15 Recent Bollywood Divorces That Shocked The Industry

15 Recent Bollywood Divorces That Shocked The Industry

1 Sep 18 @ 3:26 PM | By Ravi

They say, marriages are made in heaven and performed on earth and broken in court. Affairs in Bollywood are common with celebs falling in and out of controversies and link ups which are treated as cool. Bollywood is not only been famous for its real-life love stories but also for its lavish weddings which are attended by the rich and famous. Unfortunately, the last couple of years Bollywood has witnessed quite a few breakups and divorces where stars and couples failed to reconcile their marriages despite many attempts. We bring to you some of the recent divorces in Bollywood that shook the whole fraternity and fans world over.

  • Himesh Reshammiya - Komal

    One of the recent divorces in Bollywood in 2017 was that of well-known music director and singer Himesh Reshammiya’s and his wife Komal. Himesh ended his 22-year long marriage with wife Komal when the Bombay Court granted them a divorce on 6 June 2017. Compatibility issues were cited as the reason for their separation. The couple has a son together, Swayam. 

    Himesh Reshammiya divorced wife Komal
    Himesh Reshammiya divorced wife Komal
    Himesh Reshammiya
  • Arbaaz Khan – Malaika Arora

    Actor Arbaaz Khan's divorce to Malaika Arora was one of the most talked about Bollywood divorces in recent times. The couple had met during a coffee ad years ago and instantly fell in love after that. They both got married in 1998, making Arbaaz one of the Khan's to marry outside of their religion, and were pretty successful in their respective careers. They have a son Arhaan who was born in 2002. Personal differences and Arbaaz’s financial instability are being quoted as the reasons for their separation. The couple parted ways through mutual consent after being married for 17 long years. They were formally granted divorce by a family court in Bandra in May 2017. 

    Arbaaz Khan- Malaika Arora
    Arbaaz Khan- Malaika Arora
    Arbaaz Khan Malaika Arora
  • Farhan Akhtar – Adhuna Bhabani

    He was trying to get a foothold in direction and she was a hair-stylist, Farhan and Adhuna met each other in 1999 and got married in 2000. Farhan became a big director after the release of Dil Chahta Hai and went on to direct and act in other films too. They had two daughters but somehow the marriage fell apart and Farhan divorced Adhuna in January 2016. The reason for their separation is being quoted as Farhan’s growing popularity and closeness to his female co-stars.

    Farhan Akhtar – Adhuna Bhabani
    Farhan Akhtar – Adhuna Bhabani
  • Chitrangada Singh - Jyoti Singh Randhawa

    Another fairy-tale marriage between golfer Jyoti Singh Randhawa and the beautiful Chitrangada Singh which took place in 2001 but fell apart in 2014. Jyoti Singh Randhawa's divorce to Bollywood actress Chitrangada Singh came as a surprise to many. The couple has a son named Zorawar whose custody is with Chitrangada. The reason for their divorce is being quoted for the actress not able to provide quality time for the family and more bent towards her career in Bollywood.

  • Ranvir Shorey - Konkona Sen Sharma

    Actor Ranvir Shorey and Konkona Sen Sharma courted for four years before getting hitched in 2010. The couple’s marriage hit rock bottom when they decided to mutually part ways after five years of marriage due to incompatibility.  Ranvir Shorey divorced Konkona Sen Sharma in 2015. The couple has a five-year-old son Haroon.

    Ranvir Shorey - Konkona Sen Sharma
    Ranvir Shorey - Konkona Sen Sharma
    Konkona Sen Sharma
  • Hrithik Roshan - Sussanne Khan

    One of the best ‘made for each other’ picture perfect couples of Bollywood who fell in love and married in 2000, the year that made Hrithik an overnight star. Hrithik's divorce to Sussanne turned into one of the most shocking divorces of Bollywood. The couple was granted a divorce in 2015 after spending 14 years together. The reason for their separation is not known but it raised a lot of eyebrows within and outside the industry. The couple has two sons – Hrehaan and Hridhaan.

    Hrithik Roshan - Sussanne Khan
    Hrithik Roshan - Sussanne Khan
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  • Karan Singh Grover – Jennifer Winget

    One of TV’s perfect star couples Karan Singh Grover and Jennifer Winget met during the shooting of their TV serial Dill Mill Gayye, in 2007. After a five year courtship, the couple got married in 2012 but was short-lived due to Karan’s extramarital affairs. The couple was divorced 2014. Karan then got married for the third time to actress Bipasha Basu in 2016.

    Karan Singh Grover – Jennifer Winget
    Karan Singh Grover – Jennifer Winget
    Karan Singh Grover
  • Om Puri – Nandita Puri

    Bollywood actor Om Puri’s first marriage to Seema Kapoor ended in a divorce. Subsequently, the actor married journalist, Nandita Puri who also wrote the actors biography. Nandita filed for divorce due to physical abuse and domestic violence which came through in early 2016. The couple has a son Ishaan.

  • Pooja Bhatt – Munish Makhija

    Actress turned director Pooja Bhatt and TV host Munish Makhija also feature in the list of divorced celebrities of Bollywood. Married in Goa in 1997 on the sets of ‘Paap,’ Pooja and Munish were married for 11 years before they called it quits. The couple decided to get a divorce for reasons best known to them. 

  • Anurag Kashyap - Kalki Koechlin

    Writer-director Anurag Kashyap and actress Kalki Koechlin too joined the dubious list of divorced couples of Bollywood in 2013. To recall, Anurag fell in love with Kalki during the making of his film DevD and later collaborated with her in other films too. Both got married in 2011 but were eventually granted a divorce in 2013 by going for an outside court settlement.

    Anurag Kashyap - Kalki Koechlin
    Anurag Kashyap - Kalki Koechlin
    Kalki Koechlin Anurag Kashyap
  • Raghu Ram - Sugandha Garg

    TV host Raghu Ram and actress Sugandha Garg who appeared in films like ‘Jaane Tu…Ya Jaane Na’ and ‘My Name Is Khan’ were married for 10 long years before they called it quits and filed for divorce which came through in 2016. The duo, however, has maintained that their decision to part ways was mutual and due to lack of spending quality time together.

  • Pulkit Samrat - Shweta Rohira

    The one year old marriage between upcoming actor Pulkit Samrat and Shweta Rohira ran into troubled waters when it was reported that Shweta couldn’t tolerate the weird ways of her actor husband which led to constant fights. Pulkit’s growing fondness towards co-star Yami Gautam is being held as the reason for the couple’s divorce.

    Pulkit Samrat - Shweta Rohira
    Pulkit Samrat - Shweta Rohira
    Pulkit Samrat
  • Vikas Bahl - Richa Dubey

    The director of Queen and Shandaar Vikas Bahl and wife Richa Dubey’s marriage hit rock bottom when it was revealed that he was dating film writer, Chaitally Parmar. The couple who filed for a divorce in 2014 was granted divorce recently in 2016. Vikas is also one of the producers of the well-known production house, Phantom Films.

    Vikas Bahl
  • Karisma Kapoor - Sunjay Kapur

    Actress Karisma Kapoor’s marriage to Delhi based businessman Sunjay Kapur too fell apart. The couple who got married in 2003 couldn't hit it off due to Sunjay’s casanova ways. Though the couple did give it another try but drifted apart and finally filed for divorce in 2014. The alimony that Karisma demanded was rumoured to be around 7 crore. The duo finally officially were granted divorce by the court on 13th June, 2016 and as expected Karisma got the children’s custody.

    Karisma Kapoor - Sunjay Kapur
    Karisma Kapoor - Sunjay Kapur
  • Priyadarshan – Lissy

    Former Mollywood actress Lissy and director Priyadarshan parted ways in 2014 after 24 years of marriage. Priyadarshan who is known for making many Bollywood hits like Hera Pheri, Bhagam Bhaag, Hungama, and De Dhana Dhan, was divorced by his wife for his weird ways and alleged friendships with his female co-stars. The couple have a son and a daughter.

    Priyadarshan – Lissy
    Priyadarshan – Lissy