Among many things, films also teach us the importance of family and togetherness. Box office success of movies like Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham and Hum Saath Saath Hain are a clear indication of the importance Indian audience give to families and relationships. Actors and directors not only show us this onscreen but also off-screen. 

Be it Diwali or Holi, the festival of colors, celebs are seen celebrating with their loved ones. We all know the popular Bollywood families like the Bachchans, the Kapoors, the Khans, but what about the south? Yes, south film fraternity too have popular families that rule their respective film industry. Here are the popular film families:

Tollywood families:

The Akkineni

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The Akkinenis are the hottest and the cutest bunch of actors. The father of two incredibly good – looking actors, Nagarjuna Akkineni, is probably the hottest 57-year-old in the south industry. The good genes have been passed on to sons Naga Chaitanya and Akhil Akkineni who are the most popular brothers of Tollywood. The movie Manam (2014) saw the three generations of the family together.

The Daggubatis

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The most popular among the Daggubatis are Venkatesh Daggubati aka Victory Venkatesh and his nephew, the charming Rana Daggubati. Interestingly, Naga Chaitanya is also related to the Daggubatis as he is the son of Venkatesh's sister Lakshmi Daggubati who was earlier married to Nagarjuna. 

The Nandamuris

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Jr. NTR and Nandamuri Kalyan Ram are the popular actors from this immensely loved family of Tollywood.

The Mega Family

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Now, this is one family that is huge and filled with some amazingly talented individuals.

Chiranjeevi and brother Pawan Kalyan are as everyone knows the biggest superstars in Tollywood. Ram Charan, the son of Chiranjeevi, is on his way to take his father's position in the industry. Actors Varun Tej and Niharika, children of Nagendra Babu, who is the brother of Chiranjeevi and Pawan Kalyan, are also part of this huge family. Sai Dharam Tej, who was last seen in the movie Thikka, is also Chiranjeevi's nephew. If you thought this is it, you are wrong. Allu Arjun and Allu Sirish are also related to Chiranjeevi. Phew! Isn't that a huge family?

Mollywood Families:

The Sukumarans

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Good – looking brothers Prithviraj Sukumaran and Indrajith Sukumaran forms the Sukumaran family along with their mother Mallika Sukumaran. The brothers have acted together in movies like Classmates, Amar Akbar Anthony and many more.

The Sreenivasans

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The Sreenivasan family is made up of father Sreenivasan and sons Vineeth and Dhyan. Actor, director, producer, write and singer  Vineeth Sreenivaasan has directed his father in the movie Thattathin Marayathu and Malarvaadi Arts Club, whereas he has directed his brother Dhyan in his debut movie Thira.


The Rajinikanth's

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The Thalaivaa along with his daughters Aishwarya, Soundarya and son-in-law Dhanush, forms the most powerful film family in the south.

The Sivakumar's:

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Actor Sivakumar gave the film world two amazingly talented and good-looking actors Suriya and Karthik.

Sandalwood Families:

The Rajkumars

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Brothers Puneeth, Shivarajkumar and Raghavendra Rajkumar forms the most popular and loved families of Kannada film industry. 

Which filmy family is your favorite? Have we missed out any? Feel free to comment below and let us know.