Did you know THESE Bollywood celebrities are also related?
Glitterati and gorgeous, the Bollywood fraternity is more than just that. With great acting skills and talents up their sleeve, a few of them are related too. (Now that answers your questions of where similar traits and acting genes came from, yes?)
On the occasion of Rakshabandhan, we did a little research on these stars and here’s what we found:
Alia Bhatt and Emraan Hashmi
Great movies, great music and great actors; Emraan Hashmi and Alia Bhatt belong to the Bhatt clan and he also happens to be Alia’s elder cousin.
Arjun Rampal and Kim Sharma
Having acted alongside in the film Yakeen, these co-stars happen to be first cousins too. Kim and Arjun’s mothers are sisters. Sweet!
Kajol and Tanisha – Ayan Mukherjee
Mukherjee sisters and the director of some of Bollywood’s loved movies like ‘Wake up Sid!’ and ‘Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani’- Ayan Mukherjee are cousins.
Karan Johar and Aditya Chopra
From ace producer-directors to even brothers; Karan Johar’s mum Hiroo Johar and Aditya Chopra’s father Yash Chopra are siblings that makes them first cousins.
Sonaski Sinha and Pooja Ruparel
Remember Chutki from DDLJ? Well, her grandmother and our very own Rajjo from Dabang a.k.a. Sonakshi Sinha’s grandmother are sisters which make them third cousins.
Sonam Kapoor and Ranveer Singh
Apart from Arjun Kapoor, did you know that Bollywood’s favourite fashionista Sonam Kapoor and heartthrob Ranveer Singh are related to each other too? Sonam’s maternal grandmother and Ranveer’s paternal grandfather were siblings.
Farhan-Zoya Akhtar and Sajid-Farah Khan
With their direction game on point, these sibling duos are first cousins. Farhan-Zoya’s mother and Sajid-Farah Khan’s mother are sister.
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