The royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle had been a hot topic since the day their engagement was announced. Their wedding PDAs are making adorable and hitting on the internet. With the royal wedding, Meghan has given up her acting career after marrying Prince Harry. Now she just has to play the role of the Duchess of Sussex. On the other hand, there are many names in the Bollywood who are born in the royal families and now well known celebrities.
Here are 8 Bollywood celebrities who were born in royal families:
- Aditi Rao Hydari
Aditi Rao Hydari was born into not only one, but two royal ancestors- Muhammad Saleh Akbar Hydari and J. Rameshwar Rao, the Raja of Wanaparthy. Her maternal grandfather is Muhammad Saleh Akbar Hydari who was the former governor of Assam.
- Saif Ali Khan and Soha Ali Khan
Saif Ali Khan and Soha Ali Khan’s father late Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi was the former captain of the Indian cricket team and the titular Nawab of Pataudi from 1952 to 1971. After the demise of their father, the title was passed onto Saif Ali Khan in 2011.
- Riya Sen and Raima Sen
These Sen sisters hail from the royal family of Tripura. Their paternal grandmother was Ila Devi was the princes of Cooch Behar Cooch Behar and was sister of Gayatri Devi, the Maharani of Jaipur.
- Kiran Rao
As you know director Kiran Rao is the wife of actor Aamir Khan but did you know she is the cousin of Aditi Rao Hydari? Kiran is the granddaughter of J. Rameshwar Rao, the Raja of Wanaparthy, Mahabubnagar district, Telangana.
- Sonal Chauhan
The Jannat actress born in a traditional Rajput family from Manipur, Uttar Pradesh. Her father, a police inspector, is from a royal Chauhan family.
The gorgeous actress, best known for her role in Maine Pyaar Kiya opposite Salman Khan, hails from the royal family of Sangli, Maharashtra. She is daughter of Vijay Singhrao Madhavrao Patwardhan, the Raja of Sangli.
- Alisa Khan
Alia khan is the new face of Bollywood who appeared in several music videos. She was also rumoured to cast opposite Emraan Hashmi last year. She belongs to the royal family of Mohammad Nawab Ghaziauddin Khan. All of the Ghaziabad in NCR Delhi is named after this Nawab.
- Sagarika Ghatge
The Chak De! India girl and wife of former Indian cricketer Zaheer Khan also belongs to a royal lineage. Sagarika is the daughter of Vijaysinh Ghatge who is the descendant of Shahu Maharaj of Kolhapur. She is the member of Kagal royal family of Kolhapur. Her grandmother, Sita Raje Ghatge, was the daughter of Tukojirao Holkar III of Indore.