In pics: Bollywood's Mukherjee-Samarth family tree

Movies | | January 24, 2012, 2:07 pm
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Sashadhar and Sati Rani had five sons. Rono Mukherjee, Joy Mukherjee, Deb Mukherjee, Shomu Mukherjee and Shubir Mukherjee. 

</br>Joy starred in many popular films like 'Love in Simla', 'Love in Tokyo', 'Ziddi' and others.

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.

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Shomu Mukherjee with Kajol. He passed away in 2008.

Shomu Mukherjee with Kajol. He passed away in 2008.

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Tanuja and Shomu Mukherjee had two daughters together, Kajol and Tanisha.

Tanuja and Shomu Mukherjee had two daughters together, Kajol and Tanisha.

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Tanuja is Shobhna Samarth's daughter.

Tanuja is Shobhna Samarth's daughter.

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Ajay and Kajol have two children, daughter named Nysa and a son named Yug.

Ajay and Kajol have two children, daughter named Nysa and a son named Yug.

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Sashadhar Mukherjee to Rani and Kajol, four generations of the family have been associated with the film industry

Sashadhar Mukherjee to Rani and Kajol, four generations of the family have been associated with the film industry

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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).

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).

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Sashadhar had three brothers, Ravidramohan Mukherjee, Subodh Mukherjee (film director) and Prabodh Mukherjee (film producer).

Sashadhar had three brothers, Ravidramohan Mukherjee, Subodh Mukherjee (film director) and Prabodh Mukherjee (film producer).

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Director, writer and producer Shomu Mukherjee was the fourth son of Sashadhar Mukherjee. He got married to actress Tanuja.

Director, writer and producer Shomu Mukherjee was the fourth son of Sashadhar Mukherjee. He got married to actress Tanuja.

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Kajol got married to Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn in Feb 1999. Ajay's father Veeru Devgn was a popular action director in Bollywood.

Kajol got married to Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn in Feb 1999. Ajay's father Veeru Devgn was a popular action director in Bollywood.

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Actor Deb Mukherjee's son, Ayan made his directorial debut with Karan Johar's 'Wake Up Sid' in 2009.

Actor Deb Mukherjee's son, Ayan made his directorial debut with Karan Johar's 'Wake Up Sid' in 2009.

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Rono Mukherjee's daughter, Sharbani Mukherjee is also a film actress.

Rono Mukherjee's daughter, Sharbani Mukherjee is also a film actress.

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Sharbani Mukherjee's brother, Samrat Mukerji is a film actor too. He has been a part of films like 'Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey'.

Sharbani Mukherjee's brother, Samrat Mukerji is a film actor too. He has been a part of films like 'Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey'.

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Nutan's son Mohnish Behl is a popular TV and film actor. He is married to Aarti Bahl, who was also an actress.

Nutan's son Mohnish Behl is a popular TV and film actor. He is married to Aarti Bahl, who was also an actress.

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Rani's brother Raja Mukherjee is a film producer turned director.

Rani's brother Raja Mukherjee is a film producer turned director.

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Rani's maternal aunt, Debashree Roy, is a Bengali film actress.

Rani's maternal aunt, Debashree Roy, is a Bengali film actress.

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Debashree Roy was earlier married to Prosenjit Chatterjee, son of Biswajit, Bengali and Hindi film hero of the 60s and 70s.

Debashree Roy was earlier married to Prosenjit Chatterjee, son of Biswajit, Bengali and Hindi film hero of the 60s and 70s.

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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.
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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 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.

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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.

</br> Rono directed a film and composed music for it. Shubir also became a film producer.

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.

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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.

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.

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Ram Mukherjee's daughter Rani Mukherjee is one of the most popular Bollywood actresses today.

Ram Mukherjee's daughter Rani Mukherjee is one of the most popular Bollywood actresses today.

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Veeru Devgn (in black sweater) with his family.

Veeru Devgn (in black sweater) with his family.

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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'.

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'.

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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.

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.

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Tanuja's sister Nutan was one of most successful actress of her time. She was married to naval Lieutenant-Commander Rajnish Behl.

Tanuja's sister Nutan was one of most successful actress of her time. She was married to naval Lieutenant-Commander Rajnish Behl.

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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.

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.