Not many know that Zareen Khan is related to Kader Khan. Her mother's sister married veteran actor's wife's brother. After his demise on January 1, Zareen told mid-day about her first meeting with the late writer-actor at Rangsharda in Bandra a couple of years ago, where she had gone to watch a play in which his son [Sarfaraz] was performing. Zareen wished she had a chance to work with the late actor.
Former actress Tina Munim Ambani is related to Anil Kapoor's family. In February 2018, Tina's sister, Bhavana Motiwala's daughter Antara married Anil Kapoor's nephew (his sister Reena's son) actor Mohit Marwah. Interestingly, Tina had made her Bollywood debut in 1991 with Anil Kapoor-starrer Jigarwala.
Sharman Joshi is married to Prerna Chopra, daughter of veteran Bollywood actor Prem Chopra. Chopra's other daughter Punita is married to actor-singer Vikas Bhalla.
Nagma is South superstar Suriya's sister-in-law as the latter married Jyothika, who is the younger sibling of the veteran actress.
Tabu's sister-actress Farah Naaz (first from left) is married to former Bollywood actor-producer Sumeet Saigal (second from right), who is the father of Shivaay actress Sayyeshaa Saigal with his first wife. Sumeet was earlier married to Shaheen, veteran actress Saira Banu's niece. Farah Naaz was earlier married to actor Vindu Dara Singh, with whom she has a son Fateh Randhawa.
The late Mac Mohan, popular for essaying the iconic Sambha in the 1975 Bollywood classic Sholay, is popular actress Raveena Tandon's uncle.
While many know that Madhoo Shah is Hema Malini's niece, quite a few are aware that Juhi Chawla is her sister-in-law. Her husband Anand Shah is the first cousin of Jay Mehta (Juhi Chawla's husband).
Bollywood actress Minissha Lamba is married to restaurateur Ryan Tham, who happens to be Pooja Bedi's cousin.
Fardeen Khan is married to Mumtaz's daughter, Natasha Madhwani. Mumtaz and Fardeen's father Feroz Khan have starred in many films together.
Not many know that, Grand Masti actress Kainaat Arora is the second cousin of the late actress Divya Bharti.
Padmaavat actor Ranveer Singh is a cousin of Sonam Kapoor. Sonam's mother Sunita Kapoor's mom (Sonam's maternal grandmother) and Ranveer Singh's paternal grandfather are siblings.
Amitabh Bachchan's daughter Shweta (third from right) is married to industrialist Nikhil Nanda (third from left), who is the son of Ritu Nanda, the daughter of Raj Kapoor and Krishna Raj Kapoor. Pic/ Yogen Shah
Raj Kapoor tied the knot with Krishna Raj Kapoor, the sister of actors Prem Nath and Rajendra Nath. Krishna's sister Uma is married to veteran actor Prem Chopra.
Director Siddharth Malhotra, who directed Rani Mukerji-starrer 'Hichki' is the grandson of Prem Nath.
Shammi Kapoor and Geeta Bali's daughter Kanchan Kapoor married filmmaker Ketan Desai, son of noted filmmaker Manmohan Desai.
Deven Varma was married to Rupa Ganguly, daughter of late Bollywood actor, Ashok Kumar.
Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur is the nephew of Dev Anand. Kapur is the son of Sheel Kanta Kapur, Anand's sister.
Yogeeta Bali, who is married to Mithun Chakraborty, is the niece of Geeta Bali, who was Shammi Kapoor's first wife.
Noted TV actor Kanwaljit Singh is married to Anuradha Patel, Ashok Kumar's grand daughter.
Tabu is the niece of Shabana Azmi and Baba Azmi.
Abhishek Kapoor, director of Rock On!!, is Jeetendra's nephew and a cousin of Ekta Kapoor and Tusshar Kapoor.
Late actress Sadhana was a cousin of Babita, who was married to Randhir Kapoor.
Neelima Azeem, the ex-wife of Pankaj Kapur and mother of Shahid Kapoor, is the great-granddaughter of legendary director K. A. Abbas.
Ayub Khan is a nephew of Dilip Kumar. Ayub's mother was the maternal aunt of Amrita Singh's mother Rukhsana Sultana.
Padmini Kolhapure is a niece of legendary singers Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhonsle.
Shakti Kapoor is the brother-in-law of Padmini Kolhapure. He is married to Padmini's sister Shivangi.
Kajol is related to yesteryear actress Nalini Jaywant. Her maternal grandmother Shobhna Samarth was Nalini's cousin.
Ramanand Sagar and Vidhu Vinod Chopra are half-brothers. Their father married Vinod's mother after Ramanand's mother passed away.
Simi Garewal and Yash Chopra's wife Pamela are first cousins. Simi's mother Darshi and Pamela's father Mohinder Singh were siblings. Interestingly, it was Simi who had introduced Pamela to Yash at a wedding!
Farhan and Zoya Akhtar are cousins of Sajid and Farah Khan.
Imran Khan's mother Nuzhat Khan had married actor Raj Zutshi. However, the couple parted ways later.
While there are many actors whose family ties within the film industry you are well aware of, there are a few who you are probably unaware of. Here's a look at Bollywood relations you probably didn't know about!
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