Adoption is the act of legally taking a child to be taken care of as your own child. If we talked about adoption a decade ago, adoption procedure was not very normal. It was considered as the last option that gave a ray of hope to a couple who can not conceive. A normal couple would never think of adopting a child. But recently Bollywood celebrities have proved this statement to be wrong and they willingly came forward and adopted some children.
Many of these celebrities have adopted kids even though they could have conceived and have their own or they could have gone for surrogacy, which is really an eye-opener.
Here are 5 Bollywood celebrities who have adopted children-
1) Sushmita Sen
Susmita Sen, who is a well-known actress and former Miss Universe, adopted her daughter Renee at the age of 25. It was tough for her as she had to go through a lot of legal procedures in order to adopt Renee. According to Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act., it is forbidden to adopt two children of the same gender, in spite of this, Sushmita adopted her second daughter Alisah in the year 2009. For this, Sushmita Sen had to face opposition from many people. Today she is a proud mother of two gorgeous daughters.
2) Subhash Ghai
Subhash Ghai is a well-known director, producer, and screenwriter of Bollywood industry. He has legally adopted his younger brother’s daughter, Meghna. He never wanted Meghna to be associated with the film industry, so he always kept her away from all this. He sent her for higher studies to London. Subhash Ghai has one more daughter who was born to him and his wife Mukta Ghai after 27 years.
3) Raveena Tandon
Raveena Tandon, the famous actress of the 90’s, legally adopted two girls Pooja and Chhaya, before her marriage, without worrying about the world. When she adopted them, Pooja was 11 and Chhaya was just 8 years old. She gave a wonderful life to these two girls and took proper care of them as a parent. After marrying Anil Thadani in 2004, she gave birth to two children – Raksha and Ranbir.
4) Preity Zinta
The Bollywood actress with a lovely dimple – Preity Zinta gave herself a wonderful present on her 34th birthday by adopting 34 Indian girls as her daughters. For this, she adopted 34 girls of Mother Miracle School, Rishikesh. In an interview, she said that she wanted to provide better education and living to them. She is involved in many humanitarian campaigns to help women and children and has also traveled to the United Kingdom to receive honorary doctorates from East London University for her work.
5) Mithun Chakraborty
Mithun Chakraborty is known for his amazing dance style in Bollywood. He is also known by the title “Disco Dancer” in Bollywood industry. You should not be surprised to know that he rescued a little girl from a dustbin and adopted her legally as well. He named her “Dishani” and very lovingly raised her with rest of his children. Dishani is her parent’s beloved little daughter and the most loved sister of her three brothers.
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