Families of Bollywood

by saytosandeep | created - 19 Nov 2010 | updated - 05 Aug 2013 | Public

Like in indian politics, in bollywood also families try to rule the business. Here is the list of most influential families of bollywood

1. Amitabh Bachchan

Actor | Black

Son of well known poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan and Teji Bachchan. He has a brother named Ajitabh. He completed his education from Uttar Pradesh and moved to Bombay to find work as a film star, in vain though, as film-makers preferred someone with a fairer skin, and he was not quite fair enough. But ...

First person to enter bollywood from his family

2. Harivansh Rai Bachchan

Soundtrack | Silsila

Father of Amitabh Bachchan and grandfather of Abhishek Bachchan. Father-In-Law of Jaya Bhaduri

Father of Amitabh

3. Jaya Bhaduri

Actress | Kal Ho Naa Ho

In April 1948 Jabalpur-based, Bengali-speaking Indira and Tarun Kumar Bhaduri were blessed with a child they named Jaya, and enrolled in the St. Joseph's Convent School in Bhopal.

Her acting career started when she was 15 in a Bengali film Mahanagar. She became an actress in her own right in ...

Wife of Amitabh

4. Abhishek Bachchan

Actor | Happy New Year

Aquarian Abhishek Srivastav was born in February 5, 1976, son of Bollywood mega-stars, Jaya Bhaduri and Amitabh Bachchan, brother to Shweta, uncle to her two children (Navya Naveli & Agastye), and the grandson of Harivansh Rai Srivastav, Hindu and Urdu poet, who wrote under the pen-name of ...

Son of Amitabh

5. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Actress | Jodhaa Akbar

Born into a traditional south Indian family, Aishwarya started modeling at a young age. This green-blue-eyed beauty appeared in advertisements for many prestigious firms; the ones that brought her into the limelight were the garden sari and the Pepsi ad. Crowned Miss India 1994 runner-up, she was a...

Wife of Abhishek

6. Dharmendra

Actor | Sholay

Dharmendra is one of the biggest stars of Indian cinema. Dharmendra Deol played the romantic hero in woman centric films from 1960-1968 and became romantic hero from 1968-69 and played the role of action hero from 1971-1997. Dharmendra has appeared in 306 films.

He is known as 'Garam' Dharam in ...

First person to enter bollywood from his family

7. Hema Malini

Actress | Sholay

Hema was born in the Tamil-speaking Chakravarthy household on October 16, 1948 in Ammankudi, Tamil Nadu. Her dad's name is V.S.R. Chakravarthy and her mom, Jaya, was a film producer. She was enrolled in the Chennai-based Andhra Mahila Sabha.

After performing as a dancer in a 1961 regional movie, she...

Wife of Dharmendra

8. Sunny Deol

Actor | Ghayal

Ajay Singh Deol popularly known as Sunny Deol was born to actor Dharmendra and Prakash Kaur. Sunny began acting with super hit film Betaab (1983) which was a love story also featuring another new comer Amrita Singh; this film was a major success and then he goes on making films which portrayed him ...

Son of Dharmendra

9. Bobby Deol

Actor | Humraaz

Bobby Deol (Vijay Singh Deol) is the second son of Bollywood mega-star Dharmendra. His older brother is another Bollywood mega-star, Sunny Deol. Deol began his career as a child artiste in the movie Dharam Veer (1977), playing a young Dharmendra.

He has two step-sisters, namely Bollywood actress ...

Brother of Sunny

10. Esha Deol

Actress | Koi Mere Dil Se Poochhe

Fluent in English, Hindi and Tamil, Scorpion Esha was born on November 2, 1982 to Hema 'Dreamgirl' Malini, and Dharmendra 'He-Man' Deol. She has a younger sister, Ahana, and two step-brothers, Sunny and Bobby, both well-known Bollywood super-stars in their own rights. Bobby is married to Tanya ...

Sister of Sunny, Bobby

11. Abhay Deol

Actor | Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Abhay Deol (born in 1976, India) is an Indian film actor. He is the nephew of famous veteran actor Dharmendra and cousin of actors Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol and actress Esha Deol. After graduating from Mumbai University, Abhay headed to Los Angeles and studied Fine Arts. After completing a two year...

Cousin of Sunny, Bobby and Esha

12. Madhoo

Actress | Roja

Madhoo was born in the Malini household on March 26th. Her dad's name is Raghunath, who is the brother of Bollywood actress Hema Malini. Her mom's name is Renuka. She was taught Bharat Natyam by her mom. Madhoo lost her mom to Cancer when she was just 13 years old.

Treating her aunt as her role ...

Niece of Hema Malini

13. Prithviraj Kapoor

Actor | Mughal-E-Azam

Prithviraj Kapoor was born on November 3, 1906 in Samundri, Punjab, British India as Prithvinat Kapoor. He was an actor and director, known for Mughal-E-Azam (1960), Maharathi Karna (1944) and Bidyapati (1937). He was married to Rama Kapoor. He died on May 29, 1972 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India.

First person to enter bollywood from his family

14. Raj Kapoor

Actor | Sangam

Raj Kapoor was the son of well-known Indian actor Prithviraj Kapoor, who acted both in film and on stage. After apprenticing in the Bollywood production studios of the 1940's, at 24 years of age Raj Kapoor produced, directed and acted in Aag (1948), with his new company, RK Films. His next ...

Son of Prithviraj Kapoor.

15. Shashi Kapoor

Actor | Deewaar

Shashi Kapoor is one of the leading actors of Indian cinema having appeared in 160 movies - 12 in English and 148 in Hindi. He has appeared in 148 Hindi films - of them played the solo lead hero in 61 films, was lead hero in 53 released multi star cast Hindi films, 2 unreleased multi star film and ...

Brother of Raj Kapoor

16. Shammi Kapoor

Actor | Vidhaata

Shamsher Raj "Shammi" Kapoor was the son of theater and film actor Prithviraj Kapoor and his wife Ramsarni "Rama" Mehra Kapoor. Shammi's acting career began in 1948, when he joined his father's theatrical company "Prithvi Theatres." Like his father and his brothers, Shammi eventually moved into the...

Brother of Raj Kapoor and Shashi Kapoor

17. Geeta Bali

Actress | Albela

Geeta Bali was born in 1930 in Sargodha, Punjab, British India as Harikirtan Kaur. She was an actress, known for Albela (1951), Dulari (1949) and Baaz (1953). She was married to Shammi Kapoor. She died on January 21, 1965 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India.

Wife of Shammi Kapoor

18. Rishi Kapoor

Actor | Agneepath

Born in south Mumbai, Kapoor is the second son of film director and actor Raj Kapoor. He did his schooling with his brothers at Campion School,Mumbai. His brothers are well-known actors, Randhir Kapoor and Rajiv Kapoor.

Rishi Kapoor debuted in his father's 1970 film Mera Naam Joker, playing his ...

Son of Raj Kapoor

19. Randhir Kapoor

Producer | Ram Teri Ganga Maili

Randhir Kapoor is one of the most influential men in Bollywood apart being the head of RK Studios in Chembur, Bombay - a studio that was started by his father - the showman Raj Kapoor. Randhir played the lead hero in 34 films from 1971-1987 and had 23 of them as box-office hits. Randhir Kapoor was ...

Brother of Rishi Kapoor

20. Rajiv Kapoor

Producer | PremGranth

Virgoan Rajiv is the third, and the least known, son of showman Raj Kapoor, and the grandson of Prithviraj Kapoor. He was born on August 25, 1962 in Bombay, and is the brother of Randhir, Ritu, Rima, and Rishi. His nickname is Chimpu.

His sister-in-laws are Bollywood actresses Babita and Neetu Singh...

Brothers of Rishi Kapoor and Randhir kapoor

21. Neetu Singh

Actress | Chakravyuha

Sonia Singh, now known as Neetu Singh, started her career as a child artiste (Baby Neetu/Sonia) in Bollywood movies (Pavitra Paapi, Waaris &c), and went on to become a full-fledged Bollywood movie actress, with a reputation of having her mom accompany her to almost all shoots. She married her ...

Wife of Rishi Kapoor

22. Babita Kapoor

Actress | Haseena Maan Jayegi

Babita Shivdasani was born in a prominent Sindhi family based in Bombay. Encouraged by the success of her aunt, actress Sadhana, in Hindi movies, Babita too decided to enter the film industry as a leading actress. Her first release was with another débutante, Rajesh Khanna, in the musical thriller ...

Wife of Randhir Kapoor

23. Karisma Kapoor

Actress | Dil To Pagal Hai

Born into Bombay filmdom's legendary Kapoor clan, Karisma Kapoor made her film debut with Prem Qaidi (1991) opposite Harish. Her next big hit was Anari (1993) and during this time she made news with a fight with her Andaz Apna Apna (1994) co-star, actress Raveena Tandon. She had a series of hit ...

Daughter of Randhir-Babita

24. Kareena Kapoor

Actress | Jab We Met

Kareena was born to Sindhi-speaking Babita (nee Shivdasani) and Punjabi-speaking Randhir Kapoor in Bombay, India. She has an elder sister, Karisma.

She is born in a family that have been actors for generations, including her paternal great-grandfather, Prithviraj Kapoor; her grandfather, Raj Kapoor;...

Sister of Karisma Kapoor

25. Ranbir Kapoor

Actor | Rockstar

Son of Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh; nephew of actors Randhir Kapoor, Rajiv Kapoor, Kunal Kapoor. Grandnephew of actors Shashi Kapoor, Jennifer Kendal, Shammi Kapoor, Geeta Bali; cousin of actresses Kareena Kapoor, Karisma Kapoor.

Belongs to the fourth generation of highly prestigious and considered ...

Son of Rishi-Neetu and cousin of Karsima and Kareena

26. Roshan

Composer | Taj Mahal

Roshan was born on July 14, 1917 in Gujranwala, Punjab, British India as Roshanlal Nagrath. He was a composer, known for Taj Mahal (1963), Raising Helen (2004) and Vallah Kya Baat Hai (1962). He was married to Ira Roshan. He died on November 16, 1967 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India.

First person to enter bollywood from his family

27. Rakesh Roshan

Actor | Koi... Mil Gaya

Rakesh Roshan was born on September 6, 1949 in Bombay, State of Bombay, India as Rakesh Roshanlal Nagrath. He is an actor and producer, known for Koi... Mil Gaya (2003), Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai (2000) and Krrish (2006). He is married to Pinky.

Son of Roshan

28. Rajesh Roshan

Composer | Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai

Rajesh Roshan was born in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. He is a composer, known for Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai (2000), Koi... Mil Gaya (2003) and Karan and Arjun (1995).

Brother of Rakesh Roshan

29. Hrithik Roshan

Actor | Kaabil

Hrithik Roshan is an Indian actor, born on 10th January 1974, well known globally for his versatile roles, unmatchable dancing skills, and attractive looks.

After having appeared in films as a child actor in the 1980s, Roshan made his film debut in a leading role in Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai (2000) for ...

Son of Rakesh Roshan

30. Sanjay Khan

Actor | Chandi Sona

Abbas Khan was born on January 3, 1941 in Bangalore, India. His family has mixed Pathan and Iranian blood. He has 3 brothers Sameer, Feroz and Akbar. Feroz and Akbar are movie stars within their own rights, while Sameer assists the family-run Golden Palms Spa in Bangalore.

He entered the silver ...

Father-in-law of Hrithik Roshan

31. Feroz Khan

Actor | Janasheen

Firoz was born in Bangalore on September 25, 1939 to a Pathan father, Sadiq, and an Iranian mother, Fatima. He has three brothers, Abbas alias Sanjay, Akbar, and Sameer. Both Sanjay and Akbar are actors within their own rights, while Sameer is a film-maker and assists in their Golden Palms Spa ...

Brother of Sanjay Khan

32. Zayed Khan

Actor | Main Hoon Na

Zayed Khan's parents are former Bollywood actor Sanjay Khan and interior designer Zarine Khan. Khan is the youngest of four children. His older sisters are Simone Khan (wife of Ajay Arora), Sussanne Roshan (married to actor Hrithik Roshan), and Farah Khan Ali (wife of DJ Aqeel). Khan is related as ...

Son of Sanjay Khan

33. Fardeen Khan

Actor | Prem Aggan

Fardeen Khan was born on March 8, 1972 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. He is an actor, known for Prem Aggan (1998), No Entry (2005) and Acid Factory (2009). He has been married to Natasha Madhvani since December 14, 2005.

Son of Feroz Khan and cousin of Zayed Khan

34. Salim Khan

Writer | Deewaar

Salim Khan was born on November 24, 1935 in Indore, Indore State, Central India Agency, British India. He is a writer, known for The Wall (1975), Sholay (1975) and Chains (1973).

First person to enter bollywood from his family

35. Helen

Actress | Sholay

Helen was born in Burma to an Anglo Indian father named George Desmier and a Burmese mother named Marlene. Her father went missing during the Second World War. Her family migrated to India in 1942 as refugees in order to escape from the Japanese invasion of Burma. Helen was introduced to Bollywood ...

Wife of Salim

36. Salman Khan

Actor | Sultan

Born on December 27, 1965 Salman Khan is the son of the legendary writer Salim Khan, who penned many super-hits in the yesteryear's like Sholay (1975), The Wall (1975), and Don (1978). Salman started his acting carrier in 1988 by doing a supporting role in the movie How a Wife Should Be (1988). The ...

Son of Salim

37. Arbaaz Khan

Actor | Dabangg

Arbaaz Khan was born on August 4, 1967 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. He is an actor and producer, known for Fearless (2010), Dabangg 2 (2012) and Daraar (1996). He was previously married to Malaika Arora.

Brother of Salman

38. Sohail Khan

Producer | Jai Ho

Sohail Khan was born on December 20, 1969 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He is an actor and producer, known for Jai Ho (2014), Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya (1998) and Hello Brother (1999).

Brother of Salman and Arbaaz

39. Malaika Arora

Actress | Dabangg

Born to a Punjabi father and Malayali Catholic mother, Malaika Arora started as a MTV VJ when MTV was launched in India. Recognizing her potential, MTV India gave her prime time roles in their shows "Love Line" and "Style Check". She also hosted award ceremonies and concerts on the television ...

Wife of Arbaaz

40. Nasir Hussain

Writer | Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak

Nasir Husain Khan was born in Bhopal, India. He was the fourth of five children born to Jaffar Husain Khan, a history teacher, and Aamna, a housewife. He grew up a mischievous child in an orthodox family that looked down on films and theatrical works. Nevertheless, Nasir found himself working on ...

41. Tahir Hussain

Producer | Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke

Tahir Hussain was born in 1938. He was a producer and actor, known for We Are Travelers on the Path of Love (1993), You Are Mine (1990) and Caravan (1971). He died on February 2, 2010 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Cousin of Nasir

42. Aamir Khan

Actor | Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India

Aamir is no doubt one of the most dedicated actors in this world. With his recent success in India and China markets combined he has got the title of Worlds Biggest Superstar. He went through rapid transformations in his body structure for his films to bring out the reality factor in his characters...

Son of Tahir

43. Kiran Rao

Producer | Dangal

Kiran Rao graduated with an economics major from the Sophia College for Women (Mumbai) in 1995. She also received her Masters at AJK Mass Communication Research Center at Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi.

Kiran Rao started her career as an assistant director in 2001. She met actor Aamir ...

Wife of Aamir

44. Faisal Khan

Assistant_director | Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar

Faisal Khan was born in September 1966 in India. He is an actor and assistant director, known for Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar (1992), Room: The Mystery (2015) and You Are Mine (1990).

Brother of Aamir

45. Mansoor Khan

Director | Josh

Mansoor Khan is a director and writer, known for Josh (2000), Akele Hum Akele Tum (1995) and From Doom Till Doom (1988).

Son of Nasir and cousin of Aamir

46. Imran Khan

Actor | Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na

Imran Khan was born on January 13, 1983 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA as Imran Khan Pal. He is an actor and director, known for Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na (2008), I Hate Love Stories (2010) and Delhi Belly (2011). He has been married to Avantika Malik since January 10, 2011. They have one child.

Nephew of Aamir Khan

47. Rabindranath Tagore

Writer | Meghe Dhaka Tara

Rabindranath Tagore was born on May 6, 1861 in Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India. He is known for his work on The Cloud-Capped Star (1960), Daruchini Dwip (2007) and Charulata (1964). He was married to Mrinalini Devi. He died on August 7, 1941 in Calcutta.

First person to enter bollywood from his family

48. Sharmila Tagore

Actress | Abar Aranye

A Bengali actress who achieved success young, Sharmila appeared in numerous Bengali classics before making the jump to Hindi cinema, which first made her a romantic actress and later a legendary actress thanks to her intense films opposite Superstar Rajesh Khanna. A distant relative of poet ...

Grand daughter of Rabindranath Tagore.

49. Saif Ali Khan

Actor | Kal Ho Naa Ho

Saif is the son of Bollywood actress, Sharmila Tagore, and Indian cricketer, Mansoor Ali Khan.

Both his grandfather, Iftikhar Ali Khan Pataudi, and father were professional cricketers. His mother, Sharmila Tagore, an actress within her own rights. He has two sisters, Bollywood actress Soha Ali Khan,...

Son of Sharmila

50. Soha Ali Khan

Actress | Rang De Basanti

Soha, born in New Delhi, is the daughter of Bollywood actress, Sharmila Tagore, who is also the Chair of the Indian Censor Board, and cricketer Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi. She is also the sister of Bollywood actor, Saif Ali Khan, and former sister-in-law of Bollywood actress, Amrita Singh. She has a ...

Sister of Saif.

51. Amrita Singh

Actress | Kalyug

Aquarian Amrita was born on February 9, 1958. Her parentage is Sikh-Muslim. Her dad's name is Shivinder Singh, and her mom's maiden name was Rukshana Sultana. She is the great-grand daughter of Shobha Singh, who knighted and had his prefixed by 'Sir'. She is the niece of writer/author Khushwant ...

Ex-wife of Saif

52. Surinder Kapoor

Producer | Pukar

Surinder Kapoor is known for his work on Pukar (2000), No Entry (2005) and Bhooka Sher (2001). He died on September 25, 2011 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

First person to enter bollywood from his family

53. Boney Kapoor

Producer | Wanted

Boney Kapoor was born on November 11, 1953 in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India as Achal Kapoor. He is a producer, known for Wanted (2009), No Entry (2005) and Pukar (2000). He was previously married to Sridevi.

Son of Surinder

54. Anil Kapoor

Actor | Slumdog Millionaire

Living in a Chawl in Tilak Nagar, Punjabi-speaking Anil was born in 1959 to Surinder and Nirmal aka Suchitra Kapoor. He has an elder brother, Boney, a sister, Reena, and a younger brother, Sanjay. His dad used to be Shammi Kapoor's Secretary.

A loner, without many friends, he studied in the nearby ...

Brother of Boney

55. Sanjay Kapoor

Actor | Kal Ho Naa Ho

Sanjay Kapoor was born on October 17, 1965 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. He is known for his work on Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003), Soch (2002) and Om Shanti Om (2007). He has been married to Maheep Kapoor since 2002. They have two children. He was previously married to Nandita Mahtani.

Brother of Boney and Anil

56. Sridevi

Actress | English Vinglish

Sridevi was born on August 13, 1963 in her father's hometown of Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu, India. Her mother was from Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh. So Sridevi grew up speaking Telugu and Tamil. She has a sister named Srilatha and a stepbrother named Satish. Her dad passed away during the year 1991, while ...

Wife of Boney

57. Arjun Kapoor

Actor | Gunday

Arjun Kapoor was born on June 26, 1985 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. He is an actor and assistant director, known for Gunday (2014), Tevar (2015) and Ishaqzaade (2012).

Son of Boney

58. Sonam Kapoor

Actress | Neerja

Sonam Kapoor comes from an established film family. She is the daughter of actor and producer Anil Kapoor, and the grandchild of filmmaker Surinder Kapoor. Sonam is Bollywood royalty with immense support in the Indian film fraternity.

Unlike most star children, Sonam started life with a structured ...

Daughter of Anil

59. B.R. Chopra

Producer | Kanoon

One of India's most respected film personalities, Baldev Raj Chopra (better known as B.R. Chopra) has been an architect of what is now known as the golden era of the Bollywood industry. Having converted offbeat stories into immortal classics like Waqt (1965) and Naya Daur (1957), he commands high ...

First person to enter bollywood from his family

60. Dharam Chopra

Cinematographer | Waqt

Has 3 daughters.

Bother of B.R. Chopra

61. Yash Chopra

Producer | Veer-Zaara

Labeled the eternal romantic and with one of the best musical senses in the business, Yash Chopra is arguably India's most successful director of romantic films. Although he made action-oriented films like the ever-popular The Wall (1975), it is in tackling love and its various aspects that he has ...

Bother of B.R. Chopra and Dharam Chopra

62. Ravi Chopra

Director | Baghban

Ravi Chopra was born on September 27, 1946 in Bombay, Bombay Presidency, British India. He was a director and producer, known for Baghban (2003), The Burning Train (1980) and Aaj Ki Awaz (1984). He died on November 12, 2014 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Son of B.R.Chopra

63. Aditya Chopra

Writer | Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

The elder son of veteran filmmaker, Yash Chopra & Pamela Chopra, Aditya was born in the year 1971. Since childhood, he was an ardent film buff.His film career started off as an assistant to his father in 'Chandni' (Chandni - 1989), 'Lamhe' (Moments - 1991) and 'Darr' (Fear - 1993)

At the age of 23, ...

Son of Yash Chopra

64. Uday Chopra

Actor | Dhoom:2

Uday Chopra is a Bollywood actor, producer, and assistant director.He is the son of Yash Chopra and brother of Aditya Chopra, and worked as an assistant director on a number of his father's and brother's movies under the Yash Raj Films banner. In 1994, he produced Yeh Dillagi starring Akshay Kumar,...

Brother of Aditya Chopra

65. Shobhna Samarth

Actress | Be Kharab Jan

Shobhna Samarth was born on November 17, 1916 in Bombay, Bombay Presidency, British India as Saroj Shilotri. She was an actress and director, known for Be Kharab Jan (1936), Do Diwane (1936) and Bharat Milap (1942). She was married to Kumarsen Samarth. She died on February 9, 2000 in Pune, ...

First person to enter bollywood from his family

66. Nutan

Actress | Seema

Nutan Samarth was born on June 4 1936 to poet Kumarsen Samarth and his actress wife 'Shobhana' as the eldest of their four children (a younger sister is the actress Tanuja). Her parents separated when she was a small child. 13-year-old Nutan made her debut in K. Asif's "Hamari Beti". She was a ...

Daughter of Shobhna

67. Mohnish Bahl

Actor | Sanjivani: A Medical Boon

Mohnish Bahl was born on February 14, 1963 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. He is known for his work on Sanjivani: A Medical Boon (2002), Eena Meena Deeka (1994) and Rebel: A Rebel for Love (1990). He has been married to Ekta Bahl since 1992. They have two children.

Son of Nutan

68. Tanuja

Actress | Paisa Ya Pyar

Tanuja was born on September 23, 1943 in Bombay, Bombay Presidency, British India as Tanuja Samarth. She is known for her work on Paisa Ya Pyar (1969), Ghar Dwaar (1985) and Wahan Ke Log (1967). She was previously married to Shomu Mukherjee.

Sister of Nutan

69. Kajol

Actress | Kuch Kuch Hotha Hai

Kajol was born on August 5, 1974 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India as Kajol Mukherjee. She is an actress, known for Kuch Kuch Hotha Hai (1998), Destroyed in Love (2006) and My Name Is Khan (2010). She has been married to Ajay Devgn since February 24, 1999. They have two children.

Daughter of Tanuja

70. Ajay Devgn

Actor | Shivaay

Ajay Devgn is an Indian film actor, director, and producer. He made his film debut with Phool Aur Kaante in 1991 and received a Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut for his performance in the film. He then starred in films such as Jigar (1992), Dilwale (1994), Suhaag (1994), Naajayaz (1995), Diljale ...

Husband of Kajol

71. Veeru Devgan

Producer | Hindustan Ki Kasam

Veeru Devgan is known for his work on Hindustan Ki Kasam (1999), Mr. India (1987) and Jigar (1992).

Father of Ajay

72. Anil Devgan

Director | Blackmail

Moved from Delhi to Bombay in 1990 to become a director.

Brother of Ajay

73. Rani Mukerji

Actress | Black

Mukerji comes from a film-oriented family of Bengali origin. Her father, Ram Mukherjee, is a retired director and one of the founders of "Filmalaya Studios". Her mother, Krishna Mukherjee, was a playback singer. Her brother, Raj Mukherjee is a film producer, now turned director. Her maternal aunt, ...

Cousin of Kajol

74. Tanishaa Mukerji

Actress | Sarkar

Tanishaa Mukerji was born on March 3, 1978 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. She is an actress and producer, known for Sarkar (2005), Neal 'N' Nikki (2005) and Code Name Abdul (2018).

Sister of Rani

75. Jeetendra

Actor | Kalyug Ke Avtaar

Ravi Kapoor was born in a business family that dealt with imitation Jewelery and used to live in a chawl. While supplying jewelry to V. Shantaram, he was cast as Sandhya's double in the 1959 movie 'Navrang'.

His first break as a Bollywood leading man came in 'Geet Gaya Patharon Ne'. Although Ravi ...

First person to enter bollywood from his family

76. Ekta Kapoor

Producer | Naagin

Ekta Kapoor was born on June 7, 1975 in India as Ekta Ravi Kapoor. She is a producer and writer, known for Naagin (2015), Kavyanjali (2005) and Kyunki... Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi... (2000).

Daughter of Jeetendra

77. Tusshar Kapoor

Actor | Golmaal: Fun Unlimited

Tusshar Kapoor is an Indian actor. He is the son of Bollywood actor Jeetendra and Shobha Kapoor and brother of Ekta Kapoor. He studied at the University of Michigan and graduated with a BBA from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business.

Tushar made his debut with Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai alongside Kareena...

Brother of Ekta

78. Yash Johar

Producer | Kal Ho Naa Ho

Yash Johar was born on September 6, 1929 in India. He is known for his work on Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003), Kuch Kuch Hotha Hai (1998) and Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... (2001). He was married to Hiroo Johar. He died on June 26, 2004 in Mumbai, India.

First person to enter bollywood from his family

79. Karan Johar

Writer | Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham...

A close friend of Shahrukh Khan, he assisted Yash Chopra's Yash Raj Films during the early days of of his career, making his directorial debut with the mega-hit Kuch Kuch Hotha Hai (1998). He also had a popular chat show named Koffee with Karan (2004) The success of "KKHH" made him one of the most ...

Son of Yash Johar

80. Mukesh

Music_department | Anari

A singer in a class of his own, Mukesh was ranked, along with Mohammad Rafi and Kishore Kumar, as one of the greatest male playback singers in Bollywood history. However, his position was unique - while Rafi was perfection incarnate and Kumar was the astonishing yodeller, Mukesh was that man in a ...

First person to enter bollywood from his family

81. Nitin Mukesh

Music_department | Clerk

Nitin Mukesh is known for his work on Clerk (1989), Trident (1978) and Kaun Kare Kurbanie (1991).

Son of Mukesh

82. Neil Nitin Mukesh

Actor | Johnny Gaddaar

He had a normal childhood, like most other children. He graduated from HR College, with a B.Com degree. At his father's insistence, he has been very focused on his career since he was in the 12th standard. He did a 4-month workshop with Kishore Namit Kapoor and also at Anupam Kher's institute, ...

Son of Nitin Mukesh

83. Pankaj Kapur

Actor | Maqbool

Pankaj Kapur the acclaimed film, television and stage actor signified the young crop of great actors of which Om Puri, Naseeruddin Shah and Ifran Khan formed a part. Unlike his other counterparts Kapur hasn't broken the vow to work only in good Art and Independent projects. A perfect actor Pankaj ...

First person to enter bollywood from his family

84. Neelima Azim

Actress | Salim Langde Pe Mat Ro

Neelima Azim is an actress, known for Salim Langde Pe Mat Ro (1989), Sadak (1991) and Crazy Times (1995).

Wife of Pankaj

85. Shahid Kapoor

Actor | Haider

Shahid's rise to stardom reads like a bollywood script: from a struggler to a winner. With his hard work, perseverance and sincerity, he has written his own destiny.

Shahid is a mine of unabashed talent and spark, beneath his calm and innocent veneer. Shahid Kapoor is young and vibrant, with a ...

Son of Pankaj-Neelima

86. Supriya Pathak

Actress | Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela

Supriya Pathak was born on January 7, 1961 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. She is an actress, known for Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela (2013), Kalyug (1981) and Reign Of Sarkar (2008). She has been married to Pankaj Kapur since 1986. They have two children.

Ex-wife of Pankaj

87. Ratna Pathak Shah

Actress | Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na

Ratna Pathak Shah was born on March 18, 1963 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. She is an actress, known for Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na (2008), Sarabhai vs Sarabhai (2004) and Kapoor & Sons (2016). She has been married to Naseeruddin Shah since April 1, 1982. They have three children.

Sister of Supriya

88. Dina Pathak

Actress | Bollywood/Hollywood

Dina Pathak was born on March 4, 1922 in Amreli, Bombay Presidency, British India as Dina Gandhi. She was an actress, known for Bollywood/Hollywood (2002), Devdas (2002) and Yaraana (1995). She died on October 11, 2002 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Mother of Supriya and Ratna

89. Ishaan Khattar

Actor | Udta Punjab

Ishaan Khattar is an actor and assistant director, known for Udta Punjab (2016), Half Widow (2017) and Dhadak (2018).

Son of Supriya Pathak and step brother of Shahid Kapoor

90. Naseeruddin Shah

Actor | The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

Naseeruddin Shah was born on July 20, 1950 in Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh, India. He is an actor, known for The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003), A Wednesday (2008) and Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro (1983). He has been married to Ratna Pathak Shah since April 1, 1982. They have three children.

Husband of Ratna Pathak

91. Imaaduddin Shah

Music_department | Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!

Imaaduddin Shah is known for his work on Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! (2015), 404: Error Not Found (2011) and Mumbai Diaries (2010).

Son of Naseeruddin

92. Jaddanbai

Writer | Talashe Haq

Jaddanbai was born in 1892 in Allahabad, North-Western Provinces, British India. She was a director and writer, known for Talashe Haq (1935), Darogaji (1949) and Moti Ka Haar (1937). She died on April 8, 1949.

First person to enter bollywood from his family

93. Nargis

Actress | Mother India

She was born on June 1, 1929 as Fatima Rashid in Rawalpindi, British India, daughter to Jaddanbai and Uttamchand Mohanchand, a former Hindu Mohyal Brahmin who converted to Islam as Abdul Rashid. Her mother was a well-known dancer, singer, actor, composer, and director. This is what paved the way ...

Daughter of Jaddanbai

94. Anwar Hussain

Actor | Rafoo Chakkar

Anwar Hussain was born on January 2, 1928 in Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India. He was an actor, known for Rafoo Chakkar (1975), Rocky (1981) and Faraar (1965). He died on January 2, 1988 in India.

Brother of Nargis

95. Akhtar Hussain

Writer | Charas

Grandfather of actress Nazia Hussain.

Brother of Nargis and Anwar

96. Sunil Dutt

Actor | Mujhe Jeene Do

Actor, social activist and politician. Sunil Dutt wore many hats and excelled in a plethora of roles that came his way - both on and off screen.

Born on June 6th, 1929, Sunil Dutt grew up as Balraj Dutt in a family that had survived the Partition of India. A student of Mumbai's Jai Hind college, he ...

Husband of Nargis

97. Sanjay Dutt

Actor | Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.

Sanjay Dutt, son of Nargis and Sunil Dutt, was first featured in Rocky (1981), the movie was a box office hit.

Sanjay's personal life was exacerbated by drug problems, and he later lost his wife Richa Sharma, to cancer. He was also arrested for having illegal weapons, and was imprisoned. After his ...

Son of Sunil-Nargis

98. Richa Sharma

Actress | Insaaf Ki Awaaz

Richa Sharma was an actress, known for Insaaf Ki Awaaz (1986), Hum Naujawan (1985) and Aag Hi Aag (1987). She was married to Sanjay Dutt. She died in 1996 in Mumbai, India.

Ex-wife of Sanjay Dutt

99. Manyata Dutt

Actress | Gangaajal

Manyata Dutt was born as Sara khan. She is an actress, known for Gangaajal (2003), Sapoot (1996) and Lovers Like 'Us' (2002).

Wife of Sanjay Dutt

100. Kumar Gaurav

Producer | The Train

Manoj was born in the Punjabi-speaking Tuli family on July 11, 1960, a brother to two sisters. His father is the legendary Bollywood mega-star, Rajendra Kumar, and is mother's name is Shukla. Manoj studied in Simla's Bishop Cotton School.

After completing his education, his father launched him in a ...

Brother in law of Sanjay Dutt



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