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Parsi Community In Bollywood

September 7, 2017 Views: 473

  
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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 –

Perizaad Zorabian

Actress Perizaad Zorabian is a Parsi by birth and is also married to real-estate tycoon Boman Rustom Irani.

Shiamak Davar

Shiamak Davar

Shiamak Davar

Bollywood’s most famour choreographer Shiamak Davar is a self-proclaimed ‘eccentric’ Parsi by birth.

Boman Irani

Boman Irani

Boman Irani

Film and theatre actor, Boman Irani is of Parsi Irani descent.

Sanaya Irani

Sanaya Irani

Sanaya Irani

Television actress Sanaya Irani is a Parsi by birth. We have seen her in serials and ads.

Cyrus Broacha

Cyrus Broacha

Cyrus Broacha

TV anchor, theatre personality, comedian, political satirist, and columnist Cyrus Broacha is the quinteseentail ‘Parsi’ by birth.

Farhan Akhtar

Farhan Akhtar

Farhan Akhtar

Actor, director, musician Farhan Akhtar’s is of Parsi origin owing to his mother Honey Irani.

Homi Adajani

Homi Adajani

Homi Adajani

Director Homi Adajani is also of Parsi descent.

Farah Khan

Farah Khan

Farah Khan

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.

Mehr Jesia

Mehr Jesia

Mehr Jesia

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.