August 08, 2019 : Bollywood actor Dia Mirza recently announced separation with husband Sahil Sangha, after 11 years of being married. As much as the news broke our hearts, we have had a number of Bollywood couples in recent years, who went their separate ways after being together for over a decade as to Yahoo.
From Farhan-Adhuna to Hrithik-Sussanne, these couples were married for a long time, and then ended their marriages on somewhat amicable terms. Here are five bollywood celebrity couples who recently went separate ways.
Dia Mirza-Sahil Sangha
Dia Mirza took to social media to announce that she and her husband Sahil Sangha have decided to separate and end their 11-year relationship. “We remain friends and will continue to be there for each other with love and respect. While our journeys may lead us down different paths, we are forever grateful for the bond that we share with each other,” the Sanju actor wrote in a note.
Sahil Sangha is a writer and producer who co-owns film production company Born Free Entertainment with Dia. The couple made their relationship public in 2011 during the launch of Love Breakups Zindagi, the first film under their production banner. The two wed in 2014 in a private Arya Samaj ceremony in Delhi with celebs such as Sushmita Sen, Lara Dutta, Mahesh Bhupati, Rajkumar Hirani and Sophie Choudry in attendance.
Farhan Akhtar-Adhuna Bhabani
Actor Farhan Akhtar and hairstylist Adhuna Bhabani are now officially divorced. Filmmaker-actor Farhan Akhtar and hairstylist Adhuna Bhabani announced their separation in 2016 by issuing a joint statement stating that they have ended their marriage and would like their privacy to be respected. They got married in 2000 after a courtship of three years. They have two daughters — Shakya and Akira.
There were rumours of Aditi Rao Hydari’s proximity to Farhan being the reason behind the split but the couple has maintained that it was due to them ‘growing apart over the years’. The two have been seen maintaining a cordial relationship even after they got divorced, and this year, Farhan even went public about his relationship with Shibani Dandekar.
Malaika Arora-Arbaaz Khan
After being married for 18 years, Arbaaz Khan and wife Malaika Arora decided to separate in 2016, owing to differences. In a recent interview, Arbaaz opened up about the divorce and said, “We were together for so long, and we have a lot of memories. The most important thing is that we have a son, so that respect is there between us. Something did not work between us, so we separated. That does not mean we will hate each other.”
Malaika Arora is now dating Arjun Kapoor and there are even reports of the two getting married next year.
Arjun Rampal-Mehr Jessia
Last year, actor Arjun Rampal and Mehr Jessia announced that they have decided to part ways mutually. The two issued a joint statement announcing their disunion after several months of speculations about trouble in their marriage. The two issued a joint statement announcing their disunion.
“After a 20-year-long beautiful journey filled with love and beautiful memories, we would like to share, that all journeys have different paths. We feel that it is time for us to move on to different destinations henceforth,” reads an excerpt from their statement. They tied the knot in 1998 and have two daughters Mahikaa and Myra. Arjun has been in a relationship with Gabriella Demetriades, a South African model, and the two were blessed with a baby boy earlier this year.
Hrithik Roshan-Sussanne Khan
On 1 November, 2014, Hrithik Roshan declared on Twitter that his wife Sussanne does not want to be with him anymore. It was declared just before their 13th wedding anniversary, which took everyone by surprise.
The two still share a very close, amicable relationship and co-parent their sons, Hrehaan and Hridhaan. Even during the Hrithik-Kangana controversy, Sussanne came out in support of her ex-husband. Recently, he opened up about his relationship with Sussanne and said, “It’s sad that my equation with Sussanne is looked upon as rare when it should be common practice to strive towards peace and happiness, especially for their children.”