Ensemble List of Bollywood Celebs Who Hails From Royal Blood Families

Saif Ali Khan – Soha Ali Khan

The brother-sister duo are born to Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi who was the former Indian Cricket Captain and the last Nawab of Pataudi before the title was ended by law in the year 1971 and Saif is considered as 10th Nawab of Pataudi.

Aditi Rao Hydari

Not one but the actress has three royal backgrounds, Aditi is the great-granddaughter of Akbar Hydari, a former Prime Minister of Hyderabad and maternal granddaughter of Raja J Rameshwar Rao, who headed the Wanaparthy royal family. Also a grandniece of Muhammad Saleh Akbar Hydari.

Irrfan Khan

The late legendary actor Irrfan Khan was born Sahabzade Irfan Ali Khan, his mother belonged to a royal Tonk Hakim family in Jaipur and his father was a well-reputed zamindar of the village.

Kiran Rao

The grandfather of Kiran Rao was the Raja of Wanaparthy, the leader of royal Wanaparthy family in Telangana and also, she is a first cousin of Aditi Rao Hydari.

Manisha Koirala

Manisha Manisha's grandfather and two grand uncles had served Nepal country's Prime Ministers and her father held a position as the Minister of the Environment.

Parveen Babi

Parveen Babi was born into a feudal aristocratic family of Gujarat’s historical Pathan community and was ancestrally related to the Babi Dynasty of Junagadh.


Bhagyashree is the daughter of Vijay Singhrao Madhavrao Partwardhan, the Raja of Sangli, Maharashtra.

Riya Sen – Raima Sen

Connecting to several royal blood familes, Raima and Riya’s paternal grandmother was the daughter of Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III of Baroda, maternal grandmother Ila Devi was the Princess of Cooch Behar and their father Bharat Dev Varma is a member of the royal family of Tripura.

Sonal Chauhan

The actress Sonal Chauhan hails from the royal traditional Rajput family from Manipuri, Uttar Pradesh.

Sagarika Ghatge

Coming from a great Kahal family, Sagarika Ghatge is a member of the royal family of Kolhapur and the daughter of Vijaysinh Ghatge who is the descendant of Shahu Maharaj of Kolhapur.