It has been a trend for many Bollywood actresses since the dawn of time to choose a businessman over the male actors they share the silver screen with. Power, wealth and status are the undeniable sources of lure for these young actresses. But that’s not all. Many of them are living a loving and stable life as compared to some Bollywood couples who are stuck in scintillating but empty marriages. Here is the list of a few actresses who married businessmen.
1. Shilpa Shetty
One of the most glamourous and prominent couples of the industry, Shilpa Shetty and Raj Kundra, tied the knot on November 22, 2009. Raj Kundra is a London-based businessman. Kundra claims it to be love at first sight, as he fell for the simplicity and homely side of the gorgeous Shilpa Shetty. They gave birth to their son, Viaan Raj Kundra, in 2012.
2. Celina Jaitely
Despite having exquisite looks, Celina Jaitely could not become a successful actor. After a string of flop films, she vanished away from the industry. But when it comes to her personal life, she is living happily. She has found a soulmate in Businessman and marketer, Peter Hag. He hails from Austria. They are settled out of India with their twin babies.
With pretty face and talented genes, Tina Ambani was an uprising star in the film industry during the late 1970s and 1980s. After her failed relationships with Rajesh Khanna and Sanjay Dutt, she tied the knot with India’s one of the biggest businessmen, Anil Ambani, in the year 1992. They have two sons. Tina Ambani never returned back to the beguiling world of Bollywood, but is indulged in various philanthropic endeavours.
4. Ayesha Takia
Model and Bollywood actress, Ayesha Takia has acted with Salman Khan and Shahid Kapoor. But when it comes to making a mark, she has failed in Bollywood. In the recent years, she has hardly acted in any movie. She tied the knot with restaurateur Farhan Azmi. Their marriage was a majestic affair. They are proud parents of a son now.
5. Juhi Chawla
Juhi Chawla, one of the bubbliest and prettiest actresses of the Bollywood, had a successful career. She decided to tie the knot with entrepreneur Jay Mehta. After marriage, Juhi Chawla didn’t act in many movies. She left the glamorous world of Bollywood and chose to become a housewife. They are living happily with two children, Jahnavi and Arjun Mehta.
6. Kim Sharma
She became known with the classic hit, Mohabattein. But that’s all. This beautiful actress couldn’t make any impact in an industry already packed with numerous talented actresses. Her Bollywood career proved to be a debacle. There was a rumour that she was dating a Spanish man, but she ended up marrying Ali Punjani. He is a businessman from Kenya.
7. Amrita Arora
Amrita Arora is not famous for any movie, as her career never took off. She has the typical good looks, but they are not enough when it comes to establishing a career in Bollywood. She married a divorced entrepreneur, Shakeel Ladakh. They are living a cheerful life with their two sons.