Popular Actors And Lesser Known Children:
Life without comedy is like a dessert without sugar. Comedy actors add the extra zest to any movie with their punch lines and acting. Unlike actors whose children follow in their footsteps, these popular comedy actors and their lesser-known children prove that comedy is a talent of the select few.
1. Kader Khan
Kader Khan is known as the doyen of comedy in Bollywood. The actor was a professor of civil engineering before he made his mark in the industry as a comedian. A writer, poet par excellence, his son Sarfaraz Khan failed to make a mark in Bollywood despite working in blockbusters like Tere Naam, Wanted, and others.
2. Ashok Saraf
Ashok Saraf is another well-known name in Bollywood. The actor established a name for himself not only in the Hindi cinema but also Marathi cinema. The actor has many Bollywood movies to his credit while his son Aniket Saraf prefers to maintain a low profile.
3. Johnny Lever
Johnny Lever ruled Bollywood movies with his perfect comic timing and rib-tickling comedy. The actor has given movies the much-required breath of fresh air. The actor’s son Jesse Lever and daughter Jamie Lever are carving their niche in their respective fields.
4. Boman Irani
Boman Irani is one of the most popular actors on the Bollywood circuit. The actor has garnished many a film with his comical skills. His son Kayoze Irani tried his hand at acting in many a movie but went unnoticed.
5. Rajpal Yadav
Rajpal Yadav known for his films like Malamal Weekly, Hungama, Bhool Bhulaiya has given comedy an all-new avatar. The actor has two daughters Jyoti and Honey. The former is from his first wife and is now married while the latter is still too young to venture out into Bollywood.
6. Sanjay Mishra
Sanjay Mishra is one of the most versatile actors in Bollywood. The actor has not only aced comedy but also some very meaningful roles in the Hindi film industry. the actor has two young daughters Pal and Lamha.
Asrani is the legendary comedian of Bollywood. The actor ruled the cinema waves for decades. The actor’s son Naveen Asrani is a dentist by profession and has established himself in the field.
8. Paresh Rawal
Paresh Rawal excelled in whatever roles he played in Bollywood but is most appreciated for his comedy movies. The actor’s sons Aditya Rawal and Anirudh Rawal have chosen their fields of work in writing.
Govinda is known for his excellent comic timing apart for his acting skills. The actor is blessed with a son and daughter who are foraying into other aspects of filmmaking, unlike their father.
Popular comedy actors and their lesser-known children don’t belie the fact that talent in the industry is the biggest game-changer and not just lineage.