Sep 082012
 

Generations of kings rule the countries in the past (and, it is still a custom in some parts of the world). Although it has been ages since there are no kings in India, family-oriented generations still rule Bollywood.

In Bollywood it seems, there is no chance for the actors who don’t have at least one of their family members in the film industry. Being a ‘heir’ is one of the greatest asset in getting a break in Bollywood.But does that doesn’t mean the heir don’t need any talent.

To check it out, take a look at some of the best known players in Bollywood with their family backing in Bollywood:

1. Kareena Kapoor

It’s no secret – Kapoor family dominates the Bollywood. The latest Kappor from the famous Prithviraj Kapoor dynasty is Kareena Kapoor. Kareena is the top actress of the current time. Although her father, Randhir Kapoor was not that effective, her grandfather was the biggest showman known as the Showman of the Millennium, Raj Kapoor. Kareena is now one of the most popular Bollywood celebrities and one of the highest paid actress as well.

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2. Sonakshi Sinha

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Apr 212011
 

satrughn-sonakshi Shatrughan Sinha and his daughter Sonakshi Sinha have something to celebrate together. The father-daughter duo have been chosen to receive this year’s Dadasaheb Phakle Academy Awards. Shatrughan will receive Dadasaheb Phalke Academy legendry artiste award and his daughter will receive Dadasaheb Phalke Academy best debut award in an event to be held on May 3, 2011. Sonakshi’s debut role in Dabangg has been widely appreciated by the critics in Bollywood.

The award was announced on the birth anniversary of Dadasaheb, an Indian film industry legend, on 30 April.

Apart from being a successful artist in Bollywood, Shatrugan has been equally successful in politics. Presently the member of Lok Sabha from Patna Saheb constituency in Bihar, Shatrugan was last seen in the role of NT Rama Rao, former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, in Rakta Charitra.

Shatrugan’s 23-years-old daughter Sonakshi entered the Bollywood limelight with her debut film Dabangg, opposite the super star Salman Khan.

Apr 172011
 

An Indian movie portal, chakpak.com, conducted a survey and found that Bollywood superstar Salman Khan and newcomer Sonakshi Sinha are the most searched Bollywood celeb in the web.

sonakshi-in-jokar Sonakshi in her upcoming film, Joker

In the survey, Akshay Kumar and Ajay Devgn came second and third on the actor’s class, Ranbir Kapoor and Shahid Kapoor followed in fourth and fifth place.

Among the actresses, Sonakshi is a new actress with only one film in her credits, Dabangg. She will however come with Salman Khan in Jokar and with Akshya in Dabangg 2. Priyanka Chopra, Sonam Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai, and Katrina Kaif followed Sonakshi in the top searched list respectively.