Bollywood films are all about weaving together a fantasy world. There is magic, glamour, and far-fetched expectation coming live on screen. The cast is what helps in procuring that enigma on-screen with their perfect screen presence and believable on-screen chemistry.
Over the years there have been some iconic on-screen pairings that have been loved by audiences. Sometimes the chemistry between the lead pair is so magical that their fans almost wish that they were real-life couples too. Here is a list of some of the most loved B-Town pairings that we will always relish to witness on the silver screen.
Aamir Khan & Juhi Chawla
They both started their career in films together in Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak. Fresh into the world of showbiz and extremely young – the heart touching love story kick-started their career with full gusto and their onscreen presence was much admired. With their cute persona and fetching chemistry, they stole the hearts of the audiences in no time and later on went on to do many more films such as Ishq, Hum Hain Rahi Pyaar ke- to name a few.
Shah Rukh Khan & Kajol
They have given us countless blockbusters and our extremely close friends in real life. From all-time favourites like Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Baazigar, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge to their last venture- Dilwale – there is something magical that unfolds on the screen when these two take over. Over the years they have received relentless love and affection from their fans and they have set a high standard for the other on-screen couples in the generations to come.
Ranbir Kapoor & Deepika Padukone
Both of them started their career in films in the year 2007. Though in different films, they both left an impression with their first films. Soon they were paired opposite each other for the first time in Bachna Ae Haseeno, it was also the time they both started dating each other. That worked for both of them on screen as well. Later on, even though they parted ways, they went on to give some memorable films to their fans as the lead pair. Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani and Tamasha have been hailed for their stupendous performances.
Varun Dhawan & Alia Bhatt
With a debut like Student of the year, there was sure no turning back for these two star kids. Over the years they have showcased their talent through their diverse films. Right from their first film, their chemistry was much loved and appreciated on screen. Together they went on to give other blockbusters like Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania and Badrinath Ki Dulhania. Their adorable friendship and cute demeanour sure have helped crack the code to hail them as one of the most loved on screen pairings in Bollywood.
Salman Khan & Madhuri Dixit
One of the most loved pairings from the ’90s, these two were unstoppable back in the day when they were at the peak of their careers. Their most loved film is Hum Aapke Hai Kaun which is still a cult favourite. The chemistry between the relatable characters of a happy go lucky lover boy played by Salman Khan and the quintessential role of a girl next door played by the resplendent Madhuri Dixit was much loved and appreciated by the audiences. Their chemistry on screen was so contagious that till today their fans want to see them together once again.
Shahid Kapoor & Kareena Kapoor Khan
Even though they have done several movies together, Jab We Met was their official ticket to success. Their contagiously adorable relationship in the movie went on to become a milestone of one of the most iconic pairings in Bollywood. They dated in real life however things turned sour over time and they are said to have broken up even before the shoot of this film was over. However, that hasn’t stopped people from loving this pair over the years and they still seem to connect with their characters in the film.