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10 Adorable Father-Daughter Jodis in Bollywood

May 05, 2015 09:12 IST

And before Piku, there was...

Amitabh Bachchan and Deepika Padukone's father-daughter relationship in Piku is the highlight of the film.

At least, that's what the trailer shows us.

We have seen such endearing father-daughter relationships quite often in Hindi cinema before.

Here's a look:

Shah Rukh Khan and Sana Saeed in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai

Image: Shah Rukh Khan and Sana Saeed in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai

Shah Rukh Khan's little Anjali (Sana Saeed) in Karan Johar's debut film Kuch Kuch Hota Hai had us laughing and crying alternatively through the film.

The made a good team, and was as important as Shah Rukh's romance with the women in his life, Rani Mukerji and Kajol.

 

Amrish Puri  and Kajol in Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge

Image: Amrish Puri and Kajol in Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge

The relationship that SRK shared with Anjali was very different from the one Amrish Puri and Kajol's characters shared in Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge.

Yet, in the face of love, even the very strict and traditional father bent down, and said, 'Jaa Simran jaa'

Even today, the scene brings in a thunderous applause.

 

Anupam Kher and Pooja Bhatt in Daddy

Image: Anupam Kher and Pooja Bhatt in Daddy

Mahesh Bhatt's Daddy told a sensitive story about an alcoholic father (Anupam Kher) and his daughter (Pooja Bhatt).

It was Pooja Bhatt’s first film, and it was a brilliant one.

Rishi Kapoor and Aditi Vasudev in Do Dooni Chaar

Image: Rishi Kapoor and Aditi Vasudev in Do Dooni Chaar

Rishi Kapoor gives one of his career-best performances in National award-winning film Do Dooni Char.

A teacher, he shares a close relationship with his daughter (Aditi Vasudev).

 

Alok Nath and Bhagyashree in Maine Pyaar Kiya

Image: Alok Nath and Bhagyashree in Maine Pyaar Kiya

He was 33 then and she was 20, yet Alok Nath gave a convincing performance as Bhagyashree's father in Sooraj Barjatya's Maine Pyaar Kiya.

This performance typecast Nath as the bauji of all B-Town girls.

As the protective but liberal father who commanded respect, Alok Nath shared some bitter-sweet moments with Bhagyashree in the film.

Paresh Rawal and Tabu in Cheeni Kum

Image: Paresh Rawal and Tabu in Cheeni Kum

Paresh Rawal's character got the shock of his life when his young daughter (Tabu) fell in love with a chef (Amitabh Bachchan), who was older than him!

This led to some rib-tickling scenes in Balki's Cheeni Kum.

 

Anupam Kher and Pooja Bhatt in Dil Hai Ki Maanta Nahin

Image: Anupam Kher and Pooja Bhatt in Dil Hai Ki Maanta Nahin

Anupam Kher gave his daughter (Pooja Bhatt) license to abandon her wedding when he whispered to her 'Bhaag jaa' even as she was dressed in her bridal finery.

He saw his daughter getting into a marriage that was wrong for her and loved her enough to urge her to abandon it, never mind the social consequences.  

As the rich and loving dad, Kher was at his comical best.

Boman Irani and Kareena Kapoor in 3 Idiots

Image: Boman Irani and Kareena Kapoor in 3 Idiots

What happens when you fall in love with a girl, who happens to be the daughter of a man who hates you so?

Ask Aamir Khan, who fell for Kareena Kapoor in 3 Idiots.

Boman Irani played the father, who had his own methods of imparting education.

Despite all the tension, the father-daughter relationship never got hysterical.

Alok Nath and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in Taal

Image: Alok Nath and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in Taal

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan played Alok Nath’s daughter in the Subhash Ghai film Taal.

There were some dramatic encounters between father and daughter.

When Alok Nath took on Amrish Puri, who disapproved of his son’s romance with his daughter, there were whistles from the audience.

Akshay Kumar, Fardeen Khan, Ritesh Deshmukh and Juanna Sanghvi in Heyy Babyy

Image: Ritesh Deshmukh, Akshay Kumar, Fardeen Khan and Juanna Sanghvi in Heyy Babyy

Juanna Sanghvi played an adorable toddler in her debut film directed by Sajid Khan.

Akshay Kumar, Fardeen Khan and Riteish Deshmukh took joint responsibility as her on-screen parents in the film, and shared some delightful moments with her.

Joginder Tuteja in Mumbai