Various real-life couples of Bollywood are a result of on-screen pairing. Here is a list of a few on-screen jodis that got converted into real-life love stories-
1) Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan
Kareena and Saif have been together for more than 10 years, they started dating on the sets of the movie ‘Tashan’. They had worked together in ‘LOC’ and ‘Omkara’. After a year into their relationship, Saif decided to get a tattoo to mark his love for Kareena. Saif and Kareena tied the knot in 2012. Saifeena, as the couple is addressed, is Bollywood’s power couple. The couple’s baby Taimur was born in 2016 and is the media’s favourite star kid. Taimur doesn’t even shy away from posing for the shutterbugs now!
2) Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Abhishek and Aishwarya met on the sets of the movie, ‘Dhai Akshar Prem Ke’ in the year 2000, but they were both romantically involved with someone else. It was in 2005 during the shooting of ‘Kajra Re’ for ‘Bunty Aur Babli’ that sparks ignited between the two actors. In 2006-2007, while shooting together for three films, ‘Umrao Jaan’, ‘Guru’ and ‘Dhoom 2’ they spent quality time together. After the premiere of the film ‘Guru’, Abhishek proposed to Ash in New York. The couple got married in 2007. In 2011, Aishwarya gave birth to their daughter, Aaradhya.
3) Ajay Devgn and Kajol
Kajol and Ajay Devgan have been married for 19 years and have two kids Nysa and Yug. Their love story is an interesting one. They met on the sets of the movie ‘Hulchul’ and they did not like each other. Both were seeing other people at that time. They started interacting two years later and one fine day, decided to get married. They had a simple wedding on the terrace of Kajol’s house.
4) Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh
The couple has been in the limelight for their recent destination wedding at Lake Como in Italy. They started seeing each other on the sets of ‘Ram Leela’, the Sanjay Leela Bhansali movie. The movie had a number of intimate scenes and their passionate love story began with an unscripted kiss while shooting for the song ‘Ang Laga De’ from the film. They would address each other as baby, eat together, and disappear into their vanity vans when not shooting. The couple has given blockbuster hits together and they have one of the highest net worths in Bollywood.
5) Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna
The two first met during a shoot for Filmfare magazine, where Akshay had a crush on Twinkle. It was during the shooting of the movie, ‘International Khiladi’, when the two fell for each other. They got married in 2001, at Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla’s residence, amidst a gathering of just 50 people. They are one of the best-looking Bollywood couples and are parents to two children, Aarav and Nitara.
6) Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Kapoor
Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh have been one of the most iconic on-screen and off-screen couples. The teenage romance which bloomed around 1975, stands rock solid even after 38 years. The realised their love for each other after they acted in ‘Kabhi Kabhi’. Rishi Kapoor went to Paris for a shoot and he suddenly started feeling lonely and realised his love for Neetu and sent her a telegram. The telegram read ‘Ye Sikhni badi yaad aati hai.’ Then started the love saga of this romantic couple.
7) Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia Deshmukh
Genelia and Ritesh dated for 9 years before they got married in 2012. They first met on the test shoot of their debut film, ‘Tujhe Meri Kasam’. Genelia was 16 and Ritesh 24. Soon, they became best friends on and off the sets. Their love and fondness for each other grew with time. This Bollywood couple literally grew up together. This couple has always stayed away from controversies. They are parents of two sons today.
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