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Ashok Kumar birth anniversary special: Find out how Kajol is related to Dadamoni


Today is Bollywood legend Ashok Kumar aka Dadamoni’s 108th birth anniversary. His real name was Kumudlal Ganguly. As an actor, he captured all attention in single shots and melted million hearts with his acting skills and strong personality.

Brief history of Ganguly family
The Ganguly family is one of big Hindi film families. The family comprises the descendants of three brothers – Ashok Kumar Ganguly, Anoop Kumar Ganguly and Kishore Kumar Ganguly – and their sister Sati Devi Mukherkjee.

Ashok Kumar family background
Ashok Kumar is the elder son of Kunjalal Ganguly and Gouri Rani Devi. He had only one sister Sati Devi Mukerjee. He had two brothers, Kishore Kumar and Anoop Kumar.

Now, we have find out the relationship between Ashok Kumar and Kajol. And so, we have to look at Ashok Kumar’s sister’s family background after marriage.

Sati Devi’s family after marriage
Sati Devi married Sashadhar Mukherjee. Sashadhar belonged to a family of lawyers. His father wanted Sashadhar to becoming a judge, but he caught a train to Bombay in 1934. He became a writer and he wrote ‘Bandhan’ which was the first jubilee hit of Bombay Talkies. The duo had 6 kids Rono Mukherjee, Joy Mukherjee, Deb Mukherjee, Shubhir Mukherjee, Shibani Mukherjee and Shomu Mukherjee.

Shomu Mukherjee (Kajol’s father)
Shomu Mukherjee married Tanuja and the duo has two beautiful daughter Kajol and Tanishaa Mukherjee. Kajol is one of the biggest star of the 90s, and featured in super hit films like Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995), Gupt (1997) and Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998) among others. DDLJ broke most records on box office after release. Kajol is married to actor Ajay Devgn and they have two kids- Nysa and Yug Devgan.


Ashok Kumar relationship with Kajol
As per the relationship chart, Ashok Kumar is an uncle of Kajol in real life.

Check out the family tree below

Ashok Kumar birth anniversary special: Find out how Kajol is related to Dadamoni