Before Deepika Padukone sets screens ablaze with Hrithik Roshan in Fighter, a look back at her chemistry with 8 actors

Loved the fiery chemistry between Hrithik Roshan and Deepika Padukone in Fighter? Brace yourself for more sizzling on-screen magic as we revisit some unforgettable pairings with her other co-stars.

Updated on Dec 10, 2023  |  12:05 PM IST |  397.9K
5 actors Deepika Padukone had sizzling chemistry with
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The much-anticipated Fighter teaser with Hrithik Roshan and Deepika Padukone has captivated netizens. It offers a awaited glimpse into the film, featuring the on-screen duo as aviators soaring in fighter jets, ready to defend the nation. The teaser boasts riveting aerial action, a spine-tingling background score, and picturesque locations, creating a visual spectacle. But what truly shines is the sizzling chemistry between Hrithik and Deepika, stealing the spotlight and sparking curiosity about why Bollywood didn't explore this captivating pairing sooner. 

Fans unanimously hail them as the most scintillating on-screen couple, heightening anticipation for their collaboration. However, this isn't the first time Deepika has had a remarkable chemistry with her co-star. Let's revisit some of her noteworthy on-screen pairings over the years.

1. Shah Rukh Khan

Deepika Padukone, Shah Rukh Khan

Deepika Padukone and Shah Rukh Khan, a duo since Om Shanti Om, have become a fan-favorite pair, often compared to SRK-Kajol. From sweet chemistry in Chennai Express to the steamy vibes in Pathaan, especially in the unforgettable Besharam Rang song – it's like they redefine on-screen magic! Jawan just sealed the deal, proving their connection is something special. 


2. Saif Ali Khan

Deepika Padukone, Saif Ali Khan

Deepika and Saif Ali Khan's charm was evident in Love Aaj Kal, a cute and relatable romance. However, their chemistry reached scorching levels in Race 2. Recall the song Be Intehaan? It was a pure smokeshow! Deepika, both sexy and elegant, took the lead, expressing her desire for the man she fancied, making it a sight to behold. 

3. Ranveer Singh

Deepika Padukone Ranveer Singh

The actress has shared the screen with Ranveer Singh in several movies, but none more unforgettable than their first collaboration, Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Their chemistry, especially in the song Ang Laga De, was simply electric. The palpable sexual tension wasn't just on-screen; it marked the beginning of their off-screen romance, leading to their marriage a few years later.

4. Siddhant Chaturvedi

Deepika Padukone Siddhant Chaturvedi

The 2022 film Gehraiyaan, with the actress alongside Siddhant Chaturvedi, truly captivated viewers with their alluring on-screen chemistry. The movie had several intimate scenes which garnered significant headlines, but the duo's sensual pairing resonated deeply with the audience, creating eager anticipation for their potential on-screen reunion

5. Ranbir Kapoor

Deepika Padukone Ranbir Kapoor

Ranbir Kapoor has shared the screen with many actresses in his career, yet his chemistry with Deepika Padukone remains unparalleled. From Bachna Ae Haseeno to Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani and Tamasha, their on-screen romance was so intense that it's almost surreal to think they broke up long ago. The desire to see them back together on screen lingers, creating anticipation among audiences for a potential reunion.

6. John Abraham

Deepika Padukone, John Abraham

While Deepika has shared the screen with John Abraham on multiple occasions, it was in Desi Boyz that their pairing truly shone. Their chemistry was a perfect mix of sweetness, intensity, and undeniable visual appeal. The phrase that instantly comes to mind when witnessing their on-screen magic is good looks, good looks, and more good looks. Fingers crossed for another opportunity to see this captivating duo on screen once again.

7. Akshay Kumar

Deepika Padukone, Akshay Kumar

Padukone has shared remarkable on-screen chemistry with Akshay Kumar, be it in Chandni Chowk to China or Housefull. The duo proved to be irresistible, leaving audiences wanting more. It's been a decade, and Bollywood needs to be held accountable for not casting them together again. The fans are eagerly awaiting a reunion, and it's high time these two gorgeous people grace the screen together once more.

8. Irrfan Khan

Deepika Padukone Irrfan Khan

Deepika and Irrfan Khan's on-screen chemistry in Piku, while not sensual, was incredibly endearing — the kind you wish for yourself. Their connection transcended the screen, leaving a lasting impact. Even the actress herself considers it one of her best on-screen pairings.

ALSO READ: 10 Bollywood movie couples we'd love to see again: Shah Rukh Khan-Kajol to Ranbir Kapoor-Deepika Padukone

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