For the entertainment industry, 2016 was a year of breakups and wedding bells. Where many celebrities parted their ways by breaking long relations, many other took vows to spend life together. Here in this blog, we bring you a list of Bollywood, television and other celebrities, who started a new journey of their lives by marrying love of their lives.
- Divyanka Tripathi and Vivek Dahiya
This was one of the most dreamy and much awaited weddings of the year. “Divek” Divyanka Tripathi and Vivek Dahiya of ‘Ye Hai Mohabbatein’ tied the knot in a grand filmy style. They married on July 8 in a grand ceremony in Bhopal, Divyanka’s hometown. All the ceremonies including mehendi, haldi, sangeet, wedding and two receptions were a grand affair.
- Bipasha Basu and Karan Singh Grover
Bipasha Basu and Karan Singh Grover’s wedding was one of the biggest weddings of Bollywood. The actress married her Alone co-star in an intimate wedding affair on April 30, 2016. The wedding took place as per Bengali rituals and was followed by a grand reception attended by who’s who of film and television industry.
- Kishwer Merchantt and Suyyash Rai
After Divyanka and Vivek, it was the second dreamiest wedding of the television industry. Wedding of Suyyash and Kishwer got a lot of popularity and was everywhere on social media with the hashtag #SuKishKiShaadi. From engagement to haldi, mehendi, sangeet, and reception, the whole celebration was a glorious affair with presence of who’s who of the industry. Ex-Big Boss contestants and long time lovers got married on December 16, 2016. Though they had a lot of fun on all the events, they kept their marriage to be very simple and opted for a court marriage.
- Asin Thottumkal and Rahul Sharma
Bollywood actress Asin tied the knot with Micromax CEO Rahul Sharma on January 19, 2016. They had a Christian and a Hindu wedding the same day. Though the wedding was a private affair with just family and close friends, the couple threw grand reception on January 23 that was invited by all the big names of the entertainment industry.
- Sanaya Irani and Mohit Sehgal
Sanaya and Mohit are one of the most loved and the cutest couple of the industry. This cutest on-screen and off-screen couple hitched on January 25 in Goa. There’s was a huge destination wedding attended by many big names of the industry.
- Neha Bhasin and Sameer Uddin
‘Jag Ghoomeya’ singer and part of first Indian girls band VIVA, Neha Bhasin married her music composer boyfriend Sameer Uddin on October 23, 2016. They dated each other for four years and said ‘Yes’ for the lifetime togetherness in Italy. Only family members and a few close friends attended their destination wedding.
- Yuvraj Singh and Hazel Keech
Yuvraj Singh and Hazel Keech got hitched in a resplendent wedding ceremony at Fatehgarh Sahib Gurudwara, 50 kms away from Chandigarh on November 30. They first married in a typical Sikh wedding style and then in a Hindu ceremony in Goa. Their wedding celebrations started from November 29 in Chandigarh and continued till December 2 with receptions in Delhi and Goa.
- VJ Yudi and Aditi Mehra
A popular VJ of 90s and IPL host, Yudhisthir aka VJ Yudi got married to his long-time girlfriend, Aditi Mehra on December 4, 2016. It was a fun-filled ceremony with presence of television’s most popular anchors, VJs and other actors.
- Arunoday Singh and Lee Elton
Actor Arunoday Singh, who is better known for his roles in the movies like Aisha, Jism 2 and Mohenjo Daro broke hearts of many girls by marrying his Canadian girlfriend Lee Elton on December 14, 2016. Theirs was a royal wedding in his hometown Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.
- Sherry Shroff and Vaibhav Talwar
Sherry Shroff and Vaibhav Talwar are the YouTube celebrities of India. Popularly known as ‘Coupling Along’ duo, they took the vows on December 9, 2016. The couple had been dating each other for 10 years and got engaged in 2014 while shooting for a video for their YouTube channel.
- Sana Amin Sheikh and Aijaz Shaikh
The beautiful actress, Sana Amin, who won hearts with her acting in many TV serials, married TV show director Aijaz Sheikh on January 14, 2016. Their wedding was a two-day affair and was attended by various actors from the television industry.
- Irfan Pathan and Safa Baig
The handsome blue-eyed cricketer Irfan Pathan said ‘Qubool Hai’ to her Jeddah based girlfriend on February 4. He married to her model girlfriend Safa Baig at Haram Shareef in presence of just a few close friends and family members.
- Preity Zinta and Gene Goodenough
The bubbly Bollywood actress Preity Zinta tied the knot with her long-time boyfriend, Gene Goodenogh on February 29. They got married in Los Angeles in a private affair and dated each other for around one-and-a-half year before taking the nuptial vows. Preity Zinta also threw a reception party in Mumbai to introduce her husband to the industry. All the A-listers attended the reception and blessed the newlywed couple.
- Urmila Matondkar and Mir Mohsin Akhtar
Bollywood actress Urmila Matondkar, who started her career in the industry as a child actor married Kashmir based model-turned-businessman Mir Mohsin Akhtar on March 3 in a quiet ceremony. Rangeela girl’s husband Mohsin, who is 32 years of age, is almost a decade younger to his wife Urmila.
- Aman Verma and Vandana Lalwani
Ex-Big Boss contestant Aman Verma married her fiancée and on-screen sister, Vandana Lalwani on December 14, 2016. They got engaged last year and were supposed to get married in April, which was postponed due to demise of Aman’s father. The same night, they threw a big fat reception for the industry friends and family members. Vandana’s co-stars from her on-going serial ‘Waaris’ were present on the reception.
- Ravindra Jadeja and Rivaba Solanki
The style icon and dashing cricketer, Sir Ravindra Jadeja married Gujarat based mechanical engineer Rivaba Solanki on April 17, 2016 in Rajkot. Though the wedding was a private affair, the couple later hosted a lavish reception on the same day. Suresh Raina and Dwayne Bravo were the only guests from the industry who attended their wedding.
- Sahil Mehta and Eesha Danait
Sahil Mehta AKA Yuvraj Birla of ‘Suhani Si Ek Ladki’ took the nuptial vows with his ladylove, Eesha Danait on May 1, 2016. He married her ladylove, who is a creative director by profession in a Maharashtrian style wedding in Pune. Only close friends and family members were present at their wedding that was organized in Eesha’s hometown.
- Amrita Rao and RJ Anmol
The cute actress who is presently working in a TV serial ‘Meri Awaaz Hi Meri Pehchan Hai’, Amrita Rao tied the knot in real life on May 15, 2016 with RJ Anmol. They married in a private ceremony after date for almost seven years. They perfectly kept their relation hidden from the media and married in a hush-hush affair in presence of family members and just a few close friends. Fans got to know about their marriage only when Anmol shared the good news on Twitter and Facebook.
- Dimple Jhangiani and Sunny Asrani
Beintehaa fame actress, Dimple Jhangiani took the wedding vows with Sunny Asrani on December 9, 2016. Her marriage was a four-day grand affair including the engagement ceremony, mehendi/sangeet, wedding and a lavish reception. Her wedding was organized on a Cinderella theme.
- Hunar Hale and Mayank Gandhi
Very famous and beautiful couple of television industry Hunar Hale and Mayank Gandhi married on August 28, 2016. The surprise element in their wedding was that both of them are from the same industry, but it was a completely arrange marriage fixed by the family members. Theirs was a simple yet beautiful wedding organized in traditional Punjabi style in a Gurudwara.