Falling in love with older men is nothing new. A lot of young beauties have fallen for married and old men in real life. However, this article is focusing on the actresses who romanced older men in reel life and registered their names in the list of most unusual on-screen couples of Bollywood.
For example, Amitabh Bachchan and Jiah Khan created a lot of controversy with their on-screen romance in Ram Gopal Varma's Nishabd. The 18-year-old played the love interest of fatherly figure, Amitabh Bachchan.
Apart from Jiah Khan, many other Bollywood actresses have romanced older men on-screen. For example, Deepika Padukone has worked with Shahrukh Khan in so many films. She recently added South superstar, Rajinikanth in the list after acting with him in her debut Tamil movie, Kochadaiiyaan. Meanwhile, Sonakshi Sinha is another Bollywood actress who has romanced old yet handsome, Salman Khan. She also romanced other older men on screen like Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn and Saif Ali Khan.
There are many A lister actresses who have worked on screen with older actors. For example, Vidya Balan raised many eyebrows when she romanced and played dirty with 63-year-old, Naseeruddin Shah in Ishqiya and then The Dirty Picture. It was named one of the most unusual couples on-screen which was criticised as well.
It is not just Deepika Padukone, late Jiah Khan, Vidya Balan or Sonakshi Sinha. Even new Bollywood bees like Diana Penty, Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif to name a few made their Bollywood debut by romancing older men.
Here is a list of Bollywood actresses who romanced older men on-screen.
Bollywood Actresses Who Romanced Older Men On-Screen:
Vidya Balan raised many eyebrows when she romanced Naseeruddin Shah on-screen in The Dirty Picture. Even Tusshar Kapoor was younger to her.
The stunning late actress Jiah Khan became a controversy queen when she worked opposite Amitabh Bachchan as his love interest in Nishabd. She was later seen romancing Akshay Kumar in Housefull.
Deepika made her Bollywood debut with King Khan, Shahrukh who is much older to her. She has also worked with other older men like Akshay Kumar and Saif Ali Khan.
The 1988 born model turned actress, Anushka too made her Bollywood debut with 1965 born Shahrukh Khan!
Sonakshi romanced a lot of older men on-screen. Starting from Salman, to Ajay Devgn, Akshay Kumar and then Saif Ali Khan, Sonakshi has romanced some handsome men in Bollywood.
Katrina has worked with all the 4 Khans (Salman, Saif, Shahrukh and Aamir) and other old actors like Akshay Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan, Govinda and Gulshan Grover to name a few.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Ash romanced Rajinikanth in Robot who is much older her age.
Kareena is another Bollywood actress who has worked with older co-stars and romanced them on-screen. From the 4 Khans (Salman, Saif, Shahrukh and Aamir) to Akshay Kumar and Ajay Devgn, Bebo has worked with handsome ageing men who have huge age difference.
Priyanka Chopra has been paired with actors elder her age. From Shahrukh Khan to Akshay Kumar, the actress has romanced men older to her on-screen.