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Rohit Shetty-Fighter Shetty to Shashi Kapoor-Kunal Kapoor: Father-son jodis of Indian cinema that you might not know

Did you know the Golmaal director, Rohit Shetty's father was a stuntman? Here are few lesser-known father-son duo.

India TV Entertainment Desk [ Updated: December 05, 2017 19:36 IST ]
  • Filmmaker Rohit Shetty is son of popular actor and fight director, Muddu Babu Shetty also known as Fighter Shetty. M.B. Shetty was tall and had a well-built personality with bald head. He often used to play villian in the movies. He passed away in 1981. Rohit was then in third or fourth standard and his family went through financial crisis.
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    Filmmaker Rohit Shetty is son of popular actor and fight director, Muddu Babu Shetty also known as Fighter Shetty. M.B. Shetty was tall and had a well-built personality with bald head. He often used to play villian in the movies. He passed away in 1981. Rohit was then in third or fourth standard and his family went through financial crisis.

  •  Jeevan who is fondly remembered for playing the role of Narad Muni in mythological movies in the 50s, also played role of villains in many films. His son, Kiran Kumar, the FTII alumunus has worked in many Hindi, Rajasthani and Gujarati movies. We have also seen him in many daily soaps.
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    Jeevan who is fondly remembered for playing the role of Narad Muni in mythological movies in the 50s, also played role of villains in many films. His son, Kiran Kumar, the FTII alumunus has worked in many Hindi, Rajasthani and Gujarati movies. We have also seen him in many daily soaps.

  •  The charming actor Shashi Kapoor was popular romantic hero, however his son, Kunal Kapoor didn't get fame like him. The actor made his debut with the 1972 English flick, Siddhartha and then went on to do few more movies. He returned to big screen after 30 years with Singh is Bling.
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    The charming actor Shashi Kapoor was popular romantic hero, however his son, Kunal Kapoor didn't get fame like him. The actor made his debut with the 1972 English flick, Siddhartha and then went on to do few more movies. He returned to big screen after 30 years with Singh is Bling.

  • Actor Jagdeep has acted in more than 400 films but he is best known for playing Soorma Bhopali in Sholay. His son and comedian, Javed Jaffrey is not only an actor but also a dancer and impressionist. He joined Aam Aadmi Party and also contested in the general elections in 2014.
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    Actor Jagdeep has acted in more than 400 films but he is best known for playing Soorma Bhopali in Sholay. His son and comedian, Javed Jaffrey is not only an actor but also a dancer and impressionist. He joined Aam Aadmi Party and also contested in the general elections in 2014.

  • Amjad Khan who is best remember for his villainous roles, most importantly for playing the iconic charactre of Gabbar in Sholay was son of actor Zakaria Khan, whose screen name was Jayant. His first film was Lal Chitta in 1935.
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    Amjad Khan who is best remember for his villainous roles, most importantly for playing the iconic charactre of Gabbar in Sholay was son of actor Zakaria Khan, whose screen name was Jayant. His first film was Lal Chitta in 1935.

  •  Rarely we get versatile personalities such as Mehmood, who was an actor, director, producer and singer as well. He has worked in around 300 movies. His son, Lucky Ali is a singer-songwriter, composer and actor. He debuted in Bollywood with hit song ''Na Tum Jaano Na Hum'' from Kaho Naa..Pyaar Hai.
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    Rarely we get versatile personalities such as Mehmood, who was an actor, director, producer and singer as well. He has worked in around 300 movies. His son, Lucky Ali is a singer-songwriter, composer and actor. He debuted in Bollywood with hit song ''Na Tum Jaano Na Hum'' from Kaho Naa..Pyaar Hai.

  • Mammootty is a popular actor and producer in Malayalam cinema. He has worked in around 350 films in a career spanning over three decades. His son, Dulquer Salman is making headlines because of his good looks. He is all set to make his Bollywood debut with Anurag Kashyap's Manmarziyan, co-starring Taapsee Pannu and Vicky Kaushal.
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    Mammootty is a popular actor and producer in Malayalam cinema. He has worked in around 350 films in a career spanning over three decades. His son, Dulquer Salman is making headlines because of his good looks. He is all set to make his Bollywood debut with Anurag Kashyap's Manmarziyan, co-starring Taapsee Pannu and Vicky Kaushal.

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