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Raksha Bandhan special: B-town’s sibling stars

The Bhaijaan of Bollywood has two sisters, Arpita and Alvira, and is known to be very protective of the two



Mumbai: Considered as the first family of Bollywood, the Kapoor family’s present generation of actors include Ranbir Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor Khan, and Karisma Kapoor, and the trio definitely makes up for an enviable sibling gang.

Abhishek Bachchan and his elder sister Shweta Bachchan Nanda make for a killer duo when they pose for the cameras.

Soha and Saif Ali Khan might be the royals of Pataudi, but they are just like any other sibling pair.

The Bhaijaan of Bollywood has two sisters, Arpita and Alvira, and is known to be very protective of the two.

Shehnaz Lala Rukh – Shah Rukh Khan

SRK’s sister is six years elder to him and lives with him. It is reported that she fought depression for a few years after the demise of their parents. According to Shah Rukh, she was an outgoing person but become quiet after tragedy struck his family. Shehnaz keeps a very low profile.

Karnesh Sharma – Anushka Sharma

Anushka Sharma’s elder brother is also her business partner and co-founder of her home banner Clean Slate Films which has produced films like NH10, Phillauri, and Pari.

Alka Bhatia – Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar’s younger sister Alka Bhatia talked about how her brother always empowered her. While she keeps away from the limelight, it is said she went against Akshay’s wish to marry her boyfriend who is 15 years older to her. Alka’s husband Surendra Hiranandani is the Managing Director of Hiranandani Group.

Aditya Rai – Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Ash’s elder brother is an engineer working in the merchant navy. Aishwarya’s 2003 film Dil Ka Rishta was co-produced by her brother and co-written by her mother Vrinda Rai.

Rahul Bhatt – Alia Bhatt and Pooja Bhatt

Pooja Bhatt’s brother and Alia’s step-brother Rahul is a professional fitness trainer. Also called Sunny, he gained notoriety after it was revealed that the 2008 Mumbai attacks accused David Headley had befriended him. Rahul participated in Bigg Boss 4 to whitewash his image but was evicted in no time. He later hogged headlines after claiming that the reality show was scripted to boost ratings.

Ritika Bhavnani – Ranveer Singh

While Ranveer Singh’s elder sister Ritika is a huge fan of her brother, it is said Ranveer embarrasses her on every Rakhi by touching her feet, as much as she doesn’t want him to. These two are very close to each other, which Ranveer has in several interviews, called a “crazy” bond.

Siddharth Chopra – Priyanka Chopra

He could’ve had it easy in Bollywood given his sister’s standing, but Siddharth chose to pave his own path. After getting trained as a chef in Switzerland, he also worked as a hospitality industry professional. He owns a plush pub in Pune called The Mugshot Lounge, which opened doors in 2014.

Riddhima Kapoor Sahani – Ranbir Kapoor

She had the look, but the arclights could never attract the beautiful Riddhima, who is now a successful fashion and jewellery designer. Ranbir’s elder sister married her childhood sweetheart and Delhi based businessman Bharat Sahni in 2006. Ranbir makes appearances on Riddhima’s social media handles.

Rajeev Sen – Sushmita Sen

Sushmita’s younger brother is a hot favourite on social media. The brother-sister duo has also walked the ramp at some fashion shows.

Shivang and Sahaj – Parineeti Chopra

Parineeti’s two younger brothers, Sahaj (25) and Shivang (23), are her closest confidants. While she calls Sahaj her best friend, she goes to Shivang to seek life advice. The actor keeps posting photos with them. Shivang is in Pune doing his studies and Sahaj works in Ambala.

Siddharth Raghvendra Raghuvanshi
Siddharth Raghvendra Raghuvanshi
Editorial Assistant of Sirf News with experience in covering sports and entertainment for Navbharat Times and Network 18's IBN Lokmat

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