Women’s life journey is really beautiful and special. The moment they become a mother is really very special. They are strong enough to handle the pain and raise their children perfectly. The character they play on television might different from their life.
Let’s talk about some actresses who are famous single mothers of Bollywood Industry and Television.
15. AMRITA SINGH
Amrita Singh is a Bollywood actress and has given so many hits. The audience has praised her for her acting. She fell in love with Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan and got married in January 1991. They had an Islamic wedding. She gave birth to their first child in 1995 and named her Sara Ali Khan and to a son in 2001, named Ibrahim Khan. The couple was divorced in 2004. Amrita got full custody of both the children.
14. SUSHMITA SEN
Sushmita Sen, the beauty queen of Bollywood. She is seen in so many movies released in the ’90s. She has adopted two beautiful girls. She hasn’t got married yet but she is raising both the girls perfectly. She adopted Renee, the elder girl in 2000 and Alisah in 2010.
13. NEENA GUPTA
Neena Gupta is one of the finest actresses of Bollywood. She has given back to back hits in recent years. Talking about her personal life she was in a relationship with West Indian Cricketer Vivian Richards in the 1980s. She gave birth to Masaba Gupta in 1989. Neena Gupta her daughter alone but soon in 2008, she finally got married to a Chartered Accountant Vivek Mehra.
12. KARISMA KAPOOR
Karisma Kapoor is a beautiful, talented and successful Bollywood actress. Her fans know her by the nickname ‘Lolo’ Karisma Kapoor married an industrialist Sanjay Kapoor in 2003. She gave birth to their first child in 2005, named Samaira and gave birth to a son in 2010. The couple got divorced in 2014. She got full custody of both the children.
11. MALAIKA ARORA
Another Bollywood actress is a single mother. She got married to Arbaaz Khan in 1998. She gave birth to their son Arhaan Khan in 2002. The couple got divorced in 2017, although they had announced their separation in 2016. Arhaan’s custody is with Malaika Arora.
10. RAVEENA TONDON
Raveena Tondon is a successful Bollywood actress. She has worked in movies like Mohra, Bade Miyan Chotte Miyan, Sandwich and many others. Talking about her personal life at the young age of 20 she adopted two girls and gave them a better life. Raveena adopted 11-year-old Pooja and 8-year-old Chhaya in 1995. Raveena got married to film distributor Anil Thadani in 2004. They together have two children named Rasha and a son, Ranbirvardhan.
9. POOJA BEDI
Pooja Bedi, daughter of well-known Bollywood actor Kabir Bedi. She got married to Farhan Ibrahim in 1994. Pooja gave birth to a girl in 1997, named Alaya Furniturewala and to a son 2000, named Omar Furniturewala. The couple got divorced in 2003. Soon in 2019, Pooja Bedi got engaged to Maneck Contractor.
8. BABITA KAPOOR
Babita Kapoor, wife of Bollywood legendary actor Randhir Kapoor. The couple got married in 1971. Babita gave birth to their first daughter in 1974 and their second daughter in 1980. They named them Karisma Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor. Babita has raised her daughters alone and single-handedly, as the couple was separated in 1987. But they got back together after 19years in 2007. For the 19years Babita raised her children alone and that must be a difficult phase for Babita.
7. KONKONA SEN SHARMA
Konkona is a Bollywood actress and has worked in movies like Omkara, Life in a Human, Aaja Nachle and many others. Konkona got married to actor Ranvir Shorey in 2010. She gave birth to a son in 2011. Konkona and Ranvir announced their separation in 2011 but got divorced in 2020. They share custody of their son.
6. NEELIMA AZEEM
Neelima Azeem is a Bollywood actress and a theatre personality. She got married to an actor Pankaj Kapoor in 1975 and gave birth to a son in 1981, named him Shahid Kapoor. The couple got separated in 1984. Neelima later got married to actor Rajesh Khattar in 1990. She gave birth to a son in 1995, named him Ishaan Khattar the couple got separated in 2001.
5. MANINI MISHRA
Manini Mishra is a well-known Bollywood and Television personality. She got married to Mihir Mishra in 2004. Before getting married to Mihir, Manini already had a daughter of 4 years.
Sarika is a well known actress and ex-wife of Kamal Haasan. The couple got married in 1988 after their first daughter Shruti Haasan was born in 1986. She gave birth to a second daughter in 1991, named her Akshara. The couple got divorced in 2004. Since then Sarika is raising her daughters alone.
3. DEEPSHIKHA NAGPAL
Deepshikha is a popular face of Television and is seen in several Bollywood movies. Deepshika married Jeet Upendra in 1997 and gave birth to two children. The couple got divorced in 2007. But in 2012 she married Keshav Arora but got divorced in 2016. Since then she has been raising her children alone.
2. SHWETA TIWARI
Shweta Tiwari married Raja Chaudhary in 1998. She gave birth to a girl 2000, named Palak. In 2007, the couple got divorced due to some reason. Shweta married Abhinav Kohli in 2013 and gave birth to a son in 2016. The couple soon got divorced in 2019.
1. KANIKA KAPOOR
Kanika Kapoor, a Bollywood singer has sung some beautiful songs like Baby Doll. Kanika married NRI businessman Raj Chandok in 1997. They have three children but the couple got separated in 2008. So, the singer decided to raise her children alone and give them a good life.