Raksha Bandhan is on August 7 this year and it is a festival that makes us wish we had a brother or sister to celebrate it with. And while many of us do not have a real sibling, we are often close to our cousins who fill in that place in our life. Bollywood is also full of siblings both real and cousins who share a great bond in real life. Here are eight such Jodis that inspire us to bond better with our sibling.
Abhishek and Shweta Bachchan
Even though Shweta is not an actress, she has always been in the limelight thanks to her parents and brother who are all actors. In fact, Abhishek and Shweta have been on the covers of magazines and appeared on chat shows together. Shweta’s daughter Navya Naveli is also close to Abhishek and that makes this brother-sister jodi’s bond more special.
Farhan and Zoya Akhtar
This multi-talented brother-sister Jodi is one of the most loved ones in Bollywood and have collaborated several times for different films. Be it acting, directing, writing lyrics or dialogues, the two have aced all of it and show the world is working with your sibling can be creatively satisfying and also strengthen your bond.
Saif and Soha Ali Khan
Kareena’s husband Saif has a real sister who is also an actress. Soha is married to actor Kunal Khemu and the two are expecting their first baby together. Sharing a great bond in real life, Saif and Soha have done several ad campaigns together and often take trips also along with their better halves. In fact, Soha’s husband Kunal and Saif are great friends and this makes the brother and sister even closer.
Kareena and Ranbir Kapoor
These two Bollywood A-listers are first cousins and haven’t worked together in films yet but share a great rapport in real life and have made appearances together on chat shows and events. Kareena and Ranbir are also known for keeping a track about everyone in the industry and knowing everything that goes around in tinsel town.
Arjun and Sonam Kapoor
Arjun and Sonam are also first cousins and have grown up together. They now have the same profession, acting, and often appear on chat shows where their sibling love is pretty evident. In fact, they often share funny anecdotes from their lives when they were kids and it is interesting to hear these heart-warming stories.
Arpita and Salman Khan
Arpita is an adopted child but Salman has always treated her as his real sister and done a lot to ensure all her wishes are fulfilled. She had a dream wedding that saw the entire film fraternity come together. Arpita’s newborn is also close to Salman and he ensures that he spends time with her and the baby by taking them on exotic vacations.
Tusshar and Ekta Kapoor
Tusshar and Ekta Kapoor have worked together on several films and share a great bond in real life. While Ekta has produced many films, Tusshar has acted in them and the two have also worked on other aspects of television and filmmaking together. Both of them are unmarried and Tusshar became a father via surrogacy last year.
Sajid and Farah Khan
These two often make fun of each other on TV but that just shows how close they are and how strong their bond really is. Both Sajid and Farah come from humble backgrounds and they have a shared love for films which began in childhood. And today, both have directed films and also judge reality shows.