Hindi cinema, often known as Bollywood and formerly as Bombay cinema, is the Indian Hindi-language film industry based in Mumbai. The term is a portmanteau of “Bombay” and “Hollywood”.
Below is 10 celebrity couples in Bollywood.
Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan: Shah Rukh and Gauri have been married since 1991 (they met in 1984), and despite the odd rumour that they lead separate lives, by all official appearances, they are still going strong. She is the key interior designer in Mumbai high society, and he is arguably the most famous Bollywood star of all time. They are an interfaith marriage too (he is Muslim and she is Hindu) and they got together before either of them was famous.
Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor: This pair is powerful together, but they are both Bollywood royalty in and of themselves. Kareena’s family is ‘the first family of Bollywood’, with her great-grandfather Prithvi Raj Kapoor a very famous actor from the 1930s to the 1970s.
Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone: Ranveer and Deepika have kept the details of their relationship are kept a secret, but appear to have been dating for around five years.
Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma: Virat and Anushka come in at number four in our rankings because he is the captain of the Indian cricket team, and she is known as an actress who tackles gritty and real roles.
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Askhay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna: Akshay Kumar has been engaged many times, but the only time he managed to make it all the way was with Twinkle, an actress turned author and interior designer. The pair have two kids together, and are private about their family life.
Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai: Aishwarya has been known across the globe since she was famously crowned “the world’s most beautiful woman” after winning Miss World in 1994. Abhishek’s family is true Bollywood royalty, with his father the still-prolific Amitabh Bachchan and his mother his mother the legendary Jaya Bachchan.
Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao: Bollywood power couple, Aamir and Kiran met on the set of the Oscar-nominated Lagaan in 2001, Aamir divorced his first wife Reena in 2002, and Kiran and Aamir were married in 2005.
Kajol and Ajay Devgn: This pair began dating in 1994, and got married in 1999 so are one of the more well-established couples on this list. Both come from Bollywood families – his father is a famous action director and her mother is an actress, while her grandmother is the very famous Shobhna.
Shahid Kapoor and Mira Kapoor: Ranbir and Alia started dating on the set of fantasy film Brahmastra, which has just wrapped up shooting, and have already expressed an interest in getting married. They are both the most promising actors of their generation.
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Shahid Kapoor and Mira Kapoor: Mira is 13 years Shahid’s junior, and the pair met through their religion. Both follow Radha Soami Satsang Beas. Their marriage was arranged by their families, which is rare in Bollywood. They have two children together already, and she comes from a top business family in New Delhi.
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