Raksha Bandhan is that time of the year where we get to commemorate a pure relationship that a brother and a sister share. We are lucky that God blesses us with a companion that stands by us throughout our lives. They may fight all the time but the moment any one of them gets hurt, the other feels the pain.
Bollywood has some great on-screen Bhai-Behen jodis that throw a light on different shades of this relationship. Take a look:
1. Shahrukh Khan and Aishwarya Rai – Josh
The movie, Josh, portrayed a very unusual Bhai-Behen Jodi, Max and Shirley. Played by Shahrukh Khan and Aishwarya Rai, this twin Brother-Sister duo goes through a turbulent childhood and are left to grow up on their on. Despite the troublesome times, these two are successful in creating a cheerful and joyous life. They always have each other’s back.
2. Priyanka Chopra and Ranveer Singh – Dil Dhadakne Do
The modern day dilemma is what the movie, Dil Dhadakne Do, deals with. Ayesha and Kabir, played by the dashing actors Priyanka Chopra and Ranveer Singh, are fighting to keep their dreams alive. In order to keep their parents happy, these kids sacrifice a lot. As grown ups, they realise that it is time for them to shine. They help each other to come out of the grey area to live happy lives. Their understanding is simply beautiful.
3. Divya Dutta and Farhan Akhtar – Bhag Milkha Bhaag
Milkha Singh and Isri Kaur are brother and sister who get caught up in the barbarous time of partition. They lose their family and get separated for a while when they take solace in a camp. They find each other and Isri helps his brother become the famous Flying Sikh. Because of their huge age difference, Isri brings up Milkha like her own son.
4. Genelia D’Souza and Prateik Babbar – Jane tu ya Jane na
Genelia D’Souza and Prateik Babbar play the typical brother and sister in the movie, Jane tu ya Jane Na. They fight verbally and physically, tease each other at all times and are always upfront when it comes to pulling a leg. But as the time passes, their bond gets stronger and they help each other in accepting their true calling. This is something that everyone will relate to.
5. Arbaz Khan and Kajol – Pyaar Kiya to Darna Kya?
There would be no one who could deny that Arbaz Khan is one of the most favourite on-screen brothers. He loves his baby sister, Kajol, and is very protective of her. For him, no man is good enough for her darling sister. That is the kind of brother who scares away all the losers.
6. Juhi Chawla and Sanjay Suri – My Brother Nikhil
My Brother Nikhil is a critically acclaimed movie that deals with the sensitive issues of homosexuality and AIDS. Their love is undying and pure. The support they provide to each other is titanium strong. For them, the happiness of their brother and sister is more important than the society.