Fairytale Stories of Celebrity Best Friends Turned Couples


By Madhusree Chowdhury

Friendship is a beautiful thing, a person to hang out with, share secrets with and be you as a support. In an occupation like acting, this turns into a priceless luxury as the popularity and schedule make it hard for them to live like a normal person. But do you know? This has also given birth to some of the most iconic couples in the celebrity society, be it in the B-town or the star-studded world of cricket. Some stars took their best friends and childhood sweethearts and proved that no quantity of fame can replace one’s feeling for the people the love. Here are a few success stories, where the relationships escalated from friendship goals to relationship goals.

Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan.

Shah Rukh and Gauri go way back before King Khan’s strife in the B-town began. They met at a party back in their school days, becoming friends. They got married in a traditional Hindu marriage later in 1991.

Ayushmann Khurana and Tahria

Before Ayushmann gained popularity due to the overwhelming success of ‘Vicky Donor’, The two were acquainted due to family relations. The actor claims to have grown up with Tahria, to the point the only thing they didn’t do together was mass comm. Classes when the actor was attending Punjab University.

Imran Khan and Avantika Malik

The couple claims to know each other since the age of 19 and got married 10 years later, in 2010. They also were studying in Los Angeles for more than a year together.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Sakshi Rawat

The former Indian cricket team skipper, M.S. Dhoni had relations with childhood sweetheart Sakshi Rawat back from the school days. The two studied in the same educational institution until Tahria shifted to Kolkata for higher education. The two later tied the knot in 2010.


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