Bollywood daughters are perceived to follow the same footsteps of their parents. They are perceived to chose acting as their career. But there are many Bollywood daughters who decided to try hands in other than acting. Though we don’t know much of them, they have achieved immense success in their fields.
Here are 10 of those Bollywood daughters who decided to choose a path other than acting:-
1. Riddhima Kapoor
She is the daughter of actors Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh and sister of Ranbeer Kapoor. Instead of going for acting, she decided to try hands in fashion and interior designing. Riddhima has launched her own jewelry line and she also endorses Mumbai’s Notandas & Sons Jewellers along with her mother.
2. Ahana Deol
Ahana Deol is the daughter of living legends, Dharmendra and Hema Malini. She is an accomplished Odissi Dancer like her mother. She has completed film-making and editing courses at a prominent film school in New York. Ahana has even assisted Sanjay Leela Bhansali for his movie Guzaarish.
3. Shweta Bachchan
Shweta Bachchan is the daughter of Bollywood megastars Jaya Bachchan and Amitabh Bachchan. She was a noted journalist with CNN IBN – Indian News Channel. She even hosted NextGen – a show based on series of interviews aired on the television network of NDTV Profit, in 2007.
4. Shaheen Bhatt
Shaheen Bhatt is Bollywood’s GenNext star Alia Bhatt’s elder sister. She is the daughter of film director Mahesh Bhatt and British-Indian actress Soni Razdan. Having no desire to go for acting like her sister, Shaheen decided to become an assistant director.
5. Rhea Kapoor
Since acting did not please her, Anil Kapoor’s younger daughter Rhea decided to go for a career apart from acting. Instead of following the footsteps of her sister Sonam and cousin Arjun, she tried hands in fashion. Today, she is one of the most popular fashion designers and a film producer as well.
6. Sussanne Khan
Instead of pursuing acting as her career, Sussanne decided to become an interior designer. She gained immense success in her field. She is the daughter of actors Sanjay Khan and Zarine Khan.
7. Laila Khan
Laila Khan is the daughter of late-actor Feroz Khan and Sundari Khan. She is a passionate painter.
8. Farah Khan Ali
Another beautiful daughter of actors Sanjay Khan and Zarine Khan is Farah Khan Ali. Just like her sister Sussanne, she also found acting less interesting. So she preferred to pursue a career as a gemologist and jewelry designer.
9. Alvira Khan Agnihotri
Alvira Khan is the little sister of actors Salman Khan, Sohail Khan, and Arbaaz Khan. She is a noted film producer and a fashion designer as well. She has produced movies like O Teri and Bodyguard.
10. Saba Ali Khan
Daughter of actress Sharmila Tagore and late-cricketer Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, Saba is a professional jewelry designer. Saif Ali Khan and Soha Ali Khan are her siblings and she shares a close bond with Kareena Kapoor.
These Bollywood daughters proved that you don’t need to follow anyone’s footsteps.