If you are in love and ready to be with each other for the rest of eternity, what could be a better occasion to get married than the Valentine’s Day? Many celebrity couples have also begun their journey down the path of matrimony on this very special day. Yes, this day of love is special for many Bollywood and Hollywood jodis as well.
Take a look here at some lovely celebrity couples from around the world who got hitched on V-Day.
#1. Gautami Gadgil & Ram Kapoor
One the most romantic and ideal couples of small-screen, Ram and Gautami met while working on the TV show, Ghar-Ek Mandir. They got married after years of togetherness on February 14, 2003. The couple still looks very much in love every time they make an appearance together.
#2. Ruslaan Mumtaz & Nirali Mehta
The Kehta Hai Dil Jee Le Zara star, Ruslaan Mumtaz met the love of his life, Nirali Mehta at Shiamak Davar's dance academy. After a long-time relationship, the two first had court marriage on February 14, 2014. After the court marriage, they had a stunning traditional wedding in Gujarati style, on March 2, 2014.
#3. Arshad Warsi & Maria Goretti
They met in 1991 and after eight years of courtship, they finally got hitched on February 14, 1999. Arshad was a judge at a college dance festival where Maria was a contestant, and that was when cupid striked them. This inter-faith couple had two ceremonies, a church wedding and a nikaah. The couple is been blessed with two lovely kids.
#4. Rhea Pillai & Sanjay Dutt
The handsome hunk of B-town Sanjay Dutt, married his long-time sweetheart, Rhea Pillai at a Mumbai temple in a secret wedding on the Valentine’s Day in 1998. However, they got separated after a few years. While Sanjay married Manyata, Rhea found bliss in the arms of tennis ace Leander Paes. This was Sanjay's second marriage.
#5. Mandira Bedi & Raj Kaushal
If you have started to feel a little disillusioned witnessing Valentine's Day marriage with so many break-ups, here is a couple with much more hope. TV actor and Cricket presenter, Mandira Bedi and Bollywood Director, Raj Kaushal tied the knot on February 14, 1999. They are happily married for the last 16 years with a son and, of course, their undying love for each other.
#6. Salma Hayek & Francois Henry Pinnault
The voluptuous latina girl got married to her billionaire French beau on none other than the V-Day in 2009. Although the main event that was held in Paris was kept low-profile, it was soon followed by a grand reception with the who’s who of Hollywood bedecking the guest list. Such is the couple’s obsession with the day that they have even named their daughter Valentina.
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#7. Sir Elton John & Renate Blauel
Before the legendary singer-songwriter Sir Elton John accepted his real sexual orientation, he was hitched to a German music engineer, Renate Ruth Margot. Sir Elton John and Renate Ruth got married on the Valentine’s Day in 1984. But, when he could no longer deny his sexual orientation, the couple got their marriage dissolved in 1988. In 2005, Sir Elton John got married to partner David Furnish.
#8. Meg Ryan & Dennis Quaid
The gorgeous Meg Ryan exchanged vows with her co-star and beau Dennis Quaid on February 14, 1991. Although their marriage might have lasted for only a decade, it was considered to be the 'Wedding of the Decade'. The superstar couple also has a son together.
#9. Liam Gallagher & Nicole Appleton
The lead vocalist of Oasis band, Liam Gallagher married Canadian singer and actress, Nicole Appleton on February 14, 2008. It was a hush-hush affair, as the two exchanged their vows in a small ceremony at the Westminster Register Office in London. But, earlier last year trouble started brewing in their paradise when Liam confessed of falling for his former assistant Debbie Gwyther to his wife. And, the couple is now living separately from each other.
#10. Sharon Stone & Phil Bronstein
The stunningly sensuous Basic Instinct star, Sharon Stone, got married to reputed journalist Phil Bronstein, on February 14, 1998. It was an extravagant and ostentatious wedding ceremony organised at the actress’s plush home. However, they got divorced six years later. They share the custody of their adopted child.
#11. Adriana Lima & Marko Jeric
The suave model, who created oomph with her Victoria’s Secret enigma eloped with basketball player Marko Jeric on the V-Day and had a clandestine exchanging of the marital vows at Wyoming in 2009. Of course, true to celebrity style, they organised an exuberant gala later on. The couple parted ways in 2014.
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