There is a saying in Hindi, "Jodiyan uparwala banatha hai (Jodis/pairs are made in heaven)." But in Bollywood it's we - the audience, who make jodi. When a filmmaker comes up with a new star pair on screen, it is up to the audience to make them a hit jodi.
We have seen many jodis in the past who set the screen on fire with their magical on screen chemistry. Raj Kapoor and Nargis, Dilip Kumar and Madhubala, Rajesh Khanna and Mumtaz, Shammi Kapoor and Asha Parekh, Dharmendra and Hema Malini are just a few to name.
There are few on-screen couples who created a scintillating off-screen chemistry too. While few got married, many others created controversies. But whatever be the case, their fans just loved them on-screen and want to see more of them. Rishi Kapoor-Neetu Singh got married, Amitabh Bachchan-Rekha and Salman Khan-Aishwarya Rai Bachchan created controversies, Shahrukh Khan-Kajol and Abhishek Bachchan-Rani Mukherjee remained the best jodi and people want them to be seen more.
On this Valentine's Day, here are few romantic Bollywood jodis, who drive you crazy whenever you see them on or off screen. Tell us who's your favourite Valentine jodi onscreen?
Big B And Rekha
This evergreen jodi was seen together in movies like Do Anjaane, Suhaag, Silsila, Mr Natwarlal, Khoon Pasina and many more. It is said that their movie became hit mostly because of the 'offscreen' gossips. People loved their chemistry onscreen. This relationship ended with the most controversial Yash Chopra's Silsila. What do you think - Don't they deserve to be the best Valentine jodi?
Rishi And Neetu
This real life jodi is Bollywood's all-time favourite. They did many movies together - Khel Khel Mein, Amar Akbar Anthony, Pati Patni Aur Woh, etc. They also did small role in Love Aaj Kal and appeared in Do Dooni Chaar, which was first film as a lead pair, after a gap of 30 years. They were the most electrifying pair of their time and even now, people can't stop admiring this jodi.
Anil And Sridevi
Mr India Anil Kapoor and Miss Hawa Hawai girl Sridevi made the best couple. They did many films together like - Lamhe, Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja, Mr Bechara, etc., and delivered many hits like - Judaai, Laadla and Mr India. It is also said that they would be seen in the movie sequel to Mr India.
Govinda And Karisma
Govinda and Karisma Kapoor ruled the 90s. It is said that their rumoured affair made their movies an instant hit. Audience liked their Jodi. They were seen in many movies like Haseena Maan Jaayegi, Hero No 1, Saajan Chale Sasural, Cooli No 1, Andaz Apna Apna, Raja Babu, etc. It was even said that this hit jodi will star in a song of David Dhavan's movie Chashme Buddoor.
Sanjay And Madhuri
Khal Nayak Sanjay Dutt and Dhak-Dhak girl Madhuri Dixit were hottest couple and most popular couple of late 80s and early 90s. They did innumerable movies together. They were even rumoured to be dating each other. They were seen together in movies like Mahaanta, Khal Nayak, Sahibaan, Saajan and Kanoon Apna Apna.
Salman And Aishwarya
Few pairs made first and best impression, and one among them was Salman and Aishwarya. They did Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam and become an instant hit jodi. It is said that they both fell in love with each other during the shooting of this movie. She was also seen in a small role with Salman in Hum Tumhare Hai Sanam. They looked great together. This couple was quite a controversial one as they created news every now and then.
SRK And Kajol
SRK-Kajol was perfect couple in Bollywood. Their sizzling on and offscreen chemistry was so natural that their fans even now love to see them together; and whichever movie they did together it was declared blockbuster. Be it Baazigar, Karan Arjun, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Kabhi Kushi Kabi Gham or My Name Is Khan or even a guest appearance - Kal Ho Na Ho or Om Shanti Om, they set the screen on fire. This pair won many awards too.
Amir And Juhi
They made a very cute and innocent pair. It was with Juhi that Aamir gave his first hit Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak, which was also his debut movie. They were seen together in movies like Love Love Love, Daulat Ki Jung, Tum Mere Ho, Aatank Hi Aatank and Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke Ishq.
Saif And Preity
Audience loved Dimpled Preity with Nawab Saif who were seen in movies Kya Kehna, Kal Ho Na Ho and Salaam Namaste which were declared hits. Their sizzling hot pair was liked by all.
Abhishek And Rani
This pair was often compared to Abhi's dad Amitabh and Jaya Bachchan because of their personality (height). Rani and Abhi made best pair and they were seen in movies like Bas Itna Sa Khwaab Hai, Yuva, Bunty Aur Babli, Laga Chunari Mein Daag and Kabhi Alvidaa Na Kehna. Their chemistry on screen was well appreciated.
Akshay And Priyanka
They made a sizzling hot pair which was evident in the movie Aitraaz. They did films like Andaaz, Mujhse Shaadi Karogi, Aitraaz and Waqt together. They made headlines because of their rumoured affair.
Hrithik And Katrina
Greek God-Barbie doll of Bollywood, Hrithik-Katrina is the hottest looking onscreen pair of Bollywood. Their pair was liked in Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara and now they are ready for another movie, remake of Hollywood movie Knight and Day. They were also seen in a magazine photoshoot where they looked hot.
John And Bipasha
They were seen in movies like Jism, Aetbaar, Madhoshi and Viruddh. They were dating each other for nine years. Their fans loved them and their movies. They made a hot pair. Just when their fans were thinking that they would get married, John and Bipasha announced their break up.
Shahid And Kareena
This bubbly girl looked fantastic with quite and innocent Shahid Kapoor in Jab We Met, which became a blockbuster hit. They were seen in movies like Fida, Milenge Milenge and Chup Chup Ke. It was also said that Kareena turned vegetarian for Shahid Kapoor. But the couple broke up during the shooting of Jab We Met.
Riteish And Genelia
This is the best reel and real life couple. They were seen in movies Tujhe Meri Kasam, Masti and Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya. Their love story was no less than filmi. They met on the sets of their first film, Tujhe Meri Kasam and fell in love. After eight years they declared they confirmed about their wedding. Aren't they sweet-lovely couple?
Ranveer And Anushka
This dynamic jodi was loved by all in the film Band Baaja and Baraat. They went on to make one more movie Ladies Vs Ricky Bahl. They are always in news for their on and off relationship. Whatever it may be, people just loved this lively and energetic pair.
Ranbir And Deepika
This is one of the most hot and happening pair in the tinselville. They did Bachna Ae Haseeno and the rumours of their affair spread like an untamed fire. Dippy had even inked a 'RK' (Ranbir Kapoor) tattoo on the nape of her neck. But they broke up. And now after their break up, they will be seen in the movie Yeh Jawani Hai Dewani. Fans just love to see them together.
Arjun And Parineeti
This pair was appreciated in Ishaqzaade. They had a great chemistry in the movie and people loved them. Don't you think they make the best Valentine jodi?
Madhavan And Vidya
This beautiful pair was seen in Guru. Though it was a small role, fans loved this pair. They were even seen in an Airtel ad. The chemistry that this couple shared in the ad for a mobile company was so good that it spurred movie makers to plan at least a couple of movies with them together.
Emraan And Mallika
The 'Murder'ous Jodi had set the silver screen on fire with their sizzling chemistry. Thought they were seen only in a movie audience loved this electrifying pair. But after the movie Murder, they were not seen together. They were also in news as they took potshots at each other.
Don't they deserve to be the best Valentine jodi?