Published On: Sat, Jul 11th, 2015

In Pictures: Bollywood beauties, who convert their religion for love



These are your favourite Bollywood icons and how they ‘converted’ their religion for love. Interesting!




Ayesha Takia: Bollywood beauty Ayesha Takia converted to Islam for her beau Farhan Azmi, who is a restaurateur and a politician son.  Both got married on 1 March, 2009; however the wedding was in a typical Islamic Nikaah ceremony.


Sharmila Tagore:   She was converted to Islam for her love with Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, the Nawab of Pataudi and former captain of the Indian cricket team. Both got married on 27 December, 1969.


Nargis Dutt: Nargis Dutt was converted to Hinduism from Islam. She also changed her name to Nirmala Dutt for her love Sunil Dutt, both got married on 11 March 1958 and had three children together- Sanjay, Namrata, and Priya.

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Amrita Singh:  She was converted for her love with Saif Ali Khan to Islam from Sikhism. She married to Saif in an Islamic Nikaah ceremony in 1991 and both were blessed with two children, a daughter named Sara Ali Khan and a son named Ibrahim Ali Khan. But after 13 years of marriage, they split up in 2004.




Courtesy: Bollywoodtabloid

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