When there are no recent blind items, you can always catch up on old Bollywood gossips. These are not even blind items, so you don’t have to rack up your brain to think who it’s about. These are old gossips, though, you might or might not know these people. Some of these stories, you might have already heard before. As for how legitimate these stories, we don’t know for sure. But like you, we too have heard some of these stories before.
Old Bollywood Gossips – Part 4
Rajesh Khanna & Tina Munim
The Tina Munim-Rajesh Khanna affair was one of the most talked about extra marital relationships in Bollywood. This could be because of the fact that neither Tina Munim nor Rajesh Khanna tried to hide the fact that they were in love. The two were open about their relationship. They went to the extent of shocking the Indian public by announcing that they were so much in love that they even shared a toothbrush.
Rajesh Khanna entered Hindi films in the latter half of the 1960s. Anju Mahendru, his girl friend, was his anchor in films. She was a dress designer who taught him what to wear and how to carry himself. He left Anju and married Dimple Kapadia (who was) half his age.
Govinda & Rani Mukherji
Actor-turned-Congress MP Govinda and actress Rani Mukerji were living together in her Versova flat. They began staying there for a couple of months. The decision was the culmination of a four-year-long love affair between the two. Govinda’s wife Sunita allegedly packed her bags and moved out of their Juhu bungalow Jal Darshan with their two children. Later, he left rani when his daughter, Narmada, tried to kill herself.
Apparently Sanjeev Kumar never recovered from Hema’s turning him down and drank himself to death. Vijeyta Pandit’s elder sis Sulakshana Pandit was crazy after Sanjeev Kumar and wanted to marry him but he had eyes only for Hema. She went literally crazy and died a lonely crazy spinster.
When Abhishek wanted to get married to Aishwarya Rai, Jaya Bachchan was totally against the marriage because Aish was ina relationship with Salman Khan. Then Abhishek told Jaya that if Tina Ambani got accepted by the Ambanis despite having had a relationship with Rajesh Khanna, why cant you accept Aish. Apparently that convinced Jaya to accept Aish.
Ajay Devgan, Raveena Tandon & Karishma Kapoor
Ajay dumped Raveena and moved on to Karisma. Raveena taunted them with a headline on the cover of Stardust, ‘She can keep Ajay. I am not interested. When Ajay Karisma have babies, they will look like Zebra’. Ajay and Karisma took digs at her on the sets of a movie and also Ajay made a director replace Raveena with Manisha in one movie. Karisma ousted Raveena from a few movies because of her close connection to the actor and director. Raveena blasted Karisma in couple of interviews. Ajay dumped Karisma and moved to Kajol.
Raveena moved on to Akshay after her brief affair with Ajay. They got engaged and she said tata bye bye to her producers too and sat at home because that was Akshay’s wish and according to Stardust magazine there was a secret marriage too. nly to hear that Akshay was painting the town red with Shilpa. He dumped Raveena and moved on to Shilpa. Then he dumped Shilpa after he fell in love with Twinkle,who was Shilpa’s friend at that time… Akshay Twinkle got married. Akshay had a brief fling with PC. Twinkle moved out briefly. After which they reconciled and they lived happily ever after.
Shilpa moved on to a much married Anubhav Sinha ( Ra.One director). His wife,Ratna Sinha,gave an interview where she accused Shilpa for her marriage breakup. Shilpa,who’s career was not going anywhere was on the verge of getting married to Anubhav. Then Big Brother happened and the rest is history. She dumped Anubhav like a hot potato. Got a better catch in the form of Raj Kundra. Played havoc with his marriage. His wife too accused Shipa of breaking her home. Raj and Shilpa got married and lived happily ever after.
Had affairs with Mamta Kulkarni, Pooja Bhatt and many others when he was married to Reena. Reena tolerated this for a long time. He even openly flirted with Rachel Shelly on the sets of Lagaan. After a while, Reena was fed up of living a hypocritical life of an unhappy star wife and wanted to end the marriage. Aamir was worried about his public image and wasn’t keen about it. But eventually, he gave in and they filed for divorce.
Madhuri and Sanjay Dutt were on the verge of getting married. Madhuri dumped him as soon as he was arrested and cut ties with him. Sanjay later gave an interview were he said, ‘I wouldnt do a film with Madhuri today”.
After that he moved on to Rhea Dutt and eventually married her. When married to Rhea he had an affair with Sushmita Sen during one of the shows abroad. That reached Rhea’s ears and she confronted him. He accepted it and Rhea forgave him and they moved on.
Rhea Dutt had an affair with Leander Paes when she was still married to Sanjay Dutt. Leander was seeing Mahima Chaudary at that time. Mahima blasted Rhea in an interview too. After that, Mahima broke off with Leander. Sanjay too moved on to Nadia for a brief period. And then, eventually married Manyata and lived happily ever after.
After the Coolie accident Rekha was not allowed to meet AB. On a vengeance she got involved with Sanjay Dutt. He was referred to as her toy boy. While Akshay was with Raveena, he had a brief fling with Rekha, who was a co-star in his movie, Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi. Raveena confronted her and asked her to stay away from Akshay and she even blasted Rekha in an interview. Rekha is rumored to be bisexual. She is rumored to be in a relation with her hairdresser turned secretary turned companion Farzana.
She had a secret crush on Sunil Shetty for a long time. They starred in many movies together… Sunil was already married to Mana and he did not reciprocate.
There were rumors too that Sonali was Raj Thackery’s mistress for a long time. Raj was so smitten by her that he wanted to get married to her inspite of having a wife at home. This reached Bal Thackery’s ( BT) ears and he summoned Raj and gave him an earful. BT warned Raj of the consequences and the bad name and image Raj will get because of the affair and that would not be good for the future heir of the party. At that time Raj was projected as the one to succeed BT and kursee ke chakkar mein, he cut ties with Sonali. Eventually when the time came to name the successor, BT overlooked nephew Raj and made his own son Udhav the successor. Kursee bhi gaya, chokree bhi gayi. This obviously upset Raj and eventually he split from Shiv Sena and founded his own party.
Sunny Deol & Dimple Kapadia
Sunny and Dimple affair started back in the late 80’s/early 90’s and lasted more than two decades. He was already married, but that was no deterrent. It continued until around 96/97 when it hit a rough patch for a brief time when Sunny got involved with Raveena on the sets of Ziddi. Raveena was in depression and on the verge of a break down because of Akshay, who had cheated on her with Rekha while shooting Khiladiyon ka Khiladi. Sunny had a brief fling with Raveena after which Raveena was back with Akshay and Sunny was back with Dimple. Sunny-Dimple affair continued discreetly in the beginning and eventually its become an open secret. They were spotted together as recently as 2009 on a Kingfisher flight and also he was by her side with Akshay and Twinkle at her sister Simple Kapadia’s funeral consoling her.
Sitting once with a group of chamchas, he flipped through a film magazine. He classified the heroines on its pages, stabbing his finger at their photographs: “Iski li, iski li, iski li (I’ve done her, and her, and her).” And then, stopping at an ageing actress, “iski nahin li (Not her)”, to laughter.
People saw him slap Katrina Kaif at that Bandra coffee shop. An incident both of them denied happen.
Brazil ki Barbara Mori entranced Hrithik Roshan, he was besotted, but marital sense prevailed. And he returned to wife Sussanne. She tattoeed his name on her arm. A hi-society loser made it a point to whisper into every available ear, “Sussanne has won…Dugu and she are so into each other now.” .
Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor follow each other, as if they were conjoined twins, to Switzerland, Goa and Ghatkopar. Saifu tells a journalist, “I love her..but you know what? She’s more unstable than I am. If she gets angry with me, she slaps me..and I take it.”
Only the impetuous Saif could say that but he’ll also be the first to deny the statement. Earlier, his former wife Amrita and he had denied their marriage one evening and confirmed it the next morning. Upset with a remark about the hair-do and acting calibre of his mother Sharmila Tagore, he had stormed into a journo’s house,raved, ranted and turned physically violent.