Bollywood is no stranger to romance. In fact, the industry thrives off it. Some of the best films and shows ever made have featured a love story. After all, we’re all suckers for a good old love story. So it must come as no surprise when stars in the industry who share screen time fall for each other. Actors of a serial spend so much time on set that sometimes the chemistry is undeniable, and beautiful relationships are formed. Even we, as an audience, can tell when the chemistry is really good. So when a TV couple falls in love in real life, we can’t help but adore and love them. Watching their connection on TV somehow suddenly feels more genuine and authentic. And in no time we are fans. Couples like this restore our faith that true love really does exist and can happen in the most unexpected, exciting ways.
In this article, we will talk about 5 TV couples who fell in love off-screen and wooed us with their romance. These couples are proof that fairytales do stand a chance of coming true and that soulmates do exist.
1. Gurmeet Choudhary And Debina Bonnerjee
When Ramayana aired on NDTV Imagine these two stole the spotlight. However, this was not where they first met. They met each other back in 2006 when Debina came to Mumbai for a talent hunt contest. The two immediately formed a connection and forged a friendship. But it wasn’t until later that they began to realize just how special their connection was. It took a while for Gurmeet to work up the courage to confess his love for Debina. When they finally did air their feelings for each other, it was magical and has been ever since. After five years of courtship, the two finally tied the knot. They have since adopted two children, Pooja and Lata. Their love story is straight from a movie. The chemistry they share on-screen and off-screen is admirable and can’t help but make you go ‘aww.’
2. Indraneil Sengupta And Barkha Bisht
These two are commonly known as Indian television’s most good looking couple, and we can see why. They first met on the sets of Pyaar Ke Do Naam; Ek Radha Ek Shyam. It was a very formal introduction, and it appeared that there was no chemistry between them. There was no chemistry, and it seemed that the two were not meant for anything more besides friendship. But destiny had other plans, and they eventually fell head over heels for each other and have not stopped falling since then!
3. Aamir Ali And Sanjeeda Sheikh
These two have a very gooey love story. They were first best friends, but the attraction was undeniable. Aamir was infatuated with her beauty, and Sanjeeda found his sweet, gentle nature irresistible. They went on a casual dinner date one night, and since then, it’s been sparks flying everywhere. They are proof that love takes time, effort, and patience, but in the end, it is all worth it. Eventually, Aamir got down on one knee and restored our faith that fairytales do come true.
4. Ram Kapoor and Gautami Gadgil
Just when it appeared that Gautami had lost all faith in love due to her first marriage that had fallen apart, she met Ram. A complete opposite. But it has been said that opposites attract and these two just proved that to be true. While she is a fitness freak and cautious of what she eats, he is a foodie. The two had some undeniable chemistry, and this was obvious to viewers of Ghar Ek Mandir. This made them the subject of much discussion. Since their families were against the relationship, these two had to convince them of it. Despite the problems and difficulties, these two weathered the storm together and rose victorious. They chose the day of love, February 14 as the day to exchange vows and tied the knot in Mumbai. They then went on to have two children and are now a picture-perfect family.
5. Mahesh Shetty and Anisha Kapoor
These two met on the set of Ghar Ek Sapna and since then have been unable to stay away from each other. In the show, Mahesh plays the bad guy. And in the words of Anisha herself, “I guess for the first time, the bad guy got the heroine.” The couple kept the relationship under wraps for quite some time. We can only assume this privacy helped their relationship further bloom and grow. The couple’s career also began to take off. Anisha became a household name when she starred in Zee’s Sanskaar Laxmi as Ragini and Mahesh kept himself busy in Bade Acche Lagte Hai. When the couple finally did come out that they were dating, it appeared to be too good to be true. They then tied the knot in a romantic ceremony attended only by their close family and friends on November 20, 2011.
6. Apurva Agnihotri and Shilpa Saklani
Apurva and Shilpa have always been setting new levels of #couplegoals in tinsel town. You just need to take a quick scroll through their Instagram accounts to know how much in love these actors are even after years of marriage. We believe that the star couple is truly one among the best and that we can definitely learn a thing or two from them.
If you were ever skeptical as to whether true love does exist, then we’re sure these couples have restored your faith in it. Sometimes we encounter true love in the most unexpected places like the supermarket, work, or in the case of these actors— on set. Whenever and wherever we do, it is bound to be magical, breathtaking, and everything we ever hoped it would be. Ask these couples, they’d agree.