We have often heard that love is blind and knows no boundaries. While we don't know the exact definition of love many have proved that they are indeed willing to come over all the obligations for their love. From as long as we remember love in India has always had to fight with many obstacles such as caste, religion and many more. There are however some brave hearts who decided to fight with the society and stay beside their love for the rest of their lives.
We bring to you a list of 6 Bollywood celebrities who broke the norm and converted their religion just to be with the person they loved. Read on.
The actress was said to have allegedly converted to Islam in order to marry her boyfriend Vicky Goswami who happens to be an international drug dealer.
Sharmila was the one actresses who had donned the bikini for the first time onscreen. She however fell in love with Nawab Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi who was a Muslim when she was at the peak of her career. She changed her religion and name to Begum Ayesha Sultana. Though there was an opposition from their families they eventually overcame it and got married.
Love sometimes makes people do things that they might regret later. This happened with Amrita Singh when she fell in love with Saif Ali Khan and decided to marry him converting her religion to Islam in the process while she was a Sikh. After being together for 13 years the two got divorced and the fact that she adopted Sikhism back is not known yet. Saif Ali Khan is happily married to Kareena Kapoor Khan.
This South Indian actress who has been a politician and does leading roles in Bhojpuri films, changed her faith and went public about the same in 2008. Though this was not about love for man but love for God, Jesus Christ. During a meeting Nagma had said that Jesus Christ was the only super star in her life and so she wanted to preach and share the teachings to every city that the Lord takes her to.
Ayesha Takia Azmi
Ayesha Takia got married to restaurateur boyfriend Farhan Azmi in 2009. Many media reports claimed that Ayesha who has a Hindu father and an Anglo-Indian mother converted to Islam as they got married in a typical Islamic Nikaah ceremony. Though these reports were never confirmed as the actress never came out about her alleged conversion.