Bollywood is all about talent and skills. But not everyone achieves heights in show business. No matter even if you are a star kid, it doesn’t guarantee your success. There are many examples of Bollywood actresses who were superhit in their era, however, their daughters turned out to be super flops and couldn’t win the audience’s heart. So let’s take a look at them below:
Tanuja and Tanisha
Born to a Marathi family Tanuja was a successful actress of her time. She gave blockbusters like Hathi Mere Sathi, Anubhav, Bahare Phir Bhi Atti rahengi. However, her daughter Tanuja couldn’t retain the title of No 1 actress. She debuted with the film Ssssshhh… in 2003, but it turned out to be a big flop. She was next seen in the film Neal and Nikki, but that was not enough to pull her up.
Hema Malini and Esha Deol
Hema Malini was known as the Dream Girl of her time. She was so successful that other actresses wished to be like her. She ruled the industry for almost two decades. But when her daughter Esha Deol stepped into Bollywood, she was not able to achieve stardom like her mom. What actually gave her a bit of fame was the film Dhoom( 2004).
Sharmila Tagore and Soha Ali Khan
Sharmila was one of the most adored female actresses. She gave big blockbusters like Aradhana, Amar Prem, and Daag. Her other films also did a good job at the box office. However, her daughter Soha Ali Khan didn’t gain that much popularity. In spite of being a part of the Blockbuster film Rang de Basanti, she couldn’t achieve success like her mother.
Mala Sinha and Pratibha Sinha
Mala Sinha was another talented actress. In fact one of the leading actresses, who made a name in the film industry. Many films turned out to be hit, just because Mala was there in the lead role. She was a popular name between 1950 to 1970. But her only daughter Pratibha Sinha couldn’t do much in Bollywood. She debuted in the film “Mehboob Mere Mehboob” in 1992. And later appeared in other movies like Kal ki Awaz, Gudgudee, Pokiri Raja, and so on. But those turned out to be super flops or moderate hits. Hence she quit acting and got married in 2000.
MunMun Sen and Riya Sen
MunMun Sen is also on the list of top actresses of her time. She appeared in 60 films and 40 tv serials, People knew her for husky toned voice. And loved to see her on-screen. Born to her were two daughters Raima and Riya Sen. Although Raima achieved moderate success up to some extent. Riya on the same hand could not push much in her acting career. Failing to achieve heights like her mom.