Bollywood celebrities believe in having an extravagant and larger than life wedding, but there are some celebs who believe in having a simple non-glamorous wedding. Here are some celebrities who surprised one and all by opting for a secret and low-key wedding:
Nandana Sen-John Makinson
Bollywood actor Nandana Sen secretly married publishing tycoon John Makinson in New York. Earlier, she was in a relationship with Ghajini producer Madhu Mantena for nine years.
It is said that Boney Kapoor, even though he was married and a father of two, was attracted by Sridevi’s charms. He pursued her till she gave in and the two got married secretly in a temple. This was a famous secret marriage.
Sanjay Dutt-Maanyata Dutt
After being in a relationship for two years, Sanjay Dutt got secretly married to his girlfriend Maanyata in a private ceremony in Goa in 2008.
Saif Ali Khan-Amrita Singh
Saif’s parents were not in favour of his desire to marry his girlfriend Amrita Singh, but this smitten-by-love couple decided to go ahead with the wedding. They tied the knot in October 1991 and divorced in 2004.
Kunal Kapoor-Naina Bachchan
Kunal Kapoor married actor Amitabh Bachchan’s niece at a secret ceremony in Seychelles in February 2015! After dating for two years, the duo married in the presence of their families.
Rani Mukherjee-Aditya Chopra
This couple got married secretly in Italy in a private event in April 2014. Though they had tried to underplay their relationship, the marriage did not go unnoticed.
John Abraham-Priya Runchal
After breaking up a nine-year-long relationship with actress Bipasha Basu, John Abraham, kept his love life under covers. He shocked everyone with his marriage announcement with Priya Runchal. This desi boy got married to Priya in the USA.
Aftab Shivdasani-Nin Dusanj
Actor Aftab Shivdasani secretly tied the knot with his fiancee Nin Dusanj, a brand consultant, at a private ceremony, attended only by their respective families.
Celina Jaitley-Peter Haag
Actress Celina Jaitley married Austrian businessman and hotelier Peter Hagg on July 23, 2011 at monastery in Austria. Celina, however, kept the news under wraps for a month and revealed the news later on Twitter.
Always known to be extremely private, talented actor Manoj Bajpai married pretty actress Neha in a private ceremony in 2005. Manoj and Neha have known each other for 10 years. Apparently, even his parents were unable to attend the wedding as it was a sudden decision.
Manissha Lamba-Ryan Tham
Manissha Lamba got married to long-time fiance Ryan Tham in a quiet ceremony in Mumbai on July 6th. This wedding got completely sidetracked by all the buzz created by Shahid Kapoor’s wedding, which was probably what the couple wanted!
Preity Zinta-Gene Goodenough
Recently, Preity Zinta got married to her long-time boyfriend Gene Goodenough in a very private ceremony in Los Angeles on February 29. Preity is 10 year older than Gene and the couple quietly get married in the presence of couple’s family and some close friends.