Here's a list of Bollywood actresses, who are princesses in real life and have gracefulness, beauty and royalty running through their veins.
By Akanksha Gupta
Daughter of Mansoor Ali Khan, who was the Nawab of Pataudi from 1952 to 1971, Soha Ali Khan is a real-life princess. Her grandparents were Iftikhar Ali Khan and Sajida Sultan, Begum of Bhopal.
Born as Raima Dev Varma and Riya Dev Varma, while their paternal grandmother was the daughter of King Sayajirao Gaekwad III of Baroda, their maternal grandmother was the princess of Cooch Behar.
'Jannat' fame, Sonal Chauhan belongs to the royal family of the Rajputs from Uttar Pradesh. Despite hailing from a conservative royal family, she made her name in the glamorous world of Bollywood.
'Maine Pyaar Kiya' fame, Bhagyashree is a princess in real life as she hails from the royal family of Sangli in Maharashtra and her father, Vijay Singhrao Madhavrao Patwardhan is the Raja of Sangli.
Aditi Rao Hydari is a descendant of two royal lineages. Her maternal grandfather, J Rameshwar Rao was the leader of the Wanaparthy state while her paternal grandfather was Muhammad Saleh Akbar Hydari.
'Chak De India' fame and cricketer, Zaheer Khan's actress-wife, Sagarika Ghatge Khan hails from the former royal house of India through Shahu Maharaj of Kolhapur.
The first cousin of Aditi Rao Hydari, Kiran Rao belongs to the royal Wanaparthy family, Telangana. Kiran's paternal and Aditi's maternal grandfather, J. Rameshwar Rao, was the Raja of Wanaparthy.
Known for her film, 'Maatr', Alisa Khan belongs to the royal family of Mohammad Nawab Ghaziauddin Khan. Delhi NCR's city, Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh), is named after them.
Parveen Babi was born into a feudal aristocratic family of Gujarat's historical Pathan community. Parveen's father, Vali Mohammed Khan Babi, was a system administrator with the Nawab of Junagadh.
Sara Ali Khan's grandfather, Mansoor Ali Khan was the last Nawab of Pataudi, before the Indian government abolished the title. Her great-grandfather, Iftikhar Ali Khan was the 8th Nawab of Pataudi.
'Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai' fame, Mohena Kumari Singh hails from the royal family of Rewa. Choreographer-cum-dancer-turned-actress, Mohena is the granddaughter of Martand Singh, Maharaja of Rewa.