From Shammi Kapoor To Shahid Kapoor: 10 Bollywood Celebs Who Opted For Arranged Marriage Setup

Laavanya Hien |Sep 22, 2019

There are still a lot of arranged marriages where their married life is decided by others. Check out the below Bollywood celebs who picked up an arranged wedding.

It natural for two lovebirds to agree to tie the knot with each other. However, there are still a lot of arranged marriages where their married life is decided by others.

Check out the below Bollywood celebs who picked up an arranged wedding.

Neil Nitin Mukesh

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The arranged marriage between Neil Nitin Mukesh and Rukmini Sahay took place on February 9th, 2017 in the city of Udaipur. On being questioned about this life matter, the Bypass Road actor revealed that he felt extremely happy about this wedding.

This was something he had left his parents to make up their minds many years ago. And he was really happy to find Rukmini and walk down the aisle with her. In the year of 2018, the duo welcomed a cute baby whose name is Nurvi Neil Mukesh.

Shammi Kapoor


Not many knows that Shammi Kapoor is also one of the Bollywood celebrities who had an arranged marriage. The Junglee actor got married to Neila Devi post his late wife named Geeta Bali passed away. As reported, this wedding was arranged and decided by Krishna Kapoor - who is his brother’s wife.

Vivek Oberoi


Vivek Oberoi had an arranged wedding with Karnataka minister’s daughter Priyanka Alva. After their marriage happening on October 29th, 2010, Oberoi and Alva was blessed with a daughter named Ameyaa and a son named Vivaan.

Raj Kapoor


Raj Kapoor married Krishna Malhotra in an arranged marriage brought together by father Prithviraj Kapoor. They have a very happy life until then with five children Rima Jain, Ritu Nanda, Rajiv, Rishi, and Randhir.

Madhuri Dixit


The 42-year-old actress was introduced to her current hubby Shriram Nene by her brother Ajit. In the year of 1999, she paid a visit to America to meet her brother after her break-up with ex-hubby Sanjay Dutt. That was when she met Nene.

After their first meeting in the US, they began dating with each other and tied the knot on October 17th, 1999. This is to say, Madhuri Dixit and Shriram Nene established their married life thanks to the introduction of Madhuri’s brother.

Therefore, they had an arranged marriage, too. Now, the two welcome two sons Raayan Dixit and Arin.



The current relationship between Govinda and wife Sunita blossomed from their love as well as arranged decision. The couple got married to the other on March 11th, 1987. Now, they have two children - a daughter named Tina Ahuja and a son named Yashvardhan.

Divyanka Tripathi


Actress Divyanka Tripathi met her hubby Vivek Dahiya while they were shooting for the same TV show. And, they made their decision to get married in the year of 2016. But, anyone of us was surprised that their wedding did not result from their love.

In an interview with Mid-day, the Yeh Hai Mohabbatein star shared that their common friend introduced one to another in 2015. This introduction aimed at their marriage prospects. However, they felt awkward for them to participate in shootings together.

Karan Patel


Via an arranged marriage, Bollywood star Karan Patel began a husband-wife life with Ankita Bhargava who is the actor Abhay Bhargava’s daughter. She has a reputation for essaying the role of Mr. Lyer, father-in-law of Karan. The duo met each other via their respective family.

Jay Soni


Jay Soni and Pooja Shah also had a setup marriage on February 18th, 2014 and they now have a daughter.

Shahid Kapoor


Shahid Kapoor got married to Mira Rajput on July 7th, 2015. His wife is thirteen years younger than him and their wedding ceremony is the traditional Punjabi marriage style with the participation of close friends and relatives in Delhi.

Shahid met Mira through Radha Saomi Satsang group and it was also Shahid’s father who made this meeting happen. Now, they welcome two beloved children son Zain and daughter Misha.


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