Let’s rewind and look at some hit Bhai-Behen jodis Sunil Dutt – Nutan
Film: Bhai Behen (1969)
A high drama with a twist, about a man (Dutt), who finds out from his ailing father that he has a half-sister (Padmini), who dances on the streets.
When he brings her home, it causes problems before things fall in place.
Juhi Chawla – Sanjay Suri
Film: My Brother …Nikhil (2005)
This movie made the filmy brother-sister relationship as something more than just to carry forward the story and boost the image of the hero. Sister Juhi Chawla supports Sanjay Suri’s character when he is scorned for being HIV positive.
Hrithik Roshan-Karisma Kapoor
Film: Fiza (2000)
The film may not have worked at the box office but had a strong plot. Set during the 1993 Mumbai riots, it is about a sister’s search for her brother, lost to the riots. Karisma and Hrithik’s characters share an intense relationship where her main goal is to lead her naive brother on the right path.
Shah Rukh-Aishwarya Rai
Film: Josh (2000)
Shah Rukh Khan became the over protective but the cool twin brother to his younger sibling played by Aishwarya Rai. They grew up with no one to guide them or raise them and became each other’s support system. So much so that SRK’s character goes completely ballistic trying to keep his twin sister away from her lover Chandrachur Singh’s arms.
Ashwini Bhawe-Salman Khan
Film: Bandhan (1998)
The movie shows sister Ashwini Bhawe taking her brother Salman Khan to her in-laws’ as dowry. Though the loyalty of the brother is doubted by his brother-in-law but in the end, the kid brother stands up and fights for his sister.
Arbaaz Khan- Kajol
Film: Pyar Kiya To Darna Kya (1998)
Bade Bhaiya played by Arbaaz Khan was Kajol’s world in the movie. To her his word was the ultimate decision and he was over protective of his kid sister. However, even the love of her life could only be decided with his approval and that was not an easy job.
Dev Anand – Zeenat Aman
Film: Hare Rama Hare Krishna (1971)
He loved his sister more than his life but Dev Anand and Zeenat Aman’s characters were separated as kids. When he finds his sister, he realises he has lost her again, this time to drugs and the hippy culture.