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In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree

  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • Sashadhar Mukherjee to Rani and Kajol, four generations of the family have been associated with the film industry
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • The Mukherjee-Samarth family is a Bengali-Marathi clan that has been associated with Bollywood since 1930s. The families are connected because of Tanuja's wedding to Shomu Mukherjee (Actress Kajol's parents).
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • In this picture: Sashadhar Mukherjee (wearing a cap and shades), Mukherjee brothers Rono (extreme left), Deb, Joy, Rani Mukerji's father Ram and Kajol's father Shomu.
    Actress Shobhna Samarth (extreme right) and her younger daughter Tanuja, who was married to Shomu. Sashadhar is better known as founder of Filmistan studios. He was married to Ashok Kumar and Kishore Kumar's sister Sati Rani.
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • Sashadhar had three brothers, Ravidramohan Mukherjee, Subodh Mukherjee (film director) and Prabodh Mukherjee (film producer).
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • Sashadhar and Sati Rani had five sons. Rono Mukherjee, Joy Mukherjee, Deb Mukherjee, Shomu Mukherjee and Shubir Mukherjee.
    Joy starred in many popular films like 'Love in Simla', 'Love in Tokyo', 'Ziddi' and others.
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • Deb Mukherjee also tried his luck in films. He has been a part of many films like 'Aansoo Ban Gaye Phool', 'Main Tulsi Tere Aangan Ki' and others.
    Rono directed a film and composed music for it. Shubir also became a film producer.
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • Director, writer and producer Shomu Mukherjee was the fourth son of Sashadhar Mukherjee. He got married to actress Tanuja.
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • Ram Mukherjee (L) is Sashadhar's brother Ravindramohan Mukherjee's son. He is also a film director, producer and writer. His wife Krishna was a playback singer.
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • Ram Mukherjee's daughter Rani Mukherjee is one of the most popular Bollywood actresses today.
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • Rani's brother Raja Mukherjee is a film producer turned director.
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • Rani's maternal aunt, Debashree Roy, is a Bengali film actress.
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • Debashree Roy was earlier married to Prosenjit Chatterjee, son of Biswajit, Bengali and Hindi film hero of the 60s and 70s.
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • Tanuja and Shomu Mukherjee had two daughters together, Kajol and Tanisha.
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • Shomu Mukherjee with Kajol. He passed away in 2008.
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • With hits like 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge', 'Gupt' and 'Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham' to her credit, Kajol has made it big in Bollywood. Her sister Tanisha has also starred in many film, but she has not been so lucky in Bollywood.
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • Kajol got married to Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn in Feb 1999. Ajay's father Veeru Devgn was a popular action director in Bollywood.
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • Veeru Devgn (in black sweater) with his family.
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • Ajay and Kajol have two children, daughter named Nysa and a son named Yug.
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • Actor Deb Mukherjee's son, Ayan made his directorial debut with Karan Johar's 'Wake Up Sid' in 2009.
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • Rono Mukherjee's daughter, Sharbani Mukherjee is also a film actress.
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • Sharbani Mukherjee's brother, Samrat Mukerji is a film actor too. He has been a part of films like 'Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey'.
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • Rattan Bai was a popular film actress of 1940s. Her daughter Shobhna Samarth (in this picture) followed her footsteps and became an actress. She starred in many films like 'Love in Simla'.
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • Shobhna Samarth's cousin Nalini Jaywant, was a film actress as well. She is remembered for her performance in films like 'Nastik', 'Munimji', 'Hum Sab Chor Hain', 'Rahi' and others.
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • Tanuja is Shobhna Samarth's daughter.
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • Tanuja's sister Nutan was one of most successful actress of her time. She was married to naval Lieutenant-Commander Rajnish Behl.
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • Nutan's son Mohnish Behl is a popular TV and film actor. He is married to Aarti Bahl, who was also an actress.
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree
  • In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree