December 29, 2016: The year 2016 is full of broken engagements, broken vows, and the splits of both long-term and newer relationships. It surely takes a lot to hold a marriage and relationship together, but the fairy tale romances of some celebrity couples have come to a bitter end.
Here, a depressing look at the couples who called it quits this year:
Farhan Akhtar and Adhuna Bhabani: On January 21, 2016 the couple officially announced that they had “mutually and amicably decided to separate” after 16 years of marriage. Both Farhan and Adhuna chose to stay mum over the reason for their divorce. But several rumours indicated that Farhan’s extra-marital affair with Aditi Rao Hydari resulted to their divorce.
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Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif: The breakup of the most adorable Jodi of Bollywood caused quite a stir in the industry. While both the stars kept mum about the reason, a wave of speculations had risen with everyone trying to guess what the cause might be. It is also said that Ranbir and Deepika’s closeness during the promotions of their film Tamasha, led to this break-up.
Arbaaz Khan and Malaika Arora: The couple announced their separation on 28 March 2016. The happy couple last came together for a reality TV show based on love and positivity ‘Power Couple.’ The couple has been married for over 17 years and has a son. It is believed that Malaika decided to move out of the Khan household along with her son Arhaan.
Sushant Singh Rajput and Ankita Lokhande: One of best-looking TV couples ended their 6-year-long relationship, which began on the sets of their debut TV show, ‘Pavitra Rishta.’ Sushant had announced in January 2016 that he would tie the knot with Ankita by the end of this year. But their relationship took another turn.
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie: Labelled as the split of all splits of 2016, the Brangelina breakup left their fans heartbroken. On September 20, 2016, Angelina Jolie announced she was divorcing Brad Pitt. The two got together in 2004 after starring in Mr And Mrs Smith. They got married in 2014 in France, and have six children together three of whom were adopted.
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Johnny Depp and Amber Heard: The split between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard took a serious and ugly turn. Heard accused Depp of domestic abuse. On the set of “The Rum Diary” in 2009, their love story began In February 2015 they exchanged wedding vows, but sources close to the couple said their fights began within three months.
Jennifer Lopez and Casper Smart: It seemed like Jennifer Lopez had finally found her everlasting love, Casper Smart who reportedly was a dancer or something before becoming a full-time boyfriend. Smart cheated on Lopez twice. The couple ended their relationship in August 2016.
– Prepared by Ruchika Kumari of NewsGram. Twitter: @RuchiUjjaini