Mumbai: The face Indian film industry is changing and so are the rules around actresses too. The contemporary Hindi-film heroine who used to live within a particular shelf life now represents the changed mindsets of majority in their own succinct ways. Everything will fall in place if you understand yourself and your baby’s needs well, is the mantra of Bollywood moms. These women are the ‘new age’ moms of Bollywood.
Kareena Kapoor Khan
Kareena Kapoor Khan, the Bollywood superstar got married with Saif Ali Khan at the peak of her career. Kareena did not stop working even after her marriage and pregnancy. She, in fact, went on to set an example by celebrating her motherhood sans any inhibitions. The Kapoor girl has been ruling Bollywood for years with her mesmerising beauty and stellar performance and is all set to entertain the audience with her upcoming films.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
The world’s most beautiful woman, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan had one of the most hyped up marriages and pregnancies in India. All eyes were on her, as the world waited for the birth of her gorgeous daughter Aaradhya. The accomplished Bollywood actress is idol for all the ladies out there. Recently, Aishwarya debuted on Instagram, much to the delight of her fans. Her first post was a 9-post grid comprising a picture of herself holding Aaradhya. “And I was born again,” she wrote.
Kajol is a perfect example of ideal mom. The actress has two kids Yug and Nysa. Talking about motherhood, Kajol had said in the interview, “Motherhood is never easy for anyone – celebrity or otherwise. As a celebrity, I am only facing a different set of issues. I am a fan of ‘love yourself’ philosophy – and I don’t just mean physically. It’s important that you look after yourself first so that you can give the best to your family. A harried, on-the-edge mommy will never be able to give her 100 per cent.”
Former actress Twinkle Khanna has switched careers to be an author and entrepreneur and is married to Bollywood hero Akshay Kumar. Nitara and Aarav are Akshay and Twinkle’s two children. Twinkle is diligently managing her career and personal life with all the love and care required.
Rani, who is married to filmmaker Aditya Chopra, gave birth to their daughter Adira in December 2015. “I felt what true love is. That happens with motherhood… Till I had my child, I did not realise how I can love someone more than myself. At the same time, a few months ago I lost my father. So I know what extreme pain feels like,” the actor had said in the interview. The versatile actress recently gave hit film ‘Hichki’.
Here’s wishing all the ‘superwomen’ of Bollywood a happy Mother’s day!