A Year Full of Iconic Reunions 2023! From On-screen Icons SRK-Amitabh Bachchan to Off-screen AdiShra's Sweetness, Reliving Moments that Warmed Our Hearts!

2023 should be declared as a ‘Year of Reunion', as it unfolds a bunch of heartwarming reunions across Bollywood, South Movies industry, Television a sentiment cherished by true entertainment buffs - from Salman-SRK, RanDeep, to Kapil Sharma-Sunil Grover.

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Whether within the enchanting realms of the South Indian film industry or the captivating world of Bollywood cinema, 2023 has proven to be an absolute delight for enthusiasts across the entertainment spectrum. Throughout the year, we've been treated to the heartwarming spectacle of age-old pairs reuniting, if only for fleeting moments. Fans found themselves immersed in waves of happiness, unable to contain their excitement at each occurrence.


In the year, every few days after, the industry gifted us with awe-inspiring reunions, whether celebrating a decade of Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone in ‘Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani’ or savouring the brief but sweet hug between Aditya Roy Kapur and Shraddha Kapoor. The on-screen magic of Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan in ‘Pathaan’ and ‘Tiger 3’, or the iconic Munna Bhai reunion of Sanjay Dutt and Arshad Warsi, collectively designates 2023 as the ultimate REUNION YEAR!

Have a look at the heartwarming Reunions of 2023 endless list:

1. Salman Khan & Shah Rukh Khan's Bromance Resurfaces On-Screen


It was a majestic year for King Khan as he made a comeback on-screen after 5 years, breaking records with three film releases: 'Pathaan,' 'Jawan,' and now 'Dunki.' Notably, he also shared fantastic moments with none other than his brother Salman Khan. Witnessing these Bollywood superstars together on the big screen created waves of excitement on the internet, as fans overflowed with happiness at seeing their favourite stars reunited. Salman Khan made a terrific cameo in 'Pathaan,' and in a reciprocal gesture, Shah Rukh Khan made a cameo appearance in Salman's 'Tiger 3,' continuing the ritual of their on-screen camaraderie.

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2. Aditya Roy Kapur & Shraddha Kapoor's Sweet Reunion

AdiShra was a beautiful couple when they were dating back in years when they casted together in films like ‘Aashiqui 2’ and ‘Ok Jaanu’ and they were one of the most-loved rumoured dating couples among the audience, who all still can’t get over them. But unfortunately, they left fans saddened when they parted ways and then 2023 came as a lucky year to the fans because though it was for a few seconds it was a great pleasure full of elation for fans. AdiShra shared a fraction of a second heartwarming hug with wide smiles that lit up our social media screens filled with beautiful edits of the couple’s reunion. They met during a visit to the T-series office’s Ganpati Bappa’s darshan. 



3. ‘YJHD’ Reunion but Especially all Love on Evergreen ‘RanDeep’


Long before AdiShra's romance, the enchanting love story of Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone captured our hearts. Despite both being happily married now, fans are still overwhelmed reminiscing about the days when they fell in love, just as we did for them. The magical reunion took place as 'Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani' marked its 10-year milestone, bringing together not just the co-stars but, most importantly, the beloved RanDeep in a captivating frame.


4. Karthi and Tamannaah's Dance Down Memory Lane

In a year filled with bliss, the iconic lead pair from the renowned 2010 Tamil cult-classic 'Paiyaa,' Tamannaah Bhatia and Karthi, took fans on a trip down memory lane. Thirteen years after capturing hearts as one of the favorite on-screen couples, they reunited on stage during the actor's 'Japan' film's Audio Launch Event. The duo enchanted the audience by dancing to the beats of their famous 'Adada Mazhaida' song from the movie 'Paiyaa.' Fans couldn't contain their excitement, and the internet buzzed with their creative expressions, celebrating the reunion after so many years.

5. Shah Rukh Khan & Amitabh Bachchan's Iconic Comeback

The two Bollywood legends joined forces after decades, surprising everyone with their stellar collaboration in an advertisement. While it was a promotional venture, the reunion held a special significance, marking an anticipated moment in this great year. Their last on-screen appearance was in 'Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna,' and remarkably, they shared the screen after an impressive 17 years. Previously, they had delivered memorable performances in films like 'Mohabbatein,' 'Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham,' and 'Veer Zaara.'

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6. Vijay Thalapathy and Trisha's Chennai Night to Remember

Thalapathy Vijay and Trisha's reunion at the 'LEO' Success Event in Chennai was an enchanting evening after a 15-year hiatus. Vijay's captivating speech thrilled his fans, and Trisha charmed the audience with heartfelt words. Expressing her joy at reuniting with Vijay, Trisha likened it to reconnecting with an old friend. The celebrated on-screen pair, renowned for their classical hits in the Kollywood industry, starred together in films like 'Ghilli,' 'Aathi,' 'Thirupachi,' 'Kuruvi,' creating memorable song sequences and an unforgettable on-screen chemistry. Notably, their famous track 'Appadi Podu' achieved cult status nationwide.

7. Dilip Joshi – Shailesh Lodha's 'Taarak Mehta' Friendship Relived

Dilip Joshi and Shailesh Lodha, the dynamic duo from the iconic television series 'Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah,' left an indelible mark as the beloved 'Patam Mitra.' Entertaining audiences for nearly 14 years together, their Jethalal-Taarak bond was unparalleled. Unfortunately, in April 2022, Shailesh Lodha bid farewell to the show, leaving TMKOC fans disheartened. However, in a recent heartening development, the duo was spotted together at a community event, sharing an elite moment that brought joy to fans. The warmth of their reunion was evident in an elated warm hug, leaving fans reminiscing about the golden era of 'Patam Mitra.'

8. Munna Bhai MBBS's Timeless Duo's Grand Return

‘Munna Bhai & Circuit’ stand as an enduring on-screen duo, etched in Bollywood history. Sanjay Dutt and Arshad Warsi, creators of cherished childhood memories with the iconic 2003 release, celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2023. To the delight of fans, the dynamic duo made a triumphant comeback, reprising their legendary avatars in a health insurance advertisement. The audience was left in awe, craving for more, and speculating about the much-anticipated third instalment of this classic movie franchise.

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9. Kapil Sharma and Sunil Grover's Comedy Reunion

What a remarkable year 2023 has been, indeed! It can rightfully be declared as the 'Year of Reunions.' Among the many delightful reunions, one that stood out was the return of our beloved television comedy duo – Kapil Sharma and Sunil Grover. Known for their hilarious portrayals as Rajesh Arora and Mashur Gulati on 'The Kapil Sharma Show,' the duo faced several personal conflicts, eventually leading to Sunil Grover's departure from the show. However, in an unexpected turn of events, they've announced a new show slated for release on the OTT platform Netflix. Fans, including us, can't contain our excitement! The surprise reunion is a testament to their understanding of the audience's heartfelt desire to see them together once again. Cheers to the much-awaited comeback!

10. '3 Idiots' Trio's Nostalgic Get-Together

In a year brimming with heartwarming reunions, the most celebrated trio from '3 Idiots'—Rancho, Farhan, and Raju, portrayed by Aamir Khan, R Madhavan, and Sharman Joshi, respectively—came together to promote Mr Joshi's upcoming Gujarati film, 'Congratulations.' Dressed in matching red tracksuits, the trio embraced, evoking nostalgia among fans with their endearing chemistry. Numerous internet users expressed joy at seeing the trio reunite after an extended period, with some even suggesting the possibility of a sequel to Rajkumar Hirani's beloved '3 Idiots.'

11. Akshay Kumar and Raveena Tandon's Reunion at Award Show

Akshay Kumar and Raveena Tandon, beloved for their on-screen chemistry, made a captivating appearance at HT India's Most Stylish 2023. The duo, who shared a romantic history nearly 25 years ago, graced the stage as guests. During the event, Raveena presented an award to Akshay Kumar, creating a nostalgic and heartwarming moment for fans. The glimpses of their interactions on stage and in the audience became viral sensations. As they exchanged a hug, the duo, known for their roles in films like 'Mohra,' 'Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi,' 'Barood,' 'Keemat,' and 'Police Force: An Inside Story,' once again left an indelible mark as an iconic pair in Bollywood.

12. Sneha and Vijay Thalapathy's Eventful Handshake

The famous 2003 Tamil cult-classic film ‘Vaseegara’ was one of the favourite films of all time for fans, it starred Vijay Thalapathy and Sneha as Bhoopathy and Priya respectively, that captivated the audience through their blissful on-screen chemistry. Then cut to two decades later, they shook hands in an event with all smiles that captured our hearts and made fans in awe of them.

13. RHTDM's Eternal Duo

Can you believe it? The iconic pair from 'Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein' reunited after 22 years! Yes, it's been two decades since the release of this heartwarming film that still holds a special place in everyone's hearts, prompting endless rewatches. The film's timeless songs remain favourites, evoking nostalgia whenever they play. In June, Dia Mirza and R Madhavan graced an award function in Dubai, capturing a moment of their reunion. Dressed in matching black outfits, the duo's picture sent fans into a joyous frenzy, with many clamouring for a 'Rehnaa Hai Tere Dil Mein 2.' Celebrating Madhavan's award, Dia shared their image, asking, "Has it really been 22 years, @actormaddy".


14. 'Gadar' Iconic Pair's Comeback

Tara and Safeena, the legendary duo from the 2001 blockbuster 'Gadar,' graced the silver screen once again after 22 years in the highly anticipated sequel, 'Gadar 2.' This cinematic reunion not only delighted fans but also propelled the film to become one of the highest-grossing movies of 2023. Their on-screen magic, a reminiscent nod to the past, proved to be a visual feast for Bollywood enthusiasts, making 'Gadar 2' an unforgettable experience.

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15. 'Student of the Year' Vele Boys

Our beloved Vele Boys Sidharth Malhotra and Varun Dhawan from 'Student of the Year' shared a heartwarming bromance hug at a Diwali event, leaving fans in awe. Just a week later, they charmed us all over again on the famous chat show 'Koffee With Karan,' showcasing their incredible brotherly chemistry, love, and on-screen humour.

Students Varun Dhawan And Sidharth Malhotra Share Pics From The Sets Of  Koffee With Karan. Fans Say "Epic Reunion"

16. 'Khal Nayak' Director and Starcast 30-Year Reunion

The famous 90s film 'Khal Nayak,' directed by the esteemed Subhash Ghai and starring Sanjay Dutt, Jackie Shroff, and Madhuri Dixit, witnessed a joyous reunion as the filmmaker celebrated his anniversary later in the year. The trio, part of the cult-classic film, graced the event, capturing a precious moment as they posed together after an impressive 30 years. A delightful occasion for fans, cherishing the enduring magic of 'Khal Nayak.'

17. Naga Chaitanya & Kriti Sanon's 'Dohchay' Reunion

Kriti Sanon, who had a stint in the Tollywood industry before entering Bollywood, starred alongside Akkineni Naga Chaitanya in the 2015 film 'Dohchay.' Fast forward eight years, and we witnessed a heartwarming reunion as they shared a warm hug during a Navratri special event organized by Kalyan Jewellers in Kerala.

As we bask in the joy of countless reunions, 2023 unquestionably can be declared as the ‘Year of Reunion’. From the heart of Bollywood to the southern shores and television realms, iconic duos and trios took us on a nostalgic journey, filling our hearts with love and overwhelming emotions. This is what we live for as movie buffs. As we bid farewell to 2023, our anticipation grows for the treasures that the coming years hold, promising more magical moments that will linger in our hearts.


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