1. Shah Rukh Khan
Shah Rukh Khan’s father, Meer Taj Mohammed Khan, was an Indian independence activist in Peshawar. His father had several business ventures including a restaurant, and the family lived a middle-class life in rented apartments. Khan’s mother, Lateef Fatima, would often help the family in running the family business.
2. Salman Khan
Salman is the eldest son of screenwriter Salim Khan and his first wife Sushila Charak (who later adopted the name Salma Khan). Salman has often spoken about his cordial relationship with his step-mother Helen who was a fantastic artist herself. Salim Khan has a lot of blockbusters to his name with Sholay being the most iconic one.
3. Aamir Khan
Aamir Khan was born in Mumbai to Tahir Hussain, a film producer, and Zeenat Hussain. Several of his relatives were members of the Hindi film industry, including his late paternal uncle.
4. Amitabh Bachchan
Amitabh Bachchan’s father Harivansh Rai Bachchan, was a well-known Awadhi dialect-Hindi poet, and his mother, Teji Bachchan, helped raise him. It’s amazing how his parents had initially named him ‘Inquilaab’.
5. Saif Ali Khan
Khan was born to Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, a former captain of the Indian national cricket team, and his wife Sharmila Tagore, a film actress. From 1952–71, Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi held the title of Nawab of Pataudi.
6. Kareena Kapoor
Kareena is the younger daughter of Randhir Kapoor and Babita.
7. Deepika Padukone
Deepika Padukone was born in Copenhagen, Denmark to Konkani-speaking parents. Her father, Prakash, is a former badminton player of international repute, and her mother, Ujjala, is a travel agent.
8. Priyanka Chopra
Priyanka Chopra was born to Ashok and Madhu Chopra, both physicians in the Indian Army. Her mother, from Jharkhand, is the eldest daughter of Ms. Madhu Jyotsna Akhouri, a former member of Bihar Legislative Assembly, and Dr. Manohar Kishan Akhouri, a former Congress veteran.
9. Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Our beloved ‘Faijjal’ was born on 19 May 1974 in Budhana; into a zamindari Muslim family of Numberdars. His father’s name was Nawabuddin Siddiqui and his mother’s name was Mehroonisa Siddiqui.