Because the Ted Mosbys of the world don’t have all the monopoly on love at first sight.
So not only do they get to have their happy endings onscreen, but for some lucky stars, the fairytale continues even after the camera has been turned off. While we’d written off love at first sight as a ridiculous cinematic notion, these Bollywood couples beg to differ - So perhaps there’s hope for us yet. At the risk of overdosing on filminess, check out these five Bollywood couples who knew they had found their soulmate at the first glance:
Shah Rukh & Gauri Khan
Living up to his lover boy persona, SRK spotted Gauri across the dancefloor at a party and fell for her hook, line and sinker. Although she initially turned him down, he eventually did manage to win her over. Which, if you ask us, was inevitable. After all, what female with a pulse could resist that Rahul charm?
Shah Rukh and Gauri
Hrithik & Suzanne Roshan
In a scene that could have been, and in fact was indeed, scripted right out of his debut movie, Hrithik spotted Suzanne at a red light in the car alongside his and Cupid struck. The fairytale romance struck a rough note when they announced their separation last December, although we still have our fingers crossed for a reconciliation. Cupid, are you reading this? Get to work. Now!
Hrithik and Suzanne
Arshad Warsi & Maria Goretti
More proof, if needed, that dance contest judges aren’t just in it for the dance – Arshad Warsi knew Maria was the one for him when he watched her perform at a dance-off in her college that he had been called on to judge. After much wooing, Maria finally admitted her feelings for him and the rest, as they say, is history.
Arshad and Maria
Farhan & Adhuna Akhtar
His Shaadi Ke Side Effects character might have had a bumpy ride when it came to marriage, but his real life love story couldn’t have been more perfect if had been scripted by Karan Johar himself – It was back in the 90s when Farhan happened to glance over at Adhuna Bhabani letting loose on the dancefloor at a popular Mumbai nightclub and had a Ted Mosby moment of his own. Fourteen years and two adorable daughters later, we are glad to say that this is one story that ended with a happily ever after.
Farhan and Adhuna
Malaika & Arbaaz Khan
The coffee commercial shoot that they first met for may have been banned for its raciness, but their real life love story is up for the world to see, with Malaika even going on to divulge that it was then that she knew who she wanted to spend the rest of her life with.
Malaika and Arbaaz
Which of these Bollywood couples do you love the most? Let us know in the comments box below!