The chemistry between characters is the essence of the story. Every character has an important role to play. Casting Directors audition multiple actors before finalizing one for the required role. There have been a lot of scenarios where we have seen some offbeat jodis that have surprised the audience.
The same happens for the TV industry too. Today we are talking about some TV serials in which we saw a huge age gap between characters and actresses who were seen romancing actors twice their age.
1. Sheban Azim – Reem Sheikh
The popular show Tujhse hai raabta aired in the year 2018 on Zee tv. The lead of the show Reem Sheikh was only 18 years when she joined the show. She played the character of Kalyani who is the wife of ACP Malhar Rane played by Sheban Azim who was 35 years old at that time.
2. Anusha Sen – Vikas Manaktala
This TV serial Jhansi ki rani was based on the story of Rani Lakshmi Bai. Anushka Sen played the role of young Rani Lakshmi Bai who is married to Vikas Mantakala who played the character of Raja Gangadhar Rao. Anusha was 18 years old and Vikas was 36 years old when they were part of the show.
3. Priyal Mahajan – Amar Upadhyay
Priyal Mahajan is a young model and TV actress. She first came into the spotlight when she portrayed the character of ‘Purvi Singh’ in the TV serial “Molkki”. Priyal Mahajan was only 19 years old when she worked in the TV show Molkki. In the show, Priyal was cast opposite Amar Upadhyay who was 44 at the time. Despite the large age gap between the co-stars of the show “Molkki”, their on-screen chemistry has been much appreciated by the masses.
4. Nehha Pendse – Aasif Sheikh
Neha Pendse is 36 years old and made her acting debut with the TV show Bhagyalakshami. She is now playing the character of Anita Bhabhi in the popular TV show Bhabiji Ghar Par Hain. The role of her on-screen husband in the show is played by Aasif Sheikh who is 56 years old. The actress has joined the show relatively recently, but the on-screen equation of Nehha Pendse and Aasif Sheikh in the show is impressing the general public.
5. Avika Gor – Manish Raisinghani
The Balika Vadhu famed actress Avika Gor was only 23 when she appeared in the famous TV show Sasural Simar Ka. In the show, she played the character of Roli. The character of Avika Gor’s on-screen husband was played by Manish Raisinghani, who was 41 at the time. The on-screen romance between the two actors was greatly appreciated by the viewers. Through working together on the show Avika Gor and Manish Raisinghani have become very good friends Over time.
6. Erica Fernandes – Karan Singh Grover
Erica Fernandes is best known for playing the characters of Dr. Sonakshi Bose in Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi and Prerna Sharma in Kasauti Zindagi Ki. She was 28 years old when she worked in the popular TV show Kasautii Zindagii Kay 2. In the show, she appeared romancing with Karan Singh Grover, who was 39 at the time.
7. Kritika Kamra – Mohnish Bahl
In the popular TV show Kuch Toh Log Kahenge, the character of Kitika Kamara (32) falls in love with the character played by Mohnish Bahl (59). At the time Kritika Kamara and Mohnish Bahl were respectively 32 and 59 years old. Despite a big age gap between the actors, their on-screen presence was much admired by the audience. However, Mohnish Bahl later left the show because of health issues and Sharad Kelkar had to replace him. Kritika was last seen in the controversial web series titled “Tandav” on Amazon Prime Video.
8. Smriti Kalra – Sanjay Kapoor
The famous TV actress Smriti Kalra was 33 years old when she got the TV show “Dil Sambhal Jaa Zara” opposite Sanjay Kapoor who was then 55 years old. Even though the audience finds the couple a bit uncomfortable, Smriti has dismissed any concerns of discomfort.
In one of her interviews, she stated that it was an actor’s job to play the character convincingly, and she played her part with all her efforts.
9. Shweta Tiwari – Ronit Roy
Shweta Tiwari has maintained herself even in her 40s. However, the actress has appeared opposite Ronit Roy in one of the cult Indian web series titled “Kasautii Zindagii Kay.” For the record, Ronit Roy is 15 years elder than her. They both shared a comfortable equation as an onscreen pair.
10. Tanya Sharma – Amar Upadhyay
Tanya Sharma was only 25 years old when she got the serial Saath Nibhaana Saathiya opposite Amar Upadhyay. They became one of the favorite onscreen Jodi despite the stark 19 years’ age difference.
11. Rubina Dilaik – Cezanne Khan
Rubina is best known for portraying the character of Soumya Singh in Colors TV’s Shakti – Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki and Radhika in Zee TV’s Choti Bahu. In the TV show Shakti – Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki, she appeared acting opposite Cezanne Khan. At the time of the shooting of Shakti – Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki, Rubina Dilaik was 33 years old while Cezanne Khan was 43. Rubina Dilaik also participated in the 2020 Bigg Boss season 14 and became the winner of the show. –
12. Aasiya Kazi – Ronit Roy
Aasiya Kazi is famous for playing the character of Santu Dharamraj Mahiyavanshi in Imagine TV’s Serial Bandini. In Bandini, Aasiya Kazi appeared acting opposite Ronit Roy. At the time of the shooting of the TV show, Ronit and Aasiya were 55 and 29 years old respectively.
13. Prachi Desai – Ram Kapoor
Prachi Desai made her acting career debut with the hit Zee TV serial Kasamh Se. In Kasamh Se, Prachi played the character of Bani who was seen romancing with the character of Ram Kapoor. At the time of the Kasamh Se shooting Prachi Desai was 32 years old while Ram Kapoor was 47 years old. Still, they managed to show one of the most talked-about on-screen chemistry in the history of TV series