There are many Bollywood actors who hail from royal families. Though royalties and titles have been banned in India but they still inspire awe. There are some royalties who are well known in Bollywood but there are some who rarely speak about it. Here are five actors in Bollywood who have royal blood in them.
1. Bhagyashree Dassani:
She hails from the royal family of Sangli, Maharashtra. She is the daughter of Vijay Singhrao Madhavrao Patwardhan, the Raja of Sangli.
2. Sonal Chauhan:
Sonal belongs to a traditional royal Rajput family from Manipuri, Uttar Pradesh.
3. Riya and Raima Sen:
Riya and Raima Sen are daughters of the famous Indian film actor, Moon Moon Sen. Their paternal side hails from the royal family of Tripura. Their late grandmother, Ila Devi, daughter of Indira Raje, was the princess of Cooch Behar, and elder sister of Gayatri Devi, the Maharani of Jaipur.
4. Kiran Rao:
We know that this comes as a surprise. Kiran Rao belongs to the royal family of J. Rameshwar Rao. Her grandfather was the Raja of Wanaparthy, Mahabubnagar district, Telangana. Kiran is also related to the actor Aditi Rao Hydari; they both are first cousins.
5. Saif Ali Khan:
Saif's father, the late Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, was the last Nawab of Pataudi before the title got abolished by the government of India in 1971. The Pataudi Palace underwent restoration and refurbishment after it was repossessed by Saif in 2014.