5 Bollywood Celebs Who Have Their Roots In Pakistan


WEB DESK: Pakistan has banned Indian films from time to time. But interestingly some of the legends of Indian cinema were born in Pakistan. Still we see Pakistani young artists work in Indian film but we present you the list of 5 legends of Bollywood who were born in Pakistan.

RAJ KAPOOR

raj-kapoorCelebrated as the greatest showman of Indian cinema, Raj Kapoor was born in Peshawar, North West Frontier Province, in November 1924. So quite clearly, all the Kapoors (Shammi, Shashi, Rishi, Randhir, Karisma, Kareena, Ranbir, et al), have a Pak connection.

AMITABH BACHCHAN

amitabh Big B’s mother, Teji Bachchan, was born in Lyallpur, Punjab, British India, in 1914. The place is now known as Faisalabad.

DILIP KUMAR

dilip Dilip Kumar’s birth name is Muhammad Yousuf Khan. The actor was also born in Peshawar in December 1922. His family shifted to Mumbai during the late 1930s.

SHAHRUKH KHAN

shahrukhThough SRK was born in a Muslim family in New Delhi, his father Meer Taj Muhammad Khan was a Pashtun and hailed from Peshawar.

HRITHIK ROSHAN

hrithikHrithik’s great grandfathers were from Pakistan. His paternal grandfather Roshan was born in Punjab’s Gujranwala, and his maternal grandfather J. Om Prakash was born in Sialkot, Punjab.

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