Mind your space or mind your age when you are tying the knot with that special someone? After several cross-cultural marriages happening, age is showing a surprising new trend with elderly actresses getting married to younger heroes.
Call it love quotient or love dynamics age bar has taken a backseat with Bollywood celebs taking a lead in changing the marriage equation set by the society.
[Also Read: Bollywood Celebrities Who Are Highly Qualified]
Come let us check out the B-Town ladies who found their soulmates in guys younger to them.
Soha Ali Khan and Kunal Khemu
She is the striking and elegant looking daughter of Sharmila Tagore, and he a B-town hero. She is five years elder to him (wait we have more to tell you). Fully aware of the age difference, whatever made the Go Goa Gone actor Kunal Khemu to tie the knot with the beautiful Bengali babe Soha Ali Khan in January this year?
It was love that sparked off between them in the year 2009 when they were acting in the movie Dhoondte Reh Jaaoge. They got into a live-in relationship for about two years. Kunal finally proposed to Soha in 2014 in none other than Paris, the city of Eiffel Tower, luxury perfumes, croissants and muffins. As one can see, their love and commitment towards each other stood out and they never cared a hoot for the age difference.
Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan
A marriage in the Bachchan khaandan is sure fodder for news. The bigger slice of news came when Abhishek Bachchan married Femina Miss India World 1994 title holder Aishwarya Rai who, if you want to know, is two years elder to Abhi. After much would-be-won’t-be guesses on their marriage (including horoscope news confirming Ash having Manglik yog), the couple tied the knot on April 20, 2007. Today, they have a two-year old daughter, Aaradhya, who is already a ‘celebrity’ in Cannes shows.
[Also Read: Post marriage Appearances of Bollywood Divas]
Adhuna Bhabani and Farhan Akhtar
This star producer-cum-actor in the iconic Rock On!! movie and as flying Sikh in Bhaag Milkha Bhaag needs no introduction. What few know is that the handsome hunk Farhan Akhtar married Adhuna Bhabani, who is six years older than him. If you flip the pages of history, Adhuna met Farhan when he was writing the script for the super fabulous movie Dil Chahta Hai. They got married in the year 2000, and have two daughters.
Mehr Jessia and Arjun Rampal
Theirs is a marriage that proves how the most handsome can woo the most beautiful super model. Actor Arjun Rampal is two years junior to his model wife Mehr Jessia and their marriage has been around for a decade or more. The couple has two lovely daughters.
Nargis and Sunil Dutt
Mother India Nargis was a year elder to the brilliant film star Sunil Dutt when they got married. It was in 1957 in the epic film Mother India that both the co-stars got to know each other. If you know what true love is about, Dutt Sahab saved the pretty Nargis from the massive fire incident that happened during the film shooting. That’s when they fell in love. Marriage happened and so did the birth of three beautiful kids – Sanjay, Priya and Namrata.
Farah Khan and Shirish Kunder
Shirish is a film editor-turned-director While his films might not be popular, what became the talk of the town was his marriage to Farah Khan who is 8 years elder to him. Incidentally, Shirish was the Editor of Farah’s directorial debut Mai Hoon Naa. They got friendly and cosy on the sets that soon culminated into love and marriage in the year 2004. The couple have two daughters and a son.
[Also Read: Most Beautiful Celebrity Couples]
Zarina Wahab and Aditya Pancholi
Remember Zarina’s popular movie Chit Chor where the film’s male lead Amol Palekar sang Gori tera gaon bada pyaara….Such was the time when music was at its melodious best. As time moved on, Zarina Wahab got married to a Bollywood star Aditya Pancholi. Interestingly, the couple have been married for almost 28 years and Aditya is 6 years younger to Zarina. In the thick of times when they were bitten by the love bug, their families were supportive of their marriage.
Archana Puran Singh and Parmeet Sethi
Archana had a failed marriage. When she met Parmeet Sethi at a friend’s place, they hit it off instantly. Parmeet who is seven years younger than Archana was bowled over by her beauty and grace. Though they had a live-in relationship for four years, the two got married much against the approval of Parmeet’s parents. After being together for more than 20 years now, they are very much in love today.
[Also Read: Famous Bollywood Divorces & Break-Ups]
As you can see, age never defies love. Who knows the current crop of Bollywood actresses are on their way to settling down with men younger to them. Wishing all the best to the would-be B-couples!