Nepotism in Bollywood, means providing films and opportunities to children and relatives of prestigious or wealthy families without merit and skill. Despite being more capable than many star kids, many new comer artists are forced to work as a less important characters in movies.
Kangana Ranaut started the debate of nepotism in Bollywood. On Karan Johar’s famous TV show, Kangana accused him that he promotes nepotism in Bollywood the most and because of him there are many actors have become film stars who have no ability. It is only the blessings of nepotism. Let’s know about those 10 star actors who have been able to get Bollywood movies due to nepotism and become today’s super stars.
- Alia Bhatt
Bollywood’s famous producer director Mahesh Bhatt and Soni Razdan’s daughter Alia Bhatt was not possible to come in films. The reason was her overweight. But due to the support of his famous film family, Alia lost weight and was then launched in Bollywood from Karan Johar’s movie ‘Student of the Year’. However, after improvisational acting in her initial films, Alia has proved herself up as an excellent actress from her movies ‘Udta Punjab’ and ‘Highway’.
- Arjun Kapoor
Arjun Kapoor, the son of the famous Hindi film producer Boney Kapoor, has been so fat and snooty in his teenage life that coming to films was nothing short of a dream for him. He has not even completed his intermediate and dropped studies after failure in 11th standard. Nevertheless, due to the backup of his father, he got the role of lead hero in Yash Raj banner film Ishaqzaade. However, for his debut movie, Arjun Kapoor worked hard to lose weight and became a rough and tough actor of Bollywood. Now many of Arjun’s films have become hits.
- Shraddha Kapoor
Bollywood’s famous comedian and daughter of Onscreen Villain Shakti Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor’s film career also stood out with the support of her father. Although Shraddha’s beauty was no less than a heroine, but her acting in her debut movie ‘Aashiqui 2’ was very mediocre. Well, Shraddha has learned enough acting in these days and now she has become the lead actress of Bollywood.
- Varun Dhawan
Varun Dhawan, son of producer and director David Dhawan, who was famous for making family comedy movies in Bollywood, initially had very mediocre level acting. But due to his father’s support, he made his debut with Karan Johar’s ‘Student of the Year’. The result of the father’s push in all the movies is that Varun Dhawan is the rising superstar of Bollywood today.
- Athiya Shetty
Athiya Shetty, daughter of Bollywood’s top action hero Sunil Shetty, got her first film in 2015 with the support of her father. In the movie ‘Hero’ produced by Salman Khan and Subhash Ghai, she got a chance to debut with Sooraj Pancholi. That movie flopped badly. Despite bad acting, she again got a chance to work with Arjun and Anil Kapoor in Anees Bazmee’s Mubarakan.
- Sonakshi Sinha
Sonakshi Sinha, daughter of Bollywood famous Angry Youngman actor Shatrughan Sinha, got the opportunity to make her debut in a strong movie with the support of her father. Sonakshi, who made her debut in Hindi cinema with Salman Khan’s Dabangg Movie, did wonders with the very first movie. Although Sonakshi’s acting in the first movie was quite good. As a result, she never lacked good movies. However, his brother who came in Bollywood with the blessings of nepotism has not got the taste of success yet.
- Tiger Shroff
It was very difficult for Tiger Shroff, son of Bollywood’s famous actor Jackie Shroff, to appear in films. In many places he was even called ‘Gay’. Well despite all this, Tiger got a chance to make his debut with Kriti Shannon in Heropanti. Tiger did a lot of style stunts in the film, but neither did the film nor he himself could lift up that movie. Nevertheless, he continued to get opportunities in films. Tiger has become a bit frozen in Bollywood by working in many movies like Baghi, Heropanti, Flying Jatt and Munna Michael.
- Sonam Kapoor
Sonam, daughter of popular actor Anil Kapoor, was quite overweight at the age of becoming a heroine. Well, Sonam got her first Hindi film Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Saawariya’ from Papa Anil Kapoor’s Effort. In which her opposite Ranbir Kapoor was also debuting. This movie also did not do anything special. However, this Bollywood fashion diva did not give up and continue getting movies due to her filmy background.
- Emraan Hashmi
Nepotism in Bollywood is true, ‘Emraan Hashmi himself testifies to this. Director producer Mahesh Bhatt is Emraan’s uncle. Imran’s film career started and continued due to his uncle. Imran himself said this during an interview. Imran keeps trying to set his career by working in many average movies like Jannat, Raj Reboot.