Musalman mards right from the ancient times love to have h!ndu women as their wives.
Raja Bharmal of Amer (1548-1574) was first among the Rajputs to marry his daughter to a Mughal. It is said that Rao Maldeo of Jodhpur (1532-1562) was the first to give his daughter in marriage to Muslims. Maldeo married one of his daughters Kankavati Bai to Sultan Mahmud III of Gujarat (1537-1554); and another daughter Lala Bai to Emperor Sher Shah Suri (1540-1545).
Sultan Ala-ud-din Khilji (1296-1316) married Kamla Devi, the ex-wife of Rai Karan of Gujarat, who was seized by force after the Rai’s defeat. Sultan Ala-ud-din Khilji’s eldest son Khizr Khan married Dewal Devi, the daughter of Rai Karan and Kamla Devi. Read the love story of Khizr Khan and Dewal Devi.
Firuz Shah of Bahmani Sultanate (1397-1422) defeated Devaraya I of Vijayanagar (1406-1412) and demanded his daughter in marriage in addition with a large sum of money, fifty elephants and two thousand singers, dancers, musicians and slaves. Devaraya was compelled to give his daughter in marriage to Firuz Shah Bahmani and the marriage was celebrated in great pomp. Sultan Alau’d-din Ahmad Shah II (1436-1458) of Bahmani Sultanate sent his minister Dilawar Khan to capture the country of Konkan. He defeated the Rajas of Rairee and Sokehr and took the daughter of Raja of Sokehr as a tribute to Ahmad Shah. The King was charmed with the Raja’s daughter, who was without equal in beauty, disposition, and knowledge of music. He gave her the title of Perichehra.
When Sultan Muhammad Shah of Gujarat (1441-1451) attacked the Raja of Idar, the Rai offered his submission and sent his daughter to the Sultan. The Sultan was fascinated with her beauty and through her influence he restored the country of Idar to her father.
Sultan Firoz Shah Tughlaq (1351-1388) was the son of Sipah Salar Rajab (brother of Sultan Tughlaq) by Bibi Naila. the daughter of Rana Mall Bhatti of Abuhar.
Sultan Muzaffar Shah II of Gujarat (1511-1526) was born to Rani Harbai, the daughter of the Tah Rana, a Rajput zamindar of Mahindri. Sultan Bahadur Shah (1526-1537) was the son of Sultan Muzaffar Shah II by Lakham Bai, who was the daughter of a Gohil Rajput. Sultan Muzaffar the Clement had also married Raj Bai, the sister of Mahipat Rana.
Sultan Yusuf Adil Shah (1490-1510) was the founder of the Adil Shahi Dynasty of Bijapur. Mukund Rao, a Maratha chief, and his brother revolted against Yusuf Adil Shah during the first year of his reign. Yusuf Adil Shah defeated them and their families fell into his hands. Among these was Punji, the sister of Mukund Rao, whom Yusuf afterwards espoused, and gave her the title of Bubuji Khanum. By this princess, he had his son Ismail afterwards Sultan Ismail Adil Shah (1510-1534).
Kasim Barid (1492-1504), the founder of Barid Shahi Dynasty of Bidar, defeated the Maratha chief Sabaji Maratha and married the daughter of Sabaji to his son Amir Barid.
Originally written by Anjana