Most people believe and even many celebrities agree that nepotism is very much thriving and prevalent in Bollywood. Stars do everything possible to launch and promote their kids to ensure them a Bollywood career as good as they themselves had. But not every time can this investment prove worthwhile.
From successful filmmaker and producer Yash Chopra's son Uday Chopra to Dream Girl of Bollywood Hema Malini's not-a-star-anymore daughter Esha Deol, here are all the people who had great connections in Bollywood but still couldn't make it big after trying hard.
Uday worked as an assistant director for a long time after getting an easy entry into Bollywood. All thanks to his last name. Between his debut film and the Dhoom series, there were many movies in which Uday tried to steal the show but unfortunately failed.
Famous actress Tanuja's daughter and Kajol's sister, Tanishaa's song Halla re is all what I remember about her. More than her acting she is known for her participation in the famous reality show Bigg Boss. Post all of this, a huge part of her career went unnoticed.
Famed television actor Shekhar Suman's son Adhyayan made his debut with 2008's release Haal-E-Dil. The actor went ahead and became a part of various other films to make his presence felt, but none of it could get him recognition.
Brother of Boney and Anil Kapoor, Sanjay has acted in a few films but the audience never noticed much of his work. His debut film wasn't a big hit. However, he made a comeback on television with a show called Dil Sambhal Jaa Zara on Star Plus, which suddenly went off air on Feb 2nd, 2018.
Popular actor Feroz Khan's son and famous actress Mumtaz's son-in-law, Fardeen's connection to all the stars was just not enough to put some stars and big leagues in his kitty. The actor did a few films that performed moderately well at the box office, but Fardeen was still unable to get recognition as an established actor, maybe because most of those remained multi-starred.
Hema Malini and Dharmendra's daughter Esha started off really well, and she was also recognised for her role in the first film of the Dhoom series. Currently, she is busy taking care of her baby girl and we haven't seen her taking up many projects.
Sholay's famous character Gabbar Singh aka Amjad Khan's son Shadaab Khan made a decently successful start opposite Rani Mukerji. The actress went on to become a bigger and better star and Shadaab turned into a writer who not many know.
Raj Babbar's son Aarya starred in Salman Khan's Ready but even that didn't help him in getting acclaimed as an actor. He seems to appear in films on an on-and-off basis but it looks like he has accepted that acting is not his cup of tea.
His surname is enough to make the noise because Tusshar remained silent in the most popular series that he was a part of. I am talking about the Golmaal series where he played a dumb guy. The actor has unfortunately had a lesser impressive professional career as compared to other members of his family but he is an inspiration for many single fathers out there.
Sasha is an actress and singer who was last seen in Aditya Chopra's Aurangzeb. She was born to famous squash player Rehmat Khan and singer Salma Agha. Various reviews and critical notes have claimed that she is just another 'arm candy'.
She is the youngest daughter of Dimple Kapadia. She made her acting debut with Pyaar Mein Kabhi Kabhi and also received the award for best debut for the same but she suddenly disappeared from the limelight post her wedding with a UK based businessman.
Shilpa Shetty's sister Shamita is an interior designer turned actress. She has been a part of various films and web series but has not been able to taste the success the way her sister Shilpa has.
Director Harry Baweja's son Harman is known for his sharp resemblance to Bollywood's famous actor Hrithik Roshan. Apart from that and his dance moves, nothing about him ever fascinated the audience. Harman debuted with Priyanka Chopra in 2008 but nothing helped his career.
Even being the son of a famous producer won't help you climb the ladder of success. He started off with great films but then his career took a turn making him a moderately famous actor in the industry.
Mahaakshay aka Mimoh is the son of the legendary actor Mithun Chakraborty, 'Disco Dancer' of Bollywood. The actor made his debut with a film titled as Jimmy in the year 2008 but it looked like the actor's performance went unnoticed and so did his presence.
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