Kolkata: Actress-MP Nusrat Jahan is a proud mom to a baby boy. She delivered her bundle of joy at a private hospital in Kolkata on Thursday, August 26. Claiming to be unmarried, the pretty lady, however, has not divulged the name of the father of her child yet. Now, if you thought Nusrat could start a trend, here’s a clarification: Looking back, the list of Indian actresses getting pregnant or becoming a mother before marriage, is quite long. Here’s a quick look of the five that created maximum sensation:
Always in the face, veteran actress Neena Gupta was way ahead of time. Her relationship with former West Indian cricket legend Viv Richards resulted in the birth of their daughter Masaba in the ’80s. Richards was already married yet he didn’t shy away from acknowledging Masaba.
The yesteryear Bollywood actress entered into a live-in with the versatile Kamal Haasan in the late ’80s after he divorced dancer, Vani Ganapathy. Sarika got pregnant with her first-born Shruti when she was not married to Haasan. They later tied the knot and had another daughter Akshara.
Konkona Sen Sharma
The daughter of actress-filmmaker Aparna Sen and herself an accomplished actress, Konkona Sen Sharma was in a relationship with fellow actor Ranvir Shorey and had a secret wedding in September 2010. Six months down the line, she gave birth to a baby boy named Haroon.
It was a surprise when the Dev.D actress Kalki Koechlin announced her pregnancy in an interview with a popular newspaper. She gave birth to her daughter Sappho from her boyfriend Israeli musician Guy Hershberg in 2020. Kalki was quite open about her pregnancy and posted pictures flaunting her baby bump on Instagram.
The former Miss India-turned-actress Neha Dhupia was already expecting when she announced her marriage with actor Angad Bedi. Angad later revealed that he was reprimanded by Neha’s parents when they broke the news to them. Neha is currently expecting their second child.