Our Hindi film industry has been making flicks based on the backdrops and events related to our proud Indian armed forces or defence services which have also performed really well at the box office.
The link between Bollywood and armed forces can clearly be witnessed in films such as ‘Aiyaary‘, ‘The Ghazi Attack’, ‘Raang Desh’, and many others. Bollywood’s link with armed forces is also very sturdy and the buffs will get a shock after knowing that a lot of their much-preferred celebrities belong to army backdrops.
Here’s a list of Bollywood’s army kids with defence connections:
Bollywood’s association with armed forces begins with Anushka Sharma‘s dad, Ajay Kumar Sharma. Mr Sharma was a Major in the Indian armed forces. Because of her daddy, the proud actress changed schools constantly, but lastly completed her studies at Army School, Bengaluru.
Well-known actress Preity Zinta’s late father Durganand Zinta was an administrator in the Indian armed forces, and in addition, her elder brother Deepankar is working as a commissioned officer in the armed forces.
Actress Priyanka Chopra‘s mom & dad were working as Army doctors! Pee Cee’s late father Dr Ashok Chopra and mom, Dr Madhu Akhauri, were both doctors of medicine.
Ex-Miss Universe Lara Dutta also belongs to the army background. Her loving dad L.K. Dutta is an ex-Wing Commander. Her elder sister is currently serving the Indian defence forces.
Sushmita Sen’s dad Subir Sen is an ex Indian Air Force Wing Commander. She is really proud of her dad.
The newly wedded actress Neha Dhupia comes from an army backdrop. Yes, Neha’s dad Pradip Singh Dhupia, an Ex-Commander, served the Indian Navy for many years.
Gul Panag got all the guts from her army blood. Her dad, HS Panag, is a retired Lieutenant General who served Indian armed forces.
Nimrat’s dad, Major Bhupinder Singh, got murdered by Kashmiri separatists when he was just 44. He was working as an engineer who was posted in Verinag, Kashmir. Nimrat is bold, brave and non-diplomatic personality.
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