By Aashima Talwar Last Updated:
Unlike what we see on our small screens, most of the nanad-bhabhi relationships are full of warmth, love, sharing, caring and gossip. Once you leave your paternal home and enter your husband’s home after marriage, you get a great friend in the form of your sister-in-law.
This relationship is so beautiful that you end up being each other’s confidante. Women in Bollywood are no different! Unlike what we hear and read, here are the nanad-bhabhi jodis of Bollywood who share a great bond with each other.
Well, this jodi tops our list as these two beauties share a great bond and are more like sisters. Kareena shares a wonderful rapport with her choti nanad. The two ladies of the Pataudi family are often spotted hanging out together, holidaying and attending polo matches. Soha was once quoted, praising her bhabhi. Here is what she said "I respect the fact that she is clear in her priorities about work and my brother. So I have lot of respect for her as a person and we get along very well... She likes me because I am like my brother."
The two ladies of the Bachchan family are very close to each other. Though they don’t involve in too much PDA, they are very fond of each other. Bachchan bahu and her nanad, Shweta are often spotted at various events together, chit-chatting and clicking pictures. Shweta confessed on Koffee With Karan that she loves her bhabhi and is happy that Abhi and Aish are together. Recently, admiring Aishwarya’s parenting skills, Shweta said “Aaradhya is doing a lot more than my kids were doing at her age. Aishwarya's determination is evident."
Malaika and Arpita shared a very strong and warm bond until Arbaaz and Malaika’s separation shocked Khan khandaan. A lot has been written and said about this nanad-bhabhi jodi. It is often said that when Arpita and Arjun were dating, he had hots for Malaika. This was a major reason why Arjun and Arpita broke up. This nanad-bhabhi relationship went kaput after this incident. But, they have always been very cordial with each other at various family gatherings.
Sonakshi’s elder brother Kussh tied the knot with Taruna in 2015. Sonakshi was super-excited on her #BhaiKiShaadi and kept posting stunning pictures. Taruna and Sonakshi are very close to each other and share sisterly love. Sonakshi fondly calls Taruna as ‘Taru Taru’. The two Sinha ladies even keep posting cute pictures on Instagram!
Rani Mukerji is very close to her family, especially her bhabhi, Jyoti. For a very long time, Rani didn’t marry because she wanted to take care of her family. Apparently, Rani’s brother has never taken the responsibility of his family seriously. But Rani made sure that her bhabhi and her niece live a good life sans any financial problem. The two ladies are best friends and often spotted together!
The oldest nanad-bhabhi jodi on our list, Neetu and Reema gel really well, and are more like sisters who always hang out together. They are mostly spotted together at various events, giggling and chit-chatting! Reema shares a great rapport with bhabhi Neetu and even shares her birthday with her nephew, Ranbir! Neetu fondly calls her nanad 'Bhoks'.
The two ladies in Akshay Kumar’s life share a great rapport with each other. Twinkle and Alka are two crazy women in the house who keep Akshay sane by driving him insane! When Akshay was against Alka’s decision to marry a man who is 15 years elder to her and also a divorcee, Twinkle was the one who convinced Akki! Now, this is what bhabhis are for, right?
King Khan’s sister, Shehnaz Lalarukh is 6 years elder to him and the Khan family loves her a lot. Shehnaz went into depression after their mother’s demise. She is always very quiet and in her own shell. Gauri takes care of Shehnaz like her baby. Her sister-in-law is one of the most important people in Gauri’s life. Gauri makes sure that Shehnaz’s every wish is fulfilled. She beautifully handles all her mood swings.
Sanah Kapur is Mira's husband, Shahid's half-sister from his father, Pankaj Kapur and his second wife, Supriya Pathak. Mira and Sanah are of the same age and hence share a beautiful bond of friendship. They are more like sisters who go shopping with each other, tease each other, share secrets and have fun together. In one of the interviews, Sanah once revealed that she is very close to Mira and Mira often gets irritated when she calls her Mira 'Bhabhi'. She also revealed:
"Mira is an amazing person who has entered our family. I can't imagine the time when she wasn't there. She has so easily become a part of us. She is so lovely and caring. Mira and I are like best friends, we are very close to each other. She is almost my age, so it's easy to relate to each other."
Virat and Anushka tied the knot in a grand ceremony in 2017 and the world went crazy. Anushka, post her marriage to Virat has become close to his family, including his sister, Bhawna Kohli Dhingra. Bhawna is Virat's elder sister who is a school teacher by profession and very close to her brother. Anushka and Bhawna also share a warm bond and Bhawna loves Anushka just like an elder sister loves her younger sister. Bhawna is also very close to her other bhabhi, Chetna Kohli, Virat's elder brother's wife.
These are some of the most amazing nanad-bhabhi jodis of Bollywood who share a khatta meetha bond each other. Which one is your favourite jodi out of these ten?