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Sandalwood Heroes Who Married Their Heroines!

By Veena

All of us have loved watching the hero-heroine pair in the movies and wished if they had married in real life too. While a few of such pairs have married in real life, many have just remained as onscreen pairs.

We can see such onscreen-offscreen pairs in other industries also. To start with Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan are the first pair who tied the knot, in Bollywood.

In Kollywood, Kamal Haasan, popularly called as the universal actor and actress Sarika are one among the best onscreen pairs who ended up tying the knot.

In Telugu industry actors Mahesh Babu and Nagarjuna have tied the knot to their onscreen heroines. While Mahesh Babu married Namratha Shirodkhar, Nagarjuna married Amala.

Likewise there are eleven best reel-real life pairs in Sandalwood. We have actors Dr Vishnuvardhan, Sudharshan, Ambarish, Shankar Nag, Ananth Nag, Upendra who have opted to marry their own onscreen heroines.

And it is a delight to see that these pairs are still leading a happy married life.

Continue to read more about Sandalwood Heroes Who Married Their Heroines in the slides....


Sudharshan is the veteran actor of Kannada film industry.The actor has acted in nearly 250 movies. Sudharshan married his onscreen heroine Shylasri, with whom he acted in films such as Naguva Hoovu, Kadina Rahasya, Kallara Kalla, Malathi Madhava, etc.


The most eminent and popular reel-real life pair of KFI is Dr Vishnuvardhan and Bharathi. The actors tied the knot in 1975. Vishnu and Bharathi have acted together in Makkala Bhagya, Bangarada Jinke, Nagara Hole, Devara Gudi and many more films.


After Vishnu and Bharathi pair, here comes actors Ambarish and Sumalatha. Ambarish tied the knot with Sumalatha in 1991 and they have a son named Abhishek.

Ananth Nag-Gayathri

Ananth Nag and Gayathri shared onscreen space in the movie Makkalivalavva Mane Thumba. Later in 1987, the actors got married and they have a daughter Aditi Nag.

Shankar Nag-Arundhati

The best pair of Kannada film industry is Late Shankar Nag and his wife Arundhati. Arundathi met Shankar Nag when she was just 17 and they have a daughter Kavya Nag.


Prabhakar, popularly called as Tiger Prabhakar, married thrice. He and actress Jaimala married and have a daughter Soundarya. Later, Jaimala divorced Prabhkar and married cinematographer H M Ramachandra.

Sundar Raj-Pramila Joshai

Sundar Raj and Pramila Joshai are predominent actors of KFI in 80's. Both the actors have tied the knot and have a daughter Meghana Raj, who is also very popular in South Indian films.


Real star Upendra has tied the knot with heroine Priyanka with whom he worked in the popular movie H20. Post marriage, the actors have shared their onscreen space in Shrimathi. The sweet couple have a son and daughter.


Though Prem has not shared onscreen space with Rakshita, the actors tied the knot in 2007. Rakshita and Prem have a son named Surya.


Avinash and Malavika tied the knot in 2001. Malavika is a lawyer-dancer-actor who is popular in Kannada and Tamil industry. The actors have a son and a daughter.


Spporthi and Vishwas are popularly known as Jolly Days pair as the actorsplayed the couple role in the same movie. The budding actors tied the knot in 2014.

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