Bollywood is a place where you can find stars came from various family backgrounds. But when it comes to Indian Army, its way out of the league. Everyone feels proud to introduce himself or herself for being the part of Indian Army – A profession which has a life less ordinary. Here is the list of Bollywood celebrities hail from Army background.
1) Anushka Sharma
Anushka Sharma’s father, Ajay Kumar Sharma was a Colonel in Indian Army. He is retired now and lives with Anushka in Mumbai. Anushka did her schooling from Army School Bengaluru. She is an ace actress of Bollywood.
2) Priyanka Chopra
The International star Priyanka Chopra’s father Doctor Ashok Chopra and mother Madhu Chopra, both were physicians in Indian Army. However, her father is no more in this world now.
3) Preity Zinta
Preity Zinta’s father Durganand Zinta was a Major in Army. However, as same as Priyanka Chopra, her father is also no more in this world now.
4) Sushmita Sen
Sushmita’s father, Subir Sen was a Wing Commander in Indian Air Force. He is retired now.
5) Lara Dutta
Dutta was born to a Punjabi father and an Anglo-Indian mother in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. Her father is Wing Commander L.K. Dutta (retired) and her mother is Jennifer Dutta. She has an elder sister, Sabrina, who serves in the Indian Air Force.
6) Celina Jaitly
Celina Jaitly was born on 24 November 1981 in Shimla to V.K. Jaitly who is a Punjabi Indian Army Colonel (retired) from Punjab, India and an Afghan mother from Kabul.
7) Chitrangda Singh
The beautiful actress Chitrangda Singh’s father Niranjan Singh is also a retired Army Colonel.
8) Gul Panag
The bubbly actress and model Gul Panag is also hail from Army background. Her father, HS Panag is a retired Lieutenant General of the Indian Army.
9) Neha Dhupia
The “Roadies Judge” and Bollywood actress Neha Dhupia’s father was a Commander in the Indian Army.
10) Nimrat Kaur
Nimrat Kaur’s father Bhupinder Singh was a Major in Army. He was an engineer posted on the border roads of the Army in a place called Verinag in Kashmir. He was kidnapped by the terrorist group Hizb-ul-Mujahideen from his place of work and after 7 days his dead body was sent back.
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