The most underrated yet popular topic about Bollywood is the term ‘Jodi’. This is the word we are starting to hear a lot in the entertainment industry nowadays. We have seen several lists that pointed out the best romantic pair on-screen, best actor-director duos, and even the character actors who have done many movies together. However, it is a rarity when two brothers are part of the same industry and both are popular for their acting skills.
To make the list precise and special, we exclude the brother-sister pairs like Huma Qureshi – Saqib Saleem and Siddharth Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor. Here, check out the offbeat brother Jodi’s of the Bollywood industry.
1. Chandrachur Singh – Abhimanyu Singh
Being one of the most sought actors in the 90s, Chandrachur Singh has done many good films that include Maachis and The Reluctant Fundamentalist. While most of the big directors were considering him, his acting career came to standstill because of poor script selection. However, he made a comeback with the web series Aarya.
Little is known that Abhimanyu Singh is the brother of Chandrachur Singh who impressed everyone with his performance in the movie Gulaal.
2. Rahul Dev- Mukul Dev
The infamous Rahul Dev is a model turned actor who has worked in Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Odia, and Kannada movies. He also participated in the celebrity reality show Bigg Boss Season 10. His brother Mukul Dev is also a famous actor.
Mukul mainly worked in Hindi and Punjabi movies. In addition to this, he has done music videos and TV serials as well.
3. Rahul Khanna – Akshaye Khanna
The most underrated and super-talented Akshaye Khanna is the son of late actor Vinod Khanna. He made his Bollywood debut in the 90s with the movie Himalay Putra. Later, he established himself in the industry with movies like Dil Chahta Hai, Hulchul, Naqaab, and Humraaz.
His elder brother Rahul Khanna is a writer, VJ, and actor. He also featured in a few Bollywood movies that include Earth, Raqeeb, and Love Aaj Kal.
4. Ayushmann Khurrana – Aparshakti Khurana
No introduction needed, Ayushmann Khurrana is hands-down one of the most talented actors working in the industry. The actor has a fair share of struggle to be part of the Bollywood industry. He has done reality shows like Roadies, and TV serials as well.
Ayushmann’s name has also appeared in Forbes Celebrity 100 list twice. His younger brother Aparshakti Khurana is also talented like his brother. Aparshakti is an actor, radio jockey, and a famous TV presenter. He made his Bollywood debut with the Aamir Khan Starrer movie Dangal. Later, Aparshakti got many offers from the industry.
5. Sunny Deol – Bobby Deol
With the real names Ajay Singh Deol and Vijay Singh Deol respectively, both the brothers became famous in the industry by their pet names. Sunny was also considered one of the biggest heroes of his time and has a huge fan following. For instance, people were fighting to watch the movie Gadar. Sunny Deol joined politics and he is currently an MP from Gurdaspur of Punjab State.
Bobby Deol was also one of the most sought actors in the industry. He is getting wider recognition with the movies like Class of 83.
6. Rohit- Ronit Roy
The National Awardee Ronit Roy is an actor who made his Bollywood debut with the successful movie ‘Jaan Tere Naam’. Later, he shifted to the emerging TV industry and became a household name after playing the character of Mihir. He got wider recognition after the portrayal of an abusive father in the movie Udaan.
Ronit’s younger brother Rohit Roy is also a known TV artist with his roles in serials like Swabhimaan and Des Mein Niklla Hoga Chand. He has also worked in movies like Kaabil, Apartment, and Plan.
7. Johnny Lever – Jimmy Moses
The legendary comedian Johnny Lever is best known for his comic timings in movies. He is also considered as one of the first few stand-up comedians in India. Jimmy Moses Janumala is a younger brother of Johnny Lever.
Jimmy also worked in a few Bollywood movies. However, he is more famous for his stand-up shows worldwide. He has been part of the industry for the last two decades and has done almost 4000 shows.