You Will Be Shocked To Know That These 5 Families Are Related In Bollywood

Shraddha Kapoor, Lata Mangeshkar

(Part 1)

While there might be a lot of a masala in Bollywood films, there is a lot more in the real life of Bollywood’s stars. You will be surprised to know that these Bollywood celebrities are related!

We have seen a lot of Bollywood films were we get to know in the climax that two antagonists or the protagonist and antagonist were related to each other. Sometimes, it is extremely predictable as well. But did you know that this is true in not just reel life but real life as well?

Here are five Bollywood celebrities that are related to each other – it is a really small world!

1) Karan Johar & Aditya Chopra:

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Famous Director Karan Johar’s mother Hiroo Johar and Aditya Chopra’s late father, Yash Chopra are both siblings. Yash Chopra and Hiroo Johar are cousins, these were some reasons that Karan Johar agreed to make his on screen appearance first time in DDLJ. So basically Karan Johar and Aditya Chopra are first cousins.

2) Mani Ratnam & Kamal Hassan:


Guru’s director Mani Ratnam is the son-in-law of Kamal Hassan’s brother, Charuhasan. South superstar Kamal Hassan and Bollywood’s acclaimed director are related, as Mani Ratnam is a distant son-in-law of Kamal Hassan.

3) Abhishek Kapoor & Tusshar/Ekta Kapoor: 


Bollywood director Abhishek Kapoor’s mother is the sibling of Jeetendra who is Tusshar Kapoor and Ekta Kapoor’s father. Jeetendra’s children and Abhishek Kapoor are cousins.

4) Ayub Khan & Dilip Kumar:


Dil Chahta Hai actor Ayub Khan is superstar Dilip Kumar’s nephew. Dilip Kumar the Mughaleazam actor and Ayub Khan’s father Nasir Khan are brothers.

5)  Lata Mangeshkar & Shraddha Kapoor:

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Lata Mangeshkar is a distant grandmother of Ek Villain actress Shraddha Kapoor. Shraddha Kapoor seems to have the singing talent within her because she is the grand niece of the legendary singers Lata Mangeshkar and sister Asha Bhosle. Kapoor’s maternal grandfather  is the cousin of the sisters.

There are many more celebrities who are related to each other – keep watching this space to read more in the upcoming parts of this series.

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Samyak Sheth
Samyak Sheth

A traveller and journalist who views the world wearing multi-coloured goggles. He believes that life is to live not to survive.

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