It seemed to be very easy for celebrity’s daughters/sons to enter the industry over the past four decades. But there are still many celebrities who made it big in Bollywood and belong to Indian Army family. We all know that B-town attracts millions of people every year who head to Mumbai with a lot of hopes.
Do you know actually how many of them succeed in their dreams? Not all celebs were born with silver spoons. Some made their special presence and emerged as self-made superstars. If you are wondering why most A-listers in Bollywood belong to army backgrounds, it is actually talent which they carry and their commitment and discipline to work.
1. Akshay Kumar
His father, Hari Om Bhatia was based in Amritsar and a soldier in Indian army. Later on, he joined UNICEF in Delhi as an accountant and Akshay was born there. He respects his father and he was very close to him. In fact, he introduced a production house as a tribute to his father, Hari Om Entertainment. He also opened a shelter house for the needy and poor, Hari Om Cancer Shelter.
2. Priyanka Chopra
B-Town diva Priyanka Chopra made it big herself in industry. Both her mother and father belong to Indian army both her mother Dr. Madhu Akhauri and Dr. Ashok Chopra were physicians in the Indian forces.
3. Anushka Sharma
Col. Ajay Kumar Sharma, her father, is also an Indian army officer. The actress has all the qualities of a daughter of an army officer when it comes to her bold attitude and fit body. She is also a versatile actress who always tries to do something different.
4. Preity Zinta
Her father was an Indian army major. The dimpled beauty led a disciplined life given by her army background but she was a naughty brat when she was young. She can play different types of roles with her multitasking skills that she has learned with her family background.
5. Lara Dutta
Her father, L.K. Dutta is former Wing commander. She learned public speaking and swimming in her young age from her father.
6. Neha Dhupia
She also belongs to an army background. Commander Pradip Singh Dhupia who served in the Indian army was her father. In fact, she also joined Naval Public School and Army Public School in Delhi.
7. Sushmita Sen
She belongs to an Army background as her father was also a wing commander. She entered Bollywood after winning Miss Universe 1994 title.
8. Aishwarya Rai
She is more than just a good actress. She was also a popular model in the film industry. She also belongs to a reputed family. She was born and grown up in army background as her father was an army officer. Her family never left her alone in her tough times and they always stayed with her decisions.
9. Arjun Rampal
His maternal grandfather was Brigadier Gurdayal Singh, who was more than just an army officer. He was the first to design an artillery gun for the army after independence.