9 Famous Bollywood Directors And Their Lesser Known Wives

 


In entertainment industry where almost every couple enjoys staying in the limelight, there are some ladies who are rarely seen with their husbands at parties, social gatherings, award functions or any other place. These ladies might be famous in their respective fields, but prefers to stay away from limelight and media as much as possible.

Let’s have a look at these Bollywood directors wives and their professions:

1. Rohit Shetty’s wife Maya More – Banker

Rohit Shetty is well known for his franchise of Golmaal films. His collaboration with Ajay Devgn has delivered many super hit films together. Rohit and Maya More got married in 2005. She is a professional banker and a mother of 10 year old son Ishaan. Rohit’s wife likes to stay away from limelight and likes to keep her life simple.

Rohit Shetty's wife Maya More
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2. Kabir Khan’s wife Mini Mathur – TV host and VJ

Kabir Khan is married to Mini Mathur. They both complement each other very well and have 2 kids Vivaan and Sairah. Mini Mathur is an Indian television host, actress and model. She was the host of Indian reality singing show Indian Idol for 4 seasons. Earlier she has hosted many popular shows on MTV India. She is an MBA in marketing. Currently she also hosts an interview based show with politicians, industrialists and opinion makers called Dilli Dil Se. She was the contestant of second season of Jhalak Dikhhla Jha.

Kabir Khan with wife Mini Mathur
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3. Rajkumar Hirani’s wife Manjeet Lamba – Pilot

Raj Kumar Hirani’s wife Manjeet Lamba works as an ace pilot in Air India. She seemed to be the right person for him according to his parents. So, it was an arrange marriage and Rajkumar Hirani’s marriage with Manjeet Lamba, eventually happened in December 1994. Rajkumar Hirani and Manjeet Lamba have had a successful marriage and were blessed with a son in 1999, whom they named Vir.

Rajkumar Hirani with wife Manjeet Lamba
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4. Anurag Basu’s wife Tani – Multimedia and Advertising Professionals

Tani Basu is Anurag Basu’s wife, she is in multimedia and advertising stream. Anurag Basu found love of his life in Tani Basu who is also his boss when they both were working in the documentary film Guwahati. After many ups and down in their relationship the couple finally tied the knot and are blessed with two daughters Ishana and Ahana.

Anurag Basu with wife Tani Basu
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5. Ashutosh Gowariker’s wife Sunita – Producer

The Lagaan man, having just released his most feverish movie as writer-director, Swadesh. Ashutosh Gowariker says that the film would not have made unless wife Sunita was there to produce it. Sunita Gowariker was a former model and Air hostess. Sunita also works as a film producer and has produced movies like Jodhaa Akbar and What’s Your Raashee?

Ashutosh Gowariker with wife Sunita Gowariker
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6. Vishal Bhardwaj’s wife Rekha Bhardwaj – Singer

Vishal Bhardwaj is married to Rekha Bhardwaj who is an Indian singer and also a live performer. She has received two Film Fare and one National Award. In additional to Hindi she has also sings in Bengali, Marathi, Punjabi and Malayalam languages. Rekha Bhardwaj was initially trained in music by her elder sister. She went on to receive formal training under Pandit Amarnath. She also known for her extraordinary sufi singing. Vishal Bhardwaj and Rekha Bhardwaj first met in 1984 while preparing for annual function of Hindu College in New Delhi. They both got married in 1991 and since then, they are truly a perfect couple.

Vishal Bhardwaj with wife Rekha Bhardwaj
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7. Dibakar Banerjee’s wife Richa Puranesh – Marketing Executive

Dibakar Banerjee is known as a film maker of Khosla Ka GhoslaOye Lucky Lucky Oye. These both films won National Film awards. His next film was Love Sex or DhokhaShanghaiBombay Talkies. He is married to Richa Puranesh, who has an FMCG marketing background, and the couple lived in Delhi for many years. But after the success of Khosla Ka Ghosla, they shifted to Mumbai with their daughter.

Dibakar Banerjee with wife Richa Puranesh
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8. Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s wife Bharti – Film Editor

The director of Bhaag Milkha Bhaag and Rang De Basanti, Rakesh Omprakash Mehra married P.S. Bharti who is also a film editor. The couple married in 1992 and have a son Vedant and daughter Bhairavi together.

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra with wife Bharti
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9. Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s wife Anupama Chopra – Journalist, Critics

As we all know the director of these super hit films Lage Raho Munna BhaiPK and 3 idiots Vindhu Vinod Chopra got married to the famous and gorgeous journalist Anupama chopra in 1990. Anupama Chopra is an Indian author, journalist, film critic and director of the MAMI Mumbai Film Festival. She is also the founder and the editor of the Digital Platform Film Companion which offers a organised look at cinema. She is multi talented and have written several books on Indian Cinema and has been film critic for NDTV, India Today, as well as the Hindustan Times. She also hosted a weekly film review show The Front Row with Anupama Chopra, on Star World. She won the 2000 National Film Award for Best Book On cinema for her first book Sholay: The making of Classic. She presently critics movies and interviews celebrities for Film Companion. The couple has two children, Daughter Zuni Chopra and son Agni Dev Chopra.

Vidhu Vinod Chopra with wife Anupama Chopra
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