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    Age Is Just A Number When It Comes To These Bollywood Actors And, Well, It Shows

    Mission: Impossible — Bollywood Actors Playing Age-Appropriate Roles

    1. Shah Rukh Khan portrayed the character of Rahul, a college student, in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai when he was 33. His co-stars, Kajol and Rani Mukherjee, were 24 and 20, respectively.

    SRK in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai holding a friendship band

    2. He was 30 in Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, which was centred around young love. The movie, which went on to acquire cult status, marked SRK's position as the unrivalled king of romance.

    SRK in Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge with a mandolin on his shoulders

    3. Speaking of romance (or whatever Bollywood's idea of it is), Salman Khan played the character of a young Radhe in Tere Naam when he was 38. His co-star, Bhumika Chawla, was only 25.

    Salman Khan from in a still from Tere Naam

    4. Two years later, Salman starred in Lucky: No Time for Love at the age of 40. In the movie, he romances 18-year-old Sneha Ullal, which honestly is all sorts of messed-up.

    Sneha Ullal lying on the floor on her right hand with Salman Khan behind her in Lucky: No Time for Love

    5. Aamir Khan was 44 years old when he played the character of Rancho, an engineering student, in 3 Idiots.

    Aamir Khan from 3 Idiots

    6. I have to admit, however, that he wasn't the only one in the cast who was far, far, away from an actual college-goer's age. His co-actor, Sharman Joshi was 30 while R. Madhavan was 39.

    R Madhavan and Sharman Joshi attend a class in a still from 3 Idiots

    7. Aamir also played a college student in Rang De Basanti, at the "ripe" age of 41.

    Aamir Khan from Rang De Basanti sitting on a couch with his left finger on his lips

    I'd like to remind you that he openly talked about Kareena Kapoor Khan not being the first choice for Laal Singh Chaddha because he wanted the actress to be young and the de-aging to be done only for him. Sexism much?

    Kareena Kapoor Khan on the left and Aamir Khan on the right sitting on the couch on Koffee With Karan

    8. Contrary to the title, the two male leads of Student of the Year 2 seem more age-appropriate for a spin-off with the alumni. While Tiger Shroff was 29 when the movie came out...

    Tiger Shroff from Student of the Year 2 walking while being surrounded by other students

    9. ...Aditya Seal was 31 when he portrayed the character of Manav Singh Randhawa.

    Aditya Seal from Student of the Year 2

    10. Because, remember, Siddharth Malhotra and Varun Dhawan were 27 and 25 years old, respectively, in the first Student of the Year?

    Varun and Sidharth in a still from Student of the Year

    Bollywood, when we ask them for more age-appropriate casting:

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    Which ones did I miss? Comment below!