A lot of surprises happen in the cinema industry, be it onscreen or off-screen. One such on-screen moment is of watching actresses romancing with both father and son in different films. And no doubt, they’ve nailed it with both generations and earned blockbuster hits!
From Hema Malini with Raj Kapoor-Randhir Kapoor, Sridevi with Nageswara Rao-Nagarjuna and Dharmendra-Sunny Deol, Rani Mukerji with Amitabh Bachchan-Abhishek Bachchan, Dimple Kapadia with Vinod Khanna-Akshaye Khanna, To Tamanna Bhatia, Madhuri Dixit, Poonam Dillon, Rahul Preet Singh etc. Have gained popularity by perfectly performing on big screens with both age groups.
Let’s have a look at the whole list below:
1. Hema Malini
The timeless beauty has acted with the legendary father-son duo, starting her career with Sapno ka Saudagar alongside Raj Kapoor and his son Randhir Kapoor she co-starred in the film Haath ki Safai. Later she also shared screen space with Raj Kapoor's other superstar son Rishi Kapoor in Ek Chadar Maili Si.
2. Dimple Kapadia
Dimple Kapadia has been paired up with two father-son duos, she was seen with Dharmendra Deol in movies like Batwara, Shehjade, and Mast Kalandar, and in Dushman Devta they even had a kiss scene in the film. Later with his son Sunny Deol was seen in films like Manzil Manzil, Arjun, Gunaah, and Aag Ka Gola.
Dimple Kapadia has worked alongside Vinod Khanna in many films note few are Insaaf, Aakhri Adaalat, Batwara, Khoon Ka Karz, Lekin, and others. Interestingly, she was also seen as a love interest of his son Akshaye Khanna for the movie Dil Chahta Hai.
Not one or two, the evergreen superstar Sridevi has been paired with three father-son duos. One in the South Indian film industry and two others for Bollywood.
Sridevi made her appearance with the legendary actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao for the nine-time! To note few Shrimantudu, Bharya Biddalu, Bhakta Tukaram, Marapurani Manishi, etc. She also romanced two times with his son King Akkineni Nagarjuna for Aakhari Poratam and Govinda Govinda.
Sridevi was seen opposite Dharmendra Deol in Nakabandi and in five other movies Farishtay, Sone Pre Suhaaga, Watan Ke Rakhwale, Sultanat and Jaani Dost. Also, it is huge with his son Sunny Deol too. Sunny-Sridevi appeared in six films too Chaalbaaz, Nigahein, Joshilaay, Mian Tera Dushman, Ram Avatar and Sultanat.
The third father-son duo is Vinod Khanna and Akshaye Khanna. The actress had signed a handful of films with Vinod Khanna for Zameen, Chandni, Pathar Ke Insaan, Garajna, and Farishtay. She didn’t romance but was seen alongside Akshaye Khanna in her last film Mom.
4. Ramya Krishna
The exceptional star Ramya Krishna acted with father Harikrishna Prasad for the movie titled Tiger and performed a dance number 'Chinnadamme Cheekulu Kavala' with his son Jr NTR for the film Simhadri.
5. Rani Mukerji
Rani Mukerji shared screen space with Shahenshah of Bollywood Amitabh Bachchan for Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s directorial Black, in which they even shared a kiss scene. The actress also starred opposite son Abhishek Bachchan in several hit films like Bunty Aur Babli, Yuva, Bas Itna Sa Khwab Hai and Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna.
6. Poonam Dillon
The timeless beauty Poonam Dillon was cast alongside Dharmendra Deol for Sone Pe Suhaaga, Double di Trouble and for Sohni Mahiwal, Saveraywali Gaadi, Samundar was seen opposite his son Sunny Deol.
Radha is known as one of the versatile Tamil actresses of the 80s and 90s. She shared screen space with Sivaji Ganesan in the movie Thambathyam, Muthal Mariyathai and later also acted alongside his son Prabhu in Vellai Roja, Kairasikkaran and more.
Sister of Radha, Ambika was also one of the top actresses at the time. She was also paired alongside Sivaji Ganesan for Vaazhkai and appeared with his son Prabhu for films like Annanagar Mudhal Theru, Ragangal Maruvathillai and many more.
9. Jaya Pradha
The classic actress Jaya Pradha has been paired in many films with Dharmendra Deol for Kundan, Ganga Tere Desh Me, Kayamat, Farishtay etc and was also seen with his son Sunny Deol in Veerta and Jabardast.
10. Tamannaah Bhatia
Tamannaah has successful films with Chiranjeevi Konidela and with his son Ram Charan too. The actress appeared in Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy as Megastar’s love interest and now they both will be seen together again in an upcoming flick ‘Bhola Shankar’. She was cast opposite Ram Charan in the movie Racha.
11. Amrita Singh
Amrita Singh shared screen space with Dharmendra Deol in the year 1989 for Sachai Ki Taqat as his wife and back in 1983 she made her successful debut with Sunny Deol in Betaab.
12. Manisha Koirala
Manisha Koirala romanced Vinod Khanna in Insaniyat Ke Dewta and with his son Akshaye Khanna in Lawaaris (1999).
13. Kajal Aggarwal
One of the most successful actresses Kajal Aggarwal has hit films with father Chiranjeevi Konidela and son Ram Charan. She acted in Khaidi No. 1 with Chiranjeevi and has blockbuster films Maghadheera and Govindudu Andarivadele with Ramcharan.
14. Madhuri Dixit
Madhuri Dixit was seen with two father-son duos, her romance with Vinod Khanna in Dayavan is famous for their chemistry and she also acted with his son Akshaye Khanna in Mohabbat.
The diva also appeared alongside Rishi Kapoor in three films Prem Granth, Yaraana and Sahibaan. And later in the year 2013, she appeared in a hit song number ‘Ghagra’ along with his son Ranbir Kapoor for the film Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani.
15. Reena Roy
Reena Roy acted with the legendary actor Sunil Dutt in the movie Dard Ka Rishta and later she was seen in Rocky alongside Sanjay Dutt.
16. Rakul Preet Singh
Rakul has become one of the most successful actresses in South Indian cinema in no time and has several hit films. And she has sensually romanced Akkineni Nagarjuna in Manmadhudu 2 and also shared screen space with his son Naga Chaitanya in Rarandoi Veduka Chudham.
17. Shilpa Shetty
Shilpa Shetty has acted with the superstar Amitabh Bachchan in Lal Badshah and was cast alongside his son Abhishek Bachchan in films like Phir Milenge and Dostana.
18. Shruti Haasan
Shruti Haasan has recently been seen with Chiranjeevi in Waltair Veerayya and previously she had a blockbuster 2014 film Yevadu with Megstar’s son Ram Charan.
19. Keerthy Suresh
The national award-winning actress Keerthy Suresh has romanced Tamil superstar Vikram in Saamy Square and now she is all set to appear alongside his son Dhruv for an upcoming film.
20. Lavanya Tripathi
Lavanya Tripathi has acted alongside both Nagarjuna and Naga Chaitanya too. She was seen in Soggade Chinni Nayana with King Nagarjuna and in Yuddham Sharanam opposite Naga Chaitanya.
21. Aditi Rao Hydari
Aditi Rao Hydari is making her mark in the Malayalam film industry, she acted as a heroine of Megastar Mammootty in Prajapathi and recently with his son Dulquer Salmaan in Hey Sinamika.
22. Kimi Kathar
Kimi Kathar acted with Dharmendra Deol in Humlaa and later appeared with his son Sunny Deol for Vardi.
This was an ensemble list of beautiful Indian actresses who appeared on-screen with two-generation actors and bagged hit films in their lists.
For more such content, stay updated with PopDiaries!