Parenting is a very subjective matter, as different people see that responsibility in different ways. Some say it brings a huge change in one’s perspective and decision making while others say it is a way to harness one’s own capabilities. In both cases, they will agree that is a life-changing experience. Let’s see how parenthood has affected these B-Town celebs!
16 Bollywood Stars Who Have Redefined Parenthood-Parents Day Special. Just picture this, how would it be like to welcome a little bundle of joy home, the one who becomes your world and center of attraction. The little package of happiness holding your finger with its entire hands and passing a smile onto you drives you super happy. And it becomes a matter of pride to all parents when this little world eventually grows up into a vast universe. The little wonder entering your life also becomes everything for you and you give your best to make their life best.
16 Bollywood Stars Who Have Redefined Parenthood-Parents Day Special. From giving birth to single parenthood, adoption, and much more, these Bollywood celebs have also challenged norms in the best possible ways.
Neha and Angad Bedi tied the knots in an intimate ceremony. As per reports, Neha was already pregnant. The couple’s daughter Mehr is also as cute as a button. They seem to be over the moon with happiness.
Amidst phenomenal success in the industry, Sunny and her husband Daniel Weber have extended their family. By also adopting a baby girl from Maharashtra and have given birth to two adorable twins through surrogacy. The couple often shares posts on their social media on the joy of becoming parents. The couple with these three little children celebrating almost every moment with them.
Miss Universe Sushmita Sen also adopted two beautiful baby girls: Renee and Alisah. She is raising them as a single parent. Applauding her for having the courage to go against conventions, breaking stereotypes. And becoming an inspiration to many other single women on nurturing their own children.
Shahid Kapoor tied knots with Mira Rajpoot and is a father to two children: daughter Misha and son Zain Kapoor. According to him “Fatherhood has brought a lot of change in me as a person and a human being. My priorities have changed. I am less self-oriented now because I believe actors can never be self-oriented. I think I am also more open to different points of view and have matured and felt a lot more grown-up now.”
Arjun Rampal announced his girlfriend Gabriella’s pregnancy on Instagram also with a sweet message. By announcing a baby out of wedlock, Arjun took a bold step to transform societal taboos and bring about a change in conventional thinking.
Shilpa Shetty Kundra
Shilpa Shetty Kundra also recently welcomed a baby girl via surrogacy and named her Samisha Shetty Kundra. The actress believes that “My babies are my first priority, everything comes later”.
Kajol & Ajay Devgn
16 Bollywood Stars: On this list, Kajol & Ajay Devgn are also proud parents of their two children: Nysa and Yug Devgn. On Parents Day, Kajol has also something to share on parenthood. “Everyone has their own idea of what parenting is and there is no manual to bring up a baby. Everyone has advice, but at the end of the day it is your own ideas about bringing up your child that matters- good or bad they are yours”.
Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan
Kareena Kapoor Khan and Saif Ali Khan are parents to two children now. Their first baby boy Taimur Ali Khan and their second baby whose name is yet to be disclosed. Saif said that he is excited about being a father again. On parenthood, Saif also shares that he loves children especially their warmth and happiness at home. He also clarifies that he has older children too, Sara Ali Khan and Ibrahim Khan with whom he shares a different relationship as they are mature and at different stages in their lives.
Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia D’Souza are proud parents to two children: Riaan and Rahul Deshmukh. He also along with the other celeb dads is taking his role as a father very seriously and it seems that he is quite interested in giving his kids a chance to learn from their mistakes. He further said, “As parents, we should not decide what our children should become. I want my kids to decide their future”.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan
The power duo became proud parents to a little angel on 16th November 2011 and also named her ‘Aaradhya Bachchan’. Aishwarya has admitted many a time that she can’t do without her little angel and that is totally visible as her daughter is seen accompanying her everywhere. In an interview she also shares “Aaradhya has to have a normal life, I’ve explained to her that is my life and now she is a part of it. So, she is comfortable in it”.
She was the first to do away with the stigma of single parenthood as she adopted two daughters in 1995: Pooja and Chaya. Raveena enjoys the company when she returns back home. When asked about her relationship and parameters with her children she says, “The moment I set my eyes on my girls, my life has been a joy ride every since. My most cherished memories involve their childhood”. Her adopted children have been happily married. Apart from that she also bore two children of her own from her marriage with Anil Thadani: Rasha and Ranbir Tandon.
Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli
16 Bollywood Stars: The most talked-about couple in the industry welcomed their first baby this January. They adopted parenthood in a very beautiful way. As individuals, they seek it as a blessing that they are getting to evolve in a beautiful manner as well. In one of the press conferences, the Indian skipper said, “Being a father has been the greatest moment of my life. I can’t compare it to a series win. But the connection to the team doesn’t go away even if I’m not there. As a father, welcoming our first child Vamika is indeed one of the greatest moments of our lives.”
Shahrukh and Gauri Khan
Much after the birth of their two kids: Aryan and Suhana Khan, the couple also via surrogacy brought home their super adorable AbRam Khan. SRK, in one of his Instagram posts, highlighted his parenthood as “Our children are not our responsibility. They are the measure of our capability——. A source of telling us that we can extend our energies more than we know. Our children are our capability, not our responsibility”.
Kalki and her boyfriend Guy Hersberg welcome Sappho in February 2020. The actress also shared posts singing lullabies to her daughter in various languages. On Parents’ Day, she shares, “I want my child to have that freedom of movement under the many umbrellas of gender that we have”. She announced her pregnancy with pride and also felt relieved that she could lead her bump to hang free.
Rani and Aditya also had a secret wedding on April 21st, 2014. After a year of marital bliss, they were blessed with a baby girl Adira Chopra. They have been able to keep Adira away from the media limelight and are able to enjoy their parenthood phase with their daughter. Rani also shared, “I just love spending time with my family. I take a complete off and stay home with Adira and Adi”. The actress also believes in balancing her work and her family when it comes to priority and profession.
Ayushman Khurrana and Tahira Kashyap are proud parents to two children: Virajveer and VarushkaKhurrana. As a young father, he also says that parenthood doesn’t come in between his choice of movies and he hopes that in the future his children would feel proud of his filmography. When it comes to his children, he prefers to keep his children away from the paparazzi. He says “They are also very happy and proud and keep encouraging me to do better”
16 Bollywood Stars Who Have Redefined Parenthood – Parents Day Special. These were some of the Bollywood stars who shared their parenthood stories.
On Parent’s Day “Let’s appreciate all the parents throughout the world” who work, suffer, and also sacrifice for the comfort of their families. Through this article, here’s taking a moment to be grateful to our parents for their ever-unsung contributions and wishing all the nurturers a very Happy Parent’s Day!