If there is a movie, there has got to be a lead pair and some romance. At least, this is what the audience expect from the film makers, who happily dole this out. Most actors and actresses are extremely professional and see this romancing as just a part of their job. However, there have been times when the heart took over and the on screen couple ended up falling head over heels in love and tying the knot.
Take a look at some of the actors who married their leading ladies.
Gemini Ganesan – Savitri
It is believed that Gemini Ganesan was the first ever actor to go ahead and marry his heroine. Though he was already married, he was enticed by Savithri who played his leading lady in movies like Manampol Mangalayam, Missiyamma, Maheshwari, Maman Magal, Pennin Perumai etc. He married her in 1952. However, since he was already married, Savitri was never known as his legal wife.
Suriya – Jyothika
Suriya and Jyothika worked together as a lead pair in a number of movies. Poovellam Kettuppaar was their first movie together which was followed by Mayavi, Perazhagan, Uyirile Kalandhu and Kaakha Kaakha. They fell in love during the course of these films and tied the knot in 2006. Sillunnu Oru Kaadhal has so far been their last movie together. They are blessed with a daughter and a son and Jyothika is on a hiatus to take care of the children.
Ajith – Shalini
When Thala Ajith married the child actor turned beautiful actress Shalini, it made headlines. They came together as a lead pair in 1999 in Amarkkalam and fell in love with each other. They tied the knot in 2000. They have two children – a son and a daughter.
Sarath Kumar – Raadhika
Sarath Kumar and Raadhika both had failed marriages behind them when they worked together in Suryavamsam in 1997. They fell in love and got married in 2001. They have a son named Rahul.
Parthiban – Seetha
In the year 1989, Parthiban and Seetha were seen together as the lead pair in the movie Pudhia Paadhai. Their on screen romance continued off screen too and they married in 1990. They had two daughters and later adopted a son. Unfortunately, their marriage did not work and got divorced in 2001.
Bhagyaraj – Poornima
Ace actor and director Bhagyaraj was paired with Poornima in the movie Darling Darling in the year 1982. They fell for each other and married in 1984. They have a son and a daughter.
Prasanna – Sneha
In the movie Achchamundu! Achchamundu, Sneha and Prasanna played the role of husband and wife and ended up falling in love. They decided to get married and tied the knot in 2012. They are blessed with a son.
The inimitable on screen chemistry of these pairs continued into real life and tied them in the bond of holy matrimony.