These 10 instances prove age is just a number in Bollywood

Updated: Feb 20, 2017, 13:13 IST
  • These 10 instances prove age is just a number in Bollywood
    Reema Lagoo, famous as Salman Khan's on-screen mother is only seven years elder to the superstar in real life
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    Even more incredibly, Mohnish Behl, who played Lagoo's son in 'Hum Saath Saath Hain', is only three years younger to the veteran actress
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    Shashi Kapoor played Amitabh Bachchan's younger brother in 'Deewar'. But, he is actually elder to Big B by fours years
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    Madhuri Dixit is ageless. She romanced the father-son duo of Vinod and Akshaye Khanna. She was 21 when she starred opposite the elder Khanna in Dayavan (1988), and 30 when she played the love interest of Akshaye in Mohabbat (1997)
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    At 31, Arjun Kapoor has a unique distinction. He played the husband of Kareena Kapoor in 'Kia & Ka', and the son of Amrita Singh in ‘2 States’. The former is Saif Ali Khan’s wife while Amrita is his ex-spouse
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    Sanjeev Kumar, who played the aged character of Thakur Baldev Singh in Sholay (1975), was only 37 at that point of time
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    Anupam Kher was only 29 when he portrayed the legendary character of B.V. Pradhan, an old man whose son loses his life at a young age, in ‘Saaransh’
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    Aamir Khan played a college student in the 2009 film '3 Idiots'. 44 years old at that time. His co-stars, who played his college friends, R Madhavan and Sharman Joshi were 39 and 30 respectively
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    Alia Bhatt, at 23, played the lead role in 'Dear Zindagi'. Although, there wasn’t a prominent romantic angle, the age gap between her and the other lead star, Shah Rukh Khan, was quite large – 27 years
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    Amitabh Bachchan was 65 and the late Jiah Khan 19 when he starred opposite each other in Nishabd – the age gap an unbelievable 46 years
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You must have often heard the adage that age is just a number in Bollywood. If you ever wondered what it was all about, these instances should clear up your mind

 

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