Gone are the days when baby bumps used to be a secret affair. A baby bump following a hush-hush marriage is a common affair these days.
Undoubtedly, pregnancy is the most beautiful stage in a women's life heading her towards motherhood. However, in a highly conservative country like ours conceiving a child before marriage often puts blame on the character of women. No matter what, Indian women have always chosen to live on their own terms and conditions right from the age of Kunti to modern day women.
Here's the list of divas that got pregnant before tying the knots!
The actress rose to fame with Pardes in 2006, but suddenly vanished from the industry breaking millions of hearts. Although she fetched name and fame in the industry, her personal life was never a bed of roses. Love blossomed between Mahima and Bobby Mukherjee and the couple tied knots secretly on March 19, 2006. Later on, eyes caught sight of her baby bump and speculations were made for her before-marriage pregnancy. Mahima gave birth to a baby girl in 2007.
Konkona hitched with Ranvir Shorey in a private affair in 2010 when she was six months pregnant; if rumours are to be believed. The couple soon announced that they were expecting their first child. However, she did not reveal that she conceived months before marriage. Konkona gave birth to a baby boy Haroon in 2011.
She is the only actress in B-Town to accept her pregnancy before marriage boldly. She tied the knots with Boney Kapoor when she was 7 months pregnant with their first child, Jhaanvi.
No relationship rumours and a sudden announcement of marriage, this was the case with Amrita. The actress tied the knots with her business boyfriend Shakeel Ladak and gave birth to a kid after 7 months of marriage which clearly indicates she was pregnant before marriage.
Celina hitched with Peter Haag on July 2011 and brought twin babies to the world in March 2012. Well, applying simple arithmetic would take you to the conclusion that she was pregnant before tying the knots with him. However, she always denied this fact; many believe that pregnancy prompted this marriage.
The actress who tied the knots with Dino Lalvani in October 2016 flaunted her pregnancy through an Instagram picture. The actress gave birth to a child in May 2017 indicating before marriage pregnancy. However, the actress flaunted her pregnancy beautifully in a bikini and covered the pages of ELLE magazine.
The actress was dating cricketer Vivian Richards and got pregnant with their first child Masaba Gupta. However, the couple never got married since Vivian chose to stay with his first wife. Neena brought up Masaba as a single parent. Indeed bold beauty she is!
Most of us know Kamal Haasan was in a live-in relationship with Sarika. Shruti Haasan, the actress who has ventured into B-Town now was born during the time when the couple was in a live-in relationship. The couple had their second child, Akshara after they tied the knots.
The actress who was once dating John Abraham tied the knots with her long-time beau Shivam Tewari on August 16, 2017. Speculations have been made that early pregnancy led to the hush-hush wedding. Who knows if these are mere rumours or not.
Anoushka announced her engagement with Joe Wright, a British film-maker, a month after announcing the pregnancy. Anoushka said in an interview with TOI, "It wasn't necessary to be married to have children."