It is said that becoming a mother, is the happiest phase in the life of a woman. Be it a simple woman or a celebrity, the joy of becoming a mother is the best feeling in the world! From the time when you first see your baby on a sonogram to the time when you finally give birth to him/her, the journey of motherhood is one of the most special journeys that a woman undertakes during her lifetime.
At this time, a woman’s body undergoes many changes. So, the support of their loved ones is essential at this time. When you are always showered and pampered with love, these 9 months pass happily and easily, leaving you with a box full of memories that you will always cherish!
In Indian culture, family members celebrate the coming of the new baby with a ritual named ‘Godh Bharai’. During this ritual, family members and friends bless the pregnant mother and her soon-to-be-born baby with love and happiness. Everyone prays for the health and the prosperous future of the soon-to-be-born baby.
Today, BetterButter brings you a sneak-peek into the ‘Godh Bharai’ ceremony of some of your favorite celebrities.
1) Esha Deol
Esha Deol married her childhood friend and businessman Bharat Takhtani in 2012. After 5 years of marriage, the couple decided to have a baby and Esha announced her pregnancy in 2017. On 24th August 2017, Esha’s sister, Ahana Deol threw a surprise baby shower for the mom-to-be. The theme of the baby shower was lavender. Keeping with the theme, Esha wore a beautiful lavender gown designed by Neeta Lulla for her baby shower. The glow on Esha’s face spoke volumes about how happy and excited she was to embrace motherhood.
2) Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Mother-in-law Jaya Bachchan and sister-in-law Shweta Bachchan Nanda organized the ‘Godh Bharai’ function for Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. This ceremony was held at ‘Jalsa’, the Bachchan residence in Mumbai. The ceremony was celebrated in a typical South Indian style and Aishwarya wore a green Kanjeevaram saree for this ceremony. The actress completed her look by wearing a ‘mogra gajra’ in her hair. Aishwarya looked as beautiful as always and the lovely glow on her face was a testimony to her happiness.
3) Mira Kapoor
The most recent baby shower was that of Mira Kapoor. Mira is expected to deliver her second child with actor Shahid Kapoor in October 2018. The couple posted pictures of the baby shower on their respective Instagram handles. Mira looked very cute wearing a simple polka-dotted dress for her baby shower. The cake and the decorations were both done in shades of white and yellow.
4) Geeta Basra
Geeta Basra is the wife of Indian bowler, Harbhajan Singh. The couple celebrated Geeta’s baby shower with family members in the city of London. The theme for the baby shower was white. For this occasion, Geeta chose to wear a lovely white gown and a floral tiara.
5) Shilpa Shetty Kundra
Shilpa celebrated her ‘Godh Bharai’ ceremony with her husband Raj Kundra and her sister Shamita Shetty. Family and friends both graced this event which was held at Shilpa’s bungalow in Juhu, Mumbai. Shilpa looked beautiful wearing a red suit and a studded ‘Mother-to-be’ tiara for this occasion.
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