Launching of two newcomers in the same movie has become the latest trend of Bollywood. While some go on to shine in the industry, others just faded away. Here are 8 jodis who entered Bollywood together.
Salman Khan and Bhagyashree
Salman Khan and Bhagayshree made their Bollywood debut in 1989 with the movie ‘Maine Pyaar Kiya’ which went on to become one of the best eternal love stories ever made. While Bhagayshree proved to be a one-film wonder, Salman Khan’s stardom shone bright and earned him the status of a superstar.
Hrithik Roshan and Ameesha Patel
Hrithik Roshan and Ameesha Patel made their Bollywood debut in the hit flick ‘Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai’. The young, hunky and charismatic star danced his his way on screen with Ameesha Patel as his leading lady. While Hrithik went on to maintain his stardom, Ameesha has been away from the silver screen for quite some time now.
Arjun Kapoor and Parineeti Chopra
Arjun Kapoor and Parineeti Chopra marked their Bollywood debut in 2012 with ‘Ishaqzaade’. The film received love from the audience and critics alike. Today, both the actors are doing great in their respective Bollywood careers.
Tiger Shroff and Kriti Sanon
Tiger Shroff and Kriti Sanon make their debut with ‘Heropanti’. Although the movie had new faces and no big names, it went on to become a surprise hit of 2014. Today, both of them are doing great in Bollywood and also enjoy a huge fan following.
Ranbir Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor
Ranbir Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor made their first big screen debut in ‘Saawariya’. The two star kids were launched under the watchful eye of director Sanjay Leela Bhansali in the 2007 love story. Though the film tanked at box office, Ranbir and Sonam have gone places after their debut film. Today, they are one of the top actors in Bollywood.
Kareena Kapoor Khan and Abhishek Bachchan
Abhishek Bachchan and Kareena Kapoor were also paired opposite each other in the film ‘Refugee’ by ace director JP Dutta. The movie was critically acclaimed but tanked at box office. Kareena also took home the Best Debut Actress Award for the movie. Both have done some great movies since then.
Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan and Sidharth Malhotra
Karan Johar made launching duo’s seem like child’s play when he launched terrific trio -Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Sidharth Malhotra- together in 2012’s ‘Student Of The Year’. The film went on to be a hit and made the three one of the most bankable stars in Bollywood.
Janhvi Kapoor and Ishaan Khatter
The star kids Janhvi Kapoor and Ishaan Khatter made their debut together in 2018 with the movie, ‘Dhadak’. Although the film was an official remake of Marathi hit film, ‘Sairat’, it was a success in Bollywood too. Both the actors were appreciated and gained a lot of recognition. They are currently one of the most sought-after star kids in Bollywood.