Second marriages are not a new trend in Telugu film industry. Right from late legendary actor NT Rama Rao to modern day superstar Pawan Kalyan, many Telugu stars have married twice in Tollywood. We bring you the list of 10 top actors, who have divorced their first wife or husband and got married for second time. Continue to see the photos and marriage details in the slideshow.
NT Rama Rao Married Twice
In May 1942, NT Rama Rao married Basava Tarakam at the age of 20, while still pursuing his Intermediate. He had twelve children with her. In 1993, at the age of 70, NTR married again, this time to Lakshmi Parvathi, who was the author of his 2-volume biography.
Pawan Kalayan Married Twice
Power Star Pawan Kalayan married actress Nandini in 1997, but the couple got separated after two years of marriage. In 2009, the actor tied the knot with his co-star Renu Desi and divorced her later in 2012. He is rumoured to have married Anna Lezhneva of Russia in December 2013.
Akkineni Nagarjuna Married Twice
Akkineni Nagarjuna married Dr D Ramanaidu's daughter Lakshmi Daggubati in 1984, but he divorced her in 1990. They have son named Naga Chaitanya. He married Amala Akkineni and the couple have son named Akhil.
Prakash Raj Married Twice
Prakash Raj married actress Lalitha Kumari in 1994. They have two daughters - Meghana and Pooja and a son Sidhu. The couple divorced in 2009. He married choreographer Pony Verma on August 24, 2010.
Ramana Chalam Married Twice
Korada Surya Chalam, better known as Ramana Chalam, had initially married Ramanakumari, who died in fire accident in 1964. Later, he married Urvasi Sharada who was a co-star in her debut film Tandrulu Kodukulu. They divorced later.
R Sarathkumar Married Twice
R Sarathkumar was first married Chaya in 1984 and the couple had two daughters - Varalaxmi and Pooja. The couple later divorced in 2000. Then he married actress Radhika on 4 February 2001.
Sarath Babu Married Twice
Actor Sarath Babu had first married actress Rama Prabha, but their relationship did not last long. Later, he married Snehalatha Dixit and they have separated now.
Kamal Hassan Married Twice
In 1978, Kamal Hassan married dancer Vani Ganapathy at age 24 and they divorced ten years later. Haasan and the actress Sarika began living together in 1988, marrying after the birth of their first child Shruti Haasan (born 1986). In 2002 the couple filed for divorce, which became final in 2004. Hassan's affair with co-star Simran Bagga triggered the breakup. Haasan has been living with former actress Gouthami Tadimalla since 2005. Shruti, Akshara and Gouthami's daughter Subbalakshmi live with them.
Radhika Married Thrice
Radhika was married thrice. Her first marriage was to actor-director Prathap Pothan in 1985. Her second marriage was to Richard Hardy. Currently, she is married to actor Sarath Kumar.
Urvashi Married Twice
Urvashi married actor Manoj K Jayan on 11 October 2000, but they got separated in 2008. In November 2013, she once again got married to a civil construction engineer Shivaprasad in Chennai and she is now pregnant her second child.
Prabhakar Married Thrice
Prabhakar is married thrice. He has two daughters Geetha and Bharathi and a son Vinod Prabhakar from his first marriage. He married actress Jayamala and has a daughter Saundarya. Finally, he married actress Baby Anju and has a son Arjun.
Actress Jhansi first married Jogi Naidu and has a child. After divorcing him, she entered into an affair with a guy much younger than her.
Prabhu Deva had first married Ramlatha and they had three children. The couple got divorced in 2011. Later, he was in live in relationship with actress Nayantara and they had planned to marry. But in 2012, Nayantara confirmed that she had ended her relationship with Prabhu Deva.