All is not well with the families of tinsel town.
A smiling face might look glorious on the screen, but there are broken memories piercing the heart and countless emotions buried deep within. Amidst all the stardom and fame, the celebrities sometimes have to leave their families behind. Carrying the baggage of a tattered soul, they try to entertain us still.
From Prateik Babbar's bitter relationship with his father Raj Babbar to Ameesha Patel suing her father, we have a list of Bollywood stars who are not a part of a happy family.
Amitabh Bachchan's only brother Ajitabh Bachchan is a businessman. The sibling shared a good rapport until the latter decided not to write a book on the family history after announcing that he would.
Amitabh was not happy with the idea of a book written on their family history, as it would reveal intricate details.
Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle, the two legendary singers of Bollywood, were inseparable in their childhood days. Lata Mangeshkar being the elder sister, started working from the age of 14 to support the family after their father died.
Their relationship started turning sour when Asha, who was 16 then eloped with a 31-year-old man, Mr. Ganpatrao Bhosle. In an interview, Asha Bhosle confessed that Lata Mangeshkar did not approve of the marriage. She said, "At one time, the relationship was very adversarial, and there have been periods of non-communication."
When Dharmendra remarried, the Deol brothers were not at all happy. Sunny Deol till date has no pictures clicked with Hema Malini.
They even didn't attend both their step sisters' marriage, Esha Deol and Ahana Deol. According to the sources, Dharmendra's friends said, "Sunny and Bobby couldn't attend Esha's wedding was a personal defeat for Dharamji. It was a reminder of the fact that his two families would never be one."
Earlier, Ameesha's father, Amit Patel used to handle her finance. The problem started when Ameesha enquired about her tax papers and bank account, and they refused to give her any details.
The 'Kaho Na Pyar Hai' actress also alleged that her father mishandled her earnings and sued him for 12 crores. The fight got uglier when she left her parents house and told the media that her mother hit her with a slipper.
Udit Narayan, one of the finest singers of Bollywood has been in the industry for more than 15 years. He and his son Aditya Narayan shared a good rapport until Udit Narayan landed in a polygamy scandal, where he was accused by a lady for being her husband.
Hriday Shetty, Rohit Shetty's half-brother never considered him family. In an interview, he said, "As far as I am concerned my father had two sons, my brother Uday and me. We've nothing to do with Rohit. That's another family, And we aren't at all bothered with them."
Arshad Warsi's step brother and playback singer, Anwar Hussain never shared a close relationship. In an interview, Anwar said that Arshad never answers his calls. Arshad on the other hand never acknowledges him nor talk about him in media.
Prateik Babbar, son of the late actress, Smita Patil, had a traumatic and a difficult childhood.
In an interview, he said, "My broken family bothered me. Dad (Raj Babbar) was never around while I was growing up. He was always busy with his another family." Prateik even decided to drop his surname Babbar, further letting the world know about their strained relation.
The bold and beautiful "Hate Story" actress Surveen Chawla exposed too much in her debut movie according to her parents. Sources stated that her parents were annoyed and upset to see steamy scenes of her in the promo.