Our curiosity in our favorite celebs at times takes us closer to their personal lives and we dig out information better than agents! Families speak volumes about how you get your ticket to Bollywood. In the world of nepotism, acting in films has been passed on to generations in some families that have been there in the entertainment biz forever.
The new group of superstars though do not belong to some families like that. Rather, mostly they are like us. Their fathers are big shots in their respective fields.
Here is a list of few of the actors and their super dads:
- Amitabh Bachchan
We are not unaware of his achievements. His father’s name is Harivansh Rai Bachchan who was a renowned poet of his times. He was a part of the Nayi Kavita literary movement of the early 20th century. A Padma Bhushan recipient, his best-known work is Madhushala.
2. Ayushmann Khurrana
The uncommon actor playing unusual roles, his father is P. Khurrana who is a famous astrologer. In fact, he is the one who told the actor to keep an extra N in Ayushmann and an R in Khurrana. No wonder this has worked for this unconventional star! His father is well known in the Bollywood circuit and has a lot of rich clients to boast off.
3. Sidharth Malhotra
The Gentleman actor got his good looks and stunning voice from his father, Sunil Malhotra who is a Merchant Navy officer. Speculations say he has played an influential role in Sidharth’s life to shape his career which started off with a Dharma production movie, Student of the Year.
4. Randeep Hooda
The Extraction actor has a surgeon dad, Dr. Ranbir Hooda. He had to survive a lot of resistance from his family as he was called back from abroad where he went to study films. Coming from a background like this, he was expected to excel in similar paths.
5. Sunny Singh
The Pyaar Ka Punchnama actor is the son of a well-known stunt coordinator, Jai Singh Nijjar. His coordination can be seen in the latest films like Shivaay, Chennai Express, and Singham series. It might seem like he is already a Bollywood kid, however, he has been kept away from his dad’s workplace for a long time.
6. Kartik Aaryan
His real name is Kartik Tiwari and his father is Dr. Manish Tiwari. He is an established pediatrician. Just to throw some light, he is the one who is the final person in matters of health of a child including physical, mental, and behavioral issues. It is quite surprising for Kartik to be an actor as his family is full of doctors. His mother is a gynecologist and his sister is a surgeon.
7. R Madhavan
He made a name for is incredible acting style and cheeky looks not only in Bollywood but also in Tollywood. His father Ranganathan is a management executive in the Tata Steel company.
8. Ranveer Singh
His father Jagjit Singh Bhavnani is a big name in the pharmaceutical and real estate industries. He is the chairman of Harison Motors. He is equally ecstatic like Ranveer.