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11 Famous Single Moms of Bollywood

Ankit Kumar | June 21, 2018


Celebrity Parenting

11 Famous Single Moms of Bollywood

It is the duty of every parent to show their children the right path, guide them and teach them how the world works. In the life of a child, the role of both the parents is different. In case, if one of the parents has to fulfill the responsibilities of both mother and father, this task becomes very difficult. But there are many actresses in Bollywood who have played the role of both parents very well in real life.

These Bollywood actresses have proved that they are among those women who can complete all their responsibilities themselves. Let’s talk about 10 such proud single mothers-

1. Sushmita Sen –

Former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen made history by adopting two baby girls despite being single. As a single mother, she is the most talked about actress in Bollywood. Sushmita Sen challenged the law and won to adopt her daughters Renee and Alizeh. Now she is raising her children very well.


2. Konkona Sen Sharma

Bengal’s beauty Konkana is playing the role of single mother for her son Haroon. Konkona Sen was married to Ranvir Shorey in 2010. But since the birth of her son Haroon in 2011, Konkona and Ranvir started having marital problems. They got separated in 2015, but both of them say that they are still good friends and they both share their son Haroon’s custody.


3. Raveena Tandon –

Prior to marrying Anil Thadani, Raveena adopted two children named Pooja, 11 years and Chaya, 8 years old, in 1995. She became a single mother with determination. After her marriage in 2004, she is now a mother of four children! She gave birth to a baby girl named Rasha on March 16, 2005, and on 12 July 2007,she gave birth to a boy named Ranbir.


4. Karishma Kapoor –

Popular actress Karishma Kapoor’s marriage took place in 2003 with Delhi’s business tycoon Sanjay Kapoor, but both of them didn’t stay together for long and the couple divorced in 2016. Karisma raised her children Samaira and Kiaan on her own.


5. Sarika –

Former actress Sarika also took care of her two beloved daughters Shruti and Akshara Hassan as a single mother. She married actor Kamal Haasan during the peak of his career in 1985, but after the birth of two of her daughters, they got divorced in 2004.


6. Neena Gupta –

Neena Gupta was in a relationship with former West Indies cricketer Vivian Richards in the 80’s. Though their relationship did not last long, Neena soon gave birth to a daughter whom she named Masaba. After giving birth to her, Neena did not get married and she brought up her daughter Masaba as a single mother. Masaba is now grown up and is a very popular celebrity in the fashion industry.


7. Honey Irani –

Honey Irani is the first wife of famous songwriter and poet Javed Akhtar, and the mother of Farah Khan and Zoya Akhtar. The couple got divorced after a few years of marriage. After that Javed married Shabana Azmi and Honey raised her children independently.


8. Babita Kapoor –

Babita Kapoor is the proud single mother of two Bollywood actresses Karishma and Kareena Kapoor. Because of Randhir Kapoor’s alcohol addiction after a few years of their marriage, Babita and Randhir had problems in their marital life. Since then Babita Kapoor has handled both of her girls herself.


9. Poonam Dhillon –

Well-known actress Poonam Dhillon’s has two children with film producer Ashok Thakaria, but due to marital dispute, this pair also got separated. Poonam Dhillon has brought up her children Paloma and Anmol as best as she could and is considered as one of the best single mothers in the industry.


10. Amrita Singh –

Amrita Singh married Saif Ali Khan in 1991 and has two children with him. After separation from Saif Ali Khan in 2004, Amrita Singh, the former actress raised both her children Ibrahim and Sarah as a single mother fulfilling all the responsibilities.


11. Pooja Bedi –

Smart, single and independent, Pooja Bedi is an inspiration for many single mothers. She is the proud mother of her two dear children, Alia and Omar. After her divorce with business tycoon Farhan Ebrahim, she took the responsibility of raising Omar and Alia on her own.

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