Mukesh and Nita Ambani:
One of Mumbai's richest couples, Mukesh and Nita Ambani are happily married for 32 years. The couple has three children; Anant Ambani, Akash Ambani, and Isha Ambani. The couple's love story started after Mukesh's late father Dhirubhai Ambani, spotted Nita at a dance recital. It was then that he introduced the duo, hoping things will work out. While Nita initially could not believe what was happening, she was soon head over heels for Mukesh Ambani.
Anand and Anuradha Mahindra:
Like many love stories, Anand and Anuradha Mahindra's started while they were students in college. Anuradha was studying Psychology at Mumbai's Sophia college, while Anand Mahindra had taken a semester off from his fil-making course. The couple, who have now been married for more than three decades, have two beautiful daughters - Divya and Aalika
Raj and Sharmila Thackeray:
Sharmila and Raj Thackeray are amongst the political world's top power couples. Sharmila can often be seen supporting the MNS leader at various public events and functions. The couple has a son, Amit Thackeray and a daughter Urvashi Thackeray.
Anil and Tina Ambani:
Anil Ambani met Bollywood actress, Tina Munim at a wedding. It definitely was not love at first sight for the couple. With Tina putting off her date with Anil, it took many months before the duo got properly introduced to each other. In an interview with Simi Garewal, Tina admitted, "The first time I met him, I was quite struck by his simplicity. I found him very upfront and genuine.” The happily married couple have two children - Jai Anmol and Jai Anshul.
Sachin and Anjali Tendulkar:
Anjali and Sachin Tendulkar's love story blossomed at an airport. Anjali Mehta, who was a medical student then, ran after 17-year old Sachin when she saw him at the airport. She went to receive her mother from the airport, something which she totally forgot upon seeing the young cricketer. There has definitely been no turning back for this Mumbai couple. They have two children - Sara and Arjun
Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan:
Shah Rukh Khan and his wife Gauri Khan are among the front-runners for Bollywood's ideal couple. Speaking about how he met Gauri on Anupam Kher's Show, Kucch Bhi Ho Sakta Hai, Shah Rukh said, "I am very shy in personal life. I had never asked a girl out. I danced with her, she was very good. I asked for her telephone number and she was the first girl with whom I had danced or asked for their number. I felt that she is the one for me, as she has not told me a 'no' for now." Shah Rukh and Gauri have three kids - Aryan, Suhana and AbRam.
Amitabh and Jaya Bachchan:
Amitabh Bachchan first saw Jaya Bhaduri on the cover of a magazine. He thought she looked like the perfect blend of a traditional yet modern woman. He was most attracted to her eyes. It was love at first sight for the duo. The couple have been married for over 45 years and have two children - Shweta Bachchan Nanda and Abhishek Bachchan
Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna:
Bollywood couple Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna first met each other during a photo session with Jayesh Seth for Filmfare magazine in Mumbai. While Akshay Kumar was already part of the industry, it was just the beginning for Twinkle Khanna. The couple starred in two films - International Khiladi and Zulmi. They have two children - Aarav and Nitara
Devendra and Amruta Fadnavis:
Devendra Fadnavis tied the knot with Amruta Fadnavis in December 2005. Their union was a form of arranged marriage and the couple has been married for more than 13 years now. The power couple from Nashik who is now an integral part of Mumbai has a daughter named Divija Fadnavis. When Fadnavis was elected chief minister of Maharashtra, Amruta became the youngest first lady of the state. While their daughter Divija became the youngest-ever occupant of the Chief Minister's official bungalow 'Varsha' located in South Mumbai.
Javed Akhtar and Shabana Azmi:
For Javed Akhtar and Shabana Azmi, love and marriage are very long roads that they have travelled together. Akhtar met Azmi while he was still married to Honey Irani. He also had two children at the time; Zoya and Farhan Akhtar. Javed Akhtar married Shabana Azmi in 1984 and the couple have been living a happy married life since.
Uddhav and Rashmi Thackeray:
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has been married to Rashmi Thackeray for more than 30 years. The duo got married on December 13, 1988, and have two sons Aaditya and Tejas. Aaditya Thackeray is active in politics and heads the Yuva Sena, the youth wing of Shiv Sena while his younger brother Tejas is still a student. Rashmi Thackeray has always stood as an anchor for the political leader. The couple is often seen attending public events and functions.
Milind Deora and Pooja Shetty Deora:
Milind and Pooja tied the knot on November 9, 2008, in Mumbai. The power couple has been married for over a decade now. While Milind is a former Union minister and Congress leader, Pooja, on the other hand, is on the Board of Adlabs Imagica, and is the Joint Managing Director of the venture started by her father, Manmohan Shetty. In January 2018, the power couple became proud parents of a girl child through surrogacy. The couple has been happily married and together are setting major relationship goals for new-age couples.
In the 21st century, true love is quite a tough thing to find, but these yesteryear couples prove that love is beyond words and just lovey-dovey posts as they have withstood storms together and overcome every barrier to make their marriage stand the test of time. We take a look at some of the famous Mumbai couples, who give us major relationship goals
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