Television is an ageist place, casting female actors in the roles of badi bahus, aunties and mummies the moment the first wrinkle shows. However, some male actors have been on the receiving end of just as much ageist discrimination. Today, we are going to meet you television father and son on-screen jodis and their shocking age gaps!
1. Raman Bhalla and Adi
Karan Patel and Abhishek Verma plays on-screen father and son in daily soap Yeh Hai Mohabbatein. But you will be shocked to know the real age gap between the two. Yes, Karan, who is 33 is playing dad to Abhishek Verma who is just 27 years, which means the age gap between the two is only 6 years.
2. Mihir Virani and Gautam Virani
Ronit Roy played Mihir Virani and Sumeet Sachdeva plays Gautam Virani in Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi. The age gap between Ronit Roy and Sumeet Sachdeva in real life is just 10 years. Ronit is 51 years old while Sumeet is 41 years old.
3. Champak Lal Gada and Jethalal Gada
Do you know that Dilip Joshi who plays the role of Jetha Lal is actually older than his on-screen father, Champak Lal Gada, essayed by Amit Bhatt? Dilip is 49 and Amit Bhatt is 44.
4. Bhairon Dharamveer Singh and Jagya
Anup Soni played father to Shashank Vyas aka Jagya in Balika Vadhu. The age gap between Anup Soni and Shashank Vyas is just 11 years. Anup Soni is 42 years old while Shashank is 31 years old.
5. Tej Singh Oberoi and Shivaay Singh Oberoi
In Ishqbaaaz, Mahesh Thakur playing father to Nakuul Mehta. While, the age gap between the two in real life is just 13 years. While Mahesh is 47, Nakuul is 34.
6. Rajnath and Shaurya Goenka
Ayyub Khan played the role of Vatsal Sheth’s father in Star Plus’s show Ek Hasina Thi. The age gap between the two is just 11 years. Ayyub is 48 years old, while Vatsal is 37 years old.
7. Laxminandan Vyas and Saras
Chetan Pandit who played the role of Laxminandan Vyas, father of Gautam Rode (Saras) in Saraswatichandra is just 1 year older to Gautam. Chetan is 41 years old, while Gautam is 40.
8. Sahil Virani and Laksh Virani
Sandeep Baswana aka Sahil Virani played the role of Pulkit Samrat aka Laksh Virani’s father in Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi. The age gap between the two is just 6 years. Sandeep Baswana is 39 while, Pulkit is 33 years old.