PHOTOS: Popular small screen romances
Saraswatichandra-Kumud in 'Saraswatichandra': Village belle Kumud and NRI businessman Saraswatichandra have finally found love in their relationship. With nuptials soon to take place, the young love birds are drifting closer with romance budding between the two. Last we heard they were to do an intense love-making scene onscreen
Ram-Priya in 'Bade Acche Lagte Hain': They are the answer to the mid-age singletons. The marriage of convenience, which slowly turned into a beautiful relationship dealt with reasonable maturity. The consummation of their marriage onscreen created a huge buzz throughout and the result of the consummation was their little daughter Pihu. Last we heard they shot another love-making scene and Priya is expecting a second child
Manav-Archana in 'Pavitra Rishta': The love story that won a million hearts through sheer innocence later saw the chemistry of Manav and Archana scale to new heights. Their onscreen romance also graduated off-screen and the couple is soon to tie the knot in real life too!
RK-Madhubala in 'Madhubala-Ek Ishq Ek Junoon': The chemistry between these two differs with a dominant RK and the submissive Madhubala. RK doesn’t just love Madhubala, but wants to own her as well. And the romance is enough to make the audience swoon over the jodi
Shiva-Parvati in 'Devon Ke Dev... Mahadev': Two mythological characters portrayed in the light of real human lives, the freshness captured the eyes of the audience. The show depicted some never seen before cute romantic scenes between Mahadev and Parvati where god is seen trying to woo the goddess
Arnav-Khushi in 'Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon': When the slick, smart and serious Arnav Raizada meets the small town chatterbox Khushi Kumari Gupta, there's instant chemistry. Their love-hate relationship had oodles of passion to make them arguably the most sizzling couple on the tube
Naitik-Akshara in 'Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai': The popular couple may have had an arranged marriage, but the romantic sequences between the two coupled with sensuous background score always had an element of sensuality that could make an average Indian viewer uncomfortable in their couch
Sooraj-Sandhya in 'Diya Aur Baati Hum': This unusual couple - an educated ambitious wife Sandhya married to a responsible good natured halwai- took its viewers by surprise by their intimate sequences. Some awkward moments but in the end unfolded the passion of romance between the couple
Viren-Jeevika in 'Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai': This cute couple's inability to find time and space for themselves brought its own sets of problems. But when the romance ignited onscreen they became one of the most loved couples of the television industry
Sujal-Kashish in 'Kahiin To Hoga': It wouldn't be wrong to say the show was popular mainly for the crackling chemistry between Sujal and Kashish. They looked so stunning together that at one point of time there was a strong rumour about the leads seeing each other!
Pratham-Gauri in 'Kutumb': A quintessential spoilt rich brat Pratham marries a dutiful middle class girl Gauri only to make her obey his orders after a tiff in college. But steadily the two fall in love after marriage and what follows is a series of romantic sequences full of entertainment quotient for the viewers
Maan-Geet in 'Geet Hui Sabse Parayi': The passionate love between the two was one of the very popular television romances of all times. The ever-increasing love between Maan and Geet was constantly trialed and tested, but nevertheless, whenever they cozied up, the viewers sure skipped a heart beat
Armaan-Riddhima in 'Dil Mill Gaye': Doctors fall in love too! And this romantic side of the life savers was depicted through the romantic tale of Armaan and Riddhima as freshers in the medical profession
Ashutosh-Nidhi in 'Kuch Toh Log Kahenge': The age factor deftly dealt with in this love story was inspired from the Pakistani hit show 'Dhoop Kinare'. The suave doctor and his vivacious intern set the stage for a love story with a difference
Anurag-Tani in 'Tere Liye': For people who believe childhood crushes remain forever, they sure must not have missed this one. Tani's childhood love Anurag returns from abroad, the two unite in a sacred bond of marriage and a cute romance transpires between the two childhood friends
Yash-Aarti in 'Punar Vivah': A widower and a divorcee marry each other to have a perfect upbringing for their children expecting nothing more out of their married life. But eventually love blossoms between the two and they find time for romance
Mohan-Megha in 'Na Bole Tum Na Maine Kuch Kaha': An unusual love story of a simple widow and a carefree journalist marked by some breezy romance post their marriage, something that the viewers just couldn't forget
Kunal-Siddhi in 'Parichay Nayi Zindagi Ki': Kunal's prospective sister-in-law becomes his bride with his brother's sudden demise. What follows is the marriage of convenience developing into a tender love story. Hmm...
Anant-Navya in 'Navya-Naye Dhadkan Naye Sawaal': A classic tale of teenage love marked with dilemma to choose between love and family. A confused middle-class girl-next-door Navya falls in love with an outgoing yet rooted Anant. In the end love overcomes all obstacles. The couple cherish their intimate moments even as they face other family related issues in their married life
Milind-Prachi in 'Kayamath': This onscreen couple has given so many romantic scenes that the viewers were spoilt for choice as to which was their favourite. For those who believe in the bitter truth that there is also separation in love, this one's a perfect story
Asad-Zoya in 'Qubool Hai': This show has two complete opposites attracted to each other, both still at a stage where they are coming to terms with the feeling. The breezy romance minus the drama makes you giggle and blush at the same time
Dev-Radhika in 'Choti Bahu': Their love story has stood the test of time, literally speaking. The onscreen lovers carried their love off the sets too and now are back with the second season. Romance is back!
Jagya-Anandi in 'Balika Vadhu': Child marriage, adulthood and adultery, this couple has braved it all. And despite all odds, the audience has always loved the sizzling chemistry on-screen which makes this couple so popular
Arjun-Arohi in 'Kitani Mohabbat Hai': Just what the viewers said after watching the show- 'kitani mohabbat hai'! Alternating between fights and romance, everything looked perfect for the lovebirds. Some cozy ambience, some instrumental music, a bonfire; the show had a perfect setting for a sizzling romance
Abhay-Piya in 'Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani': The mysterious dark love story of Abhay and Piya was an engaging one as it was a first of its kind concept on Indian television- a vampire in love with a human marked by intimate dance, kiss and love-making sequences
Aditya-Pankhuri in 'Pyar Ka Dard Hai Meetha Meetha Pyara Pyara': Touted as one of the most romantic couples on the small screen currently, this couple that often clashed with their opinion about relationships finally discovered their true feelings for each other. Since then whenever they appear on screen they create magic with their sparkling chemistry