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Just because one has a famous actor for a parent doesn’t mean he/she craves camera time. Here’s a look at seven ‘star kids’ who veered off the tried-and-tested path. Riddhima Kapoor Sahni, who is the daughter of actors Rishi and Neetu Kapoor and sister of Ranbir Kapoor, is in the business of jewellery.
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Navya Naveli Nanda, the granddaughter of Amitabh Bachchan has plenty of online followers who ask her about her future career plans hoping that she would possibly enter the movie businesses. However, the famous granddaughter made it clear that she had no plans to be a part of the film industry. She said in a recent interview that she is getting ready to start working with her father Nikhil Nanda in their family business. She would be the first woman to take charge in that role.
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Director Anurag Kashyap’s daughter Aaliyah is a popular face on Instagram and other social media. The youngster, who goes to college in the US, got candid in a recent video about her connection to Bollywood. The daughter of the popular filmmaker said that she is not interested in show business and wants to avoid being part of it.
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Two of Anil Kapoor’s children - Sonam Kapoor Ahuja and Harshvardhan Kapoor – decided to give acting a go, but his daughter Rhea Kapoor stayed away. This doesn’t mean she has nothing to do with the industry; she just went behind the scenes and has been producing movies instead. Her credits include ‘Aisha’, ‘Khoobsurat’ and ‘Veere Di Wedding’. Rhea is also a stylist and co-owner – along with sis Sonam – of brand Rheson.
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Tiger Shroff is known for his physical prowess, but his sister’s an action person in her own right, with a MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) Matrix gym in Mumbai. The brand has expanded from when it was started in 2018 to have hubs across India. Unlike Tiger, Krishna is not interested in being in movies. She reportedly said “When it comes to acting, I have always been very clear from the beginning that it’s not something that intrigues me. I am not the one to face the camera”.
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Shweta Bachchan Nanda, part of the Bollywood Bachchan family, is an author and entrepreneur. She also played host to ‘NextGen’ on NDTV Profit. In 2018, she launched the fashion brand MXS and her first novel, Paradise Towers.
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Soha Ali Khan and Saif Ali Khan enjoy legions of fans thanks to their acting careers that took off just as their mother Sharmila Tagore’s once had. However, their sister, Saba, turned away from the screen and towards jewellery designing.
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‘Munna Bhai’ Sanjay Dutt's daughter Trishala Dutt is a trained psychotherapist and entrepreneur. She manages her business and practices psychotherapy in New York.
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Siddhant Kapoor, son of actor Shakti Kapoor loves music. And he’s pretty good at it too. Bullzeye as the DJ is called is a regular in parties and fests across India.
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Anshula Kapoor has shied away from moviemaking in spite of her siblings Arjun Kapoor and Janhvi Kapoor rushing to the screen. According to a report in Mid-Day, she’s worked with Google as a representative for AdWords and as an Operations Manager with Hrithik Roshan’s sports brand, HRX. She is the founder of Fankind, which connects fans to celebrities and uses the money made off the platform for charity.
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Ahana Deol, an Odissi dancer, is the offspring of Dharmendra and Hema Malini.
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