Actresses who got lucky in career post marriage separation.


Though divorce has been regarded as one of the worst things in Indian society, people have always regarded divorce as the end of life! Especially for a woman, filing for a divorce is something that is considered the end of a woman’s life! But what if this becomes rather a beautiful start to your journey rather than a big full stop? Yes, despite being broken after a divorce, these popular actresses collected their shattered hearts and went on to slay the world! So today, with this post, we have recollected upon the names of some popular actresses of the industry who instead of considering their divorce and separations as an end, rather began their journey towards being successful. Let’s have a look:

Mallika Sherawat


One of the boldest actresses of Bollywood who is popularly known for her sensuous performances in movies like – Murder and Khwahish this Indian actress is also referred to as Jalebi Bai in the industry. Well, all thanks to her dance move in the song Jalebi Bai from the movie Double Dhamaal which made the song popular. Before making a Bollywood career the actress had a short stint as an air hostess during which she got married to a pilot named Karan Singh Gill in 1997.

However, things didn’t turn out to be in the favor of the duo and they soon got divorced post which Mallika instead of giving up on hopes, went on to make her career in the glam industry. While she kept the news of her marriage and divorce private, she didn’t want her past to affect her rising career in the industry.

Aditi Rao Hydari


Who would believe that an actress as cute as Aditi Rao Hydari would be divorced by his husband? Well, looks like this happened to be an ice breaker for the actress and she is now considered one of the most promising actresses in the industry. Who would believe that this beauty was already married and divorced before entering the glam industry? A part of various Bollywood blockbusters like – Delhi 6, Murder 3, Rockstar, Yeh Saali Zindagi, etc.

This actress got married to her childhood love when she was merely 17 years old! Surprising, right!? The actress not only got married at a tender age but also got separated at the age of 21 years due to differences in the opinions shared by her and her husband, Satyadeep Mishra.

Leela Chitnis


Though this actress happens to be from back to the early 1930s, she still managed to get a name in the list because of some brilliant works done by the actress post her divorce. The actress got popular for playing an upright mother to leading stars of the industry and became one of the first educated film actresses of the industry. While she did several appearances while being in a relationship with Gajanan Yashwant Chitnis, none of them could bring success to the actress until she got separated and shot to immense fame and popularity. Looks like separation changed her stars overnight!

Mahi Gill


Born as Rimpy Kaur, this actress has been an active part of the industry since 2003 and has appeared in various cult classics like – Dev.D as Paro, Dabangg as Nirmala, Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster as Madhavi Devi, etc. She also became popular post her appearance in the web series, Apharan – Sabka Katega where her brilliant work as Madhu made the audiences a bit more curious for its second season. While the actress held her immature behavior responsible for a broken marriage with her husband. She went on to make her successful career in the Bollywood industry post her divorce.

Kalki Koechlin


Kalki happens to be an Indian actress and a writer who predominantly works in the Indian film industry. While you might remember this beauty for films like Shanghai, Margarita with a Straw, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, etc. it comes as a surprise that all this success came to the actress post her broken marriage! Yes, the actress stepped into the industry with the film, DevD when she was married to Anurag Kashyap. However, after the announcement of their separation in 2013, Kalki went on to grasp hold of some popular projects from the industry.

Vidya Malvade


Another actress from the industry happened to be an air hostess before her career in Bollywood. Studied Law, became an air hostess, began modeling, and finally became an actress, that’s Vidya Malvade for you! Though the actress was not divorced, her success in the industry was marked after her separation from her husband, Arvind Singh Bagga who passed away in a plane crash. The actress did not lose hope in life and started working towards her career in the glam industry. The actress recently appeared in Amazon Prime‚Äôs film, Koi Jaane Na.

Chitrangada Singh


Now as soon as we take up the name of this popular actress the first thought that runs through our minds is the sensuous performance of Chitrangada in the song, Aao Raja which still happens to be one of the popular songs of Bollywood. Who would believe that this gorgeous beauty who throbbed in the hearts of men would have been divorced in the past? Well, the actress got married to Jyoti Randhawa post which she stepped into the glam industry.

However, recognition came to the actress when she separated from her husband in 2013 and did an item number aao raja in the Bollywood film, Gabbar is Back, and has never looked back since. The actress would be soon seen in the upcoming film, Bob Biswas.

Rakhee Gulzar


Kabhi Kabhi mere dil mein, khayal aata hai! The recipient of the Padma Shri award, the Bollywood actress, Rakhee Gulzar got married in an arranged marriage while she was still a teenager to the film director – Ajay Biswas. However, things could not withstand for long between the duo and they soon got separated. After this, Rakhee got married for the second time to the famous lyricist Gulzar. But, with a dream of becoming a star and pursuing her acting career in the industry post her second marriage, Rakhee realized that she could not achieve her dreams with her husband and the duo started living separately post which Rakhee gave on some spectacular performances of all time!

Zeba Bakhtiar


You would be quite amazed to know that this actress not only once, twice or thrice but for 5 times! Yes, and amongst those marriages, her two marriages happened to be with the Bollywood personalities – Javed Jaffery and Adnan Sami. The actress made a debut in the Bollywood industry with the film Henna in 1991 and after her short career in the Bollywood industry and her broken marriage with Adnan Sami, the actress got inclined towards bringing better shows to the Pakistani screen and has been a prominent part of the Pakastani Television industry since then.

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