Bollywood is truly a one big family. We are not kidding! Bollywood’s most famous families- Bachchans, Kapoors and Sippys; well, they all are relatives. You did not know that, right?
Did you know that Kapoors and Prem Chopra are relatives or Aishwarya Rai is related to Mithun Chakraborty? You don’t trust us? Here is an interesting list of actors who are related to each other. Find out, about how many do you know!
#1. Simi Garewal is Rani Mukerji’s sister-in-law
Simi Garewal is Pamela Chopra’s niece and Aditya and Uday Chopra’s first cousin, making Rani her bhabhi.
#2. Farhan & Zoya Akhtar and Farah & Sajid Khan are first cousins
Honey Irani (Farhan and Zoya’s Mother) and Menaka Irani (Farah and Sajid’s mother) and Daisy Irani are real sisters.
#3. Shabana Azmi is Tabu’s Aunt
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Yes, Tabu and her sister, Farah Naaz are veteran actress Shabana Azmi’s nieces.
#4. Bachchans and Kapoors are related
Amitabh Bachchan’s darling daughter Shweta is married to Raj Kapoor’s daughter, Ritu Kapoor Nanda’s son, making Bachchans and Kapoors relatives. Thus, Amitabh’s granddaughter, Navya Naveli is Ranbir Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor’s niece.
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#5. Purab Kohli, Shekhar Kapur and Dev Anand are related
Director Shekhar Kapur is the nephew of yesteryear’s superstar, Dev Anand. Actor Purab Kohli of Rock On fame is Shekhar’s nephew.
#6. Johar and Chopra brothers
Everyone knows that Karan Johar and Aditya Chopra are not only good friends, but also cousins. What you might not know is that he has other cousins as well, including Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Ramanand Sagar and Ravi Chopra.
#7. Madhoo is Hema Malini’s niece
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Roja girl, Madhoo is Hema Malini’s niece, thus becoming Esha and Ahana Deol’s cousin.
#8. Guru Dutt is Amrita Rao’s grandfather
Veteran actor Guru Dutt is Amrita Rao’s distant grandfather. Amrita’s grandfather and Guru Dutt were second cousins.
#9. Salma Agha is Sajid-Wajid’s sister
Yesteryear’s famous singer and actress, Salma Agha and music director duo, Sajid-Wajid are maternal cousins.
#10. Kumar Gaurav is Sanjay Dutt’s brother-in-law
Love Story actor and 80’s heartthrob, Kumar Gaurav married Sunil Dutt’s daughter, Namrata Dutt, thus making him Sanjay Dutt’s brother-in-law.
#11. Soumya Seth related to Govinda
Television actress, Soumya Seth, who played the lead in Navya..Naye Dhadkan Naye Sawal, is the cousin of Ragini Khanna and Krushna Abhishek, hence, related to Govinda’s family.
#12. Mani Ratnam is Kamal Hassan’s son-in-law
Director of movies like Dil Se and Guru, Mani Ratnam is married to Suhasini, who is Kamal Hassan’s brother’s daughter.
#13. Abhishek Kapoor is Jeetendra’s nephew
Fitoor movie’s director, Abhishek Kapoor is Jeetendra’s sister’s son. Therefore, cousin of Ekta and Tushar Kapoor.
#14. Sharman Joshi and Vikas Bhalla are Prem Chopra’s sons-in-law
Prem Chopra has two daughters. One is married to Bollywood actor Sharman Joshi and the other one is married to Bigg Boss fame, Vikas Bhalla. Also, Prem Chopra’s wife and Raj Kapoor’s wife are sisters.
#15. Ranveer Singh is Sonam Kapoor’s brother
Sonam Kapoor’s maternal grandmother and Ranveer Singh’s paternal grandfather are siblings, making Ranveer and Sonam cousins.
#16. Sadhna was Kareena and Karishma’s massi
Sadhna and Babita were first cousins, their fathers were real brothers. But, due to some family dispute, the two divas were not on speaking terms with each other.
#17. Ali Zafar is Aamir Khan’s brother-in-law
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Ali Zafar, a Pakistani actor is married to Aamir Khan’s distant cousin. Therefore, Ali is Aamir Khan’s brother-in-law.
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#18. Sonakshi Sinha and Pooja Ruparel are cousins
Pooja, better known as chutki of DDLJ is Sonakshi Sinha’s cousin. Their grandmothers are real sisters.
#19. Ayub Khan is Dilip Kumar’s nephew
Famous television and film actor, Ayub Khan is superstar Dilip Kumar’s nephew, son of his real brother. Also, actress and Saif Ali Khan’s ex-wife, Amrita Singh is Ayub’s maternal cousin.
#20. Shraddha Kapoor is Lata Mangeshkar’s granddaughter
Legendary singer, Lata Mangeshkar is Shraddha Kapoor’s distant grandmother. Yesteryear’s diva, Padmini Kolhapure is Shraddha’s massi.
#21. The new generation of Mukherjee clan
Kajol, Rani, Sharbani, Tanishaa and Ayan are all cousins, the common connection between them being their grandfather- Sashadhar Mukherjee. Sashadhar was Kishore Kumar and Ashok Kumar’s brother-in-law. Thus Kishore Kumar’s family is related to Mukherjee clan.
#22. Mohit Marwah is a part of Kapoor family
Newcomer Mohit Marwah of Fugly fame is Arjun Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor’s first cousin. Mohit’s mother is Arjun and Sonam’s bua.
#23. Ajay Devgn is Monish Behl’s brother-in-law
Kajol’s mother, Tanuja and Mohnish Behl’s mother Nutan were real sisters, thus Kajol and Mohnish are first cousins.
#24. Zeenat Aman is Raza Murad’s sister
The most renowned names of yesteryears, Zeenat Aman and Raza Murad are first cousins.
#25. Rohit Roy is Sharman Joshi’s brother-in-law
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Television actor, Rohit Roy is married to Mansi Joshi, who is Sharman Joshi’s sister and television veteran, Sarita Joshi’s niece.
#26. Ashutosh Gowariker is Ayan Mukerji’s brother-in-law
Ayan’s father, Deb Mukherjee married twice. Ayan’s half-sister, Sunita is married to Lagaan director, Ashutosh Gowariker. Ayan also assisted Ashutosh in Swades.
#27. Amrita Singh is Khushwant Singh’s niece
Famous actress and Nawab Pataudi’s ex-wife, Amrita Singh is the great-niece of the famous writer, Khushwant Singh.
Bollywood is surely one big happy family (well, not so happy all the time) where everyone is related to someone in some or the other way. All Bollywood clans are linked to each other. We are sure you did not know about so many, but now you know. If you have any other Bollywood names in mind who are related to each other, do share with us in the comments section below!