7 Bollywood Celebs who followed their parents’ footsteps

7 Bollywood Celebs who followed their parents’ footsteps

Many things run in the family. And when it comes to Bollywood – some star kids have found the acting gene running through their veins! They have followed their parents’ footsteps and nurtured their God given talent. Being a star kid definitely gave them an edge over other people to land in a movie, but they surely made a mark with their work.

Here are some successful celeb kids who followed their parents’ footsteps and made it big:

#1. Kareena Kapoor

One of the most successful and highly paid actresses of Bollywood, Kareena is the daughter of actors Randhir Kapoor and Babita. She is also the younger sister of yesteryear actress Karishma Kapoor and the granddaughter of the great actor Raj Kapoor. Acting is in her blood and she has acted in more than 45 movies till date. Some of them have been Box Office blockbusters. She is known for her role in movies such as Udta Punjab, Jab We Met and Chameli. She is truly one of the divas of Bollywood.

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#2. Abhishek Bachchan

Son of veteran actors Amitabh and Jaya Bachchan, Abhishek is one of those star kids who had to work really hard till he gained popularity amongst the masses. He debuted with Kareena Kapoor in Refugee, after which Kareena flourished but Abhishek had to struggle. He got his share of fame after quite a long wait, and gave some very block buster movies include Guru, Dhoom and Dostana.

#3. Shruti Hassan

She is the gorgeous daughter of well-known actors Sarika and Kamal Hassan and she has worked in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu movies. She has been working in movies since a little over a decade and she has already won three Filmfare awards. In a very short span of time, Shruti has established herself as one of the most sought-after actresses in both Hindi and South Indian Cinema.

#4. Ranbir Kapoor

Another actor with deep roots in Bollywood, this heartthrob is the son of the ace actor Rishi Kapoor and the beautiful Neetu Singh and the grandson of the seasoned actor and director Raj Kapoor. He’s got his killer looks from daddy Rishi and acting skills from both mommy and daddy. Apart from his movies, Ranbir is also in the news for his relationships with various Bollywood actresses, but still remains one of India’s most desirable bachelors.

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#5. Sonakshi Sinha

This pet-loving actress is the daughter of actors Shatrughan and Poonam Sinha. Formerly a costume designer, Sonakshi went on to act in movies just like her father. Sonakshi had to lose all her flab to be starred in her debut movie – Dabangg, opposite Salman Khan, which was a huge commercial success and brought Sonakshi in the limelight. She won two awards for the Best Debut for Dabangg and has worked with several famous actors of Bollywood including Ajay Devgan and Akshay Kumar.

#6. Shahid Kapoor

One of the most attractive actors of Indian Cinema, Shahid Kapoor is the son of popular actors Pankaj Kapoor and Neelima Azeem. If your parents are well-known actors, people definitely have lots of expectations from you. Shahid Kapoor is one of those actors who lived up to his father’s image and became successful in Bollywood. He is a very fine actor and a great dancer too.

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#7. Saif Ali Khan

Sharmila Tagore, his mother is a veteran actress, and an Indian National Film award winner. She also headed the Indian Film Censor Board for many years. Saif Ali Khan has more than 50 films to his name in a span of 24 years. His son, Taimur is fast becoming a mini celebrity in his own right!!

While star kids are born with a silver spoon, what we must also remember is that they have truly worked hard to earn their place in Bollywood with their talent and charisma.

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