Well, take a look at the Bollywood stars who changed their religion to marry their soulmates:

Dharmendra and Hema Malini

Bollywood's legendary actors and now a happily married couple, Dharmendra and Hema Malini, converted into Islam to tie the knot. Actually, Dharmendra was already married to Prakash Kaur and she was not ready to divorce  him. As Hinduism doesn't allow second marriage till the time the first wife is alive, so the duo decided to convert themselves into Islam.

Ayesha Takia

Popular Bollywood actress Ayesha Takia married her long time Muslim boyfriend Farhan Azmi in 2009. According to media reports, Ayesha converted into Islam to marry Farhan. The wedding was performed in Islamic tradition.  Although Ayesha herself has always remained tight-lipped on the issue.

Mahesh Bhatt

Bollywood's popular director and producer Mahesh Bhatt converted into Islam to marry his love Soni Razdan. The director was already married but did not want to divorce his first wife. As a result, he converted into Muslim. Although nobody is still sure of the fact whether he practises Islam or not.


Amrita Singh

Saif Ali Khan's first wife Amrita Singh, who was a Sikh originally, converted into Islam to marry the love of her life. They proved love is beyond every religion. However, their marriage did not last long.

Sharmila Tagore

Evergreen heroin Sharmila Tagore found love of her life in Nawab of Pataudi, Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi. Sharmila changed her religion and converted into Islam to marry Nawab of Pataudi. Her new name was Begum Ayesha Sultana.

Nargis Dutt

Legendary veteran actor Nargis Dutt was all drenched in love with her 'Mother India' co-star Sunil Dutt who was Hindu. Nargis fearlessly decided to chase her true love and adopted Hinduism. The actress even kept a Hindu name, Nirmala Dutt. The duo got married and proved that love is above all religion.



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