Some Bollywood celebrity love stories are a testament to the fact that love knows no boundaries. Whether it’s geographical distance or the mind-numbing age gap, love has surpassed all obstacles and stood victorious as usual.
Here are our favorite Bollywood actors and their foreigner lovers who concluded their love stories with fairy tale weddings. Take a peek!
1- Radhika Apte And Benedict Taylor
Though Radhika did not believe in the institution of marriage, she got married to Benedict Taylor as she said it was easier for Visa. The actress got hitched to the British Violist, Benedict Taylor in the year 2012.
2- Priyanka Chopra And Nick Jonas
Their story is truly relationship goals and gives you the feel of a fairy tale. Despite having a huge age difference between the two with Priyanka being 10 years older than Nick, this power couple beat the odds and got married in 2018. The young musician said the moment he saw Priyanka he knew that she was the one!
3- Shashi Kapoor And Jennifer Kendal
Shashi Kapoor met this beautiful British theatre actress in the year 1956 in Kolkata and instantly fell in love with her. The two soon got married two years later and were blessed with three children, Kunal Kapoor, Karan Kapoor, and Sanjana Kapoor.
4- Sunny Leone – Daniel Webber
Former adult movie actress and Bollywood starlet, Sunny Leone broke a million hearts when she tied the knot with long-time boyfriend Daniel Webber.
The Indo-Canadian actress married her American actor, producer, and entrepreneur boyfriend in 2011 in Jewish and Indian wedding styles. The couple, now based in Mumbai are busy parenting their 3 beautiful children. Nisha Kaur Weber is quite the child celebrity amongst the Mumbai paparazzi.
5- Preity Zinta – Gene Goodenough
Preity Zinta was in a very bad space after breaking up with her ex-boyfriend and businessman Ness Wadia. She later found love in financial analyst Gene Goodenough.
Gene is currently working as the Senior Vice-President in a US-based hydroelectricity power company for Finance at NLine Energy. The couple got married on 29 February 2016 in Los Angeles. They are currently celebrating 5 years of wedded bliss, and blessed with twins on 18 Nov 2021.
Happy Anniversary my Love❤️I love you😍Thank u so much for loving all of me & for making me laugh all the time. You are my best friend & confidant & I love you more everyday. From Boyfriend-girlfriend to husband-wife & now mom-dad,I’m loving every new phase of my life with you. pic.twitter.com/lIh40gu0mX
— Preity G Zinta (@realpreityzinta) March 1, 2022
6- Celina Jeitly – Peter Haag
Miss India Universe Celina Jeitly married longtime boyfriend hotelier Peter Haag in an extravagant wedding in Austria in 2011. Austrian boy Peter owns a chain of hotels in Singapore and Dubai as well.
The couple welcomed their lovable twin boys, Viraaj and Winston in March 2012, and were again blessed with twins in the year 2017, Shamsher Haag and Arthur Haag, with unfortunately losing one of their twins, Shamsher to a congenital heart problem.
7- Purab Kohli – Lucy Payton
‘Rock On’ actor Purab Kohli tied the knot with his longtime British girlfriend and live-in partner Lucy Payton in a fancy wedding in Goa. The couple gave birth to their love child daughter Inaya Amelia in 2016.
Post embracing parenthood, Purab and Lucy married each other in a Lion King-themed wedding. Lucy is a UK-based Yoga teacher while Purab continues to act in Bollywood films.
8- Illeana D’Cruz – Andrew Kneebone
The most low-key Bollywood actress wedding so far has to be Illeana D’Cruz and Andrew Kneebone. The actress married her longtime beau in a quiet ceremony. There were no trumpets blown, no celebrations, and not even a mention of the word wedding until Christmas that year.
Illeana shared a picture of her with Andrew where she addressed him as a husband. That is how the tinsel town was informed about the wedding. Unfortunately, the marriage didn’t last very long. Illeana broke up with an Australian photographer in August 2019, they are separate now.
9- Shriya Saran and Andrei Koscheev
South and Hindi actress Shriya Saran married Russian boyfriend and food entrepreneur Andrei Koscheev in a hush-hush ceremony at her Lokhandwala residence. The strictly private affair was nothing less than a fairy tale though.
The Mumbai wedding was followed by a grand wedding reception in Udaipur which was attended by the who’s who of B-Town.
10- Aashka Goradia – Brent Goble
Aashka Goradia and Brent Goble are serving serious couple goals on Instagram with their spiritually elevated yoga lifestyle. Aashka along with her American husband is planning to start a Yoga center at a 150-year-old Portuguese house in Goa.
Aashka and Brent got married in a twin wedding ceremony held at Gulmohar Greens – Golf & Country Club in Sanand, Gujarat. The Christian wedding where Aashka donned her mother-in-law’s wedding gown was followed by an extravagant Hindu wedding.
11- Arunoday Singh and Lee Elton
‘Mohenjodaro’ actor Arunoday Singh tied the knot with his Canadian restaurateur girlfriend Lee Elton according to Hindu rituals in December 2016.
The much-in-love couple breezed through marriage as Lee ran her garden restaurant in Goa while Arunoday continued his stint in Bollywood. It was only in March 2019, that Arunoday announced their separation in an emotional Instagram post. He said, ‘we were very good at love, but couldn’t survive reality.’
12- Suchitra Pillai and Lars Kjeldsen
Suchitra Pillai didn’t exactly find love in her first husband. So, she moved to London where she met Danish man Lars Kjeldsen, Preity Zinta’s former boyfriend. Lars is an engineer based out of Denmark who also happens to have worked on several civil projects in Mumbai.
In May 2005, Suchitra married her lover Lars at the plush Kumarakom Lake Resort in Kottayam, Kerala. The Indian wedding was followed by a Danish wedding and a lavish honeymoon in Bali. The couple is currently enjoying parenthood as their teenage daughter Annika continues to fill their life with love.
13- Lisa Ray and Jason Dehni
Indo-Canadian actress Lisa Ray tied the knot with her longtime boyfriend and management consultant Jason Dehmi in a dreamy wedding in California, USA.
The Four More Shots Please actress welcomed her twin daughters, Sufi and Soleil to the world in June 2018. Lisa chose surrogacy as her husband Jason supported her decision with utmost grace and honor.