We don’t really know if marriages are made in heaven but arranged marriages are definitely made by parents, our heaven on earth! Arranged marriages have their share of excitement and worth remembering experiences of a lifetime. Here I am by no way challenging the love marriage concept but talking about the beauty of arranged marriage. The element of absolute surprise, the tingly feeling of butterflies in that courtship period time is utterly adorable, right? Suddenly your parents become your dates planner and you don’t need to worry to hide your outings with your love. Here we have got for you some really admirable celebrities list who found their love via the “Arranged marriage” concept and are still going strong.
Celebrities Who Committed to Each Other via the Arranged Marriage System
Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput Kapoor
Shahid Kapoor took his fans by surprise with the news of his wedding. The match was fixed by Shahid’s father Pankaj Kapoor. The couple met through a religious group Radha Soami Satsang Beas. That’s because both Shahid and his father are ardent followers of the religious group. What raised everyone’s eyebrows was the 14 year age gap between the couple. But their sweet love story and two adorable kids swept proved their love for each other.
Vivek Oberoi and Priyanka Alva
After the controversial relationship between the Bollywood couple Vivek Oberoi and Aishwarya Bachchan, the actor found his lifetime love in Priyanka Alva. Their marriage was fixed by Vivek’s father Suresh Oberoi. Before their wedding, the actor in an interview spoke “I don’t mind an arranged marriage. The girl my parents choose could be the girl of my dreams.” Their relationship seems to be going strong and we wish it remains that forever!
Madhuri Dixit and Shriram Nene
Madhuri Dixit. Bollywood’s very own “Dhak dhak” girl also went in for the arranged marriage system after her breakup with co Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt. This alliance took place when the actress went to the USA in the year 1999 to see her brother. Her brother Ajit Dixit then introduced her to Dr.Nene and later we know about their lovely wedding. The man of her dreams stole her far away from Bollywood until she made her comeback through the movie Aaja Nachle.
Dhanush and Aishwarya
Ranjhana fame Dhanush is the son of Tamil director Kasthuri Raja. He got married to Rajnikanth’s daughter, Aishwarya. In an interview before his marriage, in an interview, he spoke “I am going to marry Aishwarya and it is going to be on November 18. It is an arranged marriage and both our parents have accepted the proposal.”
Shammi Kapoor and Neila Devi
Late legendary actor Shammi Kapoor had an interesting marriage story with Neila Devi. The late actor eloped and married his first wife Geeta Bali in the year 1955. After the demise of his first wife, he remarried Neila Devi in 1969. This was arranged by the actor’s sister-in-law Krishna Raj Kapoor. As the public domain, Shammi Kapoor was unable to meet Neila Devi when their match was fixed. But later, he called her and they spent hours on the phone. Later he invited her for breakfast and asked the lady to stay in his life forever. So romantic, isn’t it?
Divyanka Tripathi and Vivek Dahiya
This small screen couple loved and adored by viewers tied the knot on 8 December 2016 through the Arranged marriage system. Their co-actor Pankaj Bhatia played the cupid in their relationship. In Vivek Dhaiya’s words, it was not love at first sight and they were introduced by a fellow actor. They both then started spending time together after work to know each other better. Eventually, the compatibility and understanding they developed for each other made them take their relationship further.
These stories of celebrity couples who found their lifetime love in arranged marriages would definitely make you rethink the under rated arranged marriage concept.