Father's Day: Popular father-son duos in Bollywood

Updated: Jun 18, 2017, 09:25 IST
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    Salim Khan, in combination with Javed Akhtar, is rated among the finest writers of Hindi cinema. Salman Khan is one of the biggest superstars of today
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    Amitabh Bachchan is undoubtedly one of the greatest superstars of Hindi cinema even as Abhishek is still trying to firmly establish his credentials as a versatile actor
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    A genius of an actor, Pankaj Kapur has pulled off the toughest of roles with grace. We know where Shahid Kapoor gets his acting skills from
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    A moderately successful actor, Rakesh Roshan has gone on to become a successful director. Hrithik Roshan is an amazing acting talent, who is fulfilling his potential
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    David Dhawan directed numerous brainless comedies starring Govinda in the 90's. Varun Dhawan made an impressive debut with 'Student Of The Year'
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    Rishi Kapoor was a chocolate hero of his time, who has turned into a wonderful character artist. Ranbir Kapoor has also tasted success
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    If Javed Akhtar can write, Farhan Akhtar can sing, dance, produce, direct and act as well
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    Veeru Devgan is a well-known stunt director from the '70s and '80s. Ajay Devgn is one of the superstars of Bollywood today
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    Even as Boney Kapoor has made a name as producer, Arjun Kapoor entered films with a convincing performance as the male lead in 'Ishaqzaade'
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    Jeetendra, the jumping jack, enjoyed a steady run without being sensational. Tusshar Kapoor, on the other hand, has been unable to recreate his dad's magic though he has shown sparks of talent
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    Sunil Dutt was among the most resourceful of Indian actors, and had a highly acclaimed career. Sanjay Dutt has had a stop-start career, but has managed to taste plenty of success
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    Suresh Oberoi is a popular Bollywood character-actor of the 80s and the 90s. His son Vivek Oberoi, who made his big screen debut with Ram Gopal Varma's 2001 film 'Company' has won plaudits for his performances in notable films like 'Saathiya', 'Masti', 'Shootout At Lokhandwala', 'Rakht Charitra', 'Krrish 3' and many others.
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    Aditya Pancholi has appeared in more than 65 films till date and is known mostly for his negative roles, such as in 'Yes Boss' and 'Hameshaa'. He made his Bollywood debut in 1985 and 30 years later, his son Sooraj made his mark in the film industry with 'Hero' - a remake of the 1983 classic by the same name featuring Jackie Shroff's debut
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    Feroz Khan was the most suave star to come out of the Bollywood stable. Son Fardeen proved to be way behind in terms of style and substance
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    While Dhamendra and Sunny Deol were among India's most sought after action heroes at their peak, Bobby Deol had a positive start to his career with 'Barsaat', 'Gupt' and 'Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya'. Also, nephew Abhay Deol (seated next to Dharmendra) has made a name for himself with a slew of excellent films like 'Dev D', 'Zindagi Milegi Na Dobara' and 'Shanghai' among others
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    Rajendra Kumar made a name for himself as a romantic hero even when the likes of Dev Anand, DIlip Kumar and Shammi Kapoor were around. Kumar Gaurav began well with 'Love Story' but faded away rather soon
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    Mithun Chakraborty was a much loved dancing star of his generation, and continues to do interesting character roles. Mahaakshay is trying to resurrect his career after a disastrous start
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    Jagdeep is a noted comedian who did repetitive roles in films. Jaaved Jaffrey has turned himself from a dancer-actor to comedian
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    A much-sought actor for villainous roles in the 60's and 70's Jeevan remains popular through his work. Kiran Kumar has done plenty of work in Bollywood too, but nothing as memorable as his father
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    Chiranjeevi did well in Bollywood films like 'Prathibandh' and 'Aaj Ka Goonda Raj'. Ram Charan Teja was least impressive in his Bollywood debut, 'Zanjeer' remake
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    In spite of singing a few memorable songs, Nitin Mukesh's career was severely affected due to comparisons with his illustrious father, Mukesh. Neil Nitin Mukesh's acting career is currently in a rebuilding phase -- a great start was followed by mediocre performances
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    Arguably the greatest comedian of Hindi films, Mehmood succeeded as a filmmaker as well. Lucky Ali has a soothing voice, and has generated a niche following as a singer
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    Balraj Sahni is regarded among the greatest actors of Indian cinema, having given terrific performances in films like 'Do Bigha Zameen', 'Kabuliwala' and 'Waqt' among many others. His son Parikshit hasn't tasted as much success, but is a noted character actor in films and television. Parikshit was appreciated for his performance as R. Madhavan's father in '3 Idiots'. On TV, he featured in popular shows like 'Gul Gulshan Gulfaam' and 'Ajnabee'
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    While Dharmendra and Sunny Deol were among India's most sought after action heroes at their peak, Bobby Deol couldn't keep his career afloat as a romantic lead after a positive beginning. Also, nephew Abhay Deol (seated next to Dharmendra) has made a name for himself with a slew of excellent films like 'Dev D', 'Zindagi Milegi Na Dobara' and 'Shanghai' among others
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