Love is blind and lovers simply do not care about religion, caste, creed or place of origin and thats why these Indian celebrities tried to find their love in faraway places. But things are quite different when celebrities fall in love with a foreigner, let's check out those Bollywood celebrities who either dated or married a foreigner.
Salman Khan's link-up with Romanian television anchor Lulia Vantur his known to all, but the couple is said to have parted ways as Salman's family was not happy with his choice. This is not the first time Salman tries to find love outside the country, remember Katrina Kaif, she too is a foreigner who has now become a Bollywood star but before she could achieve this success thanks to her ex boyfriend, Salman Khan.
Bollywood celebrities are not limited to their nationality when it comes to dating. While most of these relationships are thriving or have bitten the dust - we genuinely hope Salman gets into a serious one soon. He is not getting any younger you see! Well, he ain't the only one who has dated foreigners, you'll be surprised to know how many of our Bollywood celebrities dated these foreigners and how many even ended up marrying them.
We bring you the top 10 Bollywood celebrities who have hooked up with foreigners, while some relationships survived, others have gone kaput within a very small time.
Bollywood Celebrities Who Dated Foreigners:
Kangna Ranaut too was dating an English doctor, Nicholas Lafferty for well over a year. She publicly announced that she was dating him only a year later. However, they broke it off in 2012 and she never revealed much about him and has apparently moved on.
Dabangg star Salman Khan has had a tragic romantic life - Aishwarya Rai broke his heart, as did Katrina Kaif. He has been under the media's scanner ever since he hooked up with Romanian television anchor Iulia Vantur. However, if reports are to be believed - that too has gone stale for the actor.
Milind Soman had a famous relationship with co-model Madhu Sapre for many years, but they never got married. He met his co-actress Mylene Jampanoi on the sets of ‘Valley of Flowers' in 2006. She is half-French and half-Chinese, and both hit it off so well - they got married the same year, only to be divorced three years later.
After Madhu Sapre split with Soman, she too found love overseas. She married Italian businessman Gian Maria in 2000, and currently lives in Italy. In fact, the couple had a baby girl last year and they have named her Indira.
Sashi Kapoor had a fairytale romance and marriage, unlike some of his contemporaries. He fell in love with British theatre actress Jennifer Kendall when they met in Kolkata in 1956. He began touring with her troupe - and they got married two years later. She acted in a number of his films, and died of colon cancer in 1984.
Celina Jaitly was never a superstar in Bollywood, and after her marriage and babies - she has disappeared altogether. The actress announced her engagement to Peter Haag, an Australian businessman in 2011, and married him the same year in Austria. She is in a very happy marriage - and is now a mom to a pair of twins too!
Kabir Bedi has been married four times, and British fashion designer Susan Humphreys was his second. He was previously dating Parveen Babi after his first marriage broke down. Bedi and Humphreys has a son Adam Bedi who is a model and made his Bollywood debut with ‘Hello? Kaun Hai!' However, she and Kabir ended their marriage and he married radio presenter Nikki.
Another ‘cross-country' marriage that broke down was that between model Sheetal Mallar and Italian tennis player Mose Navarra. Sheetal was married to the tennis player for three years before they called it off. His highest ATP ranking has been 119 in 1999.
Saif Ali Khan
After Saif Ali Khan divorced Amrita Singh in 2004, he met Italy-born Swiss model Rosa Catalano in Kenya. They dated for three years, and she came to know about his earlier marriage and kids only after she came to India! Even then, they continued to date and were even considering getting engaged - but that did not happen.
Amrita Arora was dating Pakistan-born English cricketer Usman Afzaal for four years before she dumped him to get married to businessman Shakeel Ladak. She is a mother of two now, but when she was dating Afzaal, there were talks of marriage and the cricketer even sported the tattoo he got in her name for a long time after the break-up.
Suchitra Pillai Malik, simply known as Suchitra Pillai is an Indian actress, model, anchor and veejay. This veejay turned actor got married to Lars Kjeldsen, a Denmark-based environmental engineer. Both of them were in a long distance relationship for quite a long time when they were dating and later Lars moved his base to Mumbai.
Neena Gupta is a well- known Indian film and television actress as well as director-producer. She had a relationship with former West Indian cricketer Vivian Richards in the 1980s, from which she has a daughter, Masaba, who's a fashion designer. The actress tied the knot again in the U.S on July 15, 2008 with Vivek Mehra, Delhi-based chartered accountant.