They say, “Marriages are made in heaven”. That is proving more or less untrue because of the recent spike in the divorce rate in India. Take a look at B-Town or the celebrities of India, divorce has become more or less a common occurrence.
Quite a few couples have separated recently and their divorces were not just messy but expensive as well. Here are 9 of the most expensive divorces in India that made headlines–
- Hrithik Roshan and Sussanne
The childhood sweethearts reportedly broke their marriage and Sussanne demanded an alimony of whopping 400 crores. There were rumors that he paid around 380 crores.
- Karisma Kapoor and Sunjay Kapur
Their high-profile divorce made a lot of news because of a huge amount of alimony that Sunjay had to pay. It is reported that they have so far spent 7 crores in this process.
- Farhan Akhtar and Adhuna Bhabani
They called it quits after 16 long years. There are reports that Farhan is willing to pay one-time alimony instead of monthly compensation. Adhuna has expressed her interest in keeping their 10,000 square feet bungalow.
- Saif Ali Khan and Amrita Singh
The couple split after years of marriage and it has been reported that Chote nawab paid a hefty sum as alimony to Amrita Singh although the amount was never disclosed. He also paid a hefty sum for child support.
- Prabhudeva and Ramlath
They got separated in 2011 and reports are that the alimony of about 20 to 25 crores was paid by Prabhudeva.
- Sanjay Dutt and Rhea Pillai
They got separated when Rhea fell for Leander Paes. It is reported that Sanjay paid 8 crores as alimony to Rhea along with an expensive car.
- Aditya Chopra and Payal Khanna
They were childhood sweethearts but got separated due to a couple of reasons, Aditya’s affair with Rani Mukherjee being one of them. They took a long time to take divorce because of the huge alimony demanded by Payal. It is reported that he finally paid it but the amount was kept under the wraps.
- Ranvir Shorey and Konkana Sen
Despite their love marriage, the couple decided to call it quits in 2015. It is believed that Ranvir had to pay a huge undisclosed sum to Konkana as alimony.