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Celebrity Lifestyle Series: These starry BFFs will give you major friendship goals

As part of our on-going Celebrity Lifestyle Series, this time we make you meet the best friends of our top Bollywood and television stars. From partying to vacationing, these best friends forever do a lot together.

bollywood Updated: Jul 22, 2017 09:05 IST
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Left to right: Kareena Kapoor Khan, Malaika Arora, Karisma Kapoor, and Amrita Arora.

If you thought that two actors can’t be friends, wait until you read this. Of course, most Bollywood and television stars do have friends outside the industry, but it’s pleasantly surprising that quite a few of them have pals from within the film fraternity, too. From partying, dining out, and holidaying together to supporting each other during film promotions, these celebrity best friends forever (BFFs) always have each other’s back.

In our sixth segment of the on-going Celebrity Lifestyle Series, we check out who’s friends with who in the film and television industry, and what has kept their bond strong over the years. Read on...

Shah Rukh Khan

#selfie #royaldinner #friendslikefamily

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Actor Shah Rukh Khan is a people’s person and is known to be friends with most stars in Bollywood. However, two people who have stood by him through thick and thin are his closest pals — filmmakers Karan Johar and Farah Khan. KJo and SRK have shared a close bond since 1995, when the iconic film Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge was being made. Karan Johar was an assistant to DDLJ’s director, Aditya Chopra, and even had a cameo in the film, playing the role of Shah Rukh’s friend. The two instantly hit it off, and Karan has gone on the record to say that he is the godfather of SRK’s children Aryan (19) and Suhana (17). The besties have worked together on blockbuster films such as Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham (2001) and My Name Is Khan (2010). While there were reports of a fallout between them in 2014, because SRK refused to appear on Karan’s talk show, Koffee with Karan, the two rubbished such rumours, and their friendship is still going strong.

#blastfromthepast at #mainhoonna shoot circa 2003( guess whch song) @iamsrk n me ! Aah to get that jawline back😔

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As for choreographer-filmmaker Farah Khan, she first met Shah Rukh in 1994 on the sets of the film Kabhi Haan Kabhi Na. Later, Farah made her directorial debut with Shah Rukh in Main Hoon Na (2004) and, subsequently, Om Shanti Om (2007) and Happy New Year (2014). SRK is known to gift high-end expensive gifts to people close to him, and he has gifted Farah two luxury cars — a Mercedes GL350 SUV and Hyundai Terracan.


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Ranbir Kapoor

Director Ayan Mukerji, who directed Ranbir Kapoor in two of the biggest films of his career — Wake Up Sid! (2009) and Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013) — turns out to be his best buddy, too. The two are often spotted hanging out at various nightspots in Mumbai. It isn’t a surprise that Ranbir has agreed to star in Ayan’s next directorial outing, tentatively titled Dragon, which will also feature actor Alia Bhatt. The duo celebrate festivals together and last year, they were spotted at a Durga Puja pandal.


Ranveer Singh

Actor Ranveer Singh has declared it umpteen times that he is madly in love with his BFF, actor Arjun Kapoor, and their bromance has always been the hottest talk of the town. Ever since they starred in the film Gunday (2014) and later appeared on filmmaker Karan Johar’s chat show — not once, but twice — they have left everyone awestruck with their infectious friendship. Ranveer even revealed in an interview that they keep talking sh*t and message nonsense to each other on chats, and that they have so much in common that they never run out of topics. He also added that when Arjun enters the room, he lights up like a thousand watt bulb. The two lovingly call each other ‘baba’.


Karan Johar


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Filmmaker Karan Johar is close to quite a few actors and some directors, too, but if there’s anyone he can count on without thinking twice, it’s actor-writer Twinkle Khanna (wife of actor Akshay Kumar) and interior designer Gauri Khan (wife of Shah Rukh Khan). Twinkle and Karan’s friendship goes back to their school days, which she herself revealed on his talk show. Karan went to the same boarding school in which Twinkle studied, though for a brief period of time. Karan has confessed that he was in love with Tina (Twinkle) during their teenage years, and said in an earlier interview, “There was no shock or surprise that she went on to become such a popular cult figure [in] pop culture writing so soon. In all, she made a huge impact with her columns... and subsequently, her book comes out which is worth more than just reading. It’s like entertainment unplugged, just like Twinkle Khanna always is.”

The detailing of the baby nursery....designed with love and care by @gaurikhan

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Gauri Khan and Karan first met in 1994 when Shah Rukh Khan had taken Gauri along for the shoot of his film Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge in Switzerland. So strong is the duo’s friendship that Gauri, who is a celebrity interior designer, created the nursery for Karan’s twins — Yash and Roohi. For those who don’t remember, KJo also had Kajol as his all-time BFF, but friction developed between them and they went on to make nasty comments about each other. KJo even put a mention of this in his book, An Unsuitable Boy.


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Alia Bhatt

Bitten by the travel bug 🐾

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Actor Alia Bhatt’s Instagram feed is flooded with goofy pictures with her best friend Akansha Ranjan Kapoor, who does not belong to the film industry. However, Akansha’s sister, Anushka Ranjan, made her acting debut in the film Wedding Pullav (2015). Alia and Akansha love taking selfies together, and frequently take off for impromptu vacations. In April this year, Alia and Akansha were spotted at an airport, leaving for a holiday, and their photo went viral in no time. Their friendship is rock solid and that’s why Alia, despite having an extremely hectic schedule, drove down from Jhansi (where she was shooting for her film Badrinath Ki Dulhania in September 2016) for eight hours straight to Lucknow, from where she caught a flight to Mumbai. Hours after landing in Mumbai, she hopped on to another flight to Spain... to surprise her closest pal on her birthday!


Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan at the launch of Zirak Marker’s book.

Despite being a former Miss World and a leading actor in Bollywood, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has never let her star status affect her friendship with psychiatrist Zirak Marker. The two have known each other for over two decades now. Last year, Aishwarya took time off from her schedule and attended the launch of Zirak’s book, Parenting in the Age of Anxiety, as the chief guest. “We have been confidants and best friends for more than half our lives. Her most special quality as a friend is her undying loyalty, which also comes from being a Scorpio. She is dedicated and committed to everything in her life, even to friendship. In spite of our lives going in such different directions and with our respective schedules, we always touch base on special occasions and, time permitting, we meet in Mumbai,” Zirak was quoted as saying.


Akshay Kumar

❤️ #ARwedding #WhiteWedding #DayWedding #Asin #Rahul

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From being the best man at his wedding to playing cricket like regular boys, actor Akshay Kumar has a well-knit friendship with entrepreneur Rahul Sharma. In fact, Akshay was the one who played Cupid between Rahul and actor Asin Thottumkal (who is now married to Rahul). “I’ve been hiding this for three-and-a-half to four years. Yes, I got them to meet and Jacqueline (Fernandez, actor) was also a part of it, but she didn’t realise it because I played it very slyly,” Akshay once said in an interview.


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Varun Dhawan

Apart from boasting of some really good friends in Bollywood, Varun Dhawan’s best friend is Kavish Majumdar. Interestingly, not many would know that Kavish played the role of Hrithik Roshan’s younger self (Ladoo) in the 2001 film Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham. While promoting his recently released film Badrinath Ki Dulhania, Varun revealed that Kavish used to call him Badri (which was his character’s name in the film) ever since they became friends. “My best friend Kavish actually calls me that, because we had this inside joke between us that if I never made it in Hindi cinema, I can totally fit in Bhojpuri cinema. So he started calling me Badri, and Badri means a short form of ‘brother,’” Varun was quoted as saying.


Salman Khan

Salman Khan is very thick with actor Sanjay Dutt and they have hosted a few episodes of Bigg Boss 5 together. Also, reportedly, Salman used to look after Sanjay’s family while the latter was in Yerwada jail,serving time for illegal weapon possession. Talking about his friends from Bollywood, Salman was quoted as saying in 2016, “Among close friends, I have Sanju (Sanjay Dutt), who I have seen since childhood... Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan. Katrina Kaif is (also) my friend.” Other than these, actor Ajay Devgn, too, is reportedly very close to Sallu. For the sake of his friendship, Salman backed out as the producer of Karan Johar’s project, based on the Battle of Saragarhi, after learning that Ajay is working on a film on the same topic.


Aamir Khan

While Aamir Khan has never really revealed whom he considers his best friend in the film industry or outside it, several actors and filmmakers count him as one of their BFFs. Topping the list is actor Salman Khan, who has often referred to the Dangal actor as one of his best friends. It was evident that Aamir was one of the most important members present at Salman’ sister Arpita Khan’s wedding — videos of him dancing at the ceremony also went viral. Aamir’s friendship with Salman goes way back to 1994, when they starred together in the cult classic, Andaz Apna Apna, and since then they have been pretty vocal about their friendship. Interestingly, both have promoted each other’s projects aggressively. In 2014, while promoting Salman Khan’s film, Jai Ho, Aamir tweeted a photo of the two actors, and captioned it as: “Do dost ek jhaad pe susu kartein hain toh dosti badti hai ...1 day to go... Jai Ho!!!” Sometime back, when Aamir was asked to comment on Salman’s growing closeness with Shah Rukh, the actor wittily replied, “Aise thodi hai woh mera friend hai toh kisi aur ka friend nahi ho sakta (Just because he is my friend doesn’t mean he cannot be anyone else’s friend).”


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Sanjay Dutt

Sanjay Dutt has several friends in the industry and he shares a close bond with most of them. After he was released from jail, in February 2016, following his prison sentence for his role in the 1993 blasts case, some of his closest friends, including filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra, were at his Mumbai residence to meet the actor. Apart from Vinod, the 57-year-old Sanjay also shares a great equation with actors Salman Khan and Ajay Devgn. While shooting for the 2009 film, All the Best, Sanjay even encouraged Ajay to get a tattoo done. Apart from these two actors, Dutt is very close to his brother-in-law, actor Kumar Gaurav. Before the two became relatives, reports hinted at their strong friendship, shared over the years, and how Gaurav stood by Sanju in his darkest time. According to a report, Kumar Gaurav’s 1986 film Naam was made in order to revive Dutt’s career as an actor.


Sonakshi Sinha

Sonakshi Sinha is best friends with stylist Sakshi Mehra. At Sakshi’s wedding last year, the actor was not only the maid of honour, but also doubled as the unofficial photographer/videographer for all the functions. An excited Sonakshi shared a slew of photos/videos from the destination wedding, which took place in Thailand. “And it begins!!! My best friend since we were 10, soul sister and partner in crime is getting married! Im the happiest best friend today!!! How did we grow up so fast... Lets stop already!!!! (sic),” Sonakshi captioned one of the photos from the wedding.


Arjun Kapoor

Arjun Kapoor’s bond with Ranveer Singh has been special ever since they were kids. Ranveer, who is related to Anil Kapoor, being Anil’s daughter Sonam Kapoor’s maternal cousin, used to spend a lot of time with Arjun, Anil Kapoor’s nephew. Arjun is also very close to actor Varun Dhawan, and the two often indulge in friendly banter on social media. However, in an interview, Arjun also revealed that he is close to Varun’s elder brother Rohit, and that his all-time best friend is stylist Kunal Rawal. “Why do I need to choose between Varun and Ranveer? I am friendlier with Varun’s older brother, (filmmaker) Rohit Dhawan. I care for Varun on an emotional level... My best friend is my stylist and school buddy, Kunal Rawal,” Arjun was quoted as saying.


Farhan Akhtar

The actor-filmmaker has never really spoken about his best friends, but he is super close to actor Hrithik Roshan, and the two have collaborated on multiple films. While Lakshya (2004), starring Hrithik, was helmed by Farhan, the two also worked in Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011) and Luck By Chance (2009), which were both directed by Farhan’s sister Zoya Akhtar.


Sidharth Malhotra

While promoting his movie Brother (2015), actor Sidharth Malhotra said that he finds it “hard” to make friends in the film industry, and he is closer to his friends from college in Delhi. However, in a recent interview at the IIFA awards, the actor called Alia Bhatt, a “great friend”. The two were also rumoured to be dating ever since they starred together in Student of The Year (2012) and later in Kapoor & Sons (2016), however, they never acknowledged it publicly.


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John Abraham

Actor John Abraham has confessed on several occasions that he is close to only two people — Akshay Kumar and Abhishek Bachchan — and both happen to be from the film industry. John has worked with Akshay in films such as Garam Masala (2005), Desi Boyz (2011) and Housefull 2 (2012). Akshay did a cameo in John’s film Dishoom (2016).

Actors Akshay Kumar and John Abraham. ( Hindustan Times )

As for Abhishek, John did the cult comedy Dostana (2008) with him and they had earlier teamed up for Dhoom (2004). “The industry knows that I really don’t indulge myself in parties; so nobody feels bad about it. My only three friends in the industry are Karan Johar, Abhishek Bachchan and Akshay Kumar and all three of them I speak to once in a while, and it’s never about work,” John said in an earlier interview.

Actors John Abraham and Abhishek Bachchan at an event.


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Farah Khan

Guest of honour @mirzasaniar at the dinner hosted for her!! #bestfriends #houseparty

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Whether it’s appearing on chat shows together or supporting each other on social media, filmmaker Farah Khan and tennis player Sania Mirza share a rock solid bond. The two have been friends ever since Farah had invited Sania on her chat show, Tere Mere Beech Mein, and since then, they’ve been giving us major friendship goals. It’s interesting how they have thrown birthday parties for each other in the recent years. Talking about her friendship with Sania, Farah said, “When we met, it was instant, and every time she would come to Mumbai, we would meet up. [Ours is] not convenience ka friendship because we don’t have anything to do with each other’s professions.”


Shilpa Shetty

Shilpa Shetty was part of Farah’s show, Farah Ki Dawat

Actor Shilpa Shetty might share a close bond with many names from Bollywood, but one name that’s closest to her heart is filmmaker Farah Khan. Shilpa came for a guest appearance on the TV show Indian Idol to support Farah, who was one of the judges on the show. For her part, Farah has always praised Shilpa’s fitness first mantra and even said, “I should stay away from Shilpa, as everyone would look bad in front of her. She is so slim. I know her since Baazigar (1993). People usually deteriorate with age, but she is becoming beautiful.”


Katrina Kaif

Actor Katrina Kaif, who remained naïve in the film industry for the longest time, finally found a friend and a confidant in her New York (2009) director Kabir Khan. She posted a picture of herself with Kabir on her Facebook page with the caption, “Kabir Khan became my best friend right away because I had never met anyone before who was so happy to listen to me.” The two have worked together on the film Phantom (2015), too.


Bipasha Basu

With my cutie @rockystar100 😘

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Actor Bipasha Basu was a very successful model before she forayed into Bollywood and her BFF dates back to those days when she used to walk the ramp for designer Rocky S as the showstopper. Before Bipasha got married to actor Karan Singh Grover in 2016, Rocky had said in an interview to Hindustan Times, “She [Bipasha] is my closest friend and I love her to death. I will be happy if she gets married soon. I want to see her happy and my blessings are always with her. We are really close friends and we go out and travel together. We meet very often. When I am in Mumbai, she is the first person I meet.” Bipasha often shares pictures with Rocky on Instagram and Rocky was by Bips’ side throughout her wedding celebrations.


Priyanka Chopra

Happy times.. bff time @tam2cul 💋🎉🥂🙏🏼

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Former Miss World and one of the leading ladies of Bollywood, Priyanka Chopra’s confidante happens to be someone from outside the industry. The actor is best friends with Tamanna Dutt Sharma, whom she can trust with her life and family. Tamanna joined Priyanka and her family when they took off for a vacation to ring in Priyanka’s 35th birthday last week. Not many would know that Priyanka lived with Tamanna when she first came to Mumbai and Priyanka helped Tamanna plan her wedding in 2012. “Priyanka is grounded and is never rude to anybody,” Tammana said in an interview.

Last few hours of chill.. poolside bummery with @mubinarattonsey #Miami

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Priyanka is also close to producer, writer and assistant director Mubina Rattonsey, who co-produced Priyanka’s film Kaminey (2009). Last year, Priyanka was seen holidaying with her mother Dr Madhu Chopra and Mubina in Savannah, Georgia.


Abhishek Bachchan

Happy Birthday @GOLDIEBEHL Wish u all the happiness and success. Stay blessed 😊 #AbhishekBachchan #GoldieBehl

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Abhishek Bachchan has stayed thick with his childhood buddies, filmmakers Rohan Sippy and Goldie Behl. The actor grew up with Rohan and Goldie and has worked with them in their films, too. Goldie directed Abhishek in Bas Itna Sa Khwaab Hai (2001) and Drona (2008), while Rohan teamed up with Abhishek in Nautanki Saala (2013), Dum Maaro Dum (2011), Bluffmaster (2005), and Kuch Naa Kaho (2003). Interestingly, both Abhishek and Goldie’s families are also close and celebrate various festivals together, karwa chauth being one of the most popular.

Rohan Sippy and Abhishek Bachchan.

Rohan once shared that he and Abhishek bonded over fatherhood experiences. “We both are blessed with baby girls and we are proud of it. His daughter is a year older to mine and we share fatherhood experiences, besides work. We entered a similar phase of life at same time also. So, it helps us to share more as you go through similar milestones,” Rohan was quoted as saying.


Sonam Kapoor

Sonam Kapoor’s friendship with actors Swara Bhaskar and Jacqueline Fernandez prove that female stars can be best friends, too. Sonam and Swara first met on the sets of Raanjhanaa (2013) and they instantly clicked. Sonam often showers praise on Swara’s acting prowess and had once said that Swara has not got her due in the film industry. Swara, on her part, also has only nice things to say about Sonam as her BFF. “As an outsider, you always have a perception, even if you’re an actor yourself. You have a perception about stars who are bigger than you. Similarly, I had a perception of Sonam being a star child and a fashionista. But I have no shame in saying that our friendship is 100 per cent Sonam’s effort. She is the one who not just befriended me but won over all my prejudices by constantly trying... Every time I chat with her, I discover that she is an amazing person,” she was quoted as saying.

As for Jacqueline, Sonam met her at the premiere of Mausam in 2011, but the two became besties much later when Sonam’s father, actor Anil Kapoor, was shooting with Jacqueline in Race 2 (2013). They lovingly call each other Jack and Sones. “I could not have asked for a better friend in Bollywood. She really has my back. And I really love that girl because of how genuine she is,” Jacqueline had said in an earlier interview.


Shraddha Kapoor

Shraddha Kapoor is best friends with TV actor Karan Wahi’s sister Eshanka Wahi, who got married in March this year. Shraddha was not only a bridesmaid at the wedding but also danced to her heart’s content, and her dancing video went viral soon after. As per reports, Shraddha and Eshanka have been partners in crime since childhood. The two recently flew to Europe for a girlie vacation. Since Eshanka has moved to Delhi after her marriage, Shraddha doesn’t get to spend much time with her, but whenever there’s a chance, the actor catches up with her bestie.


Kareena Kapoor Khan

#bestie 💋

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Kareena Kapoor Khan and Amrita Arora’s rock solid bond has often redefined friendship goals. Even though Amrita hasn’t been able to make a name for herself in Bollywood, in comparison with Kareena, it hasn’t really affected their friendship and they continue to be thick. From hitting the gym and attending house parties to going out shopping and having lunch together, these girls are inseparable. Both of them were bridesmaids at each other’s wedding. Isn’t that cool? And their Instagram photos and videos make for a visual treat for their fans. Talking about Amrita, Kareena once said in an interview, “I really like that girl. She’s fun, easygoing, hassle free and honest... just like me. Our friendship cannot be measured against other filmi friendships.” Even Amrita had only sweet things to say in return. “I admire Bebo for her loyalty and unconditional love for her near and dear ones. She hasn’t changed one bit since the time I’ve known her. And that I find super. I love the way she handles herself even after being who she is. She just isn’t affected by all the craziness that surrounds her. Bebo continues to be this normal girl who enjoys life and works very hard. She is ambitious and has a crazy passion for her craft.”


Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone is someone who would go that extra mile for the people she loves — despite a hectic shooting schedule, the actor made it a point to attend her best friend Srila Rao’s wedding. Deepika was shooting for her debut Hollywood film xXx: The Return of Xander Cage, and she flew all the way from Canada to attend her BFF’s wedding in Sri Lanka in March 2016. It was icing on the cake when she was joined by beau Ranveer Singh and their pictures from the Sri Lankan wedding took the Internet by the storm. Talking about the bond she has shared with her best friend, Deepika was quoted saying in an interview, “We have been together since nursery. We’ve played together, fought, lost our first teeth, baked cakes and shared secrets. And we still do. Though Srila was a month older (she was born in December 1985, while I born in January ’86), I always bullied her because I was taller and bigger (laughs).”


Rani Mukerji

#bff ❤️❤️👭#celebrations

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Though Rani Mukerji is known to be close to filmmaker Karan Johar, who also happens to be her husband Aditya Chopra’s cousin, she is really thick with choreographer Vaibhavi Merchant and their friendship goes back almost a decade now. The two have collaborated on film songs. When Rani and Aditya got married in 2014, away from the flashbulbs in Italy, both Vaibhavi and Karan were by her side during the celebrations. Rani and Vaibhavi were so close as pals that many in the industry even joked if Vaibhavi would accompany Rani to Aditya’s home as part of the dowry. In March this year, Rani celebrated her 39th birthday with Vaibhavi and casting director Shanoo Sharma.


Sushant Singh Rajput

#morning #coffee with my best friend #maheshShetty

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Hailing from a TV background, actor Sushant Singh Rajput is best friends with TV actor Mahesh Shetty, who has also worked in the 2016 film Banjo. The two worked together in the hit TV show Pavitra Rishta. Talking about Mahesh and the bond they share, Sushant was quoted as saying, “Mahesh is my best friend. There is no pretence about him. He doesn’t judge me and he has known me since I started my career. He has always been the same supportive self. I trust his judgement blindly.” Mahesh, too, while wishing Sushant on his birthday in 2015, expressed similar emotions. “Never needed a best friend with u around brother. Happy birthday @itsSSR have a rocking year ahead,” wrote Mahesh, who has also worked in shows such as Bade Achhe Lagte Hain, Ghar Ek Sapnaa, and Pyaar Ka Bandhan.


Rashami Desai

TV actor Rashami Desai calls her classmates from college days — Dhruti Shah and Rashmi Rupji — as her best friends. While Dhruti is a housewife, Rashmi works at Apple; they live in Pune and Los Angeles, respectively. “I can talk about anything under the sun with Dhruti and Rashmi. They are my partners in crime and are like family to me. Whenever we can, we indulge in [a] house party and endless chatting,” says the Uttaran actor.


Mouni Roy

TV actor Mouni Roy shares a great friendship with Sriti Jha, who stars in the popular show KumKum Bhagya. The two small screen divas always shower each other with love on Instagram, and such pictures reveal the deep bond they share. Mouni shared a picture with Sriti on her birthday (February 26) this year, and wrote: “Happy happy birthday to my better sincere lovelier more evolved half. @itisriti You give me so much joy! Come back soon. I miss you.. love you so.. Of Unicorns & distant lands...”. It is quite refreshing to see two actors get on so well.


Karan Mehra

TV actor Karan Mehra doesn’t have any best friends, but shares a close bond with designer Rohit Verma and model Sakshi Gulati. They attended the baby shower that Karan and his wife Nisha Rawal hosted in May this year ahead of the arrival of their son Kavish.


Divyanka Tripathi

Happy Siblings Day.🙈🙉🙊

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TV actor Divyanka Tripathi Dahiya proudly announces her sister Priyanka as her best friend. From sharing secrets to similar interests, the Tripathi sisters have been together through thick and thin. “My sister will be my best buddy forever and I am so glad that she is part of my life. She has stood by me like a rock,” shares Divyanka.


Vivian Dsena

For TV actor Vivian Dsena, his best friend Ashwin Porwal isn’t his brother from another mother, but his own mother’s second son. Ashwin, who runs a handloom business in Ujjain, has been Vivian’s confidant since their first day at school. “Whenever Ashwin is in Mumbai or I am visiting my home town, we always catch up. He is the one guy I can trust even with my eyes closed. When my mother is in Ujjain and I am not there, Ashwin takes care of my mother like a son,” says Vivian.

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First Published: Jul 22, 2017 07:52 IST