5 Bollywood Actresses Who Changed Their Religion For Love

People do plenty of things for their love. They change themselves. But when it comes to Bollywood intercaste marriages, people don’t shy away from changing their religion as well. No one really knows if it is a compromise or a means of proving that it is true love. Here are a few famous Bollywood divas who willingly changed their religion for love!

Amrita Singh

Sometimes love makes you do things that you may perhaps regret. In this case, Amrita Singh belonged to a Sikh a family. She was a leading actress at that time while Saif was not very successful. The two of them got married despite Saif’s parents disapproval. But they parted their ways and divorced after 13 years of marriage. We are not sure if she has traced her steps back and adopted Sikhism again or not. However, Saif is now happily married to Kareena Kapoor Khan, who despite being a Hindu married to a Muslim has made it clear that she has no plans to change her religion.

Sharmila Tagore

The beauty of Bollywood, Sharmila Tagore was a Bengali film actress. She was one of the first actresses to give the famous ‘bikini’ appearance on-screen. When she was a successful actress, she fell for the Nawab of Pataudi, Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi who was a Muslim. The actress chose to convert her religion to Islam and took on a new name which was Begum Ayesha Sultana. Although their families were not happy with their marriage, they overcame the hurdles and got married.

Nargis Dutt

The one actress who has stoned everyone for her performance is Nargis Dutt. The actress from Mother India was a Muslim who fell in love with Sunil Dutt, who was a Hindu and her co-star in the movie, Mother India. She quite fearlessly embraced Hinduism and even adopted a Hindu name, Nirmala Dutt. Their public appearance love and marriage surprised the entire Bollywood and their fans. They had a successful married life.


The south Indian actress Nagma who had a successful Bhojpuri films actress also tried her hands in politics. Nagma went public about her change of faith in 2008. This was although not about love for a man, but love of God, Jesus Christ. In her testimony, her extensive knowledge of Bible amazed her fans. In an interview, she was quoted as saying that Jesus Christ was the only superstar in her life and that she wanted to preach and spread the Gospel to every town and city the Lord takes her to.

Ayesha Takia Azmi

Ayesha who have worked with a bunch of big actors from Salman Khan to Big B and Shahid Kapoor got married in 2009. She married to Farhan Azmi who is a restaurateur in typical Islamic Nikaah ceremony. According to the reports, she was born to a Hindu father and Anglo-Indian mother converted to Islam to get married to Farhan. But the actress never spoke about it


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