There are many bollywood celebrities who have a connection with Pakistan too, one of them is Amitabh Bachhan. Amitabh Bachhan’s mother Teji Bachhan was born in Faislabad, Pakistan. She was a psychology teacher in Khoobchand degree College, Lahore. Harivansh Rai Bachhan met Teji in Allahabad University. They both married with each other in 1941. Although she is no more now. Amitabh Bachhan’s coming movies are “102 Not Out” and “Thugs Of Hindostan” which are releasing this year.
Like Amitabh Bachhan, Shahrukh Khan too have a connection with Pakistan. Father of Shahrukh Khan, Meer Taj Mohhamad Khan was a Indian Independence Activist in Peshawar, Pakistan. Not only this but his parental grandfather, Jan Mohhamad was a Pathan of Afghanistan. Shahrukh Khan is working on his film “Zero” and the shooting has already been started. Shahrukh Khan is playing a role of dwarf, Zero is releasing in this year only.
After SRK and Amitabh Bachhan, Hritik Roshan too have a connection with Pakistan. Hrithik Roshan is born in Mumbai but his grandfather, Jai Om Prakash, is from Lahore, Pakistan. At the same time, Hrithik’s grandfather Roshanlal Nathath Gujranwala is from Punjab, Pakistan. Hritik’s upcoming movie is “Super 30” which will come on the big screen in 2019.
Sanjay Dutt had been in so many controversies related to Pakistan but Sanjay too have a connection with Pakistan. In fact, his father Sunil Dutt was born in Jhelum in Pakistan. He was just 18 years when Pakistan and Hindustan got divided. He lived in so many places like in Haryana, Lucknow and at last settled in Mumbai. He did his higher studies from Mumbai itself. Although, he is not in this world.
Prem Chopra, who is known for his tremendous acting skills as a villain, also have a link with Pakistan. Prem Chopra was born in Lahore, Pakistan. After completing his graduation from Punjab University, he settled in Mumbai. In Mumbai, he got a chance in films and after his fabulous efforts and hard work he got success.
Vinod Khanna who was a famous actor in bollywood and given a lot to the industry. He was born in Peshawar, Pakistan and after his birth the family shifted to Mumbai. During graduation he used to watch so many movies and that is why he thought of coming to the movies. Although, Vinod Khanna is not in this world.
Dilip Kumar is an Indian film actor, producer, screenwriter, and activist, known for his work in Hindi cinema. Also known as the Tragedy King, he is credited with bringing realism to film acting since his first film which was released in 1944. He was born in Peshawar, Pakistan and his family shifted to Mumbai in 1930. During his job at Bombay Talkies, Ashok Kumar inspired him to work in films.
Sampooran Singh Kalra, known popularly by his pet name Gulzar, is an Indian poet, lyricist and film director. He was born in Pakistan and gradually his family shifted to Mumbai. Gulzar also wrote poetry, dialogues and scripts and he was awarded with Padma Bhushan in 2004, the third-highest civilian award in India, the Sahitya Akademi Award and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award — the highest award in Indian cinema. He has won several Indian National Film Awards, 20 Filmfare Awards, one Academy Award and one Grammy Award. The songs of the upcoming film “Razi” is written by Gulzaar.