It’s little surprise that Bollywood considers itself to be a big family. But this isn’t just something that they like to say. It’s actually true in most cases. A lot of the big clans from the industry are related to each other, either through old relations or new ones. You’ll be surprised to know how Mimoh and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan are related. Or, how Kishore Kumar is related to Ranbir Kapoor‘s best friend and director, Ayan Mukherjee. Some of these filmy connections will shock you and some will be pleasant surprises. Let’s see if you knew of some such popular connections before. Go ahead, scroll down!
The Kapoor Clan
The big Kapoor clan has many many connections. But let’s first look at their family tree. Yes, we’ve added Katrina Kaif to the tree too.
The Bachchan and Kapoor connection
Shweta Nanda is married to Ritu Nanda‘s son Nikhil. Ritu is Raj Kapoor‘s daughter. Another addition to the Bachchan tree is actor Kunal Kapoor.
How Sharman Joshi is related to Kareena’s family
Raj Kapoor‘s wife, Krishna Kapoor‘s sister is Uma Chopra, wife of Prem Chopra. Sharman Joshi is married to Prem Chopra‘s daughter, Prerana.
Mimoh and Mithun da are also related to the Kapoors
Shammi Kapoor‘s wife Geeta Bali‘s niece was Yogeeta Bali who is married to Mithun Chakraborty.
Kunal Khemu‘s connection to the Kapoor clan
He is married to Soha Ali Khan, Saif Ali Khan‘s sister. Kareena is therefore Kunal Khemu‘s wife’s sister-in law.
From Kishore Kumar to Ayan Mukherjee
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani director Ayan Mukherjee is related to the legendary Kishore Kumar. Here’s how.
How Rani Mukerji is related to Karan Johar and film critic Anupama Chopra
Not only are Rani and Karan good friends, but they are actually related. It’s a known-fact that Kajol and Rani are cousins. Now add to this the Chopra-Johar tree and voila! Now, see how Anupama Chopra also features in this tree.
How Ranveer Singh and Mohit Marwah are related to Sridevi
Ranveer is related to Sonam Kapoor‘s family through his mother. And Mohit‘s mother is Sridevi‘s sister-in-law.
Mumtaz and Hrithik Roshan
This is a fairly simple one. Hrithik‘s ex-wife’s dad’s brother’s son’s wife’s mother is Mumtaz. Comprende? See the tree!