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    Bollywood Doesn't Give A Flying Fuck About Age And Here's Proof

    Bollywood takes age as seriously as my parents take my career.

    1. Aamir Khan was 44-years-old in 3 Idiots, 15 whole years older than his movie-bae, Kareena.

    Aamir Khan licks his lips as Rancho and says "age is just a number baby"
Kareena Kapoor Khan as Pia responds sarcastically "Aapne meri aankhen khol di. TYSM"
    Vinod Chopra Films / Sasha Desai

    NGL, the entire cast was nowhere close to college-age.

    2. He also played a college student in Rang De Basanti. At age 41.

    Aamir Khan as DJ happily hugs Kirron Kher as his mother and an onlooker asks "why are you so pissed, aunty" and  Dj's mother responds "Chal hatt, you'd be pissed too if your son didn't manage to pass out in 23 years"
    UTV Motion Pictures / Sasha Desai

    I really feel for his Ma whenever I re-watch this.

    3. In Dil Chahta Hai, he was only four years younger than Rajat Kapoor, who played Shalini's uncle.

    Rajat Kapoor as Mahesh says "She's marrying Rohit but she loves you" He then continues "I don't know what's wrong with her either"
    Excel Entertainment / Sasha Desai

    Dil Chahta Hain was supposed to be about young romance. Aamir Khan was youthfully 36, back then. This man has made a career out of playing roles nowhere near his age-range.

    Speaking of making a career out of age-inappropriate roles...


    4. Ranbir Kapoor was 35 when he played a high school graduate in Jagga Jasoos.

    Katrina Kaif as Shruti asks "hey aren't you like 20 years too old to be in school"
Ranbir Kapoor as Jagga makes a funny face and responds "no no look haha! I'm one of the YOUTHS"
    Walt Disney Pictures India / Sasha Desai

    How old was Jagga supposed to be anyway? 15? 17? His girlfriend, played by also 35-year-old Katrina, was at least 25.

    5. He was also 31 when he played 17-year-old Bunny in Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani.

    Ranbir Kapoor as Bunny says "Tum right nahi ho, Naina, bas mujhse bohot chotti hain"
Deepika Padukone as Naina responds "STFU I'm only 4 years younger than you"
    Dharma Productions / Sasha Desai

    At least they age him up a bit later in the movie.

    6. Aaand 27-years-old in Wake Up Sid.

    Ranbir Kapoor as sid looks moodily out a window and asks himself "Wonder what I'll be when I grow up"
He responds to himself "oh wait"
    Dharma Productions / Sasha Desai

    Which is not THAT crazy for Bollywood. The bar is on the ground here.

    7. Hrithik Roshan was also 27-years-old when he played a college student in Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham.

    Hrithik Roshan as Rohan is looking out a car window while wearing sunglasses and says "if my college outfit didn't convince you"
Different image of Rohan wearing a leather outfit in the song 'you are my soniya' and he says "how about my club wear"
    Dharma Productions / Sasha Desai

    27 is the new 17?

    8. Meanwhile, Kareena Kapoor, was a 21-year-old college student in K3G.

    Kareena Kapoor Khan as Pooh looks confused and asks herself "Be an icon at just 21?"
She responds to herself "I LIKE IT"
    Dharma Productions / Sasha Desai

    When I was 21, I was lucky if I got a beer. Forget about a movie!

    9. And Alia Bhatt was only 19-years-old in Student Of The Year!

    Alia Bhatt as Shanaya wearing a sequinned dress, with her hair flowing back, says "I'm basically Pooh"
and then responds to herself, while smiling: "But with fewer lines"
    Dharma Productions / Sasha Desai

    which is not crazy by itself but super weird when you realise...

    10. Siddharth Malhotra and Varun Dhawan were 27 and 25-years-old, respectively.

    Siddharth Malhotra as Abhi and Varun Dhawan as Rohan are talking to each other and Abhi says "Oh shit, Alia is that young and we have to woo her?"  
Rohan responds "yeah" and Abhi continues to say "log kuch bhi dekhenge, yaar"
Rohan responds "yep"
    Dharma Productions / Sasha Desai

    The term "student" was used really loosely, even in 2012.

    11. Which is barely younger than 27-year-old Arjun Kapoor in 2 States.

    Amrita Singh as Krish's Mom and Arjun Kapoor as Krish are talking to each other. His mom says "you can't marry her" and Krish asks "Is she too young?" 
His mom responds heatedly "WTF NO, I'm xenophobic, beta not ageist"
    Dharma Productions / Sasha Desai

    At least Alia Bhatt was in her twenties this time.

    12. And finally, Katrina Kaif has played a 25-year-old for SEVENTEEN YEARS!

    Katrina Kaif in Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya in 2005, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara in 2011 and Bharat in 2019 
She looks to be the same age
    Shree Ashtavinayak Cine Vision Ltd / Excel Entertainment / T-Series / Sasha Desai

    Doesn't matter if its 2003 or 2020, our girl is down to play a 25-year-old heroine. She's like the Tom Cruise of Bollywood.

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