Famous-B, From being their first superhero to teaching them important life lessons, a father is a child’s mentor, friend, and companion from birth. And now is the time of year to commemorate this unique bond.
From Amitabh and Abhisekh Bachchan to Shah Rukh and Aryan Khan, the B-town is replete with sons who have opted to follow their father’s footsteps and pursue acting as a vocation, providing a clue that their real life is no different.
Let’s take a look at some of Bollywood’s most popular father-son duos, who have won our hearts with their friendship and super-cool swag.
Abhishek Bachchan and Amitabh Bachchan
Amitabh Bachchan, Bollywood’s ‘Shehanshaah,’ is a true icon. His son Abhishek Bachchan followed in his footsteps as the patriarch of all Bollywood fathers. The actor married Bollywood beauty Aishwarya Rai, and they have a lovely daughter Aradhya Bachchan. “Rishtey mein toh hum tumhare Baap lagte hai,” the famous dialogue delivered by Amitabh Bachchan holds true in Bollywood for Abhisekh Bachchan in real life. No one will ever forget the ‘Kajra re’ duo, who shook the dance floor and topped the record of the most-streamed dance song at the time. They have clearly established themselves as the ideal son-dad duo on television, whether it was in ‘Sarkar,’ ‘Paa,’ ‘Bunty Aur Babli,’ or ‘Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna.’
Aryan Khan and Shah Rukh Khan
Undoubtedly, they are one of the most popular father-son pair among fans and their voice-overs in The Lion King as Musafa and Simba grabbed our hearts. SRK’s eldest son never fails to impress his female fans with his captivating looks. He had previously made his debut as a kid actor in Karan Johar’s ‘Kabhi Khushi Khabi Gham’. King Khan’s youngest son, AbRam Khan, has followed in his father’s footsteps by releasing the film ‘Happy New Year.’
Bobby Deol and Dharmendra-Sunny Deol
Beginning with ‘Apne,’ superstar Dharmendra and his two kids Sunny and Bobby showed the power of a family when all members are together. The three of them spelled their magic for ‘Yamla Pagla Deewana,’ and they are recognised to be a popular trio in the Bollywood industry.
Rishi Kapoor and Ranbir Kapoor
The Kapoors have clearly established themselves as one of the industry’s best duos. Raj and Rishi Kapoor were the first to make the entertainment world a happier place, and Ranbir Kapoor, the late actor late Rishi Kapoor’s son, followed suit. Abhinav Kashyap’s 2013 film ‘Besharam’ starred the two. Ranbir’s father and mother, Neetu Kapoor, both played significant parts.
Anil and Harshvardhan Kapoor
Anil Kapoor, the never-ageing Kapoor, is preparing for the next round of father-son tandem goals with Harshvardhan Kapoor’s ‘Thar.’ The Netflix film is Harsh Vardhan and Anil’s second collaboration, following filmmaker Vikramaditya Motwane’s ‘AK vs AK’ in 2020.
Tusshar Kapoor and Jeetendra
Tusshar Kapoor, the ‘Golmaal’ star, is the son of Bollywood superstars Jeetendra and Shobha Kapoor. Tusshar chose surrogacy and gave birth to son Lakshya Kapoor in June 2016. Ekta Kapoor, his sister, is a television and film producer.
Ibrahim Ali Khan – Saif Ali Khan
The famous children, all under the age of 20, share their fathers’ facial features. Saif looks to have given birth to a carbon clone of himself, who, like his father, will be able to demonstrate his acting ability. Ibrahim has already appeared in various publications and modelled for Indian designers Sandeep Khosla and Abu Jani. Even before his debut, he is getting a lot of attention and has a lot of fans on social media. He is the brother of the well-known actress Sara Ali Khan. Not only that, but Saif Ali Khan’s other two sons, Taimur Ali Khan and the diminutive Jehangir Ali Khan, are adored as well.
Shahid Kapoor and Pankaj Kapur
Even today, the films of successful actor Pankaj Kapur are enjoyable to see. His son, Shahid Kapoor, is a prominent actor who has ruled millions of hearts for decades. He married Mira Rajput and had two children, Misha and Zain Kapoor.