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Nutan in the 50's

Nutan in the 50’s

… Dustin Hoffman
Nutan & Raj Kapoor (1) starred in Anari (1959), Raj Kapoor’s youngest brother happens to be the versatile actor, Shashi Kapoor (2), who played a Nawab that seduces a British collector’s wife, played by Greta Scacchi (3), in Heat & Dust (1983), who appeared in the television mini-series, Daniel Deronda (2002), where the protagonist was played by Hugh Dancy (4), who starred in Evening (2007), which also starred Meryl Streep (5), who won her first Oscar in 1980 for Kramer vs. Kramer (1979), which co-starred Dustin Hoffman (6).

… Richard Burton
Nutan’s younger sister happens to be actress Tanuja (1), who appeared in Masoom (1983) which was directed by Shekhar Kapur (2), who also directed the bio-pic on the life of Queen Elizabeth I (3), namely Elizabeth (1998), who was the daughter of Anne Boleyn (4), and King Henry VIII (5), and Henry VIII was portrayed by Richard Burton (6) in Anne of the Thousand Days (1969).

… Hugh Jackman
Nutan’s son happens to be Mohnish Bahl (1), who starred in Astitva (2000), which also starred actress Tabu (2), who was protagonist of The Namesake (2006), which also starred Zuleikha Robinson (3), who played a terrorist in the television series Homeland (2011), which had Claire Danes (4) playing the main CIA Officer trying to uncover the plot against the United States, and Danes starred along with Kate Beckinsale (5) in Brokedown Palace (1999), who appeared with Hugh Jackman (6) in Van Helsing (2004).

Six ° with Nutan

… Ryan Phillippe
Nutan co-starred opposite Dev Anand (1) in Tere Ghar Ke Samne (1963), who copied the hairstyle donned by Hollywood legend Gregory Peck (2), who’s grandson, Ethan Peck (3) appeared in In Time (2011), which also had Matt Bomer (4) in a small role, who played a stripper in Magic Mike (2012), along with former real life stripper, now film actor, Channing Tatum (5), who starred in Stop-loss (2008) which also starred Ryan Phillippe (6).

…Dev Patel
Nuatn’s niece, actress Kajol (1) is married to Ajay Devgan (2), who played a hitman in Thakshak (1999) where the top most villain was played by Rahul Bose (3), who came in I Am (2010), which also starred Sanjay Suri (4), who also played a HIV positive character in My Brother Nikhil (2005), which starred Lillete Dubey (5) as his mother, who played mother to Dev Patel (6) in The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011).

…Errol Flynn
Nutan played an elder sister who sacrifices her whole life for the sake of her younger brother, played by Raj Babbar (1) in Rishta Kagaz Ka (1983), Raj Babbar was married to Smita Patil (2), who starred in Arth (1982) which was based on a true story, which also starred Kulbhushan Kharbanda (3), who came in Delhi in a Day (2010), which starred Lee Williams (4), who came in the television miniseries The Forsythe Saga: To Let (2003), which was based on the novels of John Galsworthy (5), as was That Forsythe Woman (1949) starring Errol Flynn (6).

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