Bollywood industry generally welcomes the star kids, courtesy Nepotism. However, this doesn’t mean that the industry is not open to the raw talent. There are many top celebs who had no relation with the glamorous industry yet they found a place in it.
Here are 5 celebrities who belong to Army Background:
1- Priyanka Chopra:
International fame Priyanka Chopra is an army brat. Both her parents worked with the Indian forces. Her father, Dr. Ashok Chopra, and mother, Dr. Madhu Akhauri, were both physicians in the Indian army.
2- Anushka Sharma:
Newly-wed Anushka Sharma is a proud Army Brat. Her father Colonel Ajay Kumar Sharma, is an army officer.
3- Akshay Kumar:
Akshay Kumar has always been working towards the betterment of soldiers and their families. This is probably because he knows their hardships as he himself belongs from an army background. His father Hari Om Bhatia was a soldier in the Indian army, based in Amritsar. Akshay was very close to his father and took inspiration from him. He himself wanted to join The Indian army but destiny had others plans. Even though being in Bollywood, he keeps providing financial and emotional support to soldiers and their families.
4- Preity Zinta:
Preity Zinta’s father was a Major in The Indian Army.
5- Aishwarya Rai Bachchan:
Refereed as one of the most beautiful women in the world, Aishwarya Rai is also an army brat. Her father was an army officer.