It has always been said ‘It is hard for an outsider to make a mark in the film industry”. Have you ever wondered the reason behind such a saying? It won’t be improper to say that almost everyone in Bollywood is related to each other via direct or indirect family lineages which makes the film industry more like a big family.
Have a look at the following relations in Bollywood. I bet you had no idea that these celebrities are related!
1) Lata Mangeshkar and Shraddha Kapoor
Shraddha Kapoor is the distant grand-daughter of one of the most respected playback singers of India, the legend Lata Mangeshkar. Shraddha Kapoor’s grandfather Sikander Lal Kapoor is Lata Mangeshkar’s cousin.
2) Ali Zafar and Aamir Khan
Ali Zafar married Ayesha Fazli in 2009. Not many people in the industry know that Ayesha is actually a distant cousin of Aamir Khan, thereby making Ali Zafar and Aamir Khan brothers-by-law.
3) Karan Johar and Aditya Chopra
4) Sharman Joshi and Prem Chopra
5) Tabu, Farah Naaz and Shabana Azmi
6) Farhan Akhtar and Farah Khan
7) Aditi Rao Hydari and Kiran Rao
Aditi Rao Hydari and Kiran Rao are the granddaughters of J. Rameshwar Rao, Raja of Wanaparthy, Wanaparthy district, formerly the Telangana state. By this lineage, Aditi and Kiran are not only cousins but also Indian royals.
8) Sonam Kapoor and Ranveer Singh
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