Bollywood Celebrities from Defence background
The dimpled beauty of Bollywood Preity Zinta's father Durganand Zinta, was an officer in the Indian Army. He died in a car accident when she was 13 years old. Her brother Deepankar, is a commissioned officer in the Indian Army. Preity, who describes herself as a tomboy as a child, led a disciplined life due to her army background.
The glittering Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma belongs to an army background as well. Her father colonel Ajay Kumar Sharma was esteemed in Indian army. She spent most of school life in cantonment schools across the country.
Bollywood action hero Akshay Kumar is son of an Indian Army officer late Hari Om Bhatia. Akshay Kumar also known as by his birth name Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia. Akshay named his producton house, Hari Om Entertainment after his father.
Bollywood multi-talented actress Priyanka Chopra had her father as well as mother being part of the army. Her father, Dr Ashok Chopra and mother, Dr Madhu Akhauri, were both physicians in the army. She got to travel a lot all through her schooling years and was happy to discover India's multicultural society.
Bollywood actor Rajeev Khandelwal made his film debut in 2008 with the critically acclaimed Aamir film as the lead Dr. Aamir Ali.Rajeev is also son of Col. C.L. Khandelwal retired army officer. He tried to join the army but his zeal of becoming an actor dominated his mind and he came to Delhi to complete his dream.
Shiney Ahuja Bollywood actor who won the Filmfare Best Male Debut Award for Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi, also son of Col. Suraj Prakash Ahuja. He studied at The Army Public School.
Bollywood most stylish and glamorous lady Sushmita Sen belongs to army background. Her father Shuber Sen is a former Indian Air Force Wing Commander. Sushmita studied in various air force schools across the country.Today she is proud single mother of two adopted child girls.