We are seeing from a long time that ageing heroes do romance with young heroines, but dynamics of love are changing rapidly. The age bar has taken a backseat, and many of our Bollywood celebs are setting the right example in this context. Let’s have a look at some of the most successful couples in Bollywood who got married despite their age differences.
1. Sunil Dutt and Nargis
Legendary actor, Sunil Dutt got married to Nargis, who was 1 year older, and also a great and high paid star than him at that time. Their relationship began when Sunil Dutt saved her from the fire that broke out on the sets of the 1957 film Mother India. The bond between them can be understood by this message of Nargis for Sunil, “Darling, don’t get angry, but remember even if I die, I will always be there with you spiritually. I am so much attached to you that even death can’t take me away completely from you.”
2. Dhanush and Aishwarya
Another couple included in this list is Southern superstar, Dhanush and his wife Aishwarya (daughter of Rajinikanth). The actor is 2 years younger to his wifey and the two have great understanding and respect and ofcourse love for each other. The couple got married in 2004 and have been going strong since then! And we wish them a long inning along.
3. Parmeet Sethi and Archana Puran Singh
Archana met Parmeet Sethi at a friend’s place and felt something for him instantly. Parmeet, who is seven years younger than Archana says, was bowled over with her beauty and grace. They had a live-in relationship for four years. Parmeet’s parents were against their marriage, but after all , the two got married. They have been together for more than 20 years now, and are still very much in love. Once Archana expressed her love like, “Had age been the paramount criterion, then so many marriages with the right age ratio would not have fallen apart.”
4. Raj Kundra and Shilpa Shetty
This amazing couple of Bollywood is avery cute one. Shilpa is three months older than her husband. Raj and Shilpa met often during the launch preparations of Shilpa’s perfume, S2, and in no time fell in love. Supposedly, Raj always posses a special place for Shilpa in his heart. They got married on November 22, 2009.
5. Karan Singh Grover and Bipasha Basu
New couple which is entering this list are, Karan Singh Grover and Bipasha Basu. Karan is 34 years old and Bipasha is 38. The two had their wedding on April 30, 2016. Earlier, Karan’s mom was against this marriage because of the age difference, but later agreed to their alliance. They have clearly proved that age is just a number when love is true!
6. Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai
The most dashing couple of Bollywood, Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, also have this age-angle to their love story. Abhishek is two years younger than his wife, Aishwarya. The couple got married on April 20, 2007. Be it their age difference, Aishwarya’s manglik yog, or anything else, there was nothing that could stop the two of them from tying the knot. They are such an adorable couple of Bollywood.
7. Arjun Rampal and Mehr Jessia
Even after over a decade of marriage, actor Arjun Rampal seems to be madly in love with his wife, Mehr. Arjun tied the knot with the former supermodel, Mehr Jessia in 1998. Mehr is two years older than Arjun, and the couple is blessed with two daughters. Their love exemplifies the commitment of a lifetime in every true sense.
8. Shirish Kunder and Farah Khan
Shirish was the editor of Farah’s directorial debut Main Hoon Naa. Their friendship on the sets soon changed into love. Film editor-turned-director, Shirish Kunder, is eight years younger than his wife, Farah Khan. The society odds like 8-year age gap, and different religions too could not stop these two lovebirds from being one. They got married in 2004, and are blessed with two daughters and a son. Once Farah said,”I don’t know if one is reborn or not, but if it were so, then I would like to marry Shirish in my second birth too.” 8. Shirish Kunder and Farah Khan
9. Aditya Pancholi and Zarina Wahab
After surviving quite a few turbulences, Zarina and Aditya have been married for almost three decades now. Aditya, who is six years younger than his wife, said that age was never a problem for them. Fortunately, even their families were very supportive of their marriage. Zarina believes that it is destiny that brought them together, and their love for each other has kept their marriage strong.
10. Kunal Khemu and Soha Ali Khan
Kunal Khemu, is five years younger than his wife, Soha Ali Khan. Love sparked between the two in 2009, when they worked together in the movie, Dhoondte Reh Jaaoge. The couple had always been quite open about their relationship and they even moved together in 2013. After being in a live-in relationship for two years, Kunal proposed Soha in Paris, in 2014. The couple got married on January 25, 2015.