Did you know Bollywood mega director-producers Karan Johar and Aditya Chopra are relatives? Well, yes they are. Karan Johar is first cousin of Adity Chopra, We are sure you don’t know that Kamal Hassan and Mani Ratnam are relatives. Like to know more such Indian Cinema Relative connections? Actress Alia Bhatt is filmmaker Dharmesh Darshan’s cousin. There are many such connection you like to know about. As Indian Cinema is not just one big family. Somewhere they have blood or distact relative connections. These relative connections will tell you how this one big family of Indian Cinema has grown strong in last 100 years.
Take a look at the following bonds to have a clear vision.
Vidya and Priyamani: Vidya is the second cousin of Tamil-Telugu sensation, Priyamani.
Amrita Rao and Guru Dutt: Guru Dutt is Amrita Rao’s grandfather’s second cousin.
Sonam Kapoor and Ranvir Singh: These two are maternal cousins. Sonam’s mother’s mother and Ranveer’s Grandfather are siblings.
Tabu/Farah Naaz and Shabana Azmi: The sister are the daughters of Jamal Hashmi who is Shabana’s brother. This makes this sister duo Nieces of Shabana.
Dev Anand, Shekhar Kapoor and Purab Kohli: Shekhar Kapoor is Dev Anand’s Nephew and Purab Kohli is Shekhar Kapoor’s Nephew. Shekhar’s mother was Dev Anand’s sister. And Purab’s dad is Shekhar’s cousin.
Sonakshi Sinha and Pooja Ruparel: DDLJ’s Chutki and Sonakshi’s grandmothers are real sisters. This makes them each other’s cousins.
Uday Chopra and Roshni Chopra: Uday and Roshni’s father are first cousins. This makes Uday Chopra Uncle of Roshni Chopra.
Sharman Joshi and Prem Chopra: Sharman is married to Prem Chopra’s daughter that makes Sharman Joshi Son-in-law of Prem Chopra.
Farhan-Zoya Akhtar and Farah-Sajid Khan: This duo of siblings are cousins. Their mothers are real sisters.
Sadhna and Babita: Sadhna’s father and Babita’s father are brothers. This makes these old school diva first cousins.
Ali Zafar and Aamir Khan: Ali Zafar is Aamir’s Brother-in-law. As Ali’s wife Ayesha Fazli is Aamir’s distant cousin.
Vivek Oberoi and Akshay Oberoi: Vivek Oberoi and Akshay’s fathers are brothers. So they are first cousins.
Karan and Aditya Chopra: These two ac film makers are first cousins. Karan’s mother Hiroo Johar and Aditya’s father Yash Chopra are siblings. now this is clear why Karan made his on-screen debut in Chopra’s DDLJ.
Simi Garewal and Pamela Chopra: Pamela Chopra, a Bollywood playback singer. She was the wife of veteran film director Yash Chopra and Famous Actress and TV Presenter of 1990s Simi Garewal is daughter of Pamela Chopra’s sister Darshi.
Kamal Hassan and Mani Ratnam: Mani Ratnam is son-in-law of Kamal Hassan. As Mani Ratnam is the son-in-law of Kamal Hassan’s brother, Charuhasan.
Sharbani, Ayan, Kajol-Tanishaa and Rani are all cousins: Kajol-Tanishaa’s father Shomu Mukherjee, Ayan’s father Deb, Rani’s father Ram Mukherjee and Sharbani’s father Rono are all brothers.
Ayub Khan and Dilip Kumar: Ayub’s father Nasir Khan is Dilip’s brother. This makes Ayub Khan, Nephew of Dilip Kumar.
DJ Aqeel and Zayeed Khan: DJ Aqeel is Brother-in-law of Zayeed Khan. DJ Aqeel is married to Zayeed’s sister Farah Ali Khan.
Mumtaaz and Fardeen Khan: Fardeen Khan is married to Natasha, daughter of Mumtaz. This makes Mumtaz, Mother-in-law of Fardeen Khan.
Shraddha Kapoor and Lata Mangeshkar/Asha Bhonsle: Shraddha’s grandfather is the cousin of this Singer sister duo. This makes Shraddha Kapoor distant grand niece of these legendary sisters.
Ramanand Sagar and Vidhu Vinod Chopra: Ramanand Sagar’s father, D.N. Chopra, married Vinod’s mother after Ramanand’s mother passed away. This makes them Half Brothers.
Emraan Hashmi and Pooja-Alia Bhatt: Emraan Hashmi and Pooja-Alia Bhatt are cousins. As Emraan is the son of Mahesh Bhatt’s cousin sister.
Tanvi and Shabana Azmi: Tanvi Azmi is married to Baba Azmi, Shabana’s brother. This makes Tanvi Azmi, Sister-In-Law of Shabana Azmi.
Aditya Chopra and Vidhu Vinod Chopra: Vidhu’s father D.N. Chopra and Adi’s father Yash Chopra are brothers.
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