In Bollywood, unlike in the South, nepotism has emerged as a dirty word for decidedly silly reasons. It entails, according to some, reduced opportunities to the talented outsiders. The narrative gathered steam when Sushant Singh Rajput’s suicide due to depression rocked the industry in 2020. Nepotism in Hindi Film Industry means using the power or influence to give unfair advantage to the family, especially by giving the Job. Nepotism is an unfortunate reality in many industries, including entertainment industry. Baahubali fame Rana Daggubati and natural star Nani are set to appear on the show Nijam with Smita and in the upcoming episode have voiced their opinion on the insider and outsider issue.
Nani said that the audience was responsible for encouraging the nepotism because they want to see their idol’s sons and daughters on the big screen.
On the otherside, Nene Raju Nene Mantri fame Rana Daggubati said,“If you can not carry on parents’ achievements and legacy, then you ar e doing a disservice to your family.” Baahuabli star believes that the legacy of an actor is important and if star children come into the film industry then they have to make sure they live up to their legacy and take it forward in the life.