Lesser known families of bollywood celebs


Bollywood is surely an entertainment industry that consists of extremely talented and hard-working producers, directors, technicians and of course, our favorite actors. In this fastest growing industry, many new faces are being introduced out of which some become quite famous while others just fail to bag the fame. But have you ever wondered about their families who gave birth or are related to these stars? Well, today we have come up with some lesser-known families of Bollywood stars. Let’s have a look:

Vicky Kaushal family

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Vicky Kaushal is one of the most talked-about and happening stars of the Bollywood industry who rose to fame with his work in film URI: The Surgical Strike. Though we are well-versed with his stunning acting and dapper personality, it is quite surprising to know about the details of his family. So, talking about his background and family, he hails from a poor background and was not born with a silver spoon in his mouth unlike most of the celebrities. But he is an extremely talented actor who can make you skip a beat with his performance even if he’s in a supporting role like he did in ‘Sanju’.

Vicky was born into a middle-class Brahmin-family to Hollywood and Bollywood action director Shyam Kaushal and Veena Kaushal who is a homemaker. His father used to be a stuntman when Vicky was born due to which, Vicky was raised in the chawls of Malad in Mumbai.

Apart from this, he has a younger brother, Sunny Kaushal who is both an actor and an assistant director. Vicky is also rumored to be in a relationship with the anchor and actress Harleen Sethi.

Ayushmann Khurrana family

Ayushmann Khurrana is one the most versatile actors and is amongst the list of multi-talented actor who is both: an accomplished actor and a superb singer. He was born on 14th September 1984 in Chandigarh and was initially named as ‘Nishant Khurrana’. The actor recently gave many hit blockbusters to Bollywood such as Bala, Dream Girl, Article 15, Badhaai ho and Andhadhun.

Khurrana was born on 14 September 1984 in Chandigarh to Poonam and P. Khurrana, as Nishant Khurrana, later his parents changed his name to Ayushmann Khurrana when he was 3 years old. His father P Khurrana is an astrologer and an author on the subject of astrology, whereas his mother Poonam is a housewife and she is of half-Burmese descent and a qualified M.A. in Hindi.

His brother Aparshakti Khurana is a radio jockey at Radio Mirchi 98.3 FM in Delhi and made his debut in the 2016 Aamir Khan-starrer film Dangal.

Talking about his wife, Tahira Kashyap, is a filmmaker and began dating Ayushmann in college, post which, they married in 2008. The couple is considered to be a fairytale couple who despite facing ups and downs in life, never gave up on each other. Further, they have two children together – son Virajveer, born in 2012 and daughter Varushka, born in 2014.

Kriti Sanon family

Kriti Sanon is an extremely talented and beautiful Indian actress. She pursued an engineering degree from the Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, after which she briefly worked as a model and then went on to become a Bollywood actress. Sanon made her acting debut in 2014 with Sukumar’s Telugu film, Nenokkadine opposite Mahesh Babu. 

Though she hails from a non-filmy background, she has great acting skills. Sanon was born on 27 July 1990 in New Delhi to Rahul Sanon, a chartered accountant and Geeta Sanon, a professor at the University of Delhi. Her family is Punjabi. She has a younger sister named Nupur. The actress was earlier rumored to date actor & model, Gaurav Arora. However, she is currently rumored to date actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

Kartik Aryan family

Kartik Aaryan is one of the self-made actors in Bollywood. Despite of not having any family connection in the B-town, the talented actor has made his place in the industry. The actor was born and raised in Gwalior and is 29 years old. He is one of the most talked-about celebrities not only just because of his acting skills but for his handsome looks as well. With his million-dollar smile, he has made the girls drool over him!!!  

Talking about his family, he has a family of doctors!! Who would have believed that he would choose a line completely different from his background? Kartik Tiwari was born on 22 November 1990 in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh. His father, Manish Tiwari is a pediatrician, and his mother, Mala, is a gynecologist. He has a younger sister named Kittu, who is also a doctor.

Sidharth Malhotra family

Sidharth Malhotra is a famous Indian model and actor who began his career as a TV star and progressed to movies and modeling. He got into limelight with his debut film Student of the Year. 

The actor was born on 16th January 1985 in Delhi, India into a Punjabi family, to Sunil, a former captain in the Merchant Navy, and Rimma Malhotra, a homemaker. Sidharth Malhotra has an elder brother named Harshad Malhotra, who is working in the banking industry. He is married to Rima Malhotra.

Bhumi Pednekar family

Bhumi Pednekar is an actress who rose to fame with the film “Dum Laga Ke Haisha” as an overweight actress. It is quite interesting to know that before being an actress, she has worked for six years as an assistant casting director at Yash Raj Films.

Pednekar was born in Bombay on 18 July 1989. She is of Marathi and Haryanvi descent; her father, Satish, was a former home and labor minister of Maharashtra, and her mother, Sumitra, worked as an anti-tobacco activist after the death of her husband from oral cancer. 

Apart from them, Bhumi has a twin sister Samiksha Pednekar, who is a lawyer by profession.

Sushant Singh Rajput family

He made his entry towards acting with his role in TV series, Pavitra Rishta. Sushant had little time to stay with his mother as she died when he was in the 12th standard in 2002 due to brain hemorrhage. He was close to his mother and after her death; his relationship with his father became quite a formal one. In an interview, he even mentioned how he didn’t cry at the time of her death but misses her very much at every point in life. He even has gotten himself inked to immortalize his mother’s presence. He made his debut film role in Kai Po Che, a novel adaptation of Chetan Bhagat’s novel and has now become one of the A-listed actors of the Bollywood industry.

His father, Mr. K.K Singh, is a retired government employee. Sushant has 4 elder sisters, out of which, one of his sisters, Mitu Singh is a state-level cricketer.

Taapsee Pannu family

Taapsee Pannu is an Indian actress and model who works mainly in Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Hindi films. She is extremely beautiful and a talented actress and came to limelight after playing the role of Minal Arora in the Bollywood film, Pink.

Taapsee Pannu was born On 1 August 1987 in New Delhi, India. She belongs to a ‘Jatt- Sikh’ family who follows the Sikhism. Her father, Dilmohan Singh Pannu is a businessman and mother Nirmaljeet Pannu is a homemaker.She also has a younger sister, Shagun Pannu who is planning to launch in Bollywood soon.

Kiara Advani family

Alia Advani, known professionally as Kiara Advani is an Indian actress who appears predominantly in Hindi films. After making her film debut with 2014 poorly received comedy Fugly, Advani had her first commercial success with a brief role in the 2016 sports biopic M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story, followed by a starring role in the 2018 Netflix anthology film Lust Stories and movie Kabir Singh. 

Kiara Advani was born to Jagdeep Advani, a Sindhi Hindu businessman and Genevieve Jaffrey, a teacher who has Scottish, Irish, Portuguese and Spanish origins. She has a younger brother, Mishaal.

Rajkumar Rao family

Rajkummar Rao Yadav is a name who does not confine to an introduction today !! he is an Indian actor who Throughout his film career, has become one of the most promising new actors in India, and has received a National Film Award and a Filmfare Award. His unbelievable acting skills and work in various acclaimed movies like Stree, Queen, CityLights, Trapped, etc. have made the audience more curious to see more of him. 

He was born on 31 August 1984 in Gurgaon, Haryana in a lower-middle-class Yadav family. His father, Satyapal Yadav, was a government employee in the revenue department and died in September this year. His mother, Kamlesh Yadav, was a homemaker who died in 2016 at the time Rajkummar was shooting for his movie, Newton. He also has a brother, Amit and a sister, Monika.

Disha Patani family

Disha Patani is one of the young inspiring celebs who gained immense popularity in a short period. She is amongst the top A-listed actresses of Bollywood today.

The actress was born in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh to an upper-middle-class Kshatriya family. Her father, Jagdeesh Singh Patani, is a DSP in Uttar Pradesh Police Department and her mother is a housewife. 

She has a younger brother, Suryansh Patani, and an elder sister, Khushboo Patani who is the captain in the Indian army.