Nothing celebrates love in a more grand way than Bollywood movies. While we all cheer for our favourite pairs falling in love, there are some Bollywood on-screen couples who have shown us the magic of falling in love in an arranged marriage! In Indian society, where arranged marriages fixed by families are the norm, falling in love with your spouse is a beautiful journey that these movies have shown us. Hence, let’s look at the following Bollywood on-screen couples who’ve filled the air with love!
Aishwarya Roy Bachchan and Ajay Devgn
The classic movie ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam’ brings in the power of one-sided love where Aishwarya marries Ajay Devgn even if her heart is engaged to someone else. However with time, she comes to realise the love and respect she has for her husband and confronts her lover about the power of marriage that warmed her heart.
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Shahid Kapoor and Amrita Rao
‘Vivah’ beautifully navigates the relationship between these two people as they get to know each other during the journey from their engagement to an arranged marriage. With tragedies looming around them, this couple quickly warms up to each other realising the power of their love.
Katrina Kaif and Akshay Kumar
In the rom-com ‘Namastey London’, Katrina is tricked into marrying Akshay in an Indian marriage. Even though she is resistant at first, she slowly comes to loving Akshay after noticing his love and affection towards her. This movie is proof that Indian marital bonds cuts across time zones and cultures.
Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma
In her debut film, ‘Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi’ Anushka falls in love with Shah Rukh towards the end after she married him over her father’s dying wishes. This movie shows how Anushka, completely against her husband’s affection falls in love with his own personality and that of his ‘makeover’ that he wore to impress Anushka.
Bhumi Pednakar and Ayushmann Khurrana
The movie ‘Dum Laga Ke Haisha’ shows a very realistic approach towards Indian arranged marriages where the couple is partially forced to marry each other. Amidst the backdrop of heavy societal criticism, rivalry, divorce ruling, this couple prove their love for each other by winning a race against all, with love, determination and emotions.
These cult classics are always a joy to watch with your partner and family as it teaches you the most essential lesson of all-to love in all situations.