Recently there has been a lot of discussion around nepotism and star kids. Well, there are many instances in the Bollywood industry when famous star kids got rejected by the audience despite their attempts to do movies.
Here we created the list of lesser-known Bollywood star kids who failed to shine in Bollywood.
Kumar Gaurav is the son of late and very successful actor Rajendra Kumar. He made his Bollywood debut 1981 with the film Love Story.
The film was produced by his own father and was commercially very successful. The actor got very much praise from critics for his acting but unfortunately did not get very good film scripts and eventually faded from the Bollywood spotlight.
His notable films include Teri Kasam and Naam.
Rinkie Khanna is the youngest daughter of Rajesh Khanna and actress Dimple Kapadia.
She made her acting debut in 1999 with the film Pyaar Mein Kabhi Kabhi and later appeared in few films with little to no commercial success at the box office.
Kunal Goswami is the son of legendary actor Manoj Kumar. He made his Bollywood debut in his father’s film Kranti (1981) as a child star.
Since then he has appeared in many films such as Ricky, Aakhri Baazi, Vishkanya, and Numbri aadmi.
These films failed to make his name in Bollywood.
Sanjana Kapoor is the daughter of late Shashi Kapoor and Jennifer Kendal. She made her career debut in 1981 with 36 Chowringhee Lane and continued with her acting career appearing in a few more films.
She was not able to make any lasting impressions with either critics or audience. She is now devoted to theatre and teaching.
He is the son of late Shashi Kapoor and Jennifer Kendal. He is an Indian actor, ad director, and producer in his own company Adfilm Valas.
The actor made his Bollywood debut with a 1798 film Junoon. He also appeared in films like Ahista Ahista, Utsav, and Vijeta. These films made little to no impact on the audience.
Puru Rajkumar is an Indian actor and the son of a veteran and very successful actor Raj Kumar. He made his acting debut in Bollywood back in 1996 with the Bollywood film Bal Brahmachari.
The film failed to do well at the box-office. He never received any breakthrough roles in his career and appeared mostly in cameo and B-grade films. He appeared in films like LOC Kargil, Umrao Jaan, and veer.
Shadaab Khan is the son of late and famous actor Amjad Khan. The actor appeared in many films during the ’90s but failed to create any lasting impression.
His earlier films were Betaabi, Raja ki aayegi baraat and Refugee. He later tried his hand in direction and directed the movie MA pass (2016).
Rajiv Kapoor is an Indian actor, director, and producer. He is also the youngest son of legendary Raj Kapoor and Krishna Kapoor. The actor made his acting debut in 1983 with the film Ek Jaan Hain Hum and two years later appeared in Ram Teri Ganga Maili, which was a huge commercial success.
Later his acting career went downhill and he became film producer and director. He is the least known face among the Kapoor family brothers.
Karan Kapoor is an Indian actor who is now working as a professional photographer. He is the son of late Shashi Kapoor and Jennifer Kendal. The actor made his Bollywood debut with 1978 film Junoon.
Afterward, he appeared in many low budget films such as Sultanat, and Loha and eventually became a professional photographer.
Sasha Agha is the daughter of British singer and Bollywood actress Salma Agha. She made her debut in Bollywood films in 2013 in Aurangjeb starring opposite Arjun Kapoor.
Since then she has appeared in the 2014 film Desi Kattey, for which she got many negative reviews for her performance.
Suniel Aanand is an Indian actor and director. He is the son of very successful actors Dev Aanand and Kalpna Kartik. He made his acting debut in 1984 in a film called Anand Aur Anand, acting opposite his father, the film was directed by Dev Annand.
The actor failed to make any lasting impression by his acting. He appeared in many unsuccessful films such as Car Thief, Main Tere Liye, and Master.
Film Master which was directed by Suneil Aanand was a huge commercial disaster.