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World Teacher’s Day Special 2021: Bollywood fathers who mentored their daughters to success


On World Teacher’s Day Special 2021, Bollywood Hush celebrates the fathers who have mentored their daughters to success. These Bollywood’s bigwig fathers have inspired their daughters with their core values and work ethics to become a star. Now, these young ladies are carving a special niche in the film industry.  

Let us look at some of the most heartwarming success stories of the father-daughter duos in the Hindi film industry. The following father-daughter duos defy gender prejudices. Let us look at these inspiring stories below. 

World Teacher’s Day Special 2021:

Zoya Akhtar & Javed Akhtar 

Zoya has proven herself as one of the few outstanding and unique visionary directors. She has spanned her work from OTT shows like ‘Made in Heaven’ and multiple award-winning films including ‘Gully Boy.’ Her work defines her parents Honey Irani, a writer and director herself and Javed Akhtar’s creative vision.  

Deepshikha Deshmukh and Vashu Bhagnani 

25 years ago, the veteran producer of the Bollywood industry, Vashu Bhagnani came to Mumbai with his family. He created a legacy with Pooja Entertainment Banner. Now, Deepshikha started assisting her father and is taking his creative vision and legacy ahead. 

Pooja/Alia Bhatt and Mahesh Bhatt 

Mahesh Bhatt is known for etching his own unique directorial path in the Bollywood industry. Later on, Pooja was one of the most unconventional talents in the eighties. Now, Alia, despite not being launched by her father, is currently one of the most acclaimed and successful actors in the industry. 

Ekta Kapoor and Jeetendra 

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Like father like daughter. Both of them have created legacies in the entertainment industry with their unique talent and hard work. Ekta’s portfolio holds projects like ‘Pavitra Rishta’, ‘Bade Acche Lagte Hain’, ‘Kundali Bhagya’ and films like ‘Ek Villain’, ‘Dirty Picture’, and counting. 

Sonam/Rhea and Anil Kapoor 

Anil Kapoor struggled to get on the top of where he is now. Even though his daughters didn’t struggle as much, they embody his work ethic and passion. While Sonam has grown into a fine actor via films like ‘Neerja’, Rhea is busy producing films like ‘Veere Di Wedding’, ‘Khoobsurat’ and ‘Aisha’. The two also co-own a fashion line. ‘Rheason.’ 

So, this was all about the World Teacher’s Day Special 2021. Stay tuned to Bollywood Hush for the latest Bollywood news and updates. 

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