Bollywood Stars Who Are From Royal Families: Saif Ali Khan To Kiran Rao

Salena Harshini |Jan 30, 2020

You may not have known that these stars have a royal lineage. Read below for more information!

There are plenty of Bollywood stars who are from royal families. No, you did not misread that. Probably until the present, you only knew about those celebrities whose generations have ruled the town all this while. However, many other stars who come from a royal lineage even though they do not always put it on show.

Bollywood stars who are from royal families

Aditi Rao Hydari

The actress has established a niche for herself with the outstanding acting prowess through her blockbusters such as Bhoomi, Padmaavat and Rockstar.

Aditi Rao Hydari

Aditi Rao Hydari is Akbar Hydari’s great-granddaughter and former Assam’s governor - Muhammad Saleh Akbar Hydari’s grandniece.

While Aditi’s maternal grandparent, Raja J Rameshwar Rao, worked as the Administration head of Wanaparthi state, Shanta Rameshwar Rao was a Hyderabad reputed educationalist as well as Orient Blackswan Publishing House’s Chairperson.

Sagarika Ghatge

Sagarika Ghatge got married to Zaheer Khan, the former Indian cricket player and she is also a member of a royal lineage.

Sagarika Ghatge

For the unversed, she is Vijayendra Ghatge’s daughter and he has pulled a part in quite a number of Hindi television and movies.

Her father belongs to the former Kagal royal family. Meanwhile, her grandmother Sita Raje Ghatge is Maharaja Tukojirao Holkar III of Indore’s daughter.

Kiran Rao

Aamir Khan’s wife is also well-known in the town as a filmmaker.

Kiran Rao

Her origin is the lineage of King Rameshwar Rao of Vanparti.

Moreover, Kiran Rao and Aditi Rao Hydari are cousins.

Saif Ali Khan

Among the royal families of India, Saif Ali Khan belongs to the Chirag of the Pataudi and it is the fact that many know about.

Saif’s dad, the late Pataudi Mansoor Ali Khan was the last Nawab prior to the Indian government terminating the title in 1971.

Saif Ali Khan Pataudi

After Saif’s father died, the “Nawab” title was passed to him.

The Pataudi Palace went through renovation and restoration after Saif repossessed it in 2014.

Raima Sen and Riya Sen

The Sen Sisters come from the Tripura royal family. Their paternal great-grandmother, Indira, was Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III of Baroda’s only daughter.

Raima Sen Riya Sen

Meanwhile, Ila Devi, Riya and Raima’s paternal grandmother, was the Cooch Behar Princess and also was Jaipur queen Maharani Gayatri Devi’s elder sister.

Sonal Chauhan

The Ruler star is more than a beautiful Bollywood actress.

Sonal Chauhan

Sonal Chauhan is a member of the royal Rajput fam of Uttar Pradesh.


She who is famous for her role in Maine Pyar Kiya also comes from a royal family.


Bhagyashree has the link with Maharashtra, the reputed Royal Family of Sangli.

Her dad Vijay Singhrao Madhavrao Patwardhan is the king of Sangli.

These are the Bollywood stars who are from royal families and if there are any more you want to share, feel free to drop a comment in our comment section!


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