From real to reel: Power couples of Bollywood and television who shared screen space

Updated: Jun 04, 2020, 12:59 | Anshul Vipat
  • Namrata Shirodkar, Mahesh Babu

    Namrata Shirodkar-Mahesh Babu: Mahesh Babu and Namrata Shirodkar have been married for 15 years and have set some major relationship goals. The two met for the first time in 2000 at the mahurat of their film Vamsi. It was love at first sight for them. The couple was blessed with a baby boy, Gautham, in 2006. Namrata gave birth to their second child, Sitara, in 2012. We totally adore Namrata Shirodkar and Mahesh Babu as a couple! (All pictures: mid-day archives/Twitter and Instagram fan pages/screenshots from YouTube)

  • Simone Singh, Farhad Samar

    Simone Singh-Farhad Samar: Simone first forayed into the small screen world with the 1995 series Swabhimaan. She went on to act in television shows such as Ajeeb Dastaan Hai Yeh, Thoda Hai Thode Ki Zaroorat Hai, Heena and Ek Hasina Thi. She married Fahad Samar in 2000. She shared screen space with her husband in the web series Four More Shots Please!

  • Vivek Dahiya, Divyanka Tripathi Dahiya

    Vivek Dahiya-Divyanka Tripathi: Vivek and Divyanka met on the sets of their show, Yeh Hai Mohabbatein. Apparently, Vivek had no plans of getting married anytime soon but when his co-star advised him to think about Divyanka as his life partner, he began thinking seriously about it.

  • Jay Bhanushali, Mahhi Vij

    Jay Bhanushali-Mahhi Vij: Television industry's heartthrob and popular host Jay Bhanushali got married to Mahhi Vij in 2010 and adopted their caretaker's two kids in 2017. The couple were blessed with a daughter on August 21, 2019. The couple was seen together on Nach Baliye 5, which they won.

  • Manoj Pahwa, Seema Pahwa

    Manoj Pahwa-Seema Pahwa: Seema and Manoj Pahwa are among Hindi cinema's most dependable actors. They have been around for many years, working in productions both forgettable and unforgettable. The couple married in 1988. They both appeared in the cult television serial Hum Log. The Pahwas were also cast as a screen pair in BHK in 2016. In May 2018, they were paired once again in Khajoor Pe Atke.

  • Ashok Saraf, Nivedita Joshi

    Ashok Saraf-Nivedita Joshi: Another gem of the Marathi film industry, Ashok Saraf, who celebrates his birthday on June 4, is married to actress Nivedita Joshi-Saraf. Together, the couple has entertained us in a number of Marathi films, namely Dhoom Dhadaka (1985), Ashi Hi Banwa Banwi (1988) and Balache Baap Brahmachari (1989).

  • Zareena Wahab, Aditya Pancholi

    Zarina Wahab-Aditya Pancholi: Chitchor in 1976 and Gharonda in 1977 made Zarina Wahab a household name. In 1986, she signed up for Nari Hira's Kalank Ka Tika. That changed Zarina's life forever as she found love in the form of her co-star, Aditya Pancholi. The couple has two kids - son and actor Sooraj Pancholi and daughter Sara.

  • Ram Kapoor, Gautami Gadgil

    Ram Kapoor-Gautami Kapoor: The couple played the role of husband and wife in Ghar Ek Mandir and are now happily married in real life too. They got married on Valentine's Day in 2003 and have two children, daughter Sia and son Aks.

  • Yuvika Chaudhary, Prince Narula

    Yuvika Chaudhary-Prince Narula: Both took to Instagram to announce their engagement in January 2018. After dating each other for three years, the couple finally tied the knot on October 12, 2018, and solemnised their relationship in Mumbai. Prince Narula and Yuvika Chaudhary met on the sets of Bigg Boss 9 where they became best friends. In 2019, the couple won Nach Baliye 9's coveted trophy.

  • Bipasha Basu, Karan Singh Grover

    Bipasha Basu-Karan Singh Grover: Bipasha Basu is considered one of the hottest and most stunning actresses in Bollywood. She started dating her Alone co-star Karan Singh Grover in 2015. The duo got married in 2016. Ever since then, they have been inseparable, both on-screen and off-screen. On-screen the couple will next be seen in Vikram Bhatt's Aadat Diaries.

  • Barkha Bisht, Indraneil Sengupta

    Barkha Bisht-Indraneil Sengupta: They weren't the best of friends when they acted together in Pyaar Ke Do Naam. However, by the time the show ended, they were very much in love. The couple tied the knot in 2008 after a two-year courtship and are parents to their daughter Meera.

  • Ravi Dubey, Sargun Mehta

    Ravi Dubey-Sargun Mehta: Ravi Dubey and Sargun Mehta are two well-known names in the world of Indian television. Ravi and Sargun have completed ten years of togetherness. They have played on-screen husband and wife in the serial 12/24 Karol Bagh. Later, they spread love on-screen on Nach Baliye 5.

  • Konkana Sen Sharma, Ranvir Shorey

    Konkana Sensharma-Ranvir Shorey: Ranvir Shorey and Konkona Sensharma got married in 2010. The actors worked in a lot of films together and subsequently fell in love. From doing films like Aaja Nachle, Traffic Signal and the last one being A Death In The Gunj, they had fantastic chemistry on the celluloid. However, in 2015, their fans were surprised when the Wake Up Sid actress announced that they had decided to separate.

  • Dilip Kumar, Saira Banu

    Dilip Kumar-Saira Banu: When the Bollywood thespian married Saira Banu in 1966, he was 44 and she was 22. Their marriage went through a rough phase in the '80s, but they managed to sail through it. The couple has worked together in a lot of films namely Bairaag, Duniya, Gopi, Sagina and Sagina Mahato.

  • Sachin Pilgaonkar, Supriya Pilgaonkar

    Sachin Pilgaonkar-Supriya Pilgaonkar: The couple met while shooting for a Marathi movie Navri Mile Navryala (1984), which Sachin was directing. They eventually got married in 1985. Supriya was 18 years old when she married Sachin. The duo is still considered as one of the most successful pairs in Marathi cinema. They have worked together in Navra Mazha Navsacha, Amhi Satpute and Hichki. Incidentally, their birthdays are one day apart, with Sachin Pilgaonkar's birthday on August 17 and Supriya Pilgaonkar's on August 16.

  • Pankaj Kapur, Supriya Pathak

    Pankaj Kapur-Supriya Pathak: After his marriage with Neelima Azeem (Shahid Kapoor's mother), which lasted nine years, Pankaj tied the knot with fellow actor Supriya in 1986. Their relationship has been going strong since. The couple starred together in the critically-acclaimed 2007 film Dharm.

  • Mithun Chakraborty, Yogeeta Bali

    Mithun Chakraborty-Yogeeta Bali: Mithun and Yogeeta (the actress was briefly married to Kishore Kumar) tied the knot in 1979 and went on to star in a few films, namely Khwab (1980), Unees Bees (1980), Beshaque (1981), and Aakhri Badla (1990).

  • Naseerudin Shah, Ratna Pathak Shah

    Naseeruddin Shah-Ratna Pathak: Following the death of his first wife, Naseeruddin married Ratna Pathak in 1982. Ever since, they have been among the most respected couples in Bollywood. The duo was lovable on-screen in Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na (2008) and also featured together in Mirch Masala (1987).

  • Archana Puran Singh, Parmeet Sethi

    Archana Puran Singh-Parmeet Sethi: Parmeet Sethi became a household name after he played the character of Kuljeet in Shah Rukh Khan-starrer Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, while Kuch Kuch Hota Hain's Miss Braganza is hard to forget. The couple got married in 1992 much before their stardom. Together, the pair has spread love in a number of films on-screen, which includes the cult classic Jhankaar Beats (2003), Mela (2000) and Bad Luck Govind (2009).

  • Dev Anand, Kalpana Kartik

    Dev Anand-Kalpana Kartik: The classic hero of the 50s and 60s, Dev Anand fell in love with (and then secretly married) his Taxi Driver (1954) co-star Kalpana Kartik. Together, the couple went on to star in a number of hit films like House No 44 (1955) and Nau Do Gyarah. Later, Kalpana turned producer and collaborated with him on films like Heera Panna (1973), Tere Ghar Ke Saamne (1963) and Prem Pujari (1967).

  • Kishore Kumar, Leena Chadavalkar

    Kishore Kumar-Leena Chandavarkar: Leena Chandavarkar was Kishore Kumar's fourth wife. Before her, he was married to Ruma Guha Thakurta, Madhubala and Yogeeta Bali. Leena worked with Kishore Kumar in the 1980 film Pyar Ajnabi Hai.

  • Shammi Kapoor, Geeta Bali

    Shammi Kapoor-Geeta Bali: India's very own Elvis Presley, Shammi Kapoor met Geeta Bali in 1955, during the shooting of the film Rangeen Raaten, where he was the leading actor and she played a cameo. Four months later, the couple exchanged vows at Banganga Temples, near Napean Sea Road in Mumbai. They had two children - son Aditya Raj Kapoor and daughter Kanchan.

  • Upen Patel, Karishma Tanna

    Upen Patel-Karishma Tanna: Their love story began on the sets of reality show Bigg Boss 8. Nach Baliye 7 was the couple's second reality show together. The two sprung a surprise and got engaged on the sets of Nach Baliye 7 in 2015. However, they broke up soon after.

  • Ranveer Singh-Deepika Padukone

    Ranveer Singh-Deepika Padukone: Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone solemnised their six-year-old relationship by walking down the aisle on November 14, 2018. Bollywood's Bajirao and Mastani have been inseparable ever since Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Goliyon Ki Raasleela: RamLeela. Their chemistry sets fire on screen, making them the ideal couple.

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What are some of the first names that come to your mind when we say celebrity couples who were seen together on-screen? Ranveer Singh-Deepika Padukone, Saif Ali Khan-Kareena Kapoor Khan, Amitabh Bachchan-Jaya Bachchan, or Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan? There are countless other celebrity pairs who are couples off-screen and on-screen as well. From Dev Anand-Kalpana Kartik to Mahesh Babu-Namrata Shirodkar, take a look at 24 power couples of Bollywood and the television industry who have worked together.