From Ritesh-Genelia to Jaya-Amitabh: Real-life Bollywood couples who took their real chemistry to the reel
Bollywood has brought viewers some memorable love stories through its films. Quite a few iconic onscreen couples have won viewers’ hearts, and sometimes, pairings on the silver screen have translated into real life love stories off screen as well. Celebrities like Genelia Deshmukh- Ritesh Deshmukh, Karan Singh Grover-Bipasha Basu, and Kajol-Ajay Devgn met on the sets of their Bollywood films and later got married. Here are a few real-life Bollywood couples who have worked together on screen.
Last Updated: 01.12 PM, Aug 22, 2022
Genelia Deshmukh-Ritesh Deshmukh
Ritesh-Genelia have gained quite a few fans, treating fans to some delightful fun filled moments in their love story via their social media handles. The couple met on the sets of the 2003 released film Tujhe Meri Kasam. The duo seemed to have been ‘shipped’ even before they entered into a relationship, due to their electric onscreen chemistry. Though the couple faced a few hurdles initially due to religious differences, they later got married in 2012, soon after the release of their film Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya, which was a box office hit. They welcomed their first child Riaan in 2014 and Rahyl in 2016.
Bipasha Basu-Karan Singh Grover
The soon-to-become parents Bipasha and Karan Singh Grover worked together on screen in the horror film titled Alone featured the couple together in lead roles. Talks about them dating soon started surfacing online. The couple’s sizzling chemistry both on and off-screen seemed to have set couple-goals for their fans. The couple never shy away from sharing their special moments online with their fans and they recently shared the news about the couple’s pregnancy on their social media handles. The duo have been inseparable since their marriage and have been spotted in the gym, at parties and at temples together.
Kareena Kapoor Khan-Saif Ali Khan
Saifeena might be one of the most celebrated couples in B-town. The duo met on the sets of Tashan and dating rumors surrounding them started coming up soon after. They later featured in Kurbaan (2009) and Agent Vinod (2012) together. The couple dated for five years before tying the knot in a close-knit intimate ceremony. The couple have two children together, Taimur Ali Khan and Jehangir Ali Khan. The actress regularly posts pictures from her personal life and shares memorable moments with her husband and kids with her fans.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan- Abhishek Bachchan
Miss World (1994) Aishwarya Rai married Abhishek Bachchan in 2007. The news broke on all news channels that the gorgeous diva would be marrying Abhishek Bachchan, the son of veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan. The duo had worked on screen in films such as Guru, Kuch Naa Kaho, Guru, Dhoom 2 and Raavan among others. Their chemistry was very much appreciated and received much love and adoration from the audience. They welcomed their firstborn, Aradhya in 2011.
Akshay Kumar-Twinkle Khanna
Akshay and Twinkle are considered to be one of the power couples of Bollywood. The duo worked together on films like International Khiladi and Zulmi. Akshay stated that he first Twinkle during a photoshoot for Filmfare. The couple hit it off during the shoot of International Khiladi and got married in 2001 amongst friends and family. Twinkle has been staying away from the limelight and is now a published author. The duo worked together on the film PadMan where Akshay was the male lead and Twinkle acted as the producer of the film.
Karan Johar has called Kajol the ‘pativrata-patni’ on the sets of Koffee with Karan. Kajol and Ajay Devgn have worked together on screen in films like Ishq, Pyar Toh Hona Hi Tha, Toonpur Ka Super Hero and U Me Aur Hum. The couple tied the knot in 1999 and welcomed their first child Nysa Devgn in 2003 who has grown up to become quite an internet sensation. Yug, their son came seven years later. Since then Kajol has not featured in many films but has made occasional appearances in films like My Name is Khan and Dilwale.
Jaya Bachchan-Amitabh Bachchan
One of the most iconic and everlasting couples of Bollywood is Jaya and Amitabh Bachchan. The duo have worked together on films like Sholay, Mili, Silsila, Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham. Though constant rumors about Amitabh’s link-ups with veteran actor Rekha spiked up, the couple never seemed to drift apart. They got married in 1973 and have two children, Shweta and Abhishek Bachchan. The latter is also a Bollywood actor and is married to Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. Their grandson Agastya Nanda is soon to make his Bollywood debut with Zoya Akhtar’s directorial venture The Archies.
Last Updated: 01.12 PM, Aug 22, 2022
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