Becoming a star in the Bollywood industry can change your entire world upside down. Once you are a part of the limelight and glamour, the charm and attention are bound to follow you everywhere you go. There are some Bollywood divas who are a real-life princess and belong to the Royal family.
These B-town actresses belong to royal families from paternal, maternal or both sides and are surely the example of stunning, talented and hardworking princesses. To be precise, they are the ultimate examples of grace, royalty, and beauty which makes them stand out of the rest.
Let’s take a look at all the gorgeous ladies you are the princesses of their fields as well as the kingdoms!
- Soha Ali Khan
Her father, late Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, was the former captain of the Indian cricket team and the Nawab of Pataudi from 1952 to 1971. Her paternal grandfather, Iftikhar Ali Khan Pataudi, was the eighth Nawab of Pataudi, and her paternal grandmother, Sajida Sultan, was the Begum of Bhopal.
2. Riya Sen and Raima Sen
Actresses Riya and Raima Sen hail from the royal family of Tripura. Their paternal great-grandmother was the only daughter of Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III of Baroda and their paternal grandmother, Ila Devi, was the princess of Cooch Behar and the elder sister of Gayatri Devi, who was the Maharani of Jaipur.
3. Sonal Chauhan
This Jannat star belongs to the conservative and traditional royal Rajput family. Her parents are Rajputs from Mainpuri, Uttar Pradesh. Despite being a princess, she chose her career in modeling thereafter acting.
This Maine Pyar Kiya star belongs to the royal family of Sangli in Maharashtra, her father Vijay Singhrao Madhavrao Patwardhan being the current Raja of Sangli.
5. Aditi Rao Hydari
Born into two royal lineages, Aditi Rao Hydari is the great-granddaughter of Akbar Hydari and the grand niece of Muhammad Saleh Akbar Hydari, former Governor of Assam. Her maternal grandparents, Raja J Rameshwar Rao, headed the administration of Wanaparthy state and Shanta Rameshwar Rao, was a respected educationalist of Hyderabad and the Chairperson of Orient Blackswan publishing house. Her beauty shines through, no wonder she is a princess.
6. Sagarika Ghatge
Her beauty speaks volumes and she is now wife to Zaheer Khan. Sagarika made her Bollywood debut with Chak De India but is a descendant of Shahu Maharaj of Kolhapur. She is the offspring of Vijay Singh Ghatge and hails from the royal Kahal family of Kolhapur.
7. Kiran Rao
Producer and director Kiran Rao’s paternal grandfather was J. Rameshwar Rao, Raja of Wanaparthy, Mahabubnagar district, Telangana state. Her maternal first cousin is actress, Aditi Rao Hydari.
8. Alisa Khan
Hailing from the royal lineage of Mohammad Nawab Ghaziauddin Khan after whom the entire Ghaziabad in Delhi NCR is named, actress Alisa Khan was last seen in the movie, My Husband’s Wife.