Traditionally, the on-screen chemistry between actors is one of the biggest draws for the audience. The reason why DDLJ continues to amass love and frenzy, even fresh audiences at Mumbai’s Maratha Mandir is simply the scintillating chemistry of Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol. More recently Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone gave us a peek into their oomph chemistry in films like Ramleela and Bajirao Mastani. And while these remain iconic for good reason, casting directors and producers are looking at creating fresh magic on screen. 2021 has a host of fresh pairings and new camaraderie in the movies up for release. Jyothi Venkatesh
Vijay Devarakonda and Ananya Pandey
All set to get the silver screens scorching, the Arjun Reddy star meets Bollywood’s bubbly new gal in their upcoming film Fighter. With the amount of adulation each of them entertains; it’s the most awaited on-screen union that one has seen in a long time. The unlikely pairing is all set to send the fans in a tizzy.
Hrithik Roshan and Deepika Padukone
From one fighter to another; Hrithik and DP are all set to romance in Siddharth Anand’s next that has the same title. Interestingly, the chemistry will be widely different. If an Instagram video of the HR and DP eating cake could ooze that much charm, imagine what’s in-store in the film.
Rajkummar Rao and Bhumi Pednekar
Though said to be about a lavender wedding, the National Award-winning actor Raj is all set to unveil his vulnerable side in Badhaai Do that’s currently being shot. Joining him for the first time on screen is Bhumi Pednekar, who will bring her inherent charm. Together one can expect the duo to create lived-in relatable chemistry for sure.
Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor
Fans will go to any lengths to get a peek into the chemistry of a real-life couple and with the much-awaited Brahmastra, Ranbir, and Alia their fans just that. Their romance on screen is one of the most alluring things about the superhero film and fans of the couple can’t wait to get more of it.
Mrunal Thakur and Shahid Kapoor
While Jersey might not be a love story but the chemistry of its leads is crucial to establish love within a marriage and how its connotation changes as the relationship evolve. Banking on their fresh chemistry, fans are waiting for Kapoor and Thakur to set their screens on fire as they paint a tale of epic romance.