Being a celebrity is not easy! The glamorous and glitzy life of stars comes at the cost of personal relationships. So many failed relationships are a proof of it. There are innumerous celebrity couples who were once head over heels in love with each other but eventually fell apart.
While many couples directly filed for divorces and moved on, others simply chose to separate than getting divorced. Here we tell you about 6 such couples who took cue of separation to solve personal problems.
Mohammad Azharuddin and Sangeeta Bijlani: All thanks to Emraan Hashmi starrer Azhar (the biopic of the legendary cricketer Azhar) that we all know their love story. Azhar was a married man and father to two sons when he got married to Sangeeta Bijlani in 1996. However, they announced their separation in 2010 but never filed for divorced so far.
Gulzar and Rakhee: The leading actress of her times, Rakhee was already a divorcee when she married the legendary poet and lyricist Gulzar. Trouble brewed in their paradise like marriage when Gulzar signed Sharmila Tagore instead of Rakhee in Mausam. Post which Rakhee signed Yash Chopra’s Kabhie Kabhie against Gulzar’s will. Soon after, they separated but never took divorce as a concern for their daughter.
But they are good friends and were last spotted together playing Holi with family earlier this year.
Randhir Kapoor and Babita: The couple was among the most romantic couples of their time and tied the knot in 1971. Trouble began when Kapoor Khandaan wanted Babita, who was already a star, to end her acting career. But as per reports, Randhir’s drinking addiction and temper issues also played a key role to separate this once so-much-in-love couple.
They still live separately but have now sorted a bit of differences for social affairs.
Rajesh Khanna and Dimple Kapadia: Rajesh Khanna was on the epitome of success and stardom when he shocked his fans by getting married to 16-years-old Dimple Kapadia who was 15 years younger than him. But their relationship didn’t fare well and they got separated in 1982 but never got legally divorced.
Konkona Sen Sharma and Ranveer Shorey: They fell in love with each other while shooting together for Double Mixed, in 2007 and got engaged the very next year. Post engagement they moved into a live-in relationship and got hitched in 2010. They also gave birth to a boy, Haroon. However, in 2013 rumours started doing rounds that all was not well between the couple. They earlier denied the rumours but eventually announced separation on social media in 2015.
They are still friends and share the custody of their son. It is only last year, that they officially filed for divorce.
Pulkit Samrat and Shweta Rohira: Pulkit tied the knot with Salman Khan’s rakhi sister Shweta Rohira in November 2014. But within an year, clouds of trouble hovered over their life and they called it a quit in November 2015. Pulkit’s increasing closeness towards his co-star Yami GautaM, was allegedly the reason behind their fall out.