7 famous personalities who married late in life


Marriage is a union of two souls. It is the beginning of a new relationship and when two people fall in love, marriage is the next step the couple takes. However, in a society where marriage is bound by time and age, tying the knot late in life raises many eyebrows. But there are people for whom it was never too late to walk down the aisle with their loved one.

Here’s a list of famous Indians who said ‘I do’ late in life.

1. Kabir Bedi:

Internationally acclaimed actor Kabir Bedi got married to his long-time partner Parveen Dusanj a day before he turned 70. Kabir and UK-born Parveen, 28 years his junior, were in a relationship for almost a decade before taking the plunge on January 15, 2016. It was his fourth marriage.

2. Digvijay Singh:

Politician Digvijay Singh at the age of 68 found solace in television journalist Amrita Rai, 24 years his junior. Their relationship came to light in 2014 when some of their personal pictures leaked on social media. The senior Congress leader, whose first wife passed away in 2013, married Amrita in August, 2015 in Chennai.   

 3. Suhasini Mulay:

Television and film actress Suhasini Mulay found her soul mate in physicist Atul Gurtu at the age of 60. Suhasini, who earned acclaim for her roles in films like ‘Hu Tu Tu’, ‘Dil Chahta Hai’, ‘Lagaan’ etc, met Atul on Facebook. According to the actress, she fell in love with him after reading his article about his late wife. They tied the knot in January, 2011 at Bandra court in Mumbai.

4. Aditya Chopra:

Filmmaker and Yash Raj Films honcho Aditya Chopra married actress Rani Mujherji exactly a month before he turned 43. The couple had a destination wedding in Italy in On April, 21, 2014 in presence of close friends and family. Although the two were great friends, they became romantically inclined towards each other only a couple of years before their marriage.  

5. Neena Gupta:

Film and television actress Neena Gupta found marital bliss with Delhi-based chartered accountant Vivek Mehra, a divorce at the age of 49. The couple dated each other for six years before tying the knot in July 2008. Although, it is the her first marriage, she was in a relationship with former West Indies cricketer Sir Vivian Richards with whom she has a love child Masaba Gupta, a well known fashion designer.

6. Sanjay Dutt:

Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt tied the knot for the third time with Manyata a few months before he turned 49. The two were reportedly introduced to each other by producer Nitin Manmohan in 2006 and the couple took the vows at a private ceremony in Goa in February, 2008.

7. Asha Bhosle:

Renowned veteran singer Asha Bhosle found love for the second time with legendary composer Rahul Dev Burman when she was 47 years of age. Their close association started in 1966 with ‘Teesri Manzil’. The duo bonded over music and eventually tied the knot in 1980. It was second marriage for both of them.