When we talk about the Bollywood industry , it has given audience many talented heroes that are doing a great job , passing on their legacy from one generation to the other .
Today , we have come up with the list of the father-son duo in Bollywood industry and how they proved that they are still carrying those unique perspectives and making audience go crazy for them.
Let’s have a look :
# 1 Raj Kapoor – Rishi Kapoor
One of the legendary actor, director and producer , known as the showman of India , Mr. Raj Kapoor , was a brilliant man , who knew about hindi cinema and he was able to attract the audience not only in India but across seven seas. His son Rishi Kapoor , was a fabulous actor too . With his debut film Bobby , he was able to grab all the attention , as he used to look dashing , smart and a wanna be boy next door. The father-son duo was seen in the movie Mera Naam Joker , which was directed by Raj Kapoor and it was blockbuster at that time.
# 2 Rishi Kapoor – Ranbir Kapoor
Following the foot-steps of father Rishi Kapoor , actor and son Ranbir Kapoor also chose acting and with his debut Saanwariya , he became the heartthrob of the nation just like his father . Ranbir created a huge fan following , especially females . His looks created a magical aura , which was other-wise not reflected in his initial movies but then , with the movie Wake-up Sid, Ranbir proved to be a super hit. The father-son duo was seen in Abhinav Kashyap’s Besharam (2013) but unfortunately the film failed to impress the critics as well as the audience which resulted in a poor run at the box-office.
# 3 Dharmendra Deol – Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol
The star of his times is none other than Dharmendra . He ruled Bollywood industry for a long time . The actor known for his action packed performances , he was known as a giant with those innocent looks . His sons Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol did create that image , especially Sunny Deol, in his 35 years of career , proved that he has all the capacity to carry out the legacy of his father . Bobby Deol , also did a fair part , when ever he got a chance to prove himself. The trio are a great success when they came together in the movie Yamla Pagla Deewana and it’s sequel .
# 4 Yash Johar and Karan Johar
One of the most loved and influential producer Yash Johar , was a gem of a person . He produced notable films like Agneepath, Gumrah and Duplicate under Dharma Productions. He was known for his kind personality and humble aura . Following his foot-steps , his son Karan Johar too directed and produced films under the same banner and proved that he has also the same caliber as that of his father.
# 5 Javed Akhtar – Farhan Akhtar
Javed Akhtar is a great writer and his son Farhan Akhtar has all that knowledge of directing a great movie . The father and son duo has a renowned place in the film industry. Where on one hand , Javed Akhtar made his reputation as one of the best lyricists and screen writers in the industry , on the other hand , Farhan has excelled in fields like directing, acting, producing and singing. Farhan’s debut as a director with Dil Chahta Hai (2001), proved to be a superhit .
# 6 Sunil Dutt – Sanjay Dutt
One the ace actor Sunil Dutt , gave many super hits to the audience . Apart from being a great actor , he was a wonderful person as well . He was a kind personality , who was caring and loving and people used to respect him for his gestures . When Sanjay Dutt soon followed his father , he enjoyed a successful Bollywood career for over two decades now .The journey of Sanjay Dutt and Sunil Dutt’s life was full of ups and downs . , which involved Sanjay’s battle against drugs and the accusation of being a terrorist. However, their love for each other gave them the strength for getting through it. The two also appeared in Rajkumar Hirani’s Munna Bhai M.B.B.S (2003) which went on to be a smash hit.
# 7 Yash Chopra – Aditya Chopra
Director -producer and one of the iconic personality Yash Chopra has given many hit films to the Bollywood industry .With the big banner and great star-cast Yash Chopra has always created that larger than life aura among the audience . His son Aditya Chopra , is also a film- maker . Yash was the proudest father when his son gave India’s biggest romantic hit with his debut film – Dilwale Dulhania Le Jaayenge. Aditya also made Yash Raj Films the biggest production house of the country, producing many massive films every year.
# 8 Amitabh Bachchan – Abhishek Bachchan
Amitabh Bachchan is probably the biggest star of the Indian film industry of all time. He is literally worshipped by the people of the country for his contribution to the entertainment industry. With all the accomplishments he’s had, it just isn’t easy being Amitabh’s son. Even though Abhishek might not have been able to replicate his father’s success on screen, he sure has made his mark with some scintillating performances. The two will always be remembered for their performances in the film Paa (2009) were they underwent a role reversal on screen.
# 9 Salim Khan – Salman Khan
Writer Javed Akhtar and Salim Khan’s pairing was known to be the ultimate one in the film industry. Their writings were as popular as their personality and their films are among the highest-grossing of all time. His son Salman Khan acted in the movie Patthar Ke Phool , which was written by Salim Khan.
# 10 Rakesh Roshan – Hrithik Roshan
This father-son duo is one of the perfect in Bollywood industry. Rakesh Roshan was the star celeb of his era and Hrithik is the heart throb of the nation since a decade now .The two created magic on screen, when Rakesh Roshan directed Hrithik’s debut film Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai. The film broke many box-office records and earned a place in the Guiness Book of World Records for bagging most awards by a feature film. Some other films which they had together are Koi Mil Gaya and the sequels based on it and named as Krrish and their further sequels.
# 11 David Dhawan – Varun Dhawan
David Dhawan is a much popular director and has worked a lot with the superstar Govinda . He has a forte of making comic movies which includes : Judwaa (1997), Bade Miyan Chote Miyan (1998), Dulhan Hum Le Jayenge (2000), Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (2004) and Partner (2007). It’s his son now , who has made his name by his hard-work and efficient acting skills . Varun has proved that , he is capable of taking and justifying any sort of character . The movies they did together are : Judwaa2 , Main Tera Hero and soon to be released is remake of Coolie No. 1 .
# 12 Jackie Shroff and Tiger Shroff
Jackie Shroff is an ace star , who is entertaining the audience with his macho looks and great acting since years. His son Tiger Shroff is also an inspiration to many as he has that X factor in him . The two were recently seen in the movie Baaghi 3 . Tiger has been a popular name in the Bollywood industry in just few years of span.