Bollywood is another religion in India. People of this Asian country often wish their lives to be similar to the on-screen couples. They replicate the emotions acted by their favorite stars. Over the years we have seen so much of talent and chemistry on screen that is very difficult to pen-down some names of the performances that stood out. Be it yesteryears Raj Kapoor- Nargis duo or the current heartthrobs Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone, Bollywood has proved itself as one of the biggest film industry of this world. On the occasion of completing 100 years, the best way to pay tribute is by mentioning those names that were loved the most by the audience. If you love cinema you got to love Bollywood. Scroll down to have a look at the top 10 on-screen couples who are idols for the mango people over the years.
10. Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone:
They are the current heartthrobs of the nation. Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone make the screen look the best. Both of them are very versatile actors with that awesome cuteness in them. They are one couple that can make a dull movie look brilliant with their chemistry. Be it ‘Bachna Ae Haseeno’ or ‘Yeh Jawaan Hai Deewani’, this couple stands out in Bollywood!
9. Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh:
Rishi Kapoor was the most eligible bachelors of that time and Neetu Singh was one of the cutest actresses of Bollywood. They had a sizzling chemistry on screen in all of their movies. This on-screen magic was later transformed into real life when the couple decided to marry. We still see them in movies together and it can be said that the charm they had still remains!
8. Rajesh Khanna and Sharmila Tagore:
Rajesh Khanna was the first ever superstar of Indian cinema and Sharmila Tagore was one of the most beautiful actresses of that time. Their on-screen chemistry was just impeccable. If you are a Bollywood buff you can never forget their acting in ‘Ardhana’, ‘Avishkar’ and ‘Safar’. Their biggest hit together was ‘Amar Prem’ that is also rated as one of the best movies of Bollywood. The charm and elegance they brought to the screen is unforgettable!
7. Anil Kapoor and Sridevi:
Be it ‘Mr. India’ or ‘Roop ki Rani Choron ka Raja’, Anil Kapoor and Sridevi were always a sizzling couple on-screen. Though Sridevi married Boney Kapoor she came in many movies with Anil Kapoor even after her marriage. The couple is known to be the hottest reel-life pair in Bollywood.
6. Dharmendra and Hema Malini:
Hema Malini was the dream girl of Bollywood, almost every star wanted to marry her but she created magic both in real and reel life with the ‘Man of Punjab’, Dharmendra. Both of them acted together in almost 40 movies and fell in love on the sets of Sholay. Be it ‘Seeta aur Geeta’, Raja Jani or Charas, both of them looked perfect on screen.
5. Guru Dutt and Waheeda Rahman:
When you talk about Indian Cinema, Guru Dutt is one name that has to be there and when you talk about him, you can never leave Waheeda Rahman out of picture. People say they had a torment affair and Guru Dutt committed suicide because of her. Their on-screen chemistry really showed the love they had for each other. Be it ‘Pyaasa’, ‘Sahib Bibi Aur Gulam’ or ‘Kagaz Ke Phool’, all of their movies had a magical effect on the audience.
4. Amitabh Bachchan and Rekha:
Amitabh Bachchan and Rekha created magic on-screen as well as off-screen. Their rumored affair was the hottest topic in the 80’s. Yash Chopra’s, ‘Silsila’, is a movie based on real life of Big B. Many other movies like ‘Suhaag’ and ‘Do Anjaane’ saw this duo in brilliant performances. The comfort and chemistry Amitabh showed on screen with Rekha cannot be lived again by any other star of Bollywood.
3. Shahrukh Khan and Kajol:
When we talk about the romance of the 90’s we can never miss out on the Shahrukh Khan and Kajol duo. They both had the best on-screen chemistry in that era. The magic still continues with their recent movie, ‘My Name is Khan’. This on-screen couple gave Indian cinema some of the biggest grossing movies.
2. Salman Khan and Aishwarya Rai:
Things didn’t work out for them in real life but the reel life was always superb for both of them. Any movie buff remembers, ‘Hum Dil de Chuke Sanam’ and he will also remember the magical acting done by Salman Khan and Aishwariya Rai. The charisma lied behind their expressions and the way they treated each other on-screen. Bollywood is still waiting to see them together in movies again!
1. Raj Kapoor and Nargis:
The era was black and white but Raj Kapoor and Nargis had the kind of chemistry that could bring a non-movie fan to a theater, just to see them. The chemistry they shared was the bestest ever! Starting from ‘Aag’ to ‘Barsaat’ to ‘Shree 420’, both of them made the screen look more magical as the time passed. In 8 years from 1948 to 1956, they starred together in 16 movies or call it 16 super-hit movies together. The epitome of romance that they have built can never be replaced by anyone in the industry.