The glamorous Bollywood life comes at a cost. Many famous couples, who were once head over heels in love and bound by holy matrimony, fell apart eventually. We have a list of a few such couples, who have not officially divorced yet but living separately.
1.Mandana Karimi and Gaurav Gupta
Former “Bigg Boss” contestant Mandana Karimi, who married Indian businessman Gaurav Gupta about 5 months ago, has filed a domestic violence case against her husband. She alleged that her in-laws threw her out of her ‘matrimonial house seven weeks ago. The actress requested the bench to fast-track the proceedings because she couldn’t stay in India for too long as her work permit will lapse in a few days and her ‘principal sponsor’ doesn’t look interested in helping her out this time.
In an interview with Mirror Mandana has clarified that she has not filed for divorce from Gupta. She claimed she still loves her husband very much and doesn’t want the relationship to go kaput.
2. Raghu Ram and Sugandha Garg
After 10 years of nuptial, ‘Roadies’ fame Raghu Ram and his wife Sugandha Garg filed for divorce last year in January. The couple decided to part ways mutually. Raghu and Sugandha, both strong personalities with creative inclinations found love in each other. After a brief dating period, the two tied the knot in 2006. Raghu recently openly admitted to divorcing his wife and revealed that they have been living separate since 2016.
3. Vivian Dsena and Vahbiz Dorabjee
One of the most-loved television couple; Vahbiz Dorabjee and Vivian Dsena tied the knot in 2013. But recent reports about their marriage hitting a rocky patch and the two taking break from each other. The two were living separately for quite some time now and were trying to sort their differences out. But, seems like destiny had other nasty plans for them. The problems grew to such an extent that the couple has decided to part ways on a cordial term.
4. Pankit Thakker and Praachi
TV actor Pankit Thakker who is known for his role of Dr. Atul in hit show ‘Dill Mill Gaye’ has ended his marriage with wife Praachi after 17 years of being together. The couple has a young son. Pankit and Praachi’s relationship hit a rough patch in 2015 and had then parted ways then, but the separation was mutual and the two are doing their best to secure their son’s future. Pankit was last seen on the show “Bahu Hamari Rajni Kant” while Praachi is currently doing a show called “Sethji” on Zee TV.
5. Rashmi Desai and Nandish Sandhu
These two co-actors from the famous show “Uttaran”, fell in love during the show, and tied the knot in 2011. But soon after their marriage, problems arose and they separated in 2013. After giving their marriage another chance to work and mend the differences amongst themselves, Rashmi and Nandish finally filed for divorce in December, 2015.
6. Muskaan Mihani and Tushal Sobhani
Muskaan Mihani who is known for her roles in “Dill Mill Gayye” and “Jugni Chali Jalandhar” is Marriage is over and is set to file for a Divorce. The actress has been living away from her Mumbai-based businessman husband Tushal Sobhani. Muskaan married Tusshar in September 2013. The couple have a 20-month old daughter Mannat.
7. Pulkit Samrat and Shweta Rohira
Actor Pulkit Samrat,who has worked in TV shows like ‘Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi’ (2006) and ‘Kaho Na Yaar Hai’ (2008) got married to Salman Khan’s rakhi sister, Shweta Rohira, in November 2014. The cracks in Pulkit-Shweta marriage began to appear in a few months after their big fat Punjabi wedding. Within a year of tying the knot, Shweta and Pulkit had already begin living separately. And after months of mud-slinging and constant sparring, Shweta filed for divorce on January 23 this year.
8. Sandip Soparrkar And Jesse Randhawa
Bollywood choreographer Sandip Soparrkar and his model wife, Jesse Randhawa tied the knot in the year 2009 after dating almost 5 years. The couple broke everyone’s heart when they announce their separation in 2016 after being in the holy bliss of matrimony for almost seven years. The couple even participated in the famous show, “Power Couple”.
9. Sangeita Chauhaan and Chirag Shah
Actress Sangetia Chauhaan, who is currently seen in TV show “Ek Shringaar-Swabhiman” has been making headlines for quite a while and for all wrong reasons. Earlier her producer husband, Chirag Shah went missing, post a fight between the two. After his return, the couple has been staying separately.