Bollywood is all about romance, love and fairytale stories. The industry gave us many iconic jodis. Some of the lead pairs who romanced in different movies are related to each other in real life.
Wait! We are not talking about reel and real life couples. We are talking about the Bollywood actors who got a chance to romance their sister-in-laws (bhabhi and saali) in different movies.
Here is the list of actor who romanced their real life sister-in-laws on silver screen.
1- Ashok Kumar – Madhubala
Ashok Kumar and Madhubala’s pair became an instant hit after success of Kamal Amrohi’s mega hit ‘Mahal’. While working opposite Madhubala as lead actor, little did Ashok Kumar know that she will become his sister-in-law by marrying his younger brother Kishor Kumar. Repeating the magic of their on-screen presence, Ashok Kumar and Madhubala were again seen together in ‘Howrah Bridge’.
2- Raj Kapoor – Geeta Bali
Raj Kapoor and Geeta Bali first time worked together in ‘Bawre Naina’. The sizzling chemistry of these two actors helped Geeta Bali get stardom in the industry. Geeta Bali later tied the knot with Raj Kapoor’s younger brother Shammi Kapoor in 1955.
3- Randhir Kapoor – Neetu Singh
When starring with Randhir Kapoor in around five movies, Neetu Singh would have never thought that she will become ‘Bahu’ of the same family by marrying Randhir Kapoor’s younger brother Rishi Kapoor. In fact, Neetu Singh started her Bollywood journey with the movie ‘Rikhsawala’ starring opposite Randhir Kapoor. The brother-in-law and sister-in-law also worked in Heeralal Pannalal, Kasme Vaade, Bhala Maanus and Dhongee.
4- Rajesh Khanna – Simple Kapadia
Rajesh Khanna was one of the most successful and charming heroes of his time. Having him in a movie was an assurance of success for the movie makers. The actor tried to use his status and skills to help his sister-in-law and wife Dimple Kapadia’s sister Simple Kapadia. He not just launched Simple in the movie Anurodh but also worked opposite her to make the movie successful, but against the expectations the movie turned out to be a big flop.
5- Naseeruddin Shah – Supriya Pathak
Naseeruddin Shah is Supriya Pathak’s elder sister Ratna Pathak’s husband. Naseerudding Shah romanced his sister-in-law Supriya Pathak in the movie ‘Masoom’, but at that time they didn’t have any relation. Both the actors also shared screen in movies like Mirch Masala and Bazaar.
6- Anil Kapoor – Sridevi
Anil Kapoor and Sridevi were one of the most loved and super hit jodis of their time. Their chemistry was enough to make a movie hit. They created magic with their sensual and amazing chemistry in movies ‘Laadla’, ‘Mr. India’ and ‘Lamhe’. They had worked together in around 14 movies. The only movie they did after becoming relatives was ‘Judaai’. Actually, Anil Kapoor’s elder brother Boney Kapoor married Sridevi during shoot of ‘Judaai’ which made Sridevi Anil’s bhabhi.
7- Saif Ali Khan – Karisma Kapoor
Saif Ali Khan and Karishma Kapoor worked together in ‘Hum Saath Saath Hain’. While working in this movie before 13 years of Saif and Kareena’s wedding, they would have never thought of having a real-life Jija-Saali relationship.
8- Ajay Devgn – Rani Mukerjee
Ranji Mukherjee is Kajol’s first cousin, which makes her Ajay Devgan’s sister-in-law. Ajay and Rani worked created magic with the chemistry in two movies: LOC Kargil and Chori Chori. Though their Jodi was loved by the audience, but both the movies failed to impress the audience and bombed at the boxoffice.
9- Uday Chopra – Rani Mukerjee
Rani Mukherjee, who is now Uday Chopra’s elder brother Aditya Chopra’s wife shared screen with her devar Uday in 2002. Uday and Rani were seen creating magic in the movie ‘Mujse Dosti Karoge’.