9 Celebrities Who Hail From A Royal Lineage

Did you know Never Kiss Your Best Friend actor Nakuul Mehta's great grandfather was the Prime Minister of Udaipur?

1. Nakuul Mehta

Nakuul Mehta at NKYBF promotions
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Nakuul Mehta, who will be seen next in ZEE5 Original Never Kiss Your Best Friend, belongs to a royal family. Speaking about the same, he shared on The Greedy Closet, “My great grandfather was the Prime Minister of Udaipur, my father was in the Indian Navy and fought the 1947 war and I decided to become an actor.”’

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2. Saif Ali Khan - Soha Ali Khan

Soha Ali Khan and Saif Ali Khan
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Late Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, father of actors Saif Ali Khan and Soha Ali Khan, was the last Nawab of Pataudi until the government abolished privy purses. The Pataudi Palace was repossessed by Saif in 2014.

3. Riya Sen

Poison actress Riya Sen

Riya Sen, star of ZEE5 Original Poison, and her sister Raima Sen are the daughters of famous actress Moon Moon Sen. Their paternal side is the royal family of Tripura. Riya and Raima’s late grandmother, Ila Devi, daughter of Indira Raje, was the princess of Cooch Behar, and elder sister of Gayatri Devi, the Maharani of Jaipur.

4. Sonal Chauhan

Sonal Chauhan's recent photoshott
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Sonal Chauhan, seen in ZEE5 Original Skyfire, belongs to a traditional Rajput family from Uttar Pradesh.

5. Mohena Kumari

Sanam Johar and Mohena on Dance India Dance
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Dance India Dance 3 contestant Mohena Kumari aka Rewa ki Rajkumari, belongs to the royal family of Rewa, Madhya Pradesh.

6. Aditi Rao Hydari

aditi rao hydari in a black gown at zee cine awards telugu 2018
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Actress Aditi Rao Hydari comes from not one but two royal lineages of Muhammad Saleh Akbar Hydari and that of J. Rameshwar Rao from the family of former Raja of Wanaparthy.

7. Manisha Koirala

Manisha Koirala
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Manisha Koirala was born in the royal family of Nepal. Her grandfather as well as two of her grand uncles served terms as the Prime Minister of Nepal.

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