There are some families in Bollywood whose family members are associated with industry from years. Today we will talk about an actress whose almost every family member is a superstar in Bollywood. The actress is none another than Kajol. She is related to three film families – Samarth (Maternal), Mukherji (Paternal) and Devgan (in-laws). Kajol is one of the best actresses of the 90’s. She has acted in many of Bollywood’s finest films.
She has won 6 Filmfare awards so far in her career. Talking about Kajol’s related families. The Samrath-Mukerji family has given a maximum number of leading Bollywood actresses.
This family made a world record of giving leading actresses up to their third generation. During the era of 40, Shobhna Samarth was a popular Bollywood actress. In the 60s era, her two daughters Tanuja and Nutan became ace Bollywood actresses.
After Nutan and Tanuja, Tanuja’s daughters Kajol and Tanisha became Bollywood actresses. However, Kajol has a more successful film career than her younger sister Tanisha.
Shashidhar Mukerji, Kajol’s grandfather and Ravinder Mohan Mukerji, Rani Mukerji’s grandfather are real brothers. Shashidhar Mukerji has 5 sons – Shomu Mukerji, Joy Mukerji, Deb Mukerji, Ronu Mukerji and Subeer Mukerji whereas Ravinder Mohan Mukerji has only one son Ram Mukerji. Kajol’s paternal grandmother Ratna Bai was also a Bollywood actress. According to this, Kajol’s father Shomu Mukerji and Rani’s father Ram Mukerji are first cousins.
Director Ashutosh Gowariker is also Kajol’s Jeeja in relation. Actually, Ashutosh Gowariker’s wife Sunita is director Ayan Mukerji’s real sister. Ayan is Deb Mukerji’s son. Means Kajol’s first cousin and Rani’s second cousin.
Kajol’s in-laws – the Devgan family has given a superstar Ajay Devgan who is Kajol’s husband. Kajol’s father-in-law Veeru Devgan is a veteran stunt and action choreographer and film director in Bollywood. Her brother-in-law Anil Devgan is also a director.