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The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree

February 20, 2012, 5:55 pm
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • From Ashok Kumar, Kishore Kumar to Amit Kumar...meet the family of awesome Kumar brothers
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • Bollywood actor Ashok Kumar's father Kunjalal Ganguly was a lawyer by profession. His mother Gouri Devi belonged to a wealthy Bengali family.
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • Ashok Kumar has two brothers Anoop and Kishore, and a sister Sati Devi.
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • Ashok Kumar had a troubled marriage with Shobha Kumar and both of them parted ways after a few years.
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • Ashok Kumar has a son Arup and three daughters Bharati, Rupa and Preeti.
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • Ashok Kumar's youngest daughter Preeti Ganguly acted in many films. She is best remembered for her comic role as Freni Sethna in 'Khatta Meetha'.
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • Ashok Kumar's daughter Rupa Ganguly got married to Bollywood actor Deven Verma.
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • Ashok Kumar's brother Kalyan Kumar Ganguly, better known as Anoop Kumar was also a Bollywood actor. Though he acted in more than 75 films, his best was 'Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi' with his brothers.
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • Kishore Kumar was the youngest in his family and probably the most successful as well.
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • Ashok, Anoop and Kishore's sister Sati was married to Sashadhar Mukherjee (second from left). He played a major role in bringing Ashok Kumar to the film industry.

    Sashadhar Mukherjee was actor Joy Mukherjee's father and actress Kajol's grand father.
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • Singer, actor, director, musician and producer Kishore Kumar was a multi-talented man.
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • Apart from his work, his personal life also kept him in news. Kishore Kumar got married four times.
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • In 1950, Kishore Kumar married Bengali singer and actress Ruma Guha Thakurta (second from left). Their marriage ended in 1958.
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • Ruma and Kishore hadd a son together, Amit Kumar (R) who's also a singer now.
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • In 1960, Kishore Kumar tied the knot with Bollywood actress Madhubala.
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • As Madhubala was a Muslim, the couple faced a lot of opposition from their families.
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • Madhubala had a life threatening disease.
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • Madhubala passed away in 1969.
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • Kishore Kumar's third wife Yogeeta Bali is also a former actress. They separated just a few years after their marriage.
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • In 1982, Yogeeta got married to Mithun Chakraborty and they have four children together.
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • Mahaakshay Chakraborty, Yogeeta's eldest son is also a film actor.
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • Kishore Kumar got married to Leena Chandavarkar in 1980. The couple have a son together, Sumit Kumar.
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • Kishore Kumar passed away in 1987 at the age of 58. (Picture courtesy: Mid day)
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • Ashok Kumar's grand daughter Anuradha Patel is also an actress. Her husband Kanwaljeet Singh is also a known TV and film actor.
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • Kishore Kumar's son Amit with Anuradha Patel.
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree
  • The Ashok Kumar-Kishore Kumar family tree