Catch them young and watch them grow. The trend of superstars working with heroines a decade or two younger than them is an ongoing phenomenon. Interestingly, the next few films will see 45-plus actors teaming up with 20-some things. Dilip Kumar-Saira Banu, Aditya Pancholi-Zarina Wahab, Saif Ali Khan-(Ex wife) Amrita Singh, Rajesh Khanna- Dimple Kapadia.
It's not new for action hottie Akshay (46) to work with younger heroines. Although what's fascinating is his girls are getting younger. If Sonakshi (27) wasn't enough, he will be romancing Heropanti's heroine Kriti Sanon (23) in the upcoming action comedy, Singh Is Bling. Akki has also been paired with Shruti Haasan (28) in Gabbar and Tamannaah (24) in It's Entertainment. Age gap between Akshay Kumar and Kriti Sanon - 23 years. From launching Sonakshi Sinha (27) to working with Jacqueline Fernandez (28), Salman is one actor who has worked with a string of actresses in their 20s. Now he will be seen romancing Sonam Kapoor (29) in Sooraj Barjatya's next. Age gap between Salman Khan and Sonam Kapoor - 19 years.
Anushka (26) will romance Aamir (49) in Rajkumar Hirani's forthcoming film. It will be interesting to see how the chemistry of the free-spirited Anushka matches with the perfectionist Khan. Age gap between Aamir Khan and Anushka Sharma - 23 years. The actress made her Hindi film debut with SRK in Om Shanti Om. They broke records with their last outing, Chennai Express. Now Deepika (28) will once again be seen with SRK (48) in Farah Khan's forthcoming film, Happy New Year. Seriously, what's age got to do with it? Age gap between Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone - 20 years. A self-confessed Saif fan, Parineeti doesn't mind the difference in the age between her `hero' and her own. Naturally, Saif isn't complaining either. Age gap between Saif Ali Khan and Parineeti Chopra - 18 years