Big B Amitabh Bachchan And Paresh Rawal are From Nepali Background
Let’s start off with Bollywood’s living legend, Amitabh Bachchan. You may laugh when you hear Bachchanwas a son of a Nepali. Research states that Bachchan family was aNepali family from the Kali Gandakiregion. According to Bhupi Sherchan’s unpublished book ‘Thakkholako Itihaas’, the Thakalisof lower Mustang used to trade fromMustang to Tibet, Tibet toGorakhpur & Gorakhpur toIllahabaad since many centuries.Jou Bir Singh Bachchan, one of those five brothers, settled inIllahabaad. Amitabh Bachchan is the son of Haribans Rai Bachchan who is the son of Jou Bir Singh Bachchan. ‘Kaanunke najar main to hum Hindustani hai lekin hamare nase nase me Mustang ke Sherchan, Gauchan, Bhattachan aur Tulachan kaa khun daud raha hai- Kyunki main hu Amitabh Bachchan’ Bachchan said in an interview with FMBH crew in Mumbai.
In Sanfe bugger of Achhamdistrict of Nepal, there is a big community of Rawals. Former Home Minister Bhim Rawal is also from the same place. His Grandfather Karna Singh Rawal left Sanfe a hundred years ago. Nobody found out about him. Five years ago,Bhim Rawal went to Delhi. He met a popular Bollywoodactor during the visit. The actor’s accent seemed familiar to Bhim Rawal’s accent. So Rawal researched and found out that the actor’s ancestors came to India from somewhere in Nepal. So it was found that Paresh Rawal was the actor and the great grandson of Karna Singh Rawal. Bhim Rawal and Paresh Rawalnow have relation of uncle and nephew and Bhim Rawal goes to visit his nephew timely. He says ‘I go to India for family visit but media says I go for flattering the Indian Government.