Bollywood couples: People finding their life partners at the place of their work is very natural. So many couples around the share the same profession, lawyers have married lawyers, doctors have married doctors, journalists have married journalists and the list goes on.
Perhaps it’s the shared experience and the similar understanding of certain ideas of the world that brings people closer. After all, love is all about understanding.
When it comes to Bollywood actors, they are no different but they get to share perfectly decorated and romantic experiences on film sets. Many actors over the years have found their real-life partner in their reel life romantic interest.
Here are eight of the most talked-about Bollywood couples:
Aishwarya Rai And Abhishek Bachchan
The couple reportedly met during a photoshoot of their film Dhai Akshar Prem Ke¬†and Aishwarya Rai stunned Bachchan. He has said in an interview that he found Aishwarya “wonderful”. After becoming friends, the couple made four films together. It was when they were shooting for their film Guru that Abhishek Bachchan finally asked Aishwarya Rai to marry him. And it was on a balcony! Read more about them here.
Genelia D’souza and Ritesh Deshmukh
When Genelia D’souza met Ritesh Deshmukh for the first time during the shooting of their film Tujhe Meri Kasam in 2002, she only saw as a son of a powerful politician. She has said in her interviews that she thought of him as a “spoiled brat”. But the two started talking and Genelia had to change her mind about him. The lovebirds have been married for almost a decade now after dating each other for a long time.
Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh
The chemistry between the lead stars of Ramleela is disarming for a reason. It was the time, actor Ranveer Singh was really falling for his co-star. During an interview, Ranveer Singh has revealed that he first met Deepika Padukon in Macau in 2012 at an award function and he couldn’t forget her outfit. After dating for several years, Ranveer Singh had admitted that he thought of Padukone as “marriage material”. They got hitched in a very royal manner in 2018.
Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan
According to reports, Kareena Kapoor met Saif for the first time on a film set where her big sister Karishma was shooting. The two got close when the two were shooting for their film Tashan, sometime before 2008. Kareena Kapoor while talking about her relationship with Saif Ali Khan, Kapoor confessed that she used to carry her heart on her sleeves before she met Saif, she fell in love with him.
Twinkle Khanna and Akshay Kumar
It was love at first sight for Akshay Kumar when he saw Twinkle Khanna at a Filmfare photoshoot years ago. The two kept meeting afterwards and got together. Twinkle Khanna had once spoken about how she got married to Kumar. Apparently, she proposed a condition in front of Akshay Kumar and said if her film Mela( 2000) flops, she will marry him. The film did flop and the two got married. Khanna confessed that she knew Mela would flop.
Neetu Kapoor and Rishi Kapoor
Starting one of the sweetest love stories of Bollywood, Neetu Kapoor and late Rishi Kapoor met on the sets of Zehreela Insaan (1974). He was having trouble with his then-girlfriend, so he asked Neetu to help him send her letters. This is how the two got closer and Rishi Kapoor released his messenger as his true love.
Ali Fazal and Richa chadha
The two actors met during the filming of their film Fukrey. Since then, the couple has been seen together at red carpet events, movie premiers and even in each other’s zoom interview videos. According to reports, the two were going to tie the knot last year but like all plans, their wedding was halted because of the pandemic.
Patralekhaa and Rajkumar Rao
Unlike others, Rajkumar Rao had his heart set on Patralekhaa way before he actually met her. Rao saw her in a television commercial and instantly thought, ” I will marry her”. Patralekhaa said. The two worked together for the first time in the movie Citylights and saw instant chemistry. As for the audience, we saw it too.