One is a brat; other is an epitome of poise. Kids of Bollywood’s first family Ranbir and Ridhima belong to the illustrious Kapoor khandan. While Ranbir at one hand is reckoned as the next superstar of tinsel town, Ridhima prefers a non-glitzy showbiz world and stays with her loving husband in Delhi. But Rids’ absence from B-town doesn’t diminish the care and affection with Ranbir one bit. The bro-sis bond grows from strength to strength and Rid’s all time gift for Rakhi is – hit films from Ranbir!
Salman’s behna, Alvira, whom he loving calls Baby, is very dear to him. Salman might be the dabangg of Bollywood, but for sisters Alvira and Arpita his love is tender. When it comes to splurging gift on the occasion of Rakhi, Salman can go extremely magnanimous. Salman bhai reportedly presented Alvira with a penthouse worth Rs 10 crore last year!
When its Rakhi time, the list wouldn’t be complete unless we mention this Kapoor siblings- Ekta and Tushar. Ekta is arguably the most successful producer of television serials and also dabbles in films, every now and then, while Tushaar Kapoor is gradually creating a niche for himself in Bollywood. Brother-sister duo Ekta and Tusshar Kapoor may have busy work schedules, but on Raksha Bandhan there’s a plan chalked out at home.
Cynosure of Amitabh Bachchan’s eye Amitabh and Shweta celebrate the festival of rakhi joyously. Abhishek Bachchan`s sister Shewta is settled in Delhi and either of them visits home to perform the rituals of the day. This year however, the celebration will be all the more grand as Aishwarya Bachchan (Abhishek’s wife) is expecting and Shweta must be brimming with joy of becoming a Bua (aunt) soon.
Love for brother Sanjay drew maximum attention when sisters Priya and Namrata visited jail to tie rakhi when the actor was serving his punishment. Even after much crisis in his life Sanju Baba has managed to become a successful name in Bollywood. Priya Dutt, on the other hand, joined politics after the death of her father, Sunil Dutt and is expected to earn the same respect and fame as her father earned in politics.
Reservoir of talent Farhan Akhtar has an equally gifted sister Zoya who prefers to keep behind the camera usually. But the duo coming from a family of a famous father (Javed Akhtar, lyricist) and an equally famous step-mother (Shabana Azmi, an actor and a politician) has a lot of love and respect for each other. They have an amazing sense of understanding of the work they deal with and being a brother and sister only helps in making their films do wonders at the Box Office. Zoya recently gave a super hit with brother Farhan in the form of `Zindagi Milegi Na Dobara’.
For estranged siblings Amisha and Ashmit Patel the festival of rakhi works as an ice-breaker. It was heard that the siblings were not into talking terms for 5 years but the emotional festival that Rakhi is gets them together.
Farah Khan and Sajid Khan are perhaps the funniest siblings in the lot. Farah Khan is counted amongst the successful directors of Bollywood today, while Sajid is gradually scaling new heights directing main stream movies starring the likes of Akshay Kumar.
Esha and Ahana are very close to their brothers Sunny and Bobby Deol. Sunny and Bobby keep their affections for their sisters discreet. Though Sunny and Bobby are half-brothers of Esha and Ahana, the Deol kids share a great relationship. Sunny even shops for Esha whenever he makes a trip to London, for she loves clothes and shoes from the country. It’s been heard that Dharmendra’s nephew Abhay and Esha also share a great bond.