Some Love Stories are meant to be forever..
Eternal love stories of bollywood couples that will make you smile with an “Awwww”
By: Mohini Sharma
In the industry where break ups and link ups are so normal, relationships and marriages lose their charm soon and struggle hard to survive, there are still some love stories which are meant to be forever or made in heaven. There are a number of stable couples in bollywood. And the couples are living happily ever after.
1. Beautiful Love-story of Riteish and Genelia Desmukh
Year 2002, it was a day just like any other day but who knew two hearts are going to be one and forever after this day. A 16 year old girl, full of inhibitions came at the Hyderabad airport with her mom to meet a young boy from an influential family of Maharashtra. The girl was Genelia D’Souza and this young man was none other than Riteish Deshmukh. This was their first meeting for the test shoot of their debut film- Tujhe Meri Kasam. Genelia’d found out two days before that he was the Chief Minister's son so she assumed he was a spoilt brat... a typical politician's son...But the minute she spoke to him, she realized that he was a nice person and they started working together. There was no great realisation of love overnight instead it was a long process in which they became friends then best friends and gradually fell in love. They just grew together. Bollywood’s beautiful and sweetest couple tied the knot on 03rd February 2012. Riteish and Genelia had two wedding celebrations, clearly showing respect to each other's unique traditions. The first wedding happened in Marathi-style at the Grand Hyatt Hotel. The Deshmukhs reciprocated the D’Souza’s appreciation of their culture by indulging enthusiastically in a Christian wedding held at St. Anne’s Roman Catholic Church in Bandra. They are blessed with a baby boy named riaan who born on 25th November 2014.
2. Filmy Love-story of Shahrukh & Gauri Khan
Shahrukh khan is the bollywood’s heartthrob and every girl’s day dream man. His all film characters from raj to rahul and cute dimples make the girls mad for him. But he is deeply in love with her wife Gauri. The story of this most romantic on screen superstar is ultimately filmy in itself. In 1994, a 18 years old guy for the first time laid his eyes on a girl dancing on floor at a common friend’s party. After gathering some strength he approached her and asked her for dance but the girl turned him down. The guy was none other than Bollywood’s Baadshah Shahrukh khan and the girl was her true and everlasting love Gauri chibber, now khan. This was their first meeting. Gradually Gauri fell for his confident nature and style, and started going out. But Shahrukh was very possessive for Gauri. Gauri realized that she needed a break from this relationship so she left for Mumbai without telling him. At this moment he realized his love for Gauri so he went Mumbai to search his love. When they both meet, they both laid eyes on each other and broke down crying while each other’s arms and realized their love for each other. That moment they realized that they can’t live without each other. They decided to get married and then the filmy family drama start. Gauri belonged to a family of Hindu Brahmins and of course Shahrukh was from a muslim family. The family didn’t approve their relation. But the couple struggled hard and made agreed everyone just like in movie DDLJ. And finally on October 25, 1991 they tied in a knot forever. Gauri was a part of his life before he became an actor. The couple is now blessed with three children Aryan, Suhana and Abram. Their filmy love story proves that behind every successful man there is a woman.
3. Adorable Love-story of Ajay and Kajol Devgan
As we all know opposite attracts and this couple proved this very well. This is one of the most adorable love story of bollywood. Kajol is very bubbly by nature where Ajay is very reserved and introvert, despite their different personalities, they got attracted to each other and living happily today. They met at the set of movie Hulchul for the first time in 1995. Though, it was a romantic film, so romance started between them too. But true love blossomed at the sets of Pyar To Hona Hi Tha. Their on-sreen chemistry After a while they confessed their love and decided to get married. The “unlikely couple” finally tied the knot on February 24th 1999, in a truly maharashtrian style. That was a totally private event with just closed ones. No matter how smooth their courtship was, their marriage saw a lot of ups and downs. There were many rumours about Ajay Devgan dating much younger actress. These rumours published in some magazines. But Kajol brushed off all the controversies by saying she knows how this industry functions. But like every marriage has ups and downs, they had too. It was in 2001, when Kajol was pregnant with her first child. Devgan family was all set to welcome their bundle of joy, but Kajol suffered a miscarriage in the sixth month of her pregnancy. Two years after the miscarriage, the couple got a second chance to experience parenthood. It was on April 20, 2003, that Kajol gave birth to their gorgeous daughter, Nysa. Yug, their son, came seven years later. Since then, Kajol took motherhood as her first priority.
4. The Love Saga of Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu
The tragedy king Dilip Kumar aka Yusuf Khan and Saira Banu are one of the most romantic couple of B-town. Saira banu who was a diehard fan of Dilip Kumar, married her heartthrob and childhood crush. The dream boy was just double of her age, but when you truly love someone, age is just a number. This saga of their love was not that simple because the superstar didn’t ride smooth on the path of love. He romanced Kamini Kaushal, Madhubala, Asma before settling finally with the bollywood starlet Saira Banu. Dilip Kumar fell in love for the first time with Kamini Kaushal. On the sets of ‘shaheed’ the seed of their love sew. But destiny decided something else for them and they separated. Then the polished actor romanced with Madhubala. But things didn’t work out between them. After they broke up Dilip Kumar remained away from love and relationships for a while. It was hard to believe that any one of them could move on because they are deep into love. But he moved, after meeting Saira Banu. And their love blossomed and their fairy-tale romance turned into a life time knot when Dilip Kumar was 44 and Saira Bano 22 years old. Dilip Kumar soon divorced her for a Pakistani lady Asma but after 2 years, she was caught cheating on him and after finding that the legend moved to his first marriage. And re married Saira Banu. And they are living happily thereafter.
5. Iconic Love story of Rishi and Neetu kapoor
They are the most iconic on screen and off screen couple and their love story touched many hearts. Chocolate boy of bollywood meets the most sought actress of her time and fell in love. Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh are known for their sizzling on screen chemistry and soon in real life too, the couple settled down off screen. It was not love at first sight kind of love. They got many opportunities to work together and when they started working together, they became good friends. He used to tell her about his girlfriends and affairs. Even Neetu became the shoulder to cry on after his breakups with his girlfriends. All knows about the prankster Rishi Kapoor. He used to tease Neetu Singh on sets and then just like our movies, she fell for the prankster who teases her most. When Rishi Kapoor went to abroad to shoot for Barood , he started missing him and realized his love for her. Though he expressed his love but still remained a commitment phobic. But after dating for 5 years they finally tied in the knot. They are living their life happily and blessed with two kids Ranbir and Riddhima Kapoor. They are still madly in love with each other and after 34 years their love stands rock solid. Their story inspires to all the people who think marriages and love doesn’t last too long.
6. Twisting Love story of Dharmendra and Hema Malini