10 Famous Celebrities Who Married Their Childhood Friends
There are many celebrities who are childhood friends but only a few of them were bound in holy matrimony. So, here we bring you a list of 10 such popular celebrities who met while studying in school or when they were just teens, fell in love and got married.
1. Shah Rukh Khan
He married his childhood friend Gauri Chibber on 25 October 1991. They met each other at a school party and became friends for life after getting married in a traditional Hindu wedding. Together they have three children, Aryan, Suhana, and AbRam.
2. Imran Khan
Avantika Malik, who is a daughter of Vandana Malik, CEO of the CNBC-TV18 business news channel, met Imran when he was 19 years old and after 10 years of courtship, they tied the knot in January 2011 at Aamir Khan’s home in Pali Hill. Their wedding was a private affair and on June 9, 2014, they blessed with a baby girl, Imara Malik Khan.
3. Zayed Khan
He married his high school love Malaika Parekh on 20 November 2005. The couple knew each other since their school days, as both went to the same one in Kodaikanal International School. In an interview, she revealed that he proposed her four times and she has four rings from him. Now, this sweet couple has two sons, Zidaan and Aariz.
4. Suniel Shetty
It is said that he met Mana Shetty at a pastry shop. They kept knocking into each other and one day they finally talked to each other. Meanwhile, he got friendly with her sister to know her better. After dating each other for nine years, they tied the knot in 1991. Today they are married for more than 26 years and has two children, Athiya Shetty and Ahan Shetty.
5. Jackie Shroff
He met his love of life Ayesha Dutt at a record store when she was in school and he was not a known celebrity. They dated each other for a long time before getting married in 1987. They have two children, a son, Bollywood actor Tiger Shroff and daughter, Krishna.
6. Mahendra Singh Dhoni
He knew Sakshi from his school days since they studied in the same school DAV Jawahar Vidya Mandir, Shyamali, following which Sakshi left for Kolkata for further education. After a long time, they finally met each other at the Taj Bengal, Kolkata, where she was studying hotel management and also working as a trainee. Soon, they came close to each other and got married in 2010. While in 2015 the couple was blessed with a baby girl named Ziva.
7. Ayushmann Khurrana
He got married to his childhood friend Tahira in 2011, just before making his Bollywood debut with his film Vicky Donor. In an interview, Ayushmann revealed that they grew up together, apart from attending mass communication lectures in Punjab University. The couple has two children, a son Virajveer and a daughter Varushka.
8. Fardeen Khan
He got married to his childhood friend Natasha Madhvani, Mumtaz’s daughter in a registered marriage in 2005 at Amby Valley, Mumbai. They knew each other due to their filmi families. Together they have two children, a daughter Diani Isabella Khan and a son Azarius Fardeen Khan.
9. Hrithik Roshan
Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan fell in love with Suzanne, the daughter of Sanjay Khan and Zarine Khan, when he saw her at a traffic signal. However, she claims that the two knew each other since childhood because of their filmi families and love happened after she returned to India after her studies.
10. Bobby Deol
It was a love at first sight for Bobby, when he saw Tanya at an Italian restaurant in Mumbai. He was so attracted towards her that he tried to contact her and call her up for a date. Finally, they met each other and fell in love. They tied the knot in 1996 and have two children, Aryaman and Dharam.