Which Bollywood Actresses got married only for money?
We often hear a lot of stories about an ordinary girl getting married just for the money. But there are also cases in which actresses also chose money in exchange for love. It is certainly arguable whether money brought these couples together or loved, but as we have seen over the years, it is money in most cases.
1. Abhishek and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
The famous couple Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan are well-known for their works in the film instead of their wedding. Aishwarya Rai chose Abhishek as she saw a rising star in him, and also, he is a son of the great Amitabh Bachchan.
2. Shilpa Shetty
Bollywood's old sweetheart Shilpa Shetty should not be forgotten. She was adamant on tying the knot with Raj Kundra, a British businessman. Raj and Shilpa also invested in their IPL team, Rajasthan Royals, in addition to having several successful business ventures such as Groupco Developers and TMT Global. It is said that Kundra makes around $ 100 million every year! Well, this business tycoon sure is flying high today and taking along his wife for a beautiful ride.
3. Kim sharma
Bollywood actress and model Kim Sharma made her film debut with Aditya Chopra's 2000 film Mohabbatein. Kim married a Kenyan-based businessman by the name of Ali Badruddin Panjani in August 2010. Ali is a rich man, and so much so that when last year in 2014, it was reported that Kim and Ali had separated, he was left impoverished. It was stated:
"Ali left Kim because he was attracted to another woman. Ironically, when Ali met Kim he was fat and did not look great but now because he is in love, he has lost weight. And looks great. But Kim has neither money left nor financial security. Right now, she is looking to set up her business in Mumbai to make herself financially available. Now she is a brand strategist And Kimi Sharma (her real name). Kimi not only left her home in Kenya, but also her job as CEO of Punjani's chain of hotels. "
4. Isha Deol
Isha Deol and Bharat Takhtani were childhood friends and eventually ended up becoming each other's life partners. Bharat is a diamond trader and runs a company called RG Bangi Private Limited which deals in diamond business. Isha and Bharat tied the knot in 2012. The couple married again on August 24, 2016, during Isha's Baby Shower. The couple became the parents of a baby girl on October 20, 2014, whom they named Radhya. Bharata's family has a long history of being in business and his ancestors have always been one of the prominent industrialists of Mumbai. Bharat is also in his family business.
5. Raveena Tandon
Raveena Tandon made her film debut in 1991 with Patthar Ke Phool. And then she went on to appear in more than 50 films. Raveena married film distributor Anil Thadani at the Jag Mandir Palace in Udaipur. The couple has two children - a boy named Ranbirvardhan and a girl named Rasha. Raveena is also the mother of two girls whom she adopted in 1995 - Pooja and Chhaya. Anil Thadani is a prolific film distributor and is a big name in the production house of Mumbai. Recently he can be credited with co-distributing the Bahubali franchise with Karan Johar.
6. Juhi Chawla and Jay Mehta
Jay Mehta is the husband of former Miss India and Bollywood actress Juhi Chawla. He was earlier married to Sujata Birla, sister of Yash Birla who died in the Flight 605 plane crash in 1990. Jay is super-rich and owns the Mehta Group which is spread over Africa, India, Canada, and the United States.
7. Sridevi and Boney Kapoor
One of the most distinguished actresses of Bollywood, Sridevi married a rich man named Boney Kapoor. We know that the couple is mismatched but they are said to spend a whopping amount of 25 lacs per month on themselves!!! Boney Kapoor has a net worth in million dollars or more which helped Sridevi to live a lavish life.
8. Asin Thottumkal and Rahul Sharma
After gaining fame and success in Bollywood and South Indian industries, Asin went ahead to tie the knot with Rahul Sharma, the co-founder of Micromax and the proud owner of some very big bucks! His company reaps in more than a billion dollars each year. His net worth itself is upwards of 100 million dollars. He owns a three-acre farmhouse and a variety of fast cars such as a limited edition orange Bentley, a Merc, and a Bimmer.