Parsis are only a handful in India. Their community is seen mostly living in Mumbai and nearby Gujarat. We have a few in the Bollywood industry. Let’s se who they are –
Actress Perizaad Zorabian is a Parsi by birth and is also married to real-estate tycoon Boman Rustom Irani.
Bollywood’s most famour choreographer Shiamak Davar is a self-proclaimed ‘eccentric’ Parsi by birth.
Film and theatre actor, Boman Irani is of Parsi Irani descent.
Television actress Sanaya Irani is a Parsi by birth. We have seen her in serials and ads.
TV anchor, theatre personality, comedian, political satirist, and columnist Cyrus Broacha is the quinteseentail ‘Parsi’ by birth.
Actor, director, musician Farhan Akhtar’s is of Parsi origin owing to his mother Honey Irani.
Director Homi Adajani is also of Parsi descent.
Director Farah Khan is of Parsi origin from her mother’s side. Her mother, Menaka Irani is the sister of screenwriter Honey Irani who are both Parsis. Director Sajid Khan is her brother and Farahan Akhtar and Zoya Akhtar are her maternal cousins.
Arjun Rampal’s wife, Mehr Jesia was born into a Parsi family and went on to become a part of the first generation of Indian supermodels.