Famous Bollywood Celebrities Who Got Hitched In 2016

Famous Bollywood Celebrities Who Got Hitched In 2016

25 Nov 17 @ 5:39 PM | By Ravi

They say, marriages are made in heaven and performed on earth! Marriages are something that one cherishes all his or her life as it happens once in a lifetime, well…almost. Famous Indian celebrity marriages happen every year and 2016 wasn’t different. There were quite a few Bollywood celebrities who got married in 2016 to start a new life together along with their soulmates. Some celebs tied the nuptial knot with their longtime beau’s whereas some walked the aisle for the second time. Most of these Bollywood Celebrities weddings were planned, some were long due and a few surprised many of us but nevertheless all made headlines. We look at Bollywood actors, actresses, and celebrities whose marriages recently took place in 2016. 

(Note: We have taken into consideration only Bollywood celebrity marriages and not TV celebrities.)

  • Kabir Bedi – Parveen Dosanj (15 January)

    Veteran actor Kabir Bedi surprised everyone on his 70th birthday celebrations by announcing his fourth marriage to 42-year-old, Parveen Dosanj. The couple got married at Alibag in the presence of his close family and friends. The actor was previously married to late Odissi dancer Protima Gauri Bedi, British fashion designer Susan Humphreys and thirdly to TV presenter Nikki Bedi.

     

    Kabir Bedi – Parveen Dosanj (15 January)
    Kabir Bedi – Parveen Dosanj (15 January)
  • Asin – Rahul Sharma (19 January)

    It was Asin’s marriage to Micromax co-founder Rahul Sharma on January 19 that set the tone for 2016 celebrity marriages. Asin who made her debut with Aamir Khan’s ‘Ghajini’ in 2008, had a Christian wedding ceremony followed by Hindu rituals at a place near Delhi. The couple tied the knot in a private ceremony which was attended by close family and friends. 

    Asin – Rahul Sharma (19 January)
    Asin – Rahul Sharma (19 January)
  • Sanaya Irani - Mohit Sehgal (25 January)

    Lesser known Bollywood actress Sanaya Irani who was seen as Kajol's friend in ‘Fanaa’ joins the list of celebrity weddings of 2016. More famous for her small screen appearances, Sanaya took wedding vows with TV actor Mohit Sehgal in Goa on January 25. The couple appeared together in the TV serial ‘ Miley Jab Hum Tum’, she subsequently appeared in ‘Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?’, ‘Chhanchhan’ and ‘Rangrasiya’.

     

    Sanaya Irani - Mohit Sehgal (25 January)
    Sanaya Irani - Mohit Sehgal (25 January)
  • Bobby Darling – Ramneek Sharma (11 February)

    Small time supporting actor and Bigg Boss season 1 contestant Bobby Darling too makes it to the list of Bollywood celebrities who got married in 2016. Bobby (43) married her boyfriend, Ramneek Sharma (28), a Bhopal-based businessman in a private ceremony in Bhopal on February 11. Bobby, who underwent a sex change apparently, changed her name to Pakhi post-marriage.

  • Aarya Babbar - Jasmine Puri (22 February)

    Son of Raj Babbar and Nadira Babbar, actor Aarya Babbar too got hitched in 2016 when he tied the nuptial knot with his longtime girlfriend Jasmine Puri on February 22. Aarya, who made his Bollywood screen debut in Raj Kanwar’s ‘Ab Ke Baras’ in 2002 met Jasmine at work who works for a production house. The both got married according to Sikh traditions in a Gurudwara.

  • Preity Zinta - Gene Goodenough (29 February)

    After lots of speculation actress, Preity Zinta finally tied the knot with her US-based fiancé Gene Goodenough in Los Angeles on 29th February, 2016. Though the wedding was kept under wraps, according to inside sources it was a hush-hush affair. But all was forgiven when the ‘Soldier’ actress threw a grand reception party for all her B-town friends back at Mumbai.

     

    Preity Zinta - Gene Goodenough (29 February)
    Preity Zinta - Gene Goodenough (29 February)
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  • Urmila Matondkar – Mohsin Akhtar Mir (3 March)

    The ‘Rangeela’ actress, Urmila Matondkar finally got married to Kashmir-based businessman Mohsin Akhtar Mir on March 3 after a two-year courtship. The wedding ceremony which took place at her residence in Mumbai was a quiet one, unlike most Bollywood weddings. Mir who has been a model is 10 years younger to Urmila and has done small roles in ‘A Man’s World’ and Zoya Akhtar’s ‘Luck by Chance’.

  • Akriti Kakkar - Chirag Arora (5 March)

    Popular playback singer Akriti Kakkar walked the aisle with Delhi boy, director Chirag Arora on 5 March 2016. Though brought up in Delhi, the couple is settled in Mumbai. Akriti is famous for singing some hit songs like 'Saturday Saturday' (Humpty Sharma ki Dulhaniya, 2014) and 'Iski Uski' (2 States), etc.

     

    Akriti Kakkar - Chirag Arora (5 March)
    Akriti Kakkar - Chirag Arora (5 March)
  • Shubhi Mehta - Apoorv Bajpai (28 March)

    Shubhi Mehta who played a small role of a hockey player in Shahrukh Khan’s sports drama ‘Chak De! India’ too tied the knot with Gurgaon-based educator Apoorv Bajpai. The couple dated each other for nearly two years before deciding to take the plunge. The entire ‘Chak De’ team had attended her wedding sans SRK.

     

    Shubhi Mehta - Apoorv Bajpai (28 March)
    Shubhi Mehta - Apoorv Bajpai (28 March)
  • Bipasha Basu – Karan Singh Grover (30 April)

    One of the most talked about Bollywood actor marriages which took place in 2016 was that of Bipasha Basu and Karan Singh Grover who got hitched on the 30th of April.The two met on the sets of ‘Alone’ movie and grew closer to each other. The wedding was performed according to Punjabi as well as Bengali rituals. It was Karan’s third time but a first for Bipasha after a few breakups.

    Bipasha Basu – Karan Singh Grover (30 April)
    Bipasha Basu – Karan Singh Grover (30 April)
  • Amrita Rao – Anmol (15 May)

    Amrita Rao made her Bollywood screen debut opposite Aarya Babbar in ‘Ab Ke Baras’ and went on to star in films like ‘Ishq Vishk’, ‘Jolly LLB’ and ‘Main Hoon Na’ tied the knot with radio jockey Anmol on May 15 after seven years of courtship. The actress has taken to TV serial roles since her marriage.

  • Benny Dayal - Catherine Thangam (5 June)

    Popular Bollywood playback singer Benny Dayal too got hitched in 2016 when he tied the knot with model-actress girlfriend Catherine Thangam. Benny shot to fame with the hit number "Pappu Can’t Dance” from Imran Khan’s ‘Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na’ had also crooned ‘Badtameez Dil’ from ‘Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani’, ‘Tu Meri Dost Hai’, ‘Kaise Mujhe’, ‘Tarkeebein’, ‘Daaru Desi’ and ‘Bang Bang’.

     

    Benny Dayal - Catherine Thangam (5 June)
    Benny Dayal - Catherine Thangam (5 June)
  • Sambhavna Seth - Avinash Dwivedi (14 July)

    Bhojpuri films item girl and ex- Bigg Boss contestant, Sambhavna Seth got married to her long-time boyfriend Avinash Dwivedi on July 14, in Delhi. The celebrations that included mehndi, sangeet and wedding had two reception parties, one in Delhi and the other in Mumbai. Sambhavna appeared in a few Bollywood flicks too.

  • Shweta Pandit - Ivano Fucci (July)

    The actress cum playback singer, Shweta Pandit tied the nuptial knot with her Italian boyfriend, Ivano Fucci, in July 2016. The couple had a court marriage which was later followed by a destination wedding in Jodhpur in August which was a grand affair attended by close relatives and friends. Besides lending her voice to Tamil, Telugu films she has play backed for films ‘Mohabbatein’, ‘Haasil’, ‘Welcome’, ‘Partner’, ‘Ladies vs Ricky Bahl’, ‘Joker’ and ‘Highway’.

  • Babul Supriyo - Rachna Sharma (9 August)

    Babul Supriyo, the singer turned politician who is currently the Minister of State for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises finally got married to former Jet Airways air hostess Rachna Sharma on August 9. The couple was dating each other for the last two years before they decided to tie the knot. The wedding was not only attended by prominent Bengali film stars but also PM Narendra Modi.

  • Neha Bhasin – Sameer Uddin (23 October)

    The VIVA girl Neha Bhasin tied the nuptial knot secretly with her four-year-long boyfriend and musician Sameer Uddin on 23rd October in Tuscany in Italy. The singer who recently also sang the superhit number ‘Jag Ghoomeya ’ from ‘Sultan’ had a white wedding and looked stunning in her beautiful gown.

     

    Neha Bhasin – Sameer Uddin (23 October)
    Neha Bhasin – Sameer Uddin (23 October)
  • Lisa Haydon – Dino Lalvani (29 October)

    Lisa Haydon, the ‘Queen’ and 'The Shaukeens' actress who was recently seen in a special appearance in Karan Johar's ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’, got married to her boyfriend, Dino Lalvani in a Church ceremony on 29th October. The couple had a white wedding in the church following which the actress posted her wedding pics instantly on social media platforms.

     

    Lisa Haydon – Dino Lalvani (29 October)
    Lisa Haydon – Dino Lalvani (29 October)
  • Arunoday Singh - Lee Elton (13 November)

    Actor Arunoday Singh got hitched to his Canadian girlfriend and restauranteur Lee Elton on 13 November in a private ceremony. Arunoday who made his screen debut with the Sonam Kapoor starrer ‘Aisha’ dated Lee for some years before the two got engaged in 2015. Lee who is presently based in Goa owns the Puttu cafe there.

     

    Arunoday Singh - Lee Elton (13 November)
    Arunoday Singh - Lee Elton (13 November)
  • Hazel Keech – Yuvraj Singh (30 November)

    Hazel Keech and Yuvraj Singh's wedding was another big fat celebrity star wedding of 2016. Actress Hazel Keech and cricket star Yuvraj Singh’s marriage was a grand affair which was solemnized at a Gurudwara in Chandigarh according the Sikh rituals and was followed by a typical Bollywood style wedding in Goa. The two were dating for a while before taking wedding vows.

  • Raftaar - Komal D. Vohra (1 December)

    Raftaar, the well known Punjabi and Bollywood rapper finally married his long-time girlfriend Komal D. Vohra on December 1 in New Delhi. Komal who is an interior designer by profession happens to be the younger sister of popular TV actors, Kunal D Vohra and Karan Vohra. Raftaar and Komal’s marriage that was a traditional Punjabi one was a grand affair attended by top known film celebrities.

  • Aman Verma - Vandana Lalwani (14 December)

    Actor Aman Verma who is known more for his roles in telly land than Bollywood took wedding vows with Vandana Lalwani on December 14. Though the both were supposed to get married earlier in the year on April 20, but due Amans fathers sudden demise the wedding had to be postponed. The wedding was a low-key affair which was solemnized over a period of two days.

  • Kishwer Merchant – Suyyash Rai (16 December)

    After a six-year long relationship popular TV actress, Kishwar Merchant who also appeared in ‘Bheja Fry 2’ tied the knot with fellow actor-singer Suyyash Rai on 16 December in Mumbai. The wedding ceremony was a gala event in typical Bollywood style which was reportedly a three-day affair. The wedding was later turned into a five-episode web series of which three episodes got released!