Who says love only happens once?

We have for you a selection of celeb couples where one or both partners sought solace in re-marrying after their previous marriage(s) didn't turn out to be a fairy tale one.

Mahesh Bhupathi-Lara Dutta When the Indian tennis ace married Lara Dutta, it was his second marriage. He had previously been married to model Shvetha Jaishankar

Shoaib Malik-Sania Mirza

In spite of the spate of denials that the Pakistani cricketer made about his being married to Hyderabad girl Ayesha Siddiqui, Shoaib Malik's marriage to Sania legally became his second after he agreed to divorce Ayesha. Here's wishing the couple a lifetime of love and happiness.

Aamir Khan-Kiran Rao

Prior to marrying Kiran Rao, the chocolate hero of Bollywood had been married to his childhood sweetheart Reena Dutta for 15 years before their divorce. He has 2 children, Junaid and Ira from his first marriage. Soon after that marriage dissolved, he found love agian with budding director Kiran Rao.

Sanjay Dutt-Manyata

Sanjay Dutt's marriage to Manyata is his third. He married actress Richa Sharma in 1987 with whom he has a daughter Trishala. Following Richa's death, Dutt married model Rhea Pillai in 1998. The couple divorced in 2005. Sanjay and Manyata are proud parents of twins and look every bit the picture of domestic bliss.

Boney Kapoor-Sridevi

The Mr India producer married the top-notch actress after he divorced his wife Mona. He has two children Arjun and Anshula from his first marriage and two daughters Jhanvi and Khushi from his second. Bollywood grapevine has it that Sridevi was briefly married to the already-married Mithun Chakraborty and that the marriage was later dissolved.

Mithun Chakraborty-Yogita Bali

The Naxal turned actor who won a National Award for his debut film Mrigaya was married for a brief period to small-time actress Helena Luke. After a divorce, he married Yogita Bali, the ex-wife of singer-actor Kishore Kumar. So the marriage was their second. Although there were rumours of Mithun Chakraborty having married actress Sridevi, he and Yogita are still together and are parents of 4 children - actor Mimoh, Rimoh, Namashi and Dishani.

Lalit Modi-Minal

The man behind IPL married Minal, a family friend, who was already married and a mother of one after she got a divorce from her first husband. The couple have three children, Karima from Minal's first marriage and Ruchir (seen in picture above) and Aliya.

Farhan Furniturewalla-Laila Khan

For both this is their second marriage. While Farhan who owns the Furniturewalla chain was once married to actress-turned-talkshow host Pooja Bedi, Laila, an interior designer and daughter of yesteryears' actor Feroz Khan, was married to former national tennis player Rohit Rajpal. Farhan is a father of two - Aalia and Omar - from his first marriage.

Ramesh Sippy-Kiran Juneja

The high-profile Hindi film director married the much younger Kiran Juneja, a noted TV actress a decade back, after divorcing his first wife Geeta. This is Sippy's second marriage. His son Rohan is also a film director and daughter Sheena an accomplished photographer.

Shobhaa Dé-Dilip De

The columnist-novelist-socialite's marriage to businessman Dilip De is her second and also his. Combined, the couple have six children from their previous marriages.

Raveena Tandon and Anil Thadani

The former Bollywood star actress married Anil Thadani, who was once married to Natasha Sippy, daughter of Bollywood producer Romu Sippy. She has four children, two of them Pooja and Chaya whom she adopted before her marriage and the other two Rasha and Ranbir from her marriage.

Anil Kumble-Chetana

The former India captain married Chetana, once married and a mother of one. The couple now are parents of three - Mayas, Svasti and Aaruni. Aaruni is Chetana's daughter from her first marriage.

Karishma Kapoor-Sanjay Kapur

Karishma married industrialist Sanjay Kapur in late 2003. This is Sanjay Kapur's second marriage, his first being with designer and socialite Nandita Mahtani. Sanjay and Karishma have two children, Samaira and Kiaan.

Leander Paes-Rhea Pillai

The marriage is Rhea's second, her first being with actor Sanjay Dutt. The ace tennis player was dating actress Mahima Chaudhary just before his marriage and their marriage was almost on the cards. Leander and Rhea have a daughter Aiyana.


The South Indian filmstar married actress Amala after obtaining a divorce from his first wife Lakshmi, the daughter of producer Rama Naidu. Nagarjuna has two children Naga Chaitanya from his first marriage and Akhil from his second. Naga Chaitanya is an upcoming Telugu film actor.

Azharuddin-Sangeeta Bijlani

The former India captain created a furore in his hometown Hyderabad when news of his affair with model and actress Sangeeta Bijlani started doing the rounds. Azharuddin was much married and a father of two. He married Sangeeta after divorcing his first wife Naureen.

Vijay Mallya-Rekha Basappa

This is a second marriage for both, the business tycoon as well as his wife. The couple have four children including two from their previous marriage - Siddharth, Mallya's son from his marriage to Samira and Laila, from Rekha's first marriage.

Aparna Sen-Kalyan Ray

The marriage is Aparna Sen's third. Before that the ace director was married first to Sanjay Sen and then to Mukul Sharma. She has two daughters from her previous marriages one of them being actress Konkana Sen Sharma.

Shilpa Shetty-Raj Kundra

Theirs was one of the big marriages of 2009. But before this the London-based businessman was already married and divorced from his first wife Kavita with whom he has a daughter

Pandit Ravi Shankar-Sukanya

The marriage is the great musician's second. He first married Annapurna Devi, also a great musician (now a recluse) and daughter of his guru Ustad Allaudin Khan. His son from this marriage Shubhendra Shankar, also a musician, died an untimely death in 1992 at age 50. After his divorce from Annapurna Devi, the musician had affairs with Kamala Shastri, a dancer and Sue Jones, a concert producer. His daughter Norah Jones is an accomplished Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter. He married Sukanya Rajan, an ardent fan of his, in 1982. The couple's daughter is sitarist Anoushka Shankar (in picture behind him). This is also Sukanya's second marriage.

Ram Vilas Paswan-Reena Sharma

This is the former MP's second marriage. He divorced his first wife Raj Kumari to marry Reena Sharma (extreme right). He has three children, two from his first marriage. His son Chirag (second from right) is an upcoming Bollywood actor.

Vinod Khanna-Kavita Daftary

His association with Osho in the 1980s cost Vinod Khanna his marriage with Geetanjali. Khanna, a father of two - actors Akshaye and Rahul - later went on to marry Kavita Daftary. He has a son and a daughter - Sakshi and Shraddha - from his second marriage.

Mahesh Bhatt-Soni Razdan

Before he married actress Soni Razdan in the 1990s, Bhatt had been married and divorced from Kiran, the mother of his two children Pooja and Rahul. Bhatt has two more children, Shaheen and Alia from his second marriage.

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