Raksha Bandhan is the most sacred festival of India
, which celebrates the pure love of a brother-sister duo. This festival makes siblings remember the time they have spent together, playing with, fighting and helping each other. Those childhood days become fresh and alive once again on this occasion. The love of brother and sister is the purest of all and Raksha Bandhan
gives you an opportunity to show your feelings towards your sibling. There are many Indian brothers and sisters who are very famous and also very close to each other. A few of them have been listed below.
Famous Indian Brother-Sister Jodis
- Ekta Kapoor and Tushar Kapoor:
They are star kids. Their father Mr. Ravi Kapoor, popularly known as Jeetendra, was called the ‘Jumping Jack’ of Bollywood, in the 70’s. Ekta Kapoor is one of the most successful producers of Television serials and also dabbles in films, every now and then. The TV soaps produced under her banner “Balaji Telefilms” are very popular among Indian housewives. Tushaar Kapoor, though not as successful as his sister, he surely made a mark in the field of acting, in Bollywood. He has improved his performance a lot with his hard work and experience. Today he is a renowned face in the glamour world.
- Sanjay Dutt and Priya Dutt:
Sanjay Dutt and Priya Dutt are star kids. Their mother (Nargis Dutt) was one of the top actresses in Bollywood and their father (Sunil Dutt) was a successful actor and later became a political leader (one of the few with a clean image). First launched by his father in the film ‘Rocky’, Sanjay Dutt has managed to become a successful actor today and is also seen dabbling in politics. Priya Dutt, on the other hand, joined politics after the death of her father and is expected to earn the same respect and fame as her father earned in politics.
- Priyanka and Rahul Gandhi:
They belong to the most influential political family of India – the Gandhis. Their grandmother (Indira Gandhi) and father (Rajiv Gandhi) were both Ex-Prime Ministers of India and their mother (Sonia Gandhi) is the current President of Congress Party. Priyanka Vadera has no direct involvement in the political scenario of India, but her family background has made her an important public figure and she continues to be play an important role in election campaigns and canvassing. On the other hand, like his other family members, Rahul Gandhi too has accepted politics as his career and is scaling new heights.
- Esha Deol and Deol Brothers:
They are children of the famous Bollywood actor Dharmendra, popularly known as “He-Man” in the Indian film industry. They have in their family a beautiful actress, Hema Malini, popularly known as “Dream-Girl”, as their mother. Esha Deol is a promising actress of modern times, while Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol both are successful actors in Bollywood. Both of them have earned a name as action-heroes.
- Shaan Mukherjee and Sagarika Mukherjee:
Both, Shaan Mukherjee and Sagarika Mukherjee have a deep interest in music and have managed to build a successful career in the music industry. Shaan has released numerous private albums, most of which have found popularity amongst the youth. He also does playback singing for Bollywood movies. Sagarika is also a singer and has given her voice in many private albums.
- Farah Khan and Sajid Khan:
These siblings have completely different careers, though in the world of glamour only. Earlier credited as very successful choreographer, Farah Khan scaled new heights of success after directing ‘Main Hu Na’, followed by the super hit film ‘Om Shanti Om’. Today, she is counted amongst the successful directors of Bollywood. Sajid Khan started a very popular Video Jockey (VJ) and today, is known for making people laugh on the silver screen. His mere presence in a show makes the public break out in smiles.
- Farhan Akhtar and Zoya Akhtar:
They have in their family a famous father (Javed Akhtar, the Lyricist) and an equally famous mother (Shabana Azmi, an actor and a politician). Farhan Akhtar started off as an artistic film director and today, has earned a name as a talented actor and a very good singer as well. His films are greatly appreciated by the viewers. Zoya Akhtar, following in his brother’s footsteps, also ventured in the arena of direction. Her debut venture ‘Luck By Chance’ starred Farhan Akhtar in the lead role, along with Konkana Sen Sharma.
- Hridaynath Mangeshkar and Mangeshkar Sisters:
All the Mangeshkar siblings, being the children of Pt. Dinanath Mangeshkar, have taken up music as their career. Hridaynath Mangeshkar is a reputed music director, whose compositions are very well-liked by the audience. Lata Mangeshkar is considered as the best playback singer in India and has sung thousands of songs till date, in different languages. In fact, she is known as the “Melody Queen” of Bollywood. Asha Bhonsle, on the other hand, is a versatile singer. Apart from doing playback singing for movies, she has also released some private albums.
- Ritu Nanda and Kapoor Brothers:
They are all children of the great Showman – Raj Kapoor. Despite being a superstar’s daughter, Ritu Nanda did not go for a career in the field of acting. However, she is prominent Indian entrepreneur chiefly associated with the life insurance business. Randhir Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor and Rajiv Kapoor – all of her three brothers have made their mark in the film line, just like their father and grandfather.