When it comes to ‘true love’, age is just a number. Here are some of our celebrity couples who fell in love and got married despite a big age difference between them. And, yes some of these celebrities are even younger than their wives.
SHAHID KAPOOR AND MIRA RAJPUT
They got hitched in a private ceremony, where only a select few friends and family members were present. This was one arranged marriage that broke a lot of hearts!Shahid and Mira have a wide age gap between them. Shahid is 13 years older than his wife Mira. Mira is 21 and Shahid is 34 years old.
KAREENA KAPOOR KHAN AND SAIF ALI KHAN
Saif later fell in love with Kareena Kapoor, on the sets of Tashan.They started dating in October 2007. This ‘Royal couple’ have an age gap of 10 years. The duo got married on October 16, 2012.Kareena Kapoor is 10 years younger than her husband Saif Ali Khan.
RITEISH DESHMUKH AND GENELIA D’SOUZA
One of the most adorable and loved couples in Bollywood, Riteish-Genelia met on the sets of their debut film ‘Tujhe Meri Kasam’. Not many people know that Genelia and Riteish have a good 9 years age gap between them. Riteish is 9 years older to his wife.
SOHA ALI KHAN AND KUNAL KHEMU
After being in a live-in relationship for two years, Kunal and Soha got married on Januray 25, 2015. Kunal Khemu is five years younger than his wife Soha Ali Khan. But, the age difference was never an issue for this couple.
AAMIR KHAN AND KIRAN RAO
Aamir Khan, four years after his divorce from first wife Reena Dutta, married Kiran Rao on December 28, 2005. Kiran had been an assistant director to Ashutosh Gowariker during the making of Lagaan.They met on the sets of Lagaan in 2000, and then got married in 2004. Aamir and Kiran have an age gap of 9 years.
HEMA MALINI AND DHARMENDRA
Undoubtedly, Hema Malini and Dharmendra make one of the most gorgeous looking couples in Bollywood. They dated for five years before marriage happened. Dharmendra and Hema have a 13 year age gap. Hema met Dharmendra when he was already married.Both of them converted to Islam to marry each other amidst family opposition. They have two daughters, Esha and Ahaana.
SANJAY DUTT AND MANYATA
The couple faced a lot of objections from the Dutt sisters when they got married in 2008. Their love story began after they were reportedly introduced to each other by producer Nitin Manmohan in 2006. They made their first appearance as a couple in 2007. The duo is going really strong, especially after Manyata gave birth to twins in 2010. The 19-year age gap between Sanjay and Manyata, does not seem to affect their relationship at all.
RAJESH KHANNA AND DIMPLE
Dimple was only 16 years old when she tied the knot with superstar Rajesh Khanna! He was 31 years old and the reigning heartthrob of the Hindi film industry at the time.
SRI DEVI AND BONEY KAPOOR
Even though the age gap between these two pairs is not more than a decade, they come close to the mark. Sridevi married Boney Kapoor when she was already pregnant with their first child. Boney is eight years older than Sridevi.