Whenever we talk about a couple we imagine the guy to be tall than the girl. A girl always feels secure when the guy is taller than her, so that when she hugs him she can feel his heart beat while she is properly wrapped in his arms. Bollywood shows us the love and romance in various forms, however there have been exceptions when the actress is taller than the actor and kind of feel awkward as an audience too but some can pull it off. Over the years the leading ladies of Bollywood seem to be getting taller and taller, so we’ve got quite a few talented actresses who are romanced on the big screen by actors shorter than them. There are actually so many pairings. Here we bring you the 10 films in which the actress is taller than the actor and some of them were huge hits.
1. Rab Ne Banadi Jodi & Jab Tak Hai Jaan
The 2008 film ‘Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi’ which had newbie Anushka Sharma opposite Shah Rukh Khan did well at the Box Office. Anushka came from a modeling background and happens to be really tall. The actress looked tall than the actor especially in dancing sequences like ‘dance pe chance maarle’, yet both of them pulled the film. The same pair was repeated in ‘Jab Tak Hai Jaan’ too which was again a hit.
2. Om Shaanti Om, Happy New Year & Chennai Express
The 2007 film ‘Om Shaanti Om’ starring the King Khan Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone was a huge hit pair. This film marked as the debut of Deepika Padukone. Deepika, who entered Bollywood after several years of modeling, happens to be tall. While Shah Rukh Khan’s height is around 5 feet 7 inches Deepika’s is 5 feet 9 inches. During the promotional interviews of the film Shah Rukh Khan in a jovial way used to say that each time he had a scene with Deepika he required the stool. Despite of the difference in height the film was a blockbuster hit. Same pair was repeated in Rohit Shetty’s ‘Chennai Expres’s and Farah Khan’s ‘Happy New Year’ and both were big hits.
Aamir Khan is known for being one of the shortest actors in the industry. The perfectionist actor was paired opposite the leggy actress Anushka Sharma in ‘PK’ which was released in 2014 and there was a huge difference in their height. But the film had set a record at the Box Office.
4.Prem Ratan Dhan Paayo & Saawariya
Salman Khan ‘the Bhaijaan of Bollywood’ has a big heart, fells small In height opposite Sonam Kapoor in his last film which broke all the records at box office ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Paayo’. Sonam Kapoor’s height is 5 feet 9 inches while Salman is around 5 feet 8 inches.
5. Main Tera Hero
‘Main tera Hero’ had multi cast, but the pairing of Nargis Fahkri and Varun Dhawan is what we are talking about. Nargis comes from an international modeling background and is one of the tallest actresses, while Varun has an average height of 5 feet 8 inches. Nargis looked really taller than Varun. But as the genre of the film was comedy the film did well.
6. Badmash Company
The leggy actress Anushka Sharma was paired opposite Shahid Kapoor. Shahid looked shorter opposite this tall beauty but both of them carried themselves well.
7. Main Hoo Naa
In this movie Shah Rukh Khan was paired opposite the Miss Universe Sushmita Sen. Being a Miss Universe Sushmita is tall while SRK being of an average height looked shorter. But the film was a hit
The most unusual pairing of Sonam Kapoor and South star Dhanush. Sonam being 5 feet 8 inches, Dhanush looked really short but it went well with the script so the unusual pairing was accepted by the masses.
9. Dhoom 3
The gorgeous Barbie doll Katrina Kaif was paired opposite the perfectionist Aamir Khan. Aamir is one of the shortest actors in the film industry while Katrina is pretty tall. Despite of this mix match Dhoom 3 remained the highest grosser of its time.
We are not talking about the forever lovable jodi of Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol but we are talking about Kriti Sanon and Varun Dhawan’s pairing, it doesn’t seem that great. Kriti looks taller than Varun.