While the Kapoors and Khan’s are the heart-robs of Bollywood, we often think that success to their kids is a cake-walk. Even what they wear? What they eat? Whom they hang-out with becomes a ‘breaking news’. But there are celebrities in Bollywood who even with a strong career or connection in Bollywood don’t wish their kids to enter the industry. Take a look at some of celebrities who are today successful but wish their kids’ don’t have to go through the challenges they faced.
Media often refers Sridevi and her gorgeous daughters – Khushi and Jhanvi – as the Indian Kardashians. Jhanvi’s debut is reportedly be handled by Karan Johar’s production. In a recent interview to a tabloid, Sri Devi said, “She (Jhanvi) wanted to do the film and initially, I wasn’t in favour. I don’t think it’s a bad industry. I am a creation of this world. But, as a parent, it would give me greater joy to see her married. But her happiness matters more, and if she does well as an actress, I will be a proud mother.” She further added that Jhanvi comes to her and Boney Kapoor to consult about career decisions.
Saif Ali Khan
Saif Ali Khan and Amrita Singh’s daughter Sara Ali Khan’s Bollywood debut has been a hot topic for months now. There were reports of her making a debut with Karan Johar’s film but Amrita wants her to debut under Ekta Kapoor’s banner as both are close friends. But it seems her father Saif Ali Khan is not happy about her acting aspirations. The actor feels the profession is unstable. He was also quoted saying that taking Sara’s education qualification in consideration she could easily live and work in New York.
Though Shweta Nanda belongs to a family of Bollywood stars but she revealed that she would be worried if her daughter Navya Naveli plans to be an actor. Shweta’s father Amitabh Bachchan is a mega star while her mother Jaya, brother Abhishek and sister-in-law Aishwarya are prominent names in the B-town. Talking about on what if her daughter wishes to be an actor, she said, “I will be worried if if she plans to be an actor. I don’t think it is as easy as it looks. You have to work extremely hard, especially if you are a woman. And I wonder if she has in her to bear with all of it.” She further adds, “Also, there is a lot of failure involved, which many people don’t see. The failure is personal, your acting skills. The way you look on screen is slashed out in open.”
Sanjay Dutt’s daughter Trishala had acting dreams, but Dutt always wanted her to make her career in forensic science. In an interview, Dutt said that he had invested lot of time and energy on her education and she is specialised in forensic science. The actor also said that to become an actor in Bollywood she has to learn Hindi as American English doesn’t work here.
Though Kapoor khaandan is all involved in Bollywood, Randhir Kapoor never wanted her daughter Karishma Kapoor to enter the film industry. Her father disliked women entering the industry. But Karishma was firm on her decision, at the age of seventeen, she left her studies and made her acting debut with a leading role in Prem Qaidi (1991). And the rest is history.