Shocking 54 Divorces in Bollywood

Shocking 54 Divorces in Bollywood


  • I have no connection with any of the actors/actress listed in this post.
  • I have neither intended  to promote nor to de-promote divorces with this post.
  • If any one  get touched badly with this list, please let me know i would remove it.

Bollywood is worlds second biggest film industry after Hollywood. It is employing millions of peoples directly and in directly. India got such a curious and enthusiastic mass movie  lovers, and they are always eager to know the updates about their favorite celebrates in Bollywood empire.Here i am delving into  personal lives of stars.Let me take a anticipatory bail first off, This is not to hurt any one.It just a part of sharing and reading.This is purely based on my own research and i am proud to tell that i didn’t copied anything straight,even  though i referred many sites.

Friendship is the marriage of the soul, and this marriage is liable to divorce.-Voltaire


1: Javed Akhtar : (Lyricist ) 

  • Divorced: Honey Irani (Farhan Akhtar and Zoya Akhtar are Javed’s children with Honey Irani.)
  • Reason: Allegedly due to his relationship with Shabana Azmi
  • Duration of marriage:
  • Current status :Married and living with Shabana Azmi.

2.Saif Ali Khan:

  • Divorced: Amrita Singh (two children, Sara and Ibrahim.)
  • Reason:Rumours insisted Saif Ali Khan outgrew the relationship and began seeing Italian model Rozza Catalano on the sly. True or not
  • Duration of marriage:
  • Current status :Married Kareena Kapoor.

3: Aamir Khan:

Amir fell in love with Reena dutta and proposed at the age of just 21. Since she is not a Muslim there wasn’t any support from Aamirs family and later their relation ended up in  elope and marriage. After the marriage Reena continued working as a travel agent and less intervened Aamir film business .It was during the set of Laggan AAmir acquainted with kira rao  and they got close and more over Reen dutta was the producer for the movie leggan. Aamir Khan and his wife Reena Dutta have filed a divorce petition with mutual consent, in family court Mumbai in December 2002, they got divorce & she took the custody of children ending the 15-year marriage. Aamir khan was allowed to meet his children Junaid and Ira thrice a week on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 6 pm to 8 pm. He will also have a right to meet his kids on alternate weekends every month from Friday 7 pm till Sunday 6 pm. Aamir and Reena decided to share summer and Christmas vacations equally with their children. If child spends summer vacation with one parent, he would have a choice to spend Christmas with the other as well .

  • Divorced: Reena (have two children Junaid and Aira)
  • Reason:The reason for this divorce, as given to the court was ‘temperamental difference’ but the media rumoured that this divorce was an outcome of Amir’s alleged affinity towards Dil Chahta Hai co-star Preity Zinta
  • Duration of marriage: 16-year-old
  • Current status : married to Kiran Rao.

4.Hrithik Roshan: 

  • Separated :Suzanne (The couple has two sons – Hrehaan and Hridhaan)
  • Reason:
  • Duration of marriage:  17 year.
  • Current status : hrithik declared the separation officially.And Susan  denied all million-dollor alimony speculations and Requested for privacy .

5: Anurag Kashyap :

  • Divorced: Aarti Bajaj.
  • Reason:
  • Duration of marriage:
  • Current status : Married kalki and later separated .

6: Sanjay Dutt:

  • Divorced:Rhea Pillai
  • Reason:Only Dutt’s busy work schedule and Pillai’s attachment to tennis star Leander Paes resulted in them drifting apart and resulting in a bitter divorce settlement.
  • Duration of marriage: 7
  • Current status : Married Manyata Dutt .

7: Kishore Kumar : [4 times married]

  • Divorced: Ruma Guha Thakurta ,Yogeeta Bali ,Madhubala:
  • Reason:Only she realised Mithun Chakraborty is the one her heart truly beats for on the sets of their movie together.
  • Duration of marriage: 16-year-old
  • Status :married to Leena Chandavarkar from 1980 until his death

8: Karisma Kapoor :

  • Divorced: Sanjay Kapur(2 children’s Samaira  son Kiaan Raj Kapoor )
  • Reason:Also, it has been revealed that Sanjay’s relation with Priya Chatwal is the reason behind this divorce.
  • Duration of marriage:
  • Current status :Living with parents.

9:Feroz Khan :

  • Divorced: Sundari (have two children Laila and Fardeen.)
  • Reason:they felt a disconnect and decided to divorce without any acrimony living on different floors of the same bungalow.
  • Duration of marriage: 20 years
  • Current status :

10: Manisha Koirala :

  • Divorced: Samrat Dalal
  • Reason: Manisha Koirala discovered he’s not the one for her.Unable to carry the burden of a depressing relationship, Koirala filed for divorce.
  • Duration of marriage: 1 year.
  • Current status :Diagnosed with cancer and she she underwent treatment in US and later she announced she recovered.

11: Vinod Khanna:

  • Divorced: Geetanjali (she raised their sons — Akshaye and Rahul.).
  • Reason:VK’s sudden attraction towards spirituality compelled him to give up everything — personal and professional and move to Osho’s Ashram in the United States.
  • Duration of marriage: 1 year.
  • Current status : Married Kavita  later  and they have two kids — Sakshi and Shraddha.

12 :Kamala Hassan:

  • Bio : Indian actor,screen writer,singer,producer,director.
  • Divorced: Vani Ganapathy,Sarika Thakur( daughters Shruti Haasan and Akshara Haasan)
  • Reason: Haasan’s affair with co-star Simran Bagga
  • Duration of marriage: Vani Ganapathy(10years)
  • Current status :actress Gouthami Tadimalla (who starred with him in several films during the late 1980s and early 1990s) since 2005. Shruti, Akshara and Gouthami’s daughter Subbalakshmi (from an annulled marriage) live with them

13: Mithun Chakraborty :

  • Divorced:n the 1970s Mithun was briefly married to model Helena Luke. The marriage did not last long and they soon divorced.Sridevi and Chakraborty had got married secretly and later Chakraborty admitted it to the press but only when a fan magazine published their marriage certificate.

14: Raj Babbar :

  • Bio:He is Hindi and Punjabi film actor since 1977 and politician belonging to Indian National Congress party and current Member of Parliament from Firozabad.
  • Divorced: Nadira Zaheer
  • Reason: Relation with Smitha patil and later married Smitha..
  • Duration of marriage:Smith died later at the age of 31.
  • Current status :

15: Rhea Pillai:

  • Bio : Working in Bollywood film fraternity .
  • Divorced: Sanjay dutt.
  • Reason: Reason with leander.
  • Duration of marriage:
  • Current status :Married leander paes.

16:Aditya Chopra : (Only separated.Not officially divorced)

  • Separated from :Payal 
  • Reason: Relation with Rani
  • Current status: Married Rani Mukherjee at a private ceremony held at Italy.They were in love for quite some time.

17.Nandita Das : (Divorced 2 times):

  • Divorced: Soumya Sen
  • Reason:But in 2009, Nandita ended the marriage citing irreconcilable difference.
  • Duration of marriage: 7years
  • Current status : Married Subodh Maskara and has a four-month old son with him called Vihaan.

18:Swetha Tiwari:

  • Divorced: Raja Chaudhary (have a daughter named Palak.)
  • Duration of marriage: 9
  • Current status : Since 2010, Tiwari started dating actor Abhinav Kohli. They apparently fell in love with each other while shooting for the TV series Jaane Kya Baat Hui.[9] During an episode of Jhalak Dikhla Jaa, Tiwari confirmed that her marriage with Abhinav Kohli will take place in July 2013.[10] They finally got married on 13 July 2013 after dating for almost three years

19:Sridevi :

  • Divorced: secretly married Mithun Chakraborty.Later reveled.
  • Reason: Midhuns wife ove they separated.
  • Duration of marriage:
  • Current status : Married Boney Kapoor later.

20:Jaya Prada :

  • Divorced: Srikant Nahata (no children together).
  • Duration of marriage:
  • Current status : Active in films.Recently acted in critically acclaimed Malayalam movie pranyam.

21:Sangeeta Bijlani:

  • Divorced: Mohammad Azharuddin
  • Duration of marriage: 14 year.

22:Boney Kapoor :

  • Divorced: Mona Shourie Kapoor
  • Reason: Relation with Actress Sreedevi.
  • Duration of marriage: 8
  • Current status : Married Sreedevi.

23:Chitrangada Singh: (separated.Not divorced)

  • Bio:The model-turned-actress made a successful debut in Bollywood with Sudhir Mishra’s critically acclaimed film Hazaaron Khwaishen Aisi in 2003.
  • Separated : Golfer Jyoti Singh Randhawa (Has a son named Zorawar Randhawa)
  • Reason:
  • Duration of marriage:
  • Current status :

24:Imtiaz Ali:

  • Separated :Preety  (he couple has an 11-year-old daughter Ida)
  • Duration of marriage: 10 years.
  • Current status : rumored he dating a Pakistani model.

25:Siddharth Roy Kapur:(Film producer):

  • Separated : Siddharth knew his first wife since he was a kid. Siddharth’s second wife was a television producer. Siddharth separated from his second wife in 2008 and the divorce came through in the end of 2011.
  • Current status : Married Vidhya Balan.

26: Anil Thadani : (Film distributor ):

  • Divorced :Natasha Sippy(Natasha was the daughter of the Bollywood producer named Romu Sippy)
  • Reason: The Sippys blame the actress for the failure of Natasha and Anil’s marriage.
  • Duration of marriage:
  • Current status : Married Raveena Tandon.

27: I. S. Johar :

  • Divorced :Ramma Bains.
  • Duration of marriage:
  • Status : Nancy Later married Kroll aka Tracy Ali (Tahira).

28:Mehmood Ali:

  • Divorced :Madhu.
  • Status : Nancy Later married Kroll aka Tracy Ali (Tahira).

29:Samir Soni :

  • Bio : Indian film and television actor and a former mode.
  • Divorced :Rajlakshmi Khanvilkar.
  • Status : Married Neelam.

30: Adnan sami: (Married 4 times):

  • Bio : Indian film and television actor and a former mode
  • Divorced : Zeba Bakhtiar (whom he has a son Azaan Sami Khan),Arab Sabah Galadari ,Roya Faryabi
  • Reason:It was reported in the media that Sabah left him because he was obese(Sabah Galadari)
  • Duration of marriage:Zeba Bakhtiar(3 years),Sabah Galadari(1 and half)
  • Status :

31:Gulzar :

  • Bio : Indian film and lyricists.
  • Separated :Raakhee (The couple have a daughter, Meghna Gulzar (Bosky))

32:Asha Bhosle :

  • Bio : She is best known as a playback singer in Hindi cinema, although she has a wider repertoire
  • Divorced : Asha, at the age of 16, had eloped with 31-year-old. They separated in 1960. Ganpatrao Bhosle (They have 3 children.)
  • Duration of marriage:
  • Status : later married R D burman.

33:R. D. Burman:

  • Bio : Indian film score composer, who is considered one of the seminal music directors of the Indian film industry
  • Divorced : Rita Patel.
  • Duration of marriage:Rita Patel(5 years)
  • Status : later married Asha Bhosle.

34:Guru Dutt :

  • Bio : Indian film director, producer and actor.
  • Separated: Geeta Dutt(had three children, Tarun, Arun, and Nina.)
  • Reason:Dutt had an unhappy marital life. According to his brother Atmaram, Guru Dutt was “a strict disciplinarian as far as work was concerned, but totally undisciplined in his personal life He smoked heavily, drank heavily, and kept odd hours. Guru Dutt’s relationship with actress Waheeda Rehman also worked against their marriage. At the time of his death, he had separated from Geeta and was living alone.

35:Zeenat Aman :

  • Bio : Bollywood actress.
  • Divorced :Her first husband was Sanjay Khan whom she married in a secret ceremony. But later he physically assaulted her in a public party so violently that she lost vision in one eye.[8] In 1985, she married Mazhar Khan and had two sons Azaan and Zahaan. Her husband Mazhar used to beat her up often which ultimately led to their filing for divorce.Mazhar Khan died in September 1998 (renal failure).
  • Duration of marriage: Domestic violence.
  • Status :Today, Zeenat Aman lives with her two sons and makes many social appearances and film awards functions and she is rarely seen on screen. She is more keen in going behind the camera while Zahaan is interested in acting.As of February 2013, Zeenat Aman is reportedly planning to marry a 36 year old businessman from Mumbai, Shiva Sena member Sarfaraz Ahmed. But then again she has refuted the news of her getting married while at the same time acknowledging that she is in love.

36:Sanjay Khan:

  • Bio : works in Bollywood.
  • Divorced : Zeenat Aman
  • Reason: The marriage had an ugly end following Sanjay’s bash-up that left Zeenat blind in one eye.
  • Duration of marriage:
  • Status :

37:Dileep Kumar:

  • Bio: Works at Bollywood .
  • Divorced : He married actress and beauty queen Saira Banu, who was 22 years younger than him, in 1966. He married a second time in 1980 to Asma but the marriage ended soon after.[32]
  • Reason: Dilip Kumar was romantically involved with actress Madhubala but they had to part ways as her family was opposed to their marriage.

38:Rajesh Khanna :(Not divorced but they stayed separate):

  • Dimple Kapadia once said in an interview to a magazine, “The life and happiness in our house came to an end the day I and Rajesh got married.” However, even after living separately from Rajesh Khanna, the couple never thought of divorcing each other. Talking about her divorce Dimple Kapadia had said that she and her husband Rajesh Khanna have decided to leave things as they are, as they both don’t want to go for second marriage.

39:Rekha : (She is not divorced any one.but?):

  • Bio :Rekha has had various unsuccessful relationships with fellow Bollywood stars including Amitabh Bachchan, Vinod Mehra and in 1990 she married Delhi-based businessman Mukesh Aggarwal, who committed suicide in 1991. She was rumoured to have been married to actor Vinod Mehra in 1973, but in a 2004 television interview with Simi Garewal she denied being married to him referring to him as a “well-wisher”. Rekha currently lives along with her secretary Farzana in her Bandra home in Mumbai.

40:Reena Roy:

  • She has two more sisters, Barkha and Anju and a brother, Raja. In 1983, at the height of her fame, Reena Roy decided to quit films to marry Pakistani cricketer Mohsin Khan. Her last film was Inteha (1984 film). One of Reena’s last releases was J.P. Dutta’s blockbuster Ghulami. After marriage things didn’t work out between the couple. Reena initially lost custody of their daughter Sanam in the divorce. However, after her ex-husband re-married,Reena regained custody.

41:Randhir Kapoor :

  • Randhir married actress Babita on 6 November 1971 when he was just 24 after co-starring with her in Kal Aaj Aur Kal, as the couple fell in love during the shooting of this film. Their two daughters, Karisma Kapoor, born in June 1974, and Kareena Kapoor, born in September 1980, are Indian film actresses. The couple separated in 1988 as differences arose between the couple as Randhir’s acting career slumped after 1983 and Babita wanted her daughter Karishma to be an actress. Babita left Randhir with her daughters. Although against his daughters becoming involved in acting, he eventually came around the idea and is supportive of their careers. The two reconciled in October 2007, having never divorced but lived separately for 19 years.

42:Mahima Chaudhry Divorced Bobby:

  • Bio : Indian actress and a former model of Nepali origin who appears in Bollywood films.
  • Separated :Bobby Mukherjee.

43:Om Puri:

  • Bio :Bollywood actor.
  • Divorced : Nandita Puri (Ishaan),Seema Kapoor
  • Reason:Domestic violence .

44: Prakash Raj:

  • Bio :Actor,producer Bollywood.
  • Divorced : Lalitha Kumari(Meghana and Pooja.[17] They also had a son named Sidhu.[18])
  • Duration of marriage: 15 years.
  • Status :He married choreographer Pony Verma on August 24, 2010.

45:Vikram Bhatt:

  • Bio :Director and Producer Bollywood.
  • Divorced :Aditit.,Ameesha Patel .
  • Duration of marriage: Ameesha Patel (five years)
  • Status : Keeping a very good friends ship with ex wife aditi.

46:Dharmendra :(Not divorced ):

  • Bio : Bollywood actor.
  • Reason:This Bollywood Dream Girl married actor Dharmendra who was married to Prakash Kaur
    and has four children with her in 1980.But he  didn’t divorced Prakash.
  • Status : Still active

47:Rahul Mahajan: 

  • Bio : Bollywood actor.
  • Divorced : Shweta Singh,Dimpy Ganguly
  • Reason:Domestic violence.
  • Duration of marriage: Shweta Singh(2 years)

48: Nitish Bharadwaj:

  • Was married to Monisha Patil, daughter of Vimla Patil, then editor of Femina;They have two children, but he divorced in 2005

49:Sanjay Mitra:

  • She was married to her co-star, Sanjay Mitra, of first movie Vaishali.[1] But ended in divorce. Later she is married to a Delhi based business man and has two children. She prefers to stay away from the limelight leading a quiet life in the capital.

50: Shekhar Kapur:

  • Singer, actress Suchitra Krishnamurthy divorced her director husband Shekhar Kapoor, as she felt she was not getting her due credit as an artist and a person because of Shekhar’s high-profile life.
  • Bio :
  • Divorced : 
  • Reason:
  • Duration of marriage:

51: Farhan Akhtar Divorced  Adhuna Akhtar:

  • Bio : Bollywood actor.
  • Divorced : Shweta Singh,Dimpy Ganguly
  • Reason:Domestic violence.
  • Duration of marriage: Shweta Singh(2 years)

52.Pooja Bhatt-Manish Makhija:

  • Bio :
  • Divorced : 
  • Reason:
  • Duration of marriage:

53.Arbaaz Khan and Malaika Arora Khan :

  • Bio :
  • Divorced : 
  • Reason:
  • Duration of marriage:

54. Karan Singh Grover Divorced Jennifer Winget:

  • Bio :
  • Divorced : 
  • Reason:
  • Duration of marriage:

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