In our society adoption is given priority only for the couples who cannot bear children. But as the Bollywood stars are known for doing unconventional things, they falsified this myth as well. They have changed the mindset of people by becoming single mother and single father.
Baby adoption for them is not to increase their family tree but to offer a better life of underprivileged kids. Some Bollywood celebrities have proved that they are real life stars with their acts of kindness. Here are 10 celebrities, who have set an example for the society by adopting kids even after having their biological kids.
The latest name in the list of Bollywood actors who chose to adopt kids is Sunny Leone and her husband Daniel Weber. The couple recently adopted a 21-months old girl from Latur, Maharashtra. They have named their bundle of joy Nisha Kaur Weber. The 36-years old actress and her husband are super excited to have a new member in their family.
When talking about adopted kids in the entertainment industry, the first name that comes to the mind is Sushmita Sen. She is a proud single mother of two adopted baby girls. She adopted Renee, her first daughter in 2000 at the age of 25 and the second daughter Alisah in 2009 when she was just three months old. She has also got their names tattooed on her wrist.
Very few know that Ravina Tondon became single mother at the age of 21 by adopting two girls Pooja and Chhaya in 1995. She took this bold decision at the peak of her career. Now even after having two biological kids with husband Anil Thadani, she has given equal love and care to all her four children. She also became grandmother after her eldest daughter Pooja gave birth to a child in 2014. Her younger daughter Chhaya recently got married in Goa and Ravina did all the wedding preparations herself to make it a grand celebration.
After single moms, here is the single father of Bollywood industry, who adopted a son in 2007. Sandip Soparkar is a famous dance choreographer who has given us some memorable dance numbers in movies like ‘Zubeidaa’, ‘7 Khoon Maaf’ and ‘Kyun! Ho Gaya Na’ adopted Arjun way before getting married to her girlfriend and model Jesse Randhawa.
It might be a trend among the Bollywood starts now to adopt kids, but highly acclaimed writer and Salman Khan’s father Salim Khan started this norm of baby adoption way back by adopting Arpita Khan. Salim Khan and his second wife Helen adopted Arpita at very young age. She got married to Aayush in a life size celebration. She was recently blessed with a baby boy Aahil.
Mithun Chakravarty is a real life example of humanity. He found a girl lying in the garbage bin, whom he adopted and named Ishani. Among his four kids including three sons Namashi, Ushmey and Mahaakshay (Mimoh) and and daughter Ishani, she is the most loved and pampered child.
Adopting a baby for film critic turned director Kunal Kohli and his wife Ravina Kohli was a grueling process. With so many insecurities and other issues, the couple had to go through many problems to clear the adoption process. Finally they adopted a daughter whom they named Radha Kohli.
Showman Subash Ghai adopted his younger brother Ashok Ghai’s daughter Meghna. Subhash Ghai also has his own daugter Muskaan with wife Mukta Ghai. The beautiful lady Meghna has been enstrusted with the responsibility of her father’s film institute President of Whistling Woods International. She handles the institute with her husband Rahul Puri.
Rahul Bose, who is known for his exceptional roles and activities, proved that he is not just a man of words. He adopted six kids from Andaman and Nicobar Island, where his charity organization works.
Nikhil Advani and his wide Suporna adopted thier beautiful daugher Kyea in December 2006. She is the apple of his eyes for whom the dotting daddy takes frequent breaks. He considers the movie ‘Salaam-e-Isqu’ the most important movie of his life for the daugher Keya was adopted during that movie shoot only.
The famous director Dibakar Banerjee, who gave us some amazing offbeat movies like ‘Khosla Ka Ghosla’, ‘Love Sex Aur Dhoka’ and ‘Oye Lucky Lucky Oye’ is a real life hero. He with his wife Richa Puranesh adopted a little angel from an orphanage in Mumbai in 2010. They named their bundle of joys Ira.