Saif Ali Khan - who followed in his parents’ footsteps by opting for an inter-caste marriage - tied the knot with Kareena Kapoor on October 16. Here’s a look at other Bollywood couples whose love for each other surpassed caste and creed boundaries.
Aamir Khan was married to Reena Dutta and had two children Junaid and Ira, both brought up as Muslims. After their divorce, he married Kiran Rao, who is a Brahmin from Bangalore.
Naseeruddin Shah married Ratna Pathak after the demise of his first wife Manara Sikri, Surekha Sikri’s step-sister. Naseeruddin Shah is seen with his family, daughter Heeba, wife Ratna and sons Vivaan and Imaad.
Hrithik Roshan married the love of his life, Suzanne Khan, daughter of actor Sanjay Khan and interior designer Zarine Khan.
When Suzanne's brother Zayed Khan married Malaika Parekh, who is half Persian and half Indian, she converted to Islam and had a Nikah.
Fardeen Khan married his childhood sweetheart Natasha Madhwani, the daughter of actor Mumtaz and businessman Mayur Madhwani.
Actor-director Farhan Akhtar‘s first wife was Riya Jain. They are now divorced. He is now married to Adhuna Bhabani, a Bengali Hindu.
Salman Khan is the son of a Muslim father Salim Khan and a marathi Hindu mother Sushila Charak, better known as Salma Khan. Salim Khan also married a second time to actress Helen, a Catholic.
Arbaaz Khan is married to Malaika Arora, who is a Roman Catholic.
Sohail Khan is married to Seema Sachdev, a Punjabi Hindu.
Director Atul Agnihotri, who is a Brahmin, is married to Salman Khan's sister, Alvira Khan.
Sanjay Dutt, son of Nargis and Sunil Dutt - who had an inter-religion marriage, was first married to a Hindu (Richa Sharma with whom he has a daughter). He later married Maanyata aka Dilnawaz Shaikh in a Hindu ceremony. However, their twins have Islamic names: Shahraan and Iqra.
Suniel Shetty is married Mana Kadri, a Muslim.
Arjun Rampal and Mehr Jesia make a very good looking Hindu-Parsi couple.
The multifaceted Farah Khan, daughter of a muslim father and Zoroastrian mother, is married to Shirish Kunder, a Hindu and eight years her junior.