B-town actresses often delay marriage and pregnancies due to a widespread Bollywood myth that holds that an actress's career is thought to be doomed if she conceives a baby "too soon," especially when she has just begun or is at the peak of her career.
Leading B-town actresses who embraced motherhood before 30s
Pregnancy underestimates the career life of every woman. Society often idolises sacrificial mothers, who often put off their careers to take care of their children. But some myths are meant to be debunked, and women's lives must be explored.
Here are the five prominent actresses who embraced motherhood before turning 30 and smashed the social barriers by skillfully juggling and balancing their motherhood and careers.
The leading actress of Bollywood surprised the fans on April 14, 2022, by marrying Ranbir Kapoor. Alia soon announced her pregnancy, and a girl was born to Alia in November 2022, at the age of just 29.
In 1999, Kajol and Ajay Devgn got married. Back then, she was at the pinnacle of her career and welcomed a daughter named Nysa in 2003, when she was 29 years old.
The year 2012 witnessed the unique wedding of the most adorable couple, Genelia D'souza and Riteish Deshmukh, on the sets of "Tere naal love ho gaya." At the age of 27, Genelia welcomed her first son, Riaan, in 2014 and her second son, Rahyl, in 2016.
The successful actress gave 70 hit films within a time span of 7 years. She married the late Raj Kapoor on January 22, 1980. She became a wonderful mother, at the age of 24, to Ridhima within the first year of their marriage in September 1980, followed by Ranbir in 1982.
The veteran actress married her celebrity crush, Rajesh Khanna, the legend, in 1973 at the young age of 16. Soon after one year of their marriage, i.e., 1974, they became parents to Twinkle Khanna. She was just 17 years old when she embraced motherhood.