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Nepotism Alert: Did you know these actors are sons of popular action directors and stuntmen?

Nepotism has become the hot topic of the season. While we already knew this existed between film stars launching their sons and daughters, but how many of you knew that popular action directors and stuntmen have also been a great help for their sons and daughters in getting the right connection to people in the film industry.

Action genres have been one of the all-time favourite of the audience as the kicks, punches and various jumps keep our heartbeats racing and also give the audiences an edge of the seat thriller which is all the more exciting. Action sequences also have a lot in its own learning and bear a life-threatening yet heroic journey. Here’s a list of sons of action directors who are actors and we bet, you didn’t know.

Ajay Devgn

Ajay Devgn’s father Veeru Devgan was an Indian stuntman, action choreographer and film director in Bollywood. Ajay is most famous and has become synonymous to one of his most celebrated film Singham and comedy Golmaal which is an action-comedy. Ajay being one of the most experienced actors has given a wide set of characters one loves and can relate to, differently.

Vicky Kaushal

Sham Kaushal was one of the very famous stuntmen during his time and was loved for his body of work. Vicky, his son has delivered some of the most memorable films and characters with ‘Raazi’ and ‘URI : The Surgical Strike’. The actor has always been a part of the finest picks purely based out of the sheer talent he possesses.

Sunny Singh

Jai Singh Nijjar was one of the most loved stuntman of his times. Even today, being in his 60s, Jai Singh is absolutely fit. His son Sunny Singh is very well known for making the audiences laugh and is also interested to make a biopic of life of a stuntman as he has seen the life very closely and would love to showcase the hardships and the rewards they receive out of their life-threatening jobs.

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Rohit Shetty

Rohit Shetty was born to Ratna, a Bollywood junior artist, and actor/stuntman M. B. Shetty who had acted in Hindi and Kannada films. M.B. Shetty was popularly known as Shetty and was one of the prime most villains in most films of the 1970-80s. From Amitabh Bachchan to Dharmendra, everyone had worked with Shetty at that point in time. Now, his son, Rohit Shetty has become one of the biggest filmmakers we have in the industry. Rohit has given blockbusters like ‘Golmaal’ series, ‘Singham’-‘Simmba’-‘Sooryavashi’ series etc.

Sunny Kaushal

Vicky Kaushal’s brother Sunny Kaushal has slowly and steadily made a name for himself in the film industry. His father, the popular Sham Kaushal has worked all through the 1990-2000s with all the biggest names in the film industry. Now, not only his son Vicky, but also his younger son Sunny Kaushal has started making a name for himself with projects like ‘Gold’, ‘Bhangra Paa Le’, ‘The Forgotten Army’ and many more.

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