Famous Indian celebrities who married foreigners
It is said Marriages are made in heaven. And how can you deny the fact when love finds you from every corner of the world. There have been many couples proving that as they got involved with someone from foreign country. For some this was a short term fling, for some a serious relationship and some managed to tie knot with their love interest.
Let us take a look at the Indian celebrities who married Foreigners:
Rajiv Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi
Rajiv Gandhi met Sonia Maino, who is originally from Italy for the first time in a Greek restaurant in Cambridge. He fell for her and eventually got married on February 25, 1968. After sudden assassination of Indira Gandhi he became Prime Minister of India. But, their destiny took a tragic turn with assassination of Rajiv Gandhi in 1991.
Shashi Kapoor and Jennifer Kendal
The charming and romantic actor Shashi Kapoor was head over heels for British actress Jennifer Kendal and tied knot in 1958. They have three kids Karan, Kunal and Sanjana. Their life turned upside down with the sadly demise of Jennifer due to cancer.
Sagarika Mukherjee & Martin Da Costa
Sagarika Mukherjee (Sister of Shaan) Indian singer and actress married a Portugese talent Manager Martin Da Costa in 1992. They are blessed with two kids Michael and Joshua and run a popular chain of restaurant.
Celina Jaitley and Peter Haag
Celina Jaitley won the crown of Miss India Universe at Femina Miss India 2001. Celina hitched to Peter Haag who is an hotelier. They are based in Singapore and Dubai and Celina travels often to Mumbai for her work commitments. They are blessed with twin boys born in 2012.
Suchitra Pillai & Lars Kjeldsen
Suchitra is an electronics engineer who made her career into an Actress, Model, and Host. Suchitra married Lars Kjeldsen, who is also an engineer in 2005. They are blessed with a beautiful daughter Annika Kjeldsen.
Sania Mirza & Shoaib Malik
Sania Mirza made India proud by her outstanding Tennis performance. She was ranked Number one in double players by WTA. She married the love of her life Shoaib Malik on 12 April, 2010. Their marriage created quite a buzz amongst people.
Kashmira Shah and Brad Listermann
Kashmira Shah is a popular Indian Actor and Model and appeared in many Bollywood and Marathi movies. She appeared in many reality TV shows too. Kashmira met Hollywood producer Brad Listermann through an online dating site and decided to get married. However, their relationship didn’t last longer and the couple separated their ways in 2007.
Preity Zinta And Gene Goodenough
The bubbly girl of Bollywood spread love with her spectacular performance and is loved by all. She married her long term boyfriend Gene Goodenough on February 28, 2016 in Los Angeles by Hindu rituals.They had a grand party in Mumbai afterwards.
Yuvraj Singh And Hazel Keech
Yuvraj Singh and Hazel Keech is one such duo. Hazel(Gurbasant Kaur) is British by nationality. The couple fell in love with each other and made it official on November 30, 2016.