While second marriages and third marriages, marrying a divorce has become a common thing in Bollywood there is still one thing that manages to astonish us and that is Bollywood celebrities marrying without divorcing their wife.
Yes, there are quite a few Bollywood celebrities who remarried when they still very much in a marital relationship. Like it wasn't enough for celebrities to have extra-marital affairs ,they went a step further and got married to them when they had still not separated from their wives. Like who would do that to their wives, how devastated they would have been. When this topic comes, Dharmendra and Hema Malini's story is the one that pops to our mind first.
Hema Malini is said to have been allegedly been engaged to actor Jeetendra but a besotted Dharmendra chose to chase her. Dharmendra and Hema Malini met on the sets of Tum Haseen Main Jawan. Dharmendra was already a married man but he fell for the Dream Girl of Bollywood nevertheless and could not stop himself. But in order to marry Hema, Dharmendra converted to Islam so taht he can have two wives. While he did not divorce his first wife Prakash with whom he has sons Bobby and Sunny Deol, he went ahead and married Hema Malini. They have two daughters together: Esha and Ahaana. Dharmendra continues to live with his first wife Prakash even today. But when his daughters need him, papa rushes to their side. He was seen attending their weddings as well.
Let's check out such celebrities who remarried a woman while still staying married to their wives, trust me there are quite a few.
Bollywood Actors Who Remarried Without Divorcing Their Wives:
Dharmendra and Hema Malini
Dharmendra converted to Islam so he can have two wives.
Salim was already married to Salma when he fell for Helen and married her. Together they adopted Arpita.
Raj Babbar and Smita Patil
Raj left his wife Nadira to marry Smita Patil but he did not divorce her. After Smita's demise he came back to his first wife.
Sanjay Khan and Zeenat Aman
Sanjay was a married man when he fell for Zeenat and allegedly married her. But later he divorced Zeenat within a year's time.