The debate of nepotism is incomplete with a mention of Abhishek Bachchan; unfortunately, no discussion on failed kids of successful stars reaches its end without a few jibes taken at the Dhoom star. But a very close eye on the Bachchan kid’s career graph shows that he has not benefited from his ‘star kid’ status as much as being weighed down by it.
He has been accused of peddling nepotism in an industry central to the dreams of many young talents; but how much can Karan Johar really be accused for this trend?Has an actor’s kid not become an actor easily before Karan Johar’s time? Realistically speaking, the practice of nepotism in Bollywood has been prevalent for more than 20 years.So is KJo really launching any star-kid with or without any credibility?Here’s a look at all the star kids and the non-star kids introduced by the tainted filmmaker and measure their far journey so far.For more on our ongoing Yahoo series on Bollywood Nepotism, click here.
The already intensified situation took an interesting turn when Bhushan Kumar’s wife, Divya Khosla Kumar jumped in to defend her producer husband. Asserting that 80% of the artists working with T-series are industry outsiders, Divya made a failed attempt at establishing that T-series doesn’t believe in nepotism.
Govinda was betrayed by the very industry he had served with all his might for two decades; his daughter suffered the treachery.
Talking about some incidents from the past, Divya Khosla Kumar also touched upon the unfortunate death of Gulshan Kumar. Several conspiracy theories had sprung out from that one cold-blooded murder with many influential people from the industry taken suspects.
Though she had starred in a handful of quick films, it was only her debut opposite the newcomer Salman Khan that went on to be a Box Office slayer. Such was the magnitude of Maine Pyar Kiya’s success that Bhagyashree remains fresh in the memory of Bollywood lovers across generations.
A famous surname can take you places, the zenith of Bollywood isn’t one among them. That there is no alternative Karma to precautious hard work and extreme talent.
They flaunt verified blue-ticked social media accounts. Google their names at any given point and you’ll find 5 recent articles about them on lifestyle and entertainment sites. You see them posing for the camera on the red carpets of all events and keep up with every minor detail of their lives.But, we still don’t know why we know so much about these famous personalities, when what they have they achieved is being related to or associated with a Bollywood heavyweight.The unexplained fame of these 10 familiar faces defines the much-discussed “nepotism”.