We often hear a lot of stories about an ordinary girl getting married just for the money. But there are also cases in which actresses also chose money in exchange for love. It is certainly arguable whether money brought these couples together or loved, but as we have seen over the years, it is money in most cases. Let's know five Bollywood actresses who really got married just for money.
Here are the five beautiful Bollywood actresses who got married only for money:
1] Aishwarya Rai
The famous couple Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai are known for their acting more and more for their wedding. Aishwarya Rai married him as she saw Abhishek as a rising actor and he is also the son of Mr. Amitabh Bachchan.
2] Shilpa Shetty
Bollywood's old sweetheart Shilpa Shetty should not be forgotten. She was adamant on tying the knot with Raj Kundra, a British businessman. Raj and Shilpa also invested in their IPL team, Rajasthan Royals, in addition to having several successful business ventures such as Groupco Developers and TMT Global. It is said that Kundra makes around $100 million every year! Well, this business tycoon sure is flying high today and taking along his wife for a beautiful ride.
3] Kim Sharma
Bollywood actress and model Kim Sharma made her film debut with Aditya Chopra's 2000 film 'Mohabbatein'. Kim married a Kenyan-based businessman by the name of Ali Badruddin Panjani in August 2010. Ali is a rich man, and so much so that when last year in 2014, it was reported that Kim and Ali had separated, he was left impoverished. It was stated:
Ali leaves Kim as he becomes attracted to another woman. Ironically, when Ali met Kim he was fat and did not look great but now because he is in love, he has lost weight and is looking great. But Kim has neither money left nor financial security. Right now, she is looking to set up her business in Mumbai to make herself financially available. She is now a brand strategist and goes by the name Kimi Sharma (her real name). Kimi not only left her home in Kenya, but also her job as CEO of Punjani's chain of hotels.
4] Esha Deol
Esha Deol and Bharat Takhtani were childhood friends and eventually ended up becoming each other's life partners. Bharat is a diamond trader and runs a company called RG Bangle Private Limited which deals in diamond business.
Esha and Bharat tied the knot in 2012. The couple married again on August 24, 2016, during Isha's Godh Bharwai. The couple became the parents of a baby girl on October 20, 2014, whom they named Radhya. Bharata's family has a long history of being in business and his ancestors have always been one of the prominent industrialists of Mumbai. Bharat is also in his family business.
5] Raveena Tandon
Raveena Tandon made her film debut in 1991 with 'Patthar Ke Phool'. And then he went on to appear in more than 50 films. Raveena married film distributor Anil Thadani at Jag Mandir Palace in Udaipur. The couple has two children - a boy named Ranbirvardhan and a girl named Rasha. Raveena is also the mother of two girls whom she adopted in 1995 - Pooja and Chhaya.
Anil Thadani is a prolific film distributor and is a big name in the production house of Mumbai. Recently he can be credited with co-distributing the Bahubali franchise with Karan Johar. She smells hard of cash.