Ranbir Kapoor and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan set tongues wagging with their amazing on-screen chemistry as a couple in Karan Johar's 2016 directorial Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. Ranbir is 11 years younger to Aishwarya
Rajkummar Rao shared screen space with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in Fanney Khan. He is 11 years her junior
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has romanced younger actors on-screen during her early years in Bollywood too. She acted opposite Vivek Oberoi, who is three years her junior in the 2002 film Kyun Ho Gaya Na
Varun Dhawan romanced Nargis Fakhri in Main Tera Hero (2014). He is eight years younger to her.
Nargis Fakhri interestingly debuted in Bollywood opposite a younger actor. She starred opposite Ranbir Kapoor, who was three years younger to her in Imtiaz Ali's 2011 directorial Rockstar.
Jacqueline Fernandez was Tiger Shroff's leading lady in the 2016 film A Flying Jatt. Tiger is five years her junior.
Kareena Kapoor Khan worked alongside Punjabi actor Diljit Dosanjh in Udta Punjab (2016). Kareena is three years older to Diljit.
Kareena Kapoor Khan and Arjun Kapoor played an on-screen married couple in R Balki's Ki and Ka (2016). Arjun is five years younger to Kareena.
Before Ki and Ka, Kareena Kapoor Khan romanced Imran Khan on screen in Gori Tere Pyaar Mein (2013). Imran is three years her junior. They worked together before that in Ek Main Aur Ek Tu.
Vidya Balan and Ali Fazal's on-screen pairing in Bobby Jasoos (2014) was criticised by viewers. Ali is eight years younger to Vidya.
Kismet Konnection (2008) saw Shahid Kapoor and Vidya Balan pair-up on screen. Shahid was three years younger to Vidya and viewers felt the pair didn't click.
Bipasha Basu's husband Karan Singh Grover is three years younger to her and they both starred together in the 2015 horror-thriller Alone.
Priyanka Chopra was seen in Gunday (2014) with Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor. Both are three years her junior. Priyanka was cast as Ranveer's on-screen wife Kashibai in Bajirao Mastani (2015).
The 1964 classic Woh Kaun Thi? starring Manoj Kumar and Sadhana will reportedly be remade with Shahid Kapoor and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan essaying lead roles. Shahid is younger to Aishwarya by seven years.
Not many know that Shahid Kapoor was one of the background dancers in Aishwarya Rai's 1999 film Taal. It was Shahid's foray into Bollywood
Traditionally it was an older leading man who paired-up with a younger heroine. But that trend has seen a drastic change with filmmakers casting leading ladies opposite co-stars who are a few or several years their junior. Here's a look at some films where that is the case