The Father Daughter Duos Of Bollywood
Bollywood is filled with amazing father-daughter duos who have dominated or are dominating the industry in one or the other. This Father’s day we take a look at some of the most influential father-daughter duos to ever exist in the industry.
Anil Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor:
Anil Kapoor has given some brilliant performances in his heyday but hasn’t stopped just as yet. He is one of the very few actors along with Naseeruddin Shah and Irrfan Khan to have a presence in Hollywood, with roles in the multiple award-winning ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ and the hit series ‘24’. Daughter, Sonam had a slow beginning to her Bollywood career but has gradually found her stead as one of Bollywood’s biggest fashion icons.
Shatrughan Sinha and Sonakshi Sinha:
Shatrughan Sinha was the pivotal ‘bayboy’ of the 80’s, known for his amazing delivery of dialogue, he is often referred to as ‘Shotgun’. Sonakshi who apparently refers to herself as ‘Shotgun Junior’ started her career with ‘Dabangg’ and has never looked back. She continues to bag roles in important big budget movies and has already established herself as a force to be reckoned with.
Mahesh Bhatt and Pooja, Alia Bhatt:
The Bhatt supremo, Mahesh is one of Bollywood’s biggest directors with each of his movies doing very well at the box office. Mahesh has a cult following of his own and now so does his daughter Alia Bhatt, who is touted to become the next big sensation in Bollywood. Her elder sister Pooja has also seen success as an occasional director.
Randhir Kapoor and Karisma, Kareena Kapoor:
Randhir Kapoor is known as a legend in the industry. But, his daughters have far surpassed his accomplishments, with Kareena being a huge star in the 90s and younger sister – Kareena making a name for herself as one of Bollywood’s most cherished heroines. Kareena has established a diva image for herself, marrying the Nawab of Pataudi – Saif Ali Khan and still continuing to act in pivotal roles like her most recent one in the controversial Udta Punjab.
Shakti Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor:
Shakti Kapoor is well known for his bad boy roles, but it seems his daughter Shraddha, has overtaken him in terms of the sheer number of fans, with a lot of recent hit roles, bringing her into the limelight and giving her the much-deserved attention from all quarters of the industry.