Bollywood love stories have always been quirky and out of the ordinary, be it on-screen or off-screen. Actors like Shahid Kapoor who found his soulmate in a Delhi girl, Mira Rajput who is 13 years younger is proof that quirkiness.
Like they say, "You don't marry the person you can live with ... you marry the person you can't live without," similar to his popular saying many couples in Bollywood have found the person they can't live without.
Irrespective of their huge age gap, couples in Bollywood have given more importance to love and companionship, the oldest example would be Saira Banu and Dilip Kumar.
When the couple got married in 1966, they had a huge age gap of 21 years but that did not stop them finding each other. Their marriage hit the rocks a couple of years later when Dilip had an extra-marital affair, but like they say, true love came calling and Dilip came back to Saira and ever since then the duo had not left each other stay apart.
Similarly many other couples found love in partners who were 8 and odd years older or younger than them, the latest being Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput.
Check out 12 such couples with huge age gap of 8 years and more...
Boney Kapoor and Sridevi have a huge age gap of 8 years, he divorced his first wife to marry Sridevi.
Farah Khan married Shirish Kunder who is 8 years younger than her, the couple are blessed with triplets.
Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia D'Souza too have a huge age difference, Riteish is 9 years older than her.
Aamir Khan who married each other in 2004 have a huge gap of 9 years, they are blessed with a baby boy, Azad.
While Anurag Kashyap and Kalki Koechlin's marriage didn't last long, the couple did have huge age gap. Anurag was 10 years elder to Kalki.
Saif Ali Khan married Amrita Singh who was 12 years older than him, divorced her 13 years later and married Kareena Kapoor who is 12 years younger than him.
Shahid Kapoor who is 34 years old married Mira Rajput who is 13 years younger than him.
Dharmendra and Hema have a huge age gap of 13 years, but still the two converted to Islam to marry each other much to the opposition of the family.
Dimple Kapadia was just 16 years when she tied the knot to Rajesh Khanna, the latter is 16 years older than her.
Sanjay Dutt's third marriage was to Manyata with whom he has 2 kids, Sanjay is 19 years older than her.
Dilip Kumar married Saira Banu who was 21 years younger than him in 1966.
Kabir Bedi married Parveen Dusanj who is freaking 40 years younger than him. She is in fact 4 years younger than Kabir's daughter, Pooja Bedi.