Single parenthood is always tough, no matter if you’re the mother or the father. But the celebrities can definitely set up a great example for the other single parents out there, right. Check out single celeb moms who sets a great example for others.
1. Sushmita Sen
The former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen became a single mother when she adopted her elder daughter in the year 2000. At that time, she was just 25 and had to fight a legal battle to embrace motherhood. She then adopted her younger daughter in 2010.
2. Raveena Tandon
Before tying the knot with Anil Thadani, Raveena adopted two kids Pooja and Chhaya, as a single mother in 1995 when they were 11 and 8 years old, respectively. After tying the knot with film distributor Anil Thadani in 2004, Raveena became a mother to a daughter Rasha and son Ranbir.
3. Karisma Kapoor
Karisma Kapoor is a single mother of two kids Samaira and Kiaan. The actress got married to businessman Sanjay Kapur in 2003. But, circumstances changed their equation and they decided to part ways. Their divorce was finalised in 2016 and since then Karisma is taking care of her children.
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4. Amrita Singh
Saif Ali Khan’s ex-wife, Amrita Singh too is now a single mother to their kids Sara and Ibrahim. And after their divorce, she took custody of the children and have been raising them as a single parent since then. In fact, she even came back to the movies to resurrect her career post her divorce.
Kamal Haasan’s second wife, actress Sarika gave birth to daughter Shruti Haasan before their nuptials. Shruti was born in 1986, after which they tied the knot two years later in 1988. Daughter Akshara Haasan was born after that. Kamal divorced Sarika in 2004 and Sarika is now a single mom.
6. Pooja Bedi
Daughter of Kabir Bedi, Pooja is a strong and independent mother. She got married to Ebrahim in 1990 but after ten years of togetherness, they called it quits. After her divorce with business tycoon Farhan Ebrahim, Alia along with Omar are raised by Pooja Bedi single handedly.
7. Neena Gupta
Neena Gupta broke all the rules of the society when she decided to single-handedly raise her daughter, Masaba in 1989. Masaba is a love child of Neena and West Indies cricketer, Vivian Richards. Although, the two never married, Masaba is very “attached” to her father. Being a single mother was tough for Neena, but she still raised Masaba because she wanted to. And finally, after years of solitude, the actress finally got married in 2008 to a Delhi-based businessman, Vivek Mehra, who is “very close to Masaba”.
8. Poonam Dhillon
Poonam Dhillon, who was a leading actress in Bollywood films of the 1970s and 1980s wed filmmaker Ashok Thakeria in 1988. They have two children a daughter Paloma and son Anmol. Poonam and her husband Ashok divorced in 1997, after which she raised both her children by herself.
9. Malaika Arora Khan
Malaika is one of the hottest single moms in bollywood. After being separated from Arbaaz Khan, Malaika decided to take care of their son, Arhaan Khan. Now, the actress is dating Arjun Kapoor and if reports are to be believed, the couple are all set to tie the knot in April this year.
10. Kanika Kapoor
Popular singer Kanika Kapoor of Baby Doll fame is also a single mother. She wed NRI businessman Raj Chandok when she was only 19. Kanika shifted to London after marriage where she and her husband had three children. They divorced in 2012 after which Kapoor gained sole custody of their kids.