We all adore the Bollywood industry as it provides us the needed entertainment. Fans are so keen about what their favorite stars do, what are their likes or dislikes, who are their siblings etc. Taking that in mind we have brought something very interesting for you that you never knew before! We all know about the popular families of Bollywood but do you know that there exist some lesser known family connections too! Read out!
1) Prem Chopra and Kapoor Khaandan
Actor Prem Chopra is married to Uma who is a sister of Krishna Kapoor. Krishna Kapoor is the wife of late actor-director-producer Raj Kapoor.
2) Farah Khan and Farhan Akhtar
They both are first cousins. As their mothers, Menaka Irani (Farah’s mother) and Honey Irani (Farhan Akhtar’s mother) are real sisters.
3) Sonam Kapoor and Ranveer Singh
Sonam’s Nani and Ranveer’s Dadaji are siblings. So basically, their mothers are cousins!
4) Tabu and Shabana Azmi
Shabana is Tabu’s aunt. Tabu’s father Jamal Hashmi is Shabana’s brother.
5) Shekhar Kapoor, Dev Anand and Purab Kohli
Shekhar’s mother Sheela Kanta was Dev Anand’s sister. And Purab’s dad Harsh is Shekhar’s cousin.
6) Bachchan Family and Kapoor Family
Amitabh Bachchan’s daughter Shweta is married to Nikhil Nanda. Nikhil is the son of Raj Kapoor’s daughter Ritu Nanda and the first cousin of Kareena Kapoor, Ranbir Kapoor and Karisma Kapoor.
7) Sonakshi Sinha and Pooja Ruparel
Remember the Chutki of DDLJ? Her name is Pooja Ruparel. Pooja and Sonakshi’s grandmothers are real sisters.
8) Uday Chopra and Roshni Chopra
Uday and Roshni’s father Ravi Chopra are first cousins. Ravi is the son of B.R. Chopra and Yash Chopra’s nephew.
9) Sharman Joshi and Prem Chopra
Sharman Joshi is married to Prerna Chopra who is a daughter of Prem Chopra.
10) Sadhana and Babita
Veteran actresses Sadhana and Kareena/Karisma’s mother Babita are first cousins. Their fathers are brothers.
11) Vidya Balan and Priyamani
Vidya is the second cousin of Tamil-Telugu sensation, Priyamani.
12) Vivek Oberoi and Akshay Oberoi
Their fathers are brothers.
13) Karan Johar and Aditya Chopra
Karan’s mother Hiroo Johar and Aditya’s father Yash Chopra are siblings. So they are first cousins.
14) Pamela Chopra and Simi Garewal
Yash Chopra’s wife Pamela Chopra is a sister of Simi Garewal’s mother Darshi.
15) Ali Zafar and Aamir Khan
Pakistani sensation Ali’s wife Ayesha Fazli is Aamir Khan’s distant cousin. So they are brother-in-law.
16) Ayub Khan and Dilip Kumar
Ayub is Dilip’s nephew. His father Nasir Khan is Dilip Kumar’s brother.
17) DJ Aqeel and Suzanne Khan
DJ Aqeel is a brother-in-law of Suzanne Khan. He is married to Suzanne’s sister Farah Ali Khan.
18) Mumtaz Mahal and Fardeen Khan
Veteran actress Mumtaz’s daughter is married to Fardeen Khan.
19) Shraddha Kapoor and Lata Mangeshkar
Shraddha is the grand-niece of legendary singers Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle. Her grandfather is the cousin of the Mangeshkars.
20) Aditya Chopra and Vidhu Vinod Chopra
Their fathers DN Chopra and Yash Chopra are brothers.
21) Alia Bhatt and Emraan Hashmi
Emraan is the son of Mahesh Bhatt’s cousin sister. Hence, he is Mahesh’s nephew and Alia’s cousin.