Almost nine out of 10 Bollywood movies have love as the central theme. While top notch actors and actresses in the Indian film industry always give a good show to the audience, some on screen pairs have succeeded quite well in regaling viewers. The chemistry among some ‘on-screen pairs’ was so great that every movie they did together turned out to be a blockbuster. Their performances were highly appreciated by all those who watch Bollywood movies. Here are the top 5 on screen couples in Bollywood movies who almost certainly did their best to make love come alive on the screen.
1. Nargis and Raj Kapoor:
This on-screen pair will be remembered for as long as the Hindi film industry lives. Within a short span of about eight years, Nargis and Raj Kapoor did 16 movies together. From 1948 to 1956, this on-screen pair ruled the big screen. Many people believe that on-screen and off-screen chemistry between Nargis and Raj Kapoor made them the best couple ever. No one can forget Shree 420, Awaara and Barsaat.
2. Kajol and Shahrukh Khan:
The most charming on-screen couple, Kajol & Shahrukh Khan restored the legacy of Bollywood in middle of the 1990s. For over a decade, people had begun to lose interest in Bollywood love stories. Their on-screen performances began with Baazigar in the year 1993. Every film they starred in together was a hit. But they are immortalized as a dream on-screen couple after Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge in 1995. The recent movie in which the on-screen couple got back after nine years was My Name is Khan, another superhit.
3. Jaya Bhaduri and Amitabh Bachchan:
Amitabh Bachchan got an opportunity to work with Jaya Bhaduri when not many popular actresses were interested in working with him. His meeting with Jaya changed everything in his career, and his life. The strong image of angry young man was born after he worked with Jaya in Bansi Birju and Zanjeer in early 1970s. The on-screen pairing of Jaya Bhaduri and Amitabh Bachchan gave some timeless classics such as Mili, Sholay, Abhiman and Chupke-Chukpke. One cannot deny the fact that Jaya Bacchan had a huge role in making Amitabh the Big B.
4. Juhi Chawla and Aamir Khan:
Juhi Chawla was Miss India 1984 and she didn’t have to wait for long to make her mark in Bollywood. Her pairing with Aamir Khan in Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak took the nation by storm and created a breed of lovers. Similar was the case with Ishq. Till this date, it is the favorite Bollywood pair for those who were either in their teens or just past it in the late 1980s and early 90s.
5. Madhuri Dikshit and Salman Khan:
A hunky Bollywood actor, Salman Khan found his best on-screen match when he worked with Madhuri Dikshit. This pair was first seen together in the 1991 film Saajan. The movie was a blockbuster as Salman and Madhuri depicted love and emotions effortlessly on big screen. Millions of Bollywood fans will forever remember their performance in Hum Aapke Hain Kaun – a movie that won hearts, earned awards and made money.
Contributed By Sonia Narula