From Ranveer Singh-Sonam Kapoor to Alia Bhatt-Emraan Hashmi, B-town family links you didn’t know about


There are numerous celebrities in the Hindi film industry who are related to one another through their extended families. You might be surprised to learn that the two most successful Indian filmmakers, Karan Johar and Aditya Chopra, are cousins. Take a look at B-town family links you didn’t know about.

Amitabh Bachchan and Kunal Kapoor

Naina Bachchan, Ajitabh Bachchan’s daughter and Amitabh Bachchan’s niece, is married to Kunal Kapoor. The couple got hitched in 2015.


Karan Johar and Aditya Chopra

Two of Bollywood’s most famous filmmakers are actually cousins. Hiroo Johar, Karan Johar’s mother, is the sister of the late director Yash Chopra, Aditya Chopra’s father.

Alia Bhatt and Emraan Hashmi

Emraan Hashmi is the grandson of Mahesh Bhatt’s mother’s sister. Hence, the actor is Alia Bhatt and Pooja Bhatt’s cousin as well as Mahesh Bhatt’s nephew.

Ranveer Singh and Sonam Kapoor

Sonam Kapoor’s maternal grandmother’s brother is Ranveer Singh’s paternal grandfather. So the two actors are technically second cousins.

Shraddha Kapoor and Lata Mangeshkar

Lata Mangeshkar’s first cousin was Shraddha Kapoor’s maternal grandfather.