CT SpecialCT Trends

Some of the Most Powerful and Renowned Families Of Bollywood

The B Town is a place wherein many souls want to be the part of it. Though some can get a simple entry thanks to their strong backup and recommendations others have to slog and work hard to enter into the Tinsel Town. Well, if you look at the industry, it is dominated by certain families whose presence can be felt far and wide. How about checking the legacy families of B Town that have contributed a lot in Indian Cinema as under:

The Kapoors

When we talk about Hindi Cinema, there is one family that comes at the top – The Kapoors.  It has a long family history starting its chain from Prithiviraj Kapoor who entered in the industry around 60 – 70 years ago and his coming generation kept on following his steps. These include his sons Raj Kapoor, Shammi Kapoor and Shashi Kapoor, which was followed by the third generation Rishi Kapoor, Randhir Kapoor and Rajiv Kapoor. In fact, all of these actors were superstars of their age and then came the fourth generation with Kareena Kapoor, Karishma Kapoor and Ranbir Kapoor. These too can be called as the talented and successful actors of B Town all belonging from The Kapoor family.

The Khans

The Khans

Then comes, the Khan family, which all started with Salim Khan who came to Mumbai with Javed Akhtar to start things from scratch and end up creating their huge empire in B Town by becoming the most successful scriptwriter of his times. All his sons including Salman Khan, Sohail Khan and Arbad Khan are well placed in the industry working in different spheres of the filmmaking industry.

The Bachchans

The Bachchans family

Bachchans need no introduction when it comes to B Town. When Big B first came to Bombay he had to sleep on benches for several nights before he got some work in the industry. Slowly and steadily he got his first break and rose to the zenith of his career in no time. Currently he is seventy plus and has a great career running. His son and daughter in law Abhishek and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan respectively also enjoy a decent career in B Town. This family is popular for their stylish personality and glam quotient.

The Deols

The Deols

Well, we cannot ignore the name of Deols when we talk about Hindi Cinema. It all started with Dharam pa ji who was the heartthrob for years in the industry. He was applauded for his dialogues and action. His coming generation Sunny Deol, Bobby Deol and daughters from his second wife Hema Malini too enjoyed their decent careers in B Town. Also, his nephew Abhay Deol too enjoys a good career in B Town. And now we have Sunny’s two sons preparing to enter the industry.

The Mukherjees

The Mukherjees

They are regarded as the biggest family in B Town starting from Sha Mukherjee who is the founder of the studio Filmistan. Then came the next generation Kajol, Rani Mukherjee and Ayan Mukherjee, the family has one of the best talents in different field of the industry. The others in the family include Shomu Mukherjee (Kajol’s father) and his wife Tanuja and recent addition to this family is Ajay Devgn who is also the part of this clan only who is currently busy moving the legacy of the family.

Back to top button