Its raining debutantes in Bollywood and most of them are kids of Bollywood biggies.
Shraddha Kapoor was born and raised in Mumbai into a mixed ethnic family. On her father’s side, Kapoor is of Punjabi descent, and on her mother’s side, she is of predominantly Marathi ancestry. Like her mother, Kapoor has stated that she is a complete Marathi. Kapoor’s family members, including her parents, Shakti Kapoor and Shivangi Kapoor, her older brother, Siddhanth Kapoor and her two aunts Padmini Kolhapure and Tejaswini Kolhapure are actors in Hindi films.
These star kids are taking on Bollywood like never before and a whole new crop of young stars look set to paint the town red with a lot of talent and genetic good looks. We take a look at some of these young stars in the making.
Boney Kapoor’s son from his first marriage is being launched in a Yash Raj production titled ‘Virus Diwan’. It was Salman Khan who, reportedly, discovered the ypung lad’s acting potential and took him from a hefty 140 kilos to 85 kilos. Arjun had earlier worked as an assistant director in ‘Kal Ho Naa Ho’ and ‘Salaam-e-Ishq’ apart from working in his father’s films ‘Wanted’ and ‘No Entry’.
Sanjay Dutt’s daughter is all grown up and set to enter Bollywood. Trishala is all of 21 and has made up her mind to take up acting despite her father’s disapproval. She joined Atlantic Theater Acting School to pursue her passion for acting and seeks to make it big in Bollywood only on the basis of her talent and hard work and not her father’s fame.
Varun is director David Dhawan’s son and is being launched by none other than Karan Johar in his film ‘Student of the Year’. It is a debut that most newcomers only dream of as even established newcomers seek to experience the Johar magic. He too worked as an assistant director in KJo’s ‘My Name Is Khan’.
Govinda’s daughter Narmmadaa is making her debut in a romantic comedy opposite boxer Vijender Singh. Rumour has it that the film will also feature Daddy Govinda and Salman Khan in cameos in order to push the star value of the film. Well, as long as the girl’s got talent, she will be able to carry the film on her shoulders.
Another dream debutante is Mahesh Bhatt and Soni Razdan’s daughter Alia Bhatt who is the female lead in KJo’s ‘Student of the Year’ alongside Varun Dhawan and model Siddharth Malhotra. With her fresh appeal and vivacious energy, the girl is sure to bring a lot of guys on their knees.
This good looking lad is the son of yesteryear actress Rati Agnihotri. 23 year old Tanuj is multi-talented as he has written, directed, scripted, edited and acted in three of his short films. Another assistant director, he worked with David Dhawan and Ken Ghosh.
Jackie and Ayesha Shroff’s son will reportedly make his debut in 2012 with a remake of his dad’s blockbuster movie, ‘Hero’. Tiger’s parents are so anxious about their son’s Bollywood debut that they have got a manager to make sure he does not falter in his steps to stardom.
Zoa Morani is the daughter of producer Karim Morani of ‘Raja Hindustani’ fame. She was discovered by non other than SRK who is launching her alongside three other newcomers in Roshan Abbas directed ‘Always Kabhi Kabhi’. Zoa too was an assistant director in Rajkumar Santoshi’s ‘Halla Bol’ and Farah Khan’s ‘Om Shanti Om’.
Shakti Kapoor’s son,Siddhant, will reportedly make his debut by stepping into his dad’s shoes. He has been chosen to portray Shakti Kapoor’s role in the remake of Satte Pe Satta. Junior Kapoor is a DJ by profession and acting happened by default for him.
After Esha Deol, its Ahana’s turn to live her Bollywood dream. Hema Malini’s second daughter will star in an Aparna Sen directed film which is a modern day take on Romeo and Juliet. Though elder sis Esha faile to impress with her acting skills, we hope Ahana proves her worth in the film industry