It is said: “When you are in true love, age doesn’t matter. Whether it is a difference of two years or 30 years, Love is Love.” And some celeb couples from Bollywood has proved it right, despite considerable age difference! For these couples, marriage isn’t about the difference in their age but about the love, comfort and trust they share with one another.
So here is the list of 7 couples with May-December love in our very own Bollywood:
1. Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput
The couple tied the knot in 2015. At that time, Shahid was 34 while Mira had just completed her college and was 21, their age gap being 13 years! Both of them had a typical arranged marriage.
2. Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor
As per reports that circulated in media, Saif and Kareena fell for each other while shooting together for ‘Tashan’ in 2008. After dating for four years, the two finally tied the knot in 2012. The couple has an age difference of 11 years which never was an obstacle in their happy life. Before marrying Kareena, Saif divorced his first wife Amrita Singh who was 12 years older to him.
3. Dharmendra and Hema Malini
A timeless couple of tinsel town, their love story was quite an interesting one. Bollywood’s most romantic hero of yesteryears and dreamgirl surpassed all obstacles that came in the way of their love. Dharmendra was already married when he met Hema Malini, but neither this, nor their age gap of 13 years could keep the two away from each other.
4. Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu
A couple that has fought all odds and stayed together for more than 50 years now, Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu have an age difference of 23 years. Hindi cinema’s “Tragedy King”, Dilip Kumar was 45 years old when he married Saira Banu who was just 22 at that time.
5. Rajesh Khanna and Dimple Kapadia
Dimple Kapadia was only 16 years old when she married 31-years-old Rajesh Khanna in 1973. At that time, her debut film ‘Bobby’ was yet to release. After getting married, she did not work in films for about a decade. The couple separated in 1982 and Dimple rejoined cinema. The couple never divorced each other and the actress was all there for her husband from the moment he fell ill until the time he passed away.
6. Kabir Bedi and Parveen Dusanj
Kabir Bedi’s fourth marriage happened at the time the actor was 67 years old. And surprisingly, his current wife Parveen Dusanj is actually four years younger than his daughter Pooja Bedi. The couple has a striking 29 years of age difference!
7. Sanjay Dutt and Manyata
Sanjay Dutt hasn’t been very lucky in love as he had already had two unsuccessful marriages before he met Manyata. The two got married in 2008 and share a strong bond, despite a 19 years age gap. The couple is now living a happy life with twin children- a girl and a boy.
8. Milind Soman and Sunkusmita Konwar
53 years old Milind Soman is dating 26 years old Sunkusmita Konwar, often referred to as Ankita Konwar which means that the age difference between the two is whopping 27 years. And apparently her parents have no issue with their age difference. Well, the couple is not married yet but is on our list since they have been setting serious couple goals through their social media posts and might getting married in 2018 as per media reports.