13 TV Jodis Who Have Been Married For More Than A Decade Giving Us Major Relationship Goals

Written by Priyadarshini Dawn • 

It is heartwarming to see an on-screen couple share a happy life off-screen. Just like the television series they enact in, these TV couples had to cross quite a few obstacles to accomplish this. Maybe the hindrances are not dramatized or shown thrice with flashes of anxiety-inducing music. However, like every other couple in love, these TV celebrities also had their ups and downs. Yet, they stayed by each other through thick and thin giving us major couple goals in the process.

So, here are 13 TV couples who have been happily married for over a decade and therefore, reinstate our faith in love.

1. Supriya And Sachin Pilgaonkar

Supriya And Sachin Pilgaonkar
Image: Instagram @sachinpilgaonkar

The couple met at the sets of a Marathi film, Navri Mile Navryala, where Supriya was the actor and Sachin was the director. The duo fell in love and married soon after, in 1985.

The couple collaborated on many projects together since then. Remember the 90’s sitcom Tu Tu Main Main, which ran for six long years? That’s just one instance. The duo has quite a fame in the Marathi film industry. Married for 35 years now, Supriya and Sachin inspire faith in love.

2. Gauri Pradhan And Hiten Tejwani

Gauri Pradhan And Hiten Tejwani
Image: Instagram @hitentejwani

The pair met for the second time on the sets of Kutumb. Before that, they had collaborated in a commercial shoot. Seeing the positive reaction from the audience regarding their on-screen love-hate relationship, Ekta Kapoor cast them in her epic series, Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi. The couple fell in love and married after two years of courtship in 2004. The adorable duo was blessed with twins, Nevaan and Katya in 2009.

3. Gautami Gadgil And Ram Kapoor

Gautami Gadgil And Ram Kapoor
Image: Instagram @iamramkapoor

The pair was seen together in the soap opera, Ghar Ek Mandir. Gautami was Ram’s on-screen sister-in-law in this show. Once they decided to get married, the couple had to overcome quite a few hindrances, like Gautami’s first marriage and persuading their parents for an inter-cultural marriage. However, they succeeded and tied the knot in 2003. Soon after, they were blessed with two kids, Sia and Aks, whose happy pictures are shared regularly on Instagram.

4. Shilpa Saklani And Apurva Agnihotri

Shilpa Saklani And Apurva Agnihotri
Image: Instagram

Remember the handsome bad boy from Pardes or Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin? Well, one lucky fan got to marry her bad boy crush, and her name is Shilpa Saklani. They were introduced by a common friend, and the duo’s journey of love started from there. After six months of courtship, the couple got married in 2004. Still going strong, the couple showed the world their love for each other when they made a comeback together on Bigg Boss.

5. Gauri Yadav And Yash Tonk

Gauri Yadav And Yash Tonk
Image: Instagram @yashtonk30

Gauri was Yash’s on-screen sister-in-law in the series, Kahin Kissii Roz. For Yash, it was love at first sight but it took Gauri a few months of friendship and courtship to say yes to the marriage. The couple got married in 2003 and was blessed with two beautiful daughters, Pari and Myrah.

6. Shweta Kawatra And Manav Gohil

Shweta Kawatra And Manav Gohil
Image: Instagram @manavgohil

Shweta and Manav met on the sets of the TV series, Kahani Ghar Ghar Kii. They were later cast together in another Ekta Kapoor series, Kkusum. The pair hit off quite well as friends. When Manav indicated his liking for her, Shweta started pushing him away. Yet, as it happens in filmy setting, soon the duo started missing each other’s company. They started dating, and after three and half years of courtship, the couple tied the knot in 2004. The duo is now proud parents of an adorable angel named Zahra.

7. Gurdeep Kohli And Arjun Punj

Gurdeep Kohli And Arjun Punj
Image: Instagram @gurdippunjj

This cute couple commenced their relationship as best friends, both off-screen and onscreen. While working on Sanjivani, the duo started hanging out together frequently. Soon they realized their feelings for each other and got married in 2006. The couple is blessed with a baby girl, Meher and a boy, named Mahir.

8. Manini And Mihir Mishra

Manini And Mihir Mishra
Image: Instagram

Mihir Mishra was introduced to Manini by his co-actor from Sanjivani. They instantly hit it off. Mihir didn’t care about Manini’s status as a divorcee or a single mom to a 4-year-old daughter. The couple got hitched within a week in 2004 and is happily married to date.

9. Sai Deodhar And Shakti Anand

Sai Deodhar And Shakti Anand
Image: Instagram @saideodharofficial

We all remember the amazing chemistry this couple shared in the show Saara Akaash. They also met for the first time on the very sets of the aforementioned series. Shakti was the first to realize his growing fondness for Sai and proposed to her soon after that. They got married in 2005 and entered parenthood in 2011.

10. Shefali And Vipul Shah

Shefali And Vipul Shah
Image: Instagram @shefalishahofficial

Vipul Shah is Shefali’s second husband, and they have been blissfully married for 19 years now. Shefali was already an accomplished actress when she married producer and director, Vipul Shah. When they met on the sets of a Gujarati serial, Vipul was immediately attracted to her. He was persistent about casting her in one of his projects, but she kept refusing. Finally, she did accept and the couple has never looked back since.

11. Teejay And Karanvir Bohra

Teejay And Karanvir Bohra
Image: Instagram @karanvirbohra

This couple had a filmy first meet. They met on the steps of Bandra’s Mother Mary Church and ended up conversing for hours. After exchanging numbers, they noticed that their daily interaction has grown a deeper root of fondness. Karanvir proposed Teejay on the same steps of the church, and they got married in 2006. After 10 years of blissful marriage, the couple welcomed their twin daughters, Vienna and Raya Bella into this world.

12. Poonam Narula And Manish Goel

Poonam Narula And Manish Goel
Image: Instagram @goel.manish27

This duo shared amazing chemistry in Ekta Kapoor’s Kasautii Zindagii Kay. When they met on the sets for the first time, Manish was already a big fan of Poonam. Since she was also a big fan of him, the proposal for marriage was conveyed to Poonam by Manish’s mother. They got hitched in 2002 and were blessed with two kids, Maliha and Aryaveer.

13. Barkha Bisht And Indraneil Sengupta

Barkha Bisht And Indraneil Sengupta
Image: Instagram @indraneilsengupta

The pair were seen together in serials like Doli Saja Ke and Pyaar Ke Do Naam: Ek Raadha, Ek Shyaam. Love bloomed on the sets and the couple got married in 2008. Soon after in 2011, the duo welcomed their daughter, Meera, into this world. They have been happily married for 12 years now and hopefully will be so forever.

In this age of Tinder and Hinge, it is a rarity to find a couple who have been by each other’s side for more than a decade. If you can remember more of such inspirational, real-life TV couples, do let us know in the comments below.

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