‘Wedding ceremony’ is a once-in-a-lifetime event where two souls unite for marriage in a bid to start new innings together. Of all the grand ceremonies we have ever seen, a wedding is the most amazing thing in the world.
Wedding practices vary greatly between cultures, religions and countries. Each family will be on their hectic schedule for their son or daughter’s wedding as it takes a lot of time, money.
Marriage more than just a union of two people; it is also a union of two families. It’s really difficult to stop a relationship after you’ve been engaged. Celebrities aren’t all that special. They were likewise distraught after their engagement was called off.
Following is a list of celebrities who have called off their engagements:
1. Akshay Kumar and Raveena Tandon
In the 1990s, Bollywood’s two brightest actors, Akshay Kumar and Raveena Tandon, became one of the most popular couples in the industry. Both performers were successful and popular at that stage in their careers. According to rumours, both began dating after seeing the film Mohra.
During an interview, Raveena recalled Akshay promising to marry her after the shoot was through. Before that, the pair had gotten married in a temple. To avoid losing his female fan base, Akshay refused to acknowledge his relationship with Raveena in public.
Raveena also talked about the time she caught Akshay red-handed with Sushmita Sen and Rekha, and how he used to approach her.
2. Vivek Oberoi and Gurpreet Gill
In the year 2000, Vivek and supermodel Gurpreet Gill were dating. Both of them were quite excited to marry, but their engagement was unfortunately called off. According to accounts, Vivek’s success made him arrogant, and he changed his mind. After that, he met Aishwarya Rai on the set of Kyun! Ho Gaya Na, but their relationship ended after a while.
3. Abhishek Bachchan and Karishma Kapoor
On the sets of Haan Maine Bhi Pyaar Kiya, these two bollywood star youngsters, Abhishek and Karishma, began dating. The couple got engaged in 2002, on the occasion of Amitabh Bachchan’s 60th birthday. Unfortunately, they split up after four months of engagement due to a misunderstanding between the mothers.
Karishma rose to prominence in Bollywood while Abhishek struggled. Babita requested financial security from the Bachchan family to ensure her daughter’s safety in the future. That statement did not satisfy Jaya, so she called off the engagement.
4. Rakhi Sawant and Elesh Parujanwala
Rakhi Sawant, who is known for her controversies and appearances on Bigg Boss, started a new programme called Rakhi Ka Swayamwar eight years ago, in which she was looking for a husband. Rakhi Sawant chose Elesh Parujanwala, a Canadian businessman, as her partner out of 15 other contestants on that episode.
On that show, they got engaged, but they didn’t marry. She cut off the engagement due to a difference in ideology and thinking, and used the money from the show to buy a flat for herself. Elesh then revealed that Rakhi relied on him for her job and luxuries.
5. Ratan Rajput and Abhinav Sharma
Ratan Rajput got engaged to Abhinav Sharma, a Software Engineer in Delhi, on the reality show Ratan Ka Rishta Television. Abhinav, a television actress, took a break from her rigorous schedule to spend some quality time with her family.
She called off the engagement due to the considerable distance and her health issues, and she also stated that their stars are different from one other. She also stated that they had many difficulties, but that they were not compatible to fix them, and that she wanted to marry someone who would love her for who she is.
Later, Abjinav acknowledged that he is a man who desires to marry a woman who will be able to spend more time with him than she does.
6. Mahek Chahal and Ashmit Patel
Mahek Chahal and Ashmit Patel got engaged in August 2017. According to sources, the couple was planning a vacation wedding and living together. However, they later had compatibility concerns and ended their five-year romance in 2020.
7. Charu Asopa and Neeraj Malviya
Charu and Neeraj met on the set of Mere Agne Mein and began dating. They got engaged in 2016 and planned to marry the following year. However, they had to break off their engagement in November 2017 due to concerns about their future and misunderstandings. Following that, Charu married Rajeev Sen..
8. Romit Raj and Shilpa Shinde
Romit Raj of Bigg Boss fame and Shilpa Shinde, who also starred in Bhabhji Ji Ghar Par Hain, were engaged in 2009 and began arranging their wedding. Shilpa later contacted to cancel the engagement, and after 9 years, Shilpa expressed her satisfaction with her decision.
Shilpa and Romit had different mindsets, according to her mother, and their families were also diverse. It was extremely difficult for them to manage long-term relationships and make adjustments to their decisions.
9. Karan Singh Grover and Barkha Bisht
Karan and Barkha met on the set of Kitni Mast Hai Zindagi and began dating, subsequently becoming engaged in 2004. Barkha became insecure as a result of Karan’s actions over time, and the two of them parted in 2006.
10. Karishma Tanna and Upen Patel
Both Telly stars Karishma and Upen got engaged on the reality show Nach Baliye, and the two also appeared on Bigg Boss together. They soon called off their engagement due to a misunderstanding and a shift in thinking.
11. Salman Khan and Sangeeta Bijlani
In the year 1986, Bollywood celebrity Salman Khan and Sangeeta began dating and dated for a long period. They planned to marry on May 27, 1994, but after learning of Salman and Somy Ali’s squabbles, Sangeeta decided to call it quits. Salman said on Koffee With Karan that he has been cheating on Sangeeta.
12. Gauahar Khan and Sajid Khan
Sajid and Gauahar became involved in 2003. Gauahar was making her first appearance and modelling at the time, while Sajid was starring in a popular TV show. However, for some unknown reason, they decided to call off their engagement.
13. Neil Nitin Mukesh and Priyanka Bhatia
After dating for two years, Neil got engaged to his designer girlfriend Priyanka Bhatia at the start of his profession. However, due to their careers and misunderstandings, they later called off their engagement.
14. Mansi Srivastava and Mohit Abrol
Mansi and Mohit have been dating for eight years. They got engaged in 2016, however, Mohit subsequently split up with Manshi because she was cheating on him, and in 2019, Mohit announced their breakup on social media.
Finally, he expressed his best wishes to her and stated that he still believed in Karma. Fans adore seeing their favourite couples tie the knot. We should strive to remember that celebrities are human beings.