With all the grand success and Box Office boom, 2013 has seen its share of sad and shocking breakups ups. The most recent being Hrithik Roshan and Sussanne – which was the most shocking of all- here a look at the 10 celebrity break ups of the year.
Hrithik Roshan and Sussanne: Bollywood’s Greek god Hrithik Roshan on December 13 announced that he is separating from his wife Sussanne Roshan. The relationship that lasted for around 17 years has been in news for quite long for getting sour over personal differences. The actor had said: “Sussanne has decided to separate from me and end our 17 year relationship.” Sussanne, who recently launched her high-end boutique ‘Bandra 109’, said: "To blame anybody else in this situation is very bad. It is only about me and Hrithik, nobody else." She also said: “I'll always love, respect and care for him” Meanwhile Sussanne’s father and actor Sanjay Khan said that the decision of his daughter Sussanne and son-in-law Hrithik Roshan to separate was not a "closure", but the couple needed some space to resolve their issues. We hope to see the couple together again!
Anurag Kashyap and Kalki Koechlin: Bollywood filmmaker Anurag Kashyap and his actress wife Kalki Koechlin announced that they are taking time apart from their more than two-year-old marriage in November. The statement from the couple read: "Me and kalki are separating, we are taking time off from each other to figure things out. We are not divorcing. We request the media to please respect our privacy and give us our space and not speculate. Thank you, Kalki and Anurag." Kalki and Kashyap fell in love while working on 'Dev D' in 2009 and got married in 2011.
Jacqueline Fernandez and Sajid Khan: Sri Lankan beauty Jacqueline Fernandez was linked with her ‘Housefull 2' director Sajid Khan. According to reports, the director and the actress would often be seen engrossed in a conversation and taking breaks together and people on the film sets had started calling her ‘bhabhi'.They couple were apparently going to take it to the next level, but unfortunately they ended their relationship as a mutual decision to help their separate careers. Reports are that Sajid's possessiveness was reportedly stalling Jacqueline's career.
Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan: Bollywood new entrants actress Alia Bhatt and actor Varun Dhawan reportedly started dating while shooting for their debut film ‘Student Of The Year’. However, time and again Alia Bhatt has refuted the ‘rumour’. The couple reportedly split after Alia Bhatt was linked to her co-star from ‘2 States’ Arjun Kapoor. Alia has herself stated that her best friends from the industry are Sidharth Malhotra, Varun Dhawan, Deepika Padukone, Arjun Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor and her mentor Karan Johar.
Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth: Hollywood’s mos talked about singer actress Miley Cyrus announced her breakup from her actor fiancé Liam Hemsworth in September 2013. The couple fell in love while shooting for "The Last Song" in 2009 and the duo got engaged in 2012. Miley Cyrus had also given one of the most controversial performances of 2013 at an award function days before her split was officially announced. The singer-actress had confessed that she wanted to leave her fiancé months before they announced their split. And even after her break up, Miley Cyrus was spotted in some wild avatars. Miley’s song ‘Wrecking Ball’ which has well received, also spoke volumes about her split with Liam Hemsworth.
Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez : On again, off again. Hollywood singer couple Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez have had their fair share of break up and reunions over the past few years. The duo first started dating in December 2010 and after a number of splits and reunions, they officially broke up for good in January.
Miranda Kerr and Orlando Bloom: This story feels close to home as it seems very much like that of Hrithik and Sussanne. Victoria Secret model Miranda Kerr and British actor Orlando Bloom started dating in 2007 and the picture perfect couple married three years later. In 2011, they welcomed a son, Glynn. But two years later they announced their separation, despite still being close. "We love each other, we're a family," Orlando Bloom had said, "We're going to be in each other's lives for the rest of our lives."
George Clooney and Stacy Keibler: Often dubbed as ‘Serial dater’ George Clooney washed his hands off another relationship with Stacy Keibler in July. In July 2011, George Clooney started dating former WWE Diva Stacy Keibler and split almost exactly two years later.
Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones: This was perhaps the most shocking split of the year as the Hollywood A-listers had been together since 1998. In August 2013 the couple announced their separation however people claimed that they had been separated since May "to evaluate and work on their marriage." This is in fact the only break up which had the happy ending as luckily, on November 1 it was announced the couple had reconciled.
Kris and Bruce Jenner: After 22 years together, Kris and Bruce Jenner announced in October that they had been separated for a year. Kris has since been rumoured to be dating to "Bachelor" star Ben Flajnik, who is 28 years her junior.