A Bollywood celebrity wedding becomes the centre of the Universe, albeit for a few hours. There's certain anticipation around every star's shaadi. Most of the times it's just as dramatic as celluloid and more important than prime time news of the nation.
With paparazzi's over obsession with Bollywood, life has become quite difficult for these celebrities. They no longer have any privacy and all their private candid moments are out in the public even before they known it, especially when it comes to Bollywood celebrity wedding moments.
While some celebrities fail to keep such private moments away from the public eye, there are many mastermind celebrities who are so good at maintaining their privacy that no one has a clue as to when they got married.
The stars are opting for low-key, family only weddings so that their private moments are not made public and they get to have candid moments with their loved ones. When a film star is tying a knot these days, the proceedings become secretive, everything gets planned in hushed voices. Garlands are ordered incognito. Here is a list of some famous Indian celebrity's hush hush weddings.
The hunky actor instead of making a big-bang about getting married to his sweetheart opted to subtly break the news of his marriage to Priya Runchal via a New Year tweet.
Even before his debut film Aamir had eloped with his childhood sweetheart Reena and got married, but kept denying his marital status, till the truth was found out. However, the marriage didn't work and the couple got divorced. Presently, Aamir is happily married to Kiran Rao.
Salman Yusuff Khan
Choreographer-turned-actor Salman Yusuff Khan married Faiza Harmain, his girlfriend of 10 years in a nikaah held in Bangalore, in December 2013.
After being linked with a series of top heroines, Akshay finally got settled with Twinkle. He and Twinkle Khanna got married in a secret ceremony in January 2001. The ceremony was attended by only families and friends from both the sides.
In February 1999, Ajay Devgn and Kajol Mukherjee's ended their 5-year-long courtship and tied the knot in a simple wedding held on the terrace of Ajay's plush residence.
After years of reigning as Bollywood's undisputed queen, Madhuri Dixit decided to marry Dr Shriram Nene. The couple had moved to U.S post marriage but few years back Madhuri moved back to India with an aim to resorrect her career in Bollywood. The duo have two sons.
Karishma's sister, Kareena and daughter of Randhir Kapoor got married to Saif Ali Khan in a secret ceremony. The couple posed for press after the marriage. The wedding reception was attended by family and close friends.
It was an intimate affair for VJ turned actor Rannvijay Singh when he secretly tied the knot with longtime girlfriend Prianka Vohra. The actor tweeted, "I feel so blessed to get so much love from all of you, thanks for all the love and wishes! And now Prianka is getting so much love also, thanks."
Television actor Ruslaan Mumtaz married his fiancee Nirali Mehta in court on February 14, 2014. It was a quiet affair for the duo. The couple will take off for a quiet honeymoon to Maldives before Ruslaan resumes work for his serial. Ruslaan said, "I wasn't keen on traditional rituals - my parents had a court wedding. We actors get to enact grand weddings on screen, so for us, it's not a big deal."
He burst onto Bollywood with Aashiqui 2 and followed it up with a series of hit songs, the singer secretly tied the knot with his childhood friend, Koel, in January 2014.
The actress married Akshai Varde, a 31-year-old entrepreneur who owns a custom motorcycle business. The couple had been dating for the past two-and-a-half years and got engaged in December,2013. Now this dusky beauty will no longer be known by Sameera Reddy for she has officially changes her name to Sameera Varde.
Sayali quit the Bollywood film industry to tie the knot with Navneet Pratap Singh, a Delhi based entrepreneur in December 2013 at a Juhu hotel.
This sexy model wed squash player Ritwik Bhattacharya in September in Nilgiri district of Tamil Nadu. Just like their engagement, the couple's wedding was also hush-hush.
After two broken engagements, Veena finally got married to Dubai based businessman Asad Bashir Khan Khattak. It was revealed to the world when her manager posted the couple's pictures on social networking sites.
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
He is one of Pakistan's most wellknown singers. After getting divorced from his first wife Nida, Rahat secretly married his model girlfriend Falak in a secret ceremony.
She has got married to her boyfriend Collin Dick in a country club in Las Vegas, USA, in September 2013. Collin is originally from Vegas and has been working in Mumbai for an international NGO.
This light-eyed beauty broke the news of her wedding with boyfriend Peter Haag on Twitter. The couple is blessed with the birth of twins. Celina has now become a hands-on mommy.
Ranvir and Konkona opted for a simple wedding ceremony that took place in September 2010. Responding to news about his broken marriage with the actress, Ranvir was quoted saying "We are together, we have a child, we moved into a new house. The press is writing parallel narrative about my life, especially my married life and nothing about my work. That's media for you."
Long-time sweethearts, Ayesha Takia and Farhan Azmi got married in a largely private ceremony in March 2009.
It is said that Lara was responsible for breaking Mahesh's marriage but the couple denied saying they were just rumours. The Lara-Mahesh's wedding took place in 'Catholic Style' at a private ceremony, held at Taj Aguada in Goa in February 2011.
She is the original Ragini of the Ragini MMS franchise, well now she is replace by sultry Sunny Leone. Kainaz wed her love lawyer Uvkarsh Doctor in Ahemdabad.