We admire a lot of people in our lives such as actors, cricketers, and others. We always assume their lives to be the perfect ones.
We as fans of these celebs think that the glamorous world we see on TV, social media, etc., is a reality and that our favorites live their lives that way only, but it is not true in most cases.
As we all know, apart from their acting and movies, these celebs are always in the news because of their relationships too. Breakups and patch-ups are the new normal in the Film and TV industries, and filing for divorce after a short term is also so common in their lives.
Apart from short-term relationships, we also saw many long-term relationships of popular stars coming to an end last year.
In the previous year, many star couples like Aamir Khan-Kiran Rao, Samantha-Naga Chaitanya, Shikhar Dhawan-Ayesha Mukerji, and Honey Singh-Shalini Talwar ended their married lives.
Some of these stars separated from each other with mutual understanding, while some ended up filing cases and making various accusations against each other.
If we talk about this year, Entertainment lovers have expected this year to be a great year when it comes to their favorite stars, but the New Year comes with the news of celebs parting their ways.
The month of January has not ended and the news of the divorce of some popular Indian celebrities has started making headlines. Some Power Couples who ended their married life in 2022:
1- Aamir Ali- Sanjeeda Shaikh
One of the much-loved couples on TV Aamir Ali and Sanjeeda Shaikh part ways after a period of nine years of married life.
After many years of dating each other, the couple got married in 2012 and after a period of nine years, they decided to end their relationship.
Earlier, rumors of their separation were also spread during 2020 and around that time the news of the couple having a daughter through surrogacy also made headlines.
It was also reported via some media sources that, the couple initially parted ways 9 months before, during early 2021 and now they have moved on and are living their respective lives happily.
As they are no longer with each other, the custody of their beautiful 2-year-old daughter Ayra Ali has been given to Sanjeeda.
As we know, Aamir and Sanjeeda, both are very private persons and never responded to any rumor circulating regarding their personal lives.
2- Dhanush- Aishwarya Rajinikanth
Monday, January 17, comes as a shock to netizens as the news of the separation of Dhanush and Aishwarya Rajinikanth circulated all over the internet.
Award-winning Kollywood superstar Dhanush K. Raja and Aishwarya Rajinikanth, the eldest daughter of South Indian megastar Rajinikanth, officially announced their divorce through their social media handles.
Asuran actor Dhanush, who is a traditional South-Indian wedding, tied the knot with film director and playback singer Aishwarya on November 18, 2004, took to social media and announced his separation from his wife Aishwarya.
Both Aishwarya and Dhanush announced their divorce through a social media post from their respective social media handles.
They, through the post, told their fans that they both shared a very beautiful journey of growth, understanding, adjusting, and adapting and now decided to part ways with a mutual understanding.
They also urged their fans to respect their decision and privacy to overcome this difficult time. The couple also have two sons Yatra and Linga, who were born in 2006 and 2010, respectively.
Aishwarya made her directorial debut with the 2012 Tamil psychological thriller film “3”, starring Dhanush in the lead role. The song “Why this Kolaveri Di..” of the film was a mega-hit and has 30 crore views on Youtube so far.
3- Nitish Bhardwaj- Smita Gate
The iconic TV serial Mahabharat’s Sri Krishna Nitish Bhardwaj’s statement made headlines just after the separation of popular Kollywood superstar Dhanush and Aishwarya Rajinikanth.
He said that divorce is more painful than death, and the actor ended his 12-year marriage with IAS officer wife Smita Gate. He told to media that he doesn’t want to tell the reason behind their separation but can say that sometimes divorce can be more painful than death.
The couple has been living separately since September 2019. The Mahabharat actor said he filed the case in Mumbai’s Family Court in 2019, and it took three years to complete the legal procedure.
Nitish got married to 1992 batch IAS officer Smita Gate in 2009 and they have twin daughters Devyani and Shivaranjani, who are currently living with Smita.
Nitish also had two children Arrush and Saayli with his first wife Monisha Patil, with whom he got married in 1992. Both the children live with their mother.
If we talk about his acting career, apart from Mahabharat, Nitish also worked in Geeta Rahasya, Vishnu Puran, and Ramayan. Apart from TV serials, he featured in both seasons of the MX Players Original web series Samantar, in which he played the role of Sudarshan Chakrapani.
4- Rakhi Sawant- Ritesh
The controversial love affair and marriage have ended now, Bigg Boss 15 contestants Rakhi and Ritesh are officially separated now. Rakhi shared this bad news on her Instagram story, she felt bad as it ended just before Valentine’s Day.
Recently, Ritesh’s first Snigdha Priya came into the media, to tell the truth about her marriage with Ritesh, claiming that Ritesh is not an NRI and businessman.
Another side Rakhi claimed in 2018 that her husband is a busy man out of the county, finally, he came in Bigg Boss 15 but people raised questions over this.
Rakhi and Ritesh were married in 2018, their last public appearance:
5- Raftaar-Komal Vohra
Young rapper and judge to Roadies and rap shows, Raftaar and her wife Komal were planning to get separated for a long, filed for divorce in the year 2020 but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, started the process in October 2021 and are now divorced.
6- Sohail Khan and Seema Sajdeh
After Arbaaz Khan, Salman Khan’s youngest brother Sohail Khan also ended his 24-year-old love marriage. They had been in the news for a long time that they lived separately but Salman and other family members and friends were trying to save this.
They got officially divorced in August 2022, and Sohail is currently living a private life, Seema was last seen in Netflix’s famous show Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives.
7- Bala – Muthumalar
Another couple that shocked the entertainment industry by quitting their relationship, is prominent Tamil director Balasubramanian aka Bala, and his wife Muthumalar.
The couple tied the knot on July 5, 2004, in a traditional South Indian ceremony in Madurai and after 17 years of togetherness, decided to part ways.
The duo had been living separately for the past 4 years due to personal differences. They also have a daughter, Prarthana.
Although the duo has not released any official statement on the matter, according to some media reports, both Bala and Muthurmalar filed for divorce in the Chennai court by mutual consent, which was approved on Saturday, March 5, 2022.
However, the reason behind their separation is not clear, reportedly, it happened because Bala got busy with movies while Muthumalar would be seen out with singer Saindhavi, Jayam Ravi’s wife Aarti, and her other friends from the industry.
On the working front, Bala is collaborating with Jai Bhim fame megastar Suriya for his next movie, after Tamil action-drama films Nandha (2021) and Pithamagan (2003).