Lesser Bollywood Relationships You Must Know


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.


#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.

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