Second Women of Bollywood

They say, once bitten twice shy; but that is not the case with Bollywood. When a marriage fails, the actors don’t sit and lament; instead they search for another partner who would bring happiness back into their lives. Below is a list of the top 8 celebs who have no inhibition in being known as the ‘second woman’ in their man’s life.

Saarika: Saarika married actor Kamala Hassan after his divorce with first wife Vany Ganapathy. Hassan had been married to Ganapathy for ten long years but he fell for Saarika and they started dating. She became his second wife in the year 1988 and gave him two beautiful daughters Shruti and Akshara.

Shabana Azmi : She is the second wife of noted poet and lyricist of Bollywood; Javed Akhtar. Akhtar’s was married to Honey Irani and they had two children Farhan and Zoya. Farhan has made a mark as a director,actor and singer in the industry and Zoya has films like Zindagi na Milego Dobara to her credit. They both go along well with Shabana Azmi.

Sridevi : She charmed her co star Anil Kapoor’s brother, director Boney Kapoor and married him in 1996. Although it is said that Boney Kapoor never went through a proper divorce with his first wife Mona Shourie Kapoor, the couple has had no problems with her so far. He has two children from his earlier marriage, whom Mona raised at Kapoor’s parent’s house and two daughters Jahnvi and Khushi from his second wife Sridevi.

Karisma Kapoor
: She married Sanjay Kapur when he was not completely out of his first marriage with fashion designer Nandita Mahtani. The divorce proceedings were still going on when Karishma tied the knot with him in 2004. There were on a verge of separation after the birth of their daughter Samaira but they reconciled and had a son named Kiaan in 2010.

Shilpa Shetty : She is millionaire Raj Kundra’s second wife and rumors had spread that she was responsible for his divorce with ex-wife Kavita . These rumors were later on rubbished by Kundra and his ex wife saying Shilpa had no role to play in their divorce. Kundra also has a daughter from his first marriage. He married Shilpa in 2009 and couple was recently blessed with a baby boy.

Kiran Rao : She married Amir Khan in 2005 and they have a son named Azad Rao Khan. Kiran was an assistant director to Ashutosh Gowarikar for his epic movie Lagaan. Amir Khan’s first wife Reena was also involved in the production works of the same film, although they had already parted their ways in 2001 and were living separately. Amir Khan has a son Junaid and a daughter Aira from his first wife who stay with their mother.

Kareena Kapoor:
She is dating Saif Ali Khan, son of  the late Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi and the rumors say that they are soon to tie the knot in a very private ‘nikaah’ ceremony. Saif had been married to actress Amrita Singh for 13 long years till their marriage hit the rocks in 2004. Saif has a daughter Sara Ali Khan and a son Ibrahim from Amrita. Although completely separated now, they are still in talking terms.
Kareena Kapoor
Hema Malini : Dharmendra was married to Prakash Kaur when he was dating Hema Malini. They fell in love in the sets of Sholay. Hema Malini married Dharmendra knowing that he was already married. Her family placed great oppositions but she believed in her Dharam ji. Dharmendra tried to strike a balance between both his marriages. From his first marriage he had two sons Sunny and Bobby and two daughters Vijeeta and Ajita. Hema Malini gifted him with two more daughters Esha and Ahana Deol.