Sanjay Dutt-Madhuri, Rekha-Amitabh: These 11 love affairs shocked Bollywood

Guru Dutt bent over Waheeda Rehman, his chin placed against her forehead as she sat with her tresses open and eyes closed. This remains one of the most enduring images in Bollywood, as much for being a beautiful scene from a Hindi classic ‘Pyaasa’, for the fact that it represents the supposed love affair between the two actors.

Most love affairs between Bollywood stars end up as open secrets or are reduced to the grapevine, spoken about in hushed tones by industry-wallahs or chronicled through gossip columns. There are a number of Bollywood celebrities whose on screen chemistry was so sizzling that people started seeing them as a couple in real lives. Meanwhile, many celebs actually fell for each other and went for a relationship which they accepted it. Some affairs are still a mystery while some denied even though they were seen together many times even in the odd hours.

‘Rumoured couple’, ‘alleged affair’, ‘reportedly dating’, ‘just friends’, or ‘good friends’ and many more are all sign of a mystery which everyone knows about but no one accepts! Lets’ take a look out at some open secret affairs/flings of Bollywood that never were or let’s say that never actually happened.

Sanjay Dutt-Madhuri Dixit

Sanjay Dutt-Madhuri, Rekha-Amitabh: These 11 love affairs shocked Bollywood

These two were allegedly so much in love that they were about to marry! Sanjay and Madhuri’s closeness was the hot topic of discussion in the 90s. But their relationship ended when Dutt was arrested in 1993 in Mumbai serial blast case. Madhuri did not even go to meet him in the jail. After Dutt was arrested Madhuri announced in media that she had nothing to do with Sanjay and they were not dating. After that Sanjay married twice and whereas Madhuri went to America for an arranged marriage.

Arjun Kapoor-Malaika Arora

Sanjay Dutt-Madhuri, Rekha-Amitabh: These 11 love affairs shocked Bollywood

Though Malaika and Arjun don’t have any connection whatsoever, they have been frequently making headlines for having a fling. Their proximity has been under the radar for some time now. In fact, their closeness has been attributed as one of the reasons behind Malaika and Arbaaz Khan’s split. We don’t know if there’s any truth to this, but this open secret is a little hard to digest

Mithun Chakraborty- Sridevi

Sanjay Dutt-Madhuri, Rekha-Amitabh: These 11 love affairs shocked Bollywood

Sridevi had allegedly married Mithun, and to prove her love for him, she tied Rakhi to her current husband Boney Kapoor. Later she married Boney and is now a mother of two beautiful girls. Boney and Mona Kapoor’s 13-year-old marriage soon ended after his affair with Sridevi surfaced. And they hurriedly got married as Sridevi was expecting in 1996.

Sonam Kapoor-Anand Ahuja

Sanjay Dutt-Madhuri, Rekha-Amitabh: These 11 love affairs shocked Bollywood

While Sonam and businessman Anand Ahuja have refused to set the record straight on their alleged relationship, the two have also not shied away from publicly displaying their dynamic through social media posts and public appearances.

Huma Qureshi-Sohail Khan

Sanjay Dutt-Madhuri, Rekha-Amitabh: These 11 love affairs shocked Bollywood

This is the latest couple to join rumour mills and as usual, no one knows the truth about their so-called affair. Earlier, Huma was linked to Arbaaz Khan to which she blasted the media off.

Priyanka Chopra-Akshay Kumar

Sanjay Dutt-Madhuri, Rekha-Amitabh: These 11 love affairs shocked Bollywood

Their hot and sizzling chemistry in ‘Aitraaz’ was too hot to handle. Both PeeCee and Akshay looked so much in love into each other that the film looked more real than reel. Meanwhile, according to reports, this inevitable proximity between the two started bothering Twinkle. Twinkle apparently slapped Akshay in public. Akshay then vowed never to sing a film with Priyanka again.

Ranveer Singh-Anushka Sharma

Sanjay Dutt-Madhuri, Rekha-Amitabh: These 11 love affairs shocked Bollywood

This ‘Band Baaja Baarat’ couple were allegedly started dating during the filming and few months after. And until he fell for Deepika and Anushka started dating Virat Kohli, the duo had a serious relationship which they never owned in public.

Alia Bhatt-Sidharth Malhotra

Sanjay Dutt-Madhuri, Rekha-Amitabh: These 11 love affairs shocked Bollywood

‘Rumoured Couple’ is the second name for them on the Internet. They both never accepted that they are dating each other but they never denied it too. Despite their closeness, Alia and Sidharth have remained tight-lipped about their relationship status. While more believe that there is more than plain friendship between the two, Alia is in no mood to mince words.It’s been a while since the rumours of them dating have been doing the rounds and Alia says that with time, she has gotten used to them. This is one affair which is in front of each other yet secret!

Sunny Deol-Dimple Kapadia

Sanjay Dutt-Madhuri, Rekha-Amitabh: These 11 love affairs shocked Bollywood

Dimple Kapadia was always young at heart. After marrying Superstar Rajesh Khanna and giving birth to Twinkle at the age of 17, Dimple’s marriage was never successful. She is believed to have had a fling with Sunny Deol. While Sunny was married to his wife Pooja, he began a steamy affair with Kapadia. He also apparently gave her the status of his wife, despite having a wife at home. It is said that the affair was lasted for 11 years. Pooja threatened to leave him and he ended the relationship.

Rekha-Amitabh Bachchan

Sanjay Dutt-Madhuri, Rekha-Amitabh: These 11 love affairs shocked Bollywood

Denials, manipulations and controversies! Amitabh and Rekha’s love story is one of the most talked about affairs of Bollywood even now. Yet, this much-talked about love story has always remained a mystery as both never accepted their relationship in public. From not looking eye to eye at public events to Rekha wearing Sindoor in public, this affair is by far the most controversial one in B-town. They worked together after ‘Silsila’ and Rekha still doesn’t deny that she still loves him!

Pulkit Samrat-Yami Gautam

Sanjay Dutt-Madhuri, Rekha-Amitabh: These 11 love affairs shocked Bollywood

Pulkit Samrat’s personal life has been a talking point ever since he decided to separate from his wife Shweta Rohira and was rumoured to be dating his co-star Yami Gautam. Their alleged hidden affair is getting too twisted. His wife Shweta even went on to say that Yami had been eyeing Pukit but he never had the hots for her. Although the two have reportedly denied seeing each other, industry insiders have a different story to tell. The source revealed that the alleged couple are completely into each other and are keen on taking their relationship to the next level. However, the duo is reportedly waiting for Pulkit to get officially divorced.

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