roles and have got so inspired that they have had similar fairytale romances in real life too. The B-town brigade believes in the purest form of love and so these celebrities don't consider any factors like age, caste etc when it comes to choosing their life partner.
For these Bollywood stars its age no bar, caste no bar and religion no bar too. These new age celebrities feel that love is above religion, nationality and boundaries. Every one knows how a Muslim actor, Shah Rukh Khan went on to marry a Hindu girl Gauri and same with actor Saif Ali Khan who married a Hindu girl, Kareena Kapoor.
Love truly has no boundaries, years ago Shashi Kapoor and Jennifer Kendal (born in South port England) met n Kolkata in 1956 at the Prithvi Theatre, where Jennifer was a member of a Shakespearean traveling troupe. He fell in love with her at first glance, and therefore, following her footsteps, he joined the troupe to spend some time with her. They got married in 1958 and had three children.
Let's take a look at such couples whose love has no boundaries and whose love sees no religion...
Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri
Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri are one happily married couple, as happy as any marriage can be. SRK being a Muslim and his decision of marrying Gauri, whom he had met in 1984, was indeed a tough task to accomplish. But on August 26 their marriage was finally solemnised in the court and after that they lived happily ever after like a fairy tale.
Suniel Shetty met Mana Kadri for the first time at a party when she was just 17. Then they started going out and after nine years of courtship they tied the knot in 1991. While Suniel Shetty is a South Indian, Mana is a Muslim.
Actor Sanjay Dutt married Musilim girl Manyata according to Hindu rituals in the presence of family and friends in Mumbai. For both of them it was their third marriage. Manyata's original name was Dilhaaz Shaikh.
Nargis fell in love with Sunil Dutt after his courageous and heroic act when fire broke out on the sets of Mother India. Nargis took up Hinduism and changed her name to Nirmala Dutt when she married Sunil Dutt.
Kareena Kapoor entered holy matrimony with her long time boyfriend, Saif Ali Khan, setting trends for the future generation. Saif, now the Nawab of Pataudi, is a Muslim. And while everyone expected Kareena to convert to Islam just like her mother-in-law Sharmila Tagore, the actress had maintained that she will remain a Hindu even after marriage.
This Bengali beauty Sharmila Tagore converted to Islam when she married Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi on 27 December 1969. She became Ayesha Sultana Khan, later shortened to Ayesha Khan.
Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia D'Souza met on the sets of their first film, Tujhe Meri Kasam (2003), and fell in love. Eight years later, the actor confessed his feelings for the first time and married her ladylove in 2012.
Vindu Dara Singh
Vindu Dara Singh split with his first wife Farah Naaz, who reigned during the 80s and 90s and married a Russian model Dina Umarova in 1994.
Naseeruddin Shah married Ratna Pathak for the second time after the demise of his first wife Manara Sikri.
Farah Khan and Shirish Kunder
Farah Khan and Shirish Kunder met on the sets of Main Hoon Naa and love blossomed soon. Their marriage is special in more ways than one. Not only Farah is eight years older than Shirish, both belong to different religions but that didn't stop these love birds from tying the nuptial knot.
When stories of Mohammad Azharuddin seeing Sangeeta Bijlani made news in 1994, people were shocked. He was married to Naureen and Sangeeta was dating Salman Khan. The two denied their affair vehemently. However, in 1996, Azharuddin divorced his wife and married Sangeeta.
Amrita Arora too followed the footsteps of her sister Malaika and married a person from a different religion. While she follows Christianity, Shakeel is a Muslim, they tied the nuptial knot at the Bandra Church in Mumbai on March 4, 2009.
Arshad Warsi married TV anchor Maria Goretti on Valentine's Day in 1999, whom he met in 1991 in a dance competition.They are happily married with two kids named Zeke and Zene Zoe. While Maria is a Christian, Arshad follows Islam.
Director Kabir Khan is married VJ and anchor Mini Mathur. They have two kids Vivaan and Sairah. While Kabir Khan is Muslim, Mini Mathur is a Hindu.
Ace director Anurag Kashyap married a French descent girl Kalki Koechlin in 2011 with whom he fell in love with during the making of Dev D.
Mr Perfectionist, Aamir Khan fell in love with Kiran Rao on the sets of Lagaan and they married on December 28, 2008 at a simple civil ceremony at Bandra Registration office. This was Aamir's second marriage after he divorced his first wife Reena.
Farhan Akhtar met Adhuna Bhabani during the making of Dil Chahta Hai, and got married in 2000 after a three-year relationship with her. While Farhan is Muslim, Adhuna is a Bengali Hindu.
Malaika Arora fell in love with Arbaaz Khan on the sets of a coffee ad and went ahead in their relationship to get married on December 12, 1998. The duo has been together for almost 10 years now and still seem very much in love.
Diana Hayden married Collin Dick on September 13, 2013 in Las Vegas, whom she met in February .They are now a happily married couple. While Diana is Anglo-Indian, Collin is Christian.