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In Pictures: Bollywood stars and their royal connection
Yesteryear actress, Bhagyashree, who showed off her acting prowess in the film 'Maine Pyar Kiya' alongside Salman Khan, hails from a very royal family. She serves ties with the royal Marathi family from Sangli. Her father apparently is the Raja of Sangli.
Riya and Raima Sen
The 'Sen' sisters hold a royal background. Their ancestors hail from a royal family of Tripura. Their grandmother, Ila Devi, was the princess of Cooch Behar. Ila Devi's younger sister Gayatri Devi was the Maharani of Jaipur while Riya's maternal great-great grandfather was the serving Diwan for Maharaja of Tripura.
A noted filmmaker and wife of Aamir Khan, Kiran Rao hails from a royal family from Telangana. Her paternal grandfather J Rameshwar Rao was the Raja of Wanaparthy and hence, the royal backing.
Aditi Rao Hydari
Aditi Rao Hydari's features itself scream royalty and why not! She carries the lineage of two royal Khandans. She hails from Sir Muhammad Saleh Akbar Hydari's family, who was the first Governor of Assam state while she also serves ties with J Rameshwar Rao, Raja of Wanapathy.
Talented actor and a singer, Sonal Chauhan has Rajput blood running in her veins. She hails from a very powerful Rajput family of Manipur.
Saif Ali Khan and Soha Ali Khan
Saif Ali Khan is the 10th Nawab of Pataudi dynasty while Soha being his sister, of course has the lineage of a royal family.