Flop Daughters of Bollywood Stars

Even though the parents of certain Bollywood stars went on to be a big hit in their time, doesn’t necessarily mean that they will also be as big a hit as their parents were. Some qualities are not to be genetically transferred to some of these actresses from their parents. Today we take a look at some of those actresses who couldn’t be as great as their mothers.

1. Esha Deol

Esha Deol

Even though Hema Malini is still talked about for her talent and beauty, her daughter couldn’t spread the same charm as her mother. Hema’s husband Dharmendra was also a great and popular actor. Esha was able to score a filmfare for the movie Koi Mere Di Se Puchhe. But she wasn’t able to score high recognition and a better appreciation as an actress like her parents.

2. Pooja Bhatt

Pooja Bhatt

Pooja Bhatt is the daughter of popular director Mahesh Bhatt. Pooja was an actress at some time but couldn’t gain much from acting. She has done movies like Sadak, Jakhm, Dil Hain Ki Manta Nahi. She never made it as popular as her father became as a director. Nowadays, she has switched lanes to become a director herself.

3. Twinkle Khanna

Twinkle Khanna

Rajesh Khanna and Dimple Kapadia were hit actors and couple of a time. Dimple is still a talked about a lot for her charismatic talent. However, their daughter Twinkle isn’t much talked about actress in the industry even though she has done some good commercial success. She used to be mostly seen with Akshay Kumar in movies. After marrying Akshay, she spent more time in business rather than movies.

4. Pratibha Sinha

Pratibha Sinha

We only know Pratibha Sinha from Raja Hindustani and Pardesi. Prativa is the daughter of great actress from the 60s, Mala Sinha. She as well couldn’t be as popular as her mother and was able to give only two movies to the audience.

5. Tanisha Mukharjee


Tanuja was a great actress of her time. Her elder daughter, Kajol, is herself a mother of two, and still is kicking it in the industry. But she couldn’t make Tanisha, her youngest daughter as popular and famous as her. Tanish couldn’t get Bollywood movies, and thus is now hunting for North Indian movies.

6. Riya Sen and Raima Sen

Riya Sen and Raima Sen

Mun Mun Sen and Suchitra Sen were hit actress in Bollywood for a long time. But their daughters, did their best to fit in with their spicy roles in the movies, and yet couldn’t earn as much recognition as their mothers. Raima has been able to shape herself up with Bengali movies, but Riya hasn’t yet achieved a lot. Plus Riya is only famous for her controversial roles in movies.

7. Soha Ali Khan

Soha Ali Khan

Soha Ali Khan is the daughter of Sharmila Tagore and sister to Saif Ali Khan. She has been in the industry for a long time and has done quite some movies. But she is still considered as a struggling actress of Bollywood. She has been unable to spread her charm like her mother spread her charm.