Films are packed with action, drama and comedy. But what invites a flock of people to few a particular film? It’s the romance. Films that star A-list actors are crowd-pullers, and if these actors star in romantic films, then the film surely raises the interest of the audience. Actors display superb chemistry, even if the film doesn’t belong to the romance genre. Gone are the days when Bollywood cinema displays a kissing scene with the use of two flowers, now actors are letting go of their inhibitions and kissing onscreen. These scenes add the zing factor in films. Here’s a list of best on-screen kisses.
10. Alia Bhatt and Sidharth Malhotra
Currently the hottest couple in Bollywood Alia Bhatt and Sidharth Malhotra are rumored to be dating each other. The two made their debut in director Karan Johar’s Student of the year and went on to star in Kapoor and Sons. The chemistry shared by the couple was the talk of the town right from their first film, which included a steamy kiss.
9. Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh
Bollywood’s most loved couple Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh first shared screen place in Goliyon ki Raasleela Ram-Leela and set the temperatures soaring with their incredible chemistry. The passion they shared on screen resulted in a kiss that left us asking for more. Their crackling chemistry was so good that we just couldn’t get enough of these two.
8. Zeenat Aman and Shashi Kapoor
Films produced by Raj Kapoor were often in the news for backing films with sensual scenes in them. One such film was Satyam Shivam Sundaram. This yesteryear film featured Shashi Kapoor kissing Zeenat Aman. The film was already in the news as it featured Zeenat Aman in her most bold and glamorous avatar. Shashi Kapoor and Zeenat Aman shared an intense lip lock under a waterfall. This hot kissing scene raised eyebrows, and is still considered to be one of the hottest kissing scenes in Indian cinema
7. Bipasha Basu and John Abraham
Ex-Flames John Abraham and Bipasha Basu took passion to new levels when they appeared in Jism. The couple set the screen on fire with their passionate kiss. Back then Bipasha was hailed as the sex goddess and John Abraham was hailed as the most handsome hunk. Their chemistry helped raise the sensual quotient of the film. They were once the hottest couples in Bollywood.
6. Madhuri Dixit and Vinod Khanna
A remake of the Tamil film, Nayakan, Dayavan was starred Vinod Khanna and Madhuri Dixit in lead roles. The film gained immense attention as it featured a lip-lock scene. A young Madhuri locked lips with a Vinod Khanna, who was much older. The scene added to the intensity of the film, and is also considered to be one of the longest and well-remembered Bollywood kisses. But it was remembered more for the explicit lip-lock between young Madhuri and a much older Vinod Khanna.
5. Himanshu Rai and Devika Rani
In the 1930s Devika Rani, who is hailed as one of the superstars of her time had a lip lock scene with her reel-life husband turned real-life husband Himanshu Rai . The steamy lip-lock was in the 1933 film Karma in 1933.
4. Karishma Kapoor and Aamir Khan
Karishma Kapoor was one of the most wanted heroines of the 90s. Her dance moves and exceptional style of acting won over the audience. However, she won several more fans after a sensational scene in the film Raja Hindustani. Karishma Kapoor and Aamir Khan’s kiss is said to have lasted for more than one minute and is said to be one of the longest kisses in cinema. The scene featured the two drenched in the rain, and their passionate kiss heated things up. This was the first time a kiss was included in a movie which was marketed for family audience. The film required this scene and it proved to work well.
3. Emraan Hashmi and Malika Sherawat
Emraan Hashmi is popularly known as the serial kisser of Bollywood and he proved to be the best kisser right from one of his first films. Emraan Hashmi and Mallika Sherawat first appeared in Mahesh Bhatt’s Murder. Their innumerable kisses in the film won the attention of the audience. Needless to say that this helped these actors gain a foothold in the industry and made them popular faces.
2. Shah Rukh Khan and Katrina Kaif
Shah Rukh Khan and Katrina Kaif’s was Yash Chopra’s last directorial debut, however it’s popular for one more reason. This film marked Shah Rukh Khan’s first onscreen kiss. King Khan kissed Katrina Kaif in the film, and this scene created headlines. Their sensational kiss added additional magic to the film. The film was also marketed in such a way, that people flocked screens just to see their favourite actor kiss his co-star for the first time. There wasn’t just one kiss but three kisses. However, this wasn’t Katrina’s first onscreen kiss.
1. Aishwarya Rai and Hrithik Roshan
Dhoom 2 was all about fast bikes, cars and thrilling action. But the film was popular for one more reason, and that was Aishwarya Rai and Hrithik Roshan’s passionate kiss. And this scene was the talk of the town because the Bachchan bahu was dating Abhishek Bachchan back then, there were even reports that the Bachchan family had an issue with her decision to kiss onscreen. The scene in the film comes at a point where one would least expect it which resulted in brighter and electrifying sparks.