6 Bollywood Celebs Whose Family Root Is From Pakistan

Blog By Helma  |  22-03-18

Here are the list of actors whose origin is from Pakistan

Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh’s mother Teji Bachchan was born in Faisalabad, Punjab in 1914. She studied in Lahore Government college and his grandfather was a lawyer in Karachi. She gave birth to Amitabh in Allahbad.


Hrithik Roshan

Hrithik Roshan

His paternal grandfather, who was a well-known music director, was born in Gujranwala, Punjab. Whereas, his maternal grandfather J Om Prakash was born in Sialkot, Punjab.


Sanjay Dutt

Sanjay Dutt

Both of Sanjay Dutt’s parents originate from Pakistan. The Khalnayak actor’s father Sunit Dutt was born in Jhelum, Punjab and his mother, the legendary Nargis Dutt (born Fatima Rashid) was also a Pakistani born actress, with origins in Rawalpindi, Punjab.


Shah Rukh Khan

Shah Rukh Khan

The King Khan also has Pakistani heritage. Bollywood’s ‘Baadshah’ was born in New Delhi but his father Meer Taj Muahmmad Khan hailed from Peshawar.


The Kapoors

The Kapoors

Ranbir, Kareena, Rishi and all others from the Kapoor family are Pakistani by heritage. Pritviraj Kapoor, the first Kapoor of the film industry, was an actor born in Lyallpur, Punjab in 1906.

He moved to Peshawar to complete his higher education where his son Raj Kapoor, father of Rishi Kapoor, was born.


Dilip Kumar

Dilip Kumar

Muhammad Yousuf Khan who later became a superstar known as Dilip Kumar not only shares our religion but also our roots.

The Mughal-e-Azam legend was born in Peshawar in December 1922. The screen name Dilip Kumar was given to him by author Bhagwati Charan Verma.







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