Being a mother is the most fulfilling moment in a woman's life. Whether she is a commoner or a celebrity, the entire process of bringing a new life into the world is the most beautiful and emotionally exhaustive task.
Gone are the days when marriage and subsequent pregnancy of an actress meant the 'end' of her filmi career. Today, the actresses pride upon their pregnant status and also quickly return to their work with perfect figures and glowing faces.
The year 2011 boasts of many Bollywood high-profile celebrities who either turned mothers or made news by announcing their pregnancy. Take a look at few of the well-known 2011 mommy's in Bollywood....
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan: It was Amitabh Bachchan who broke the news of Aishwarya Rai's pregnancy on social networking site Twitter. Aishwarya's pregnancy and delivery on November 16th was the most hyped celebrity pregnancy of all times. Aish has set a trend by delivering a healthy baby girl at the age of 39.
Konkona Sen Sharma: Konkona Sen Sharma, who married Ranvir Shorey delivered a bay boy on mrch 15th this year. They named their child Haroon. Konkona is already back to work, and doing what she does best – acting!
Kiran Rao: Kiran Rao and Aamir Khan were blessed with a baby boy on December 1st through in vitro fertilization (IVF). They named their child Azad Rao Khan.
Lara Dutta: Lara Dutta, who is married to Mahesh Bhupati is expected to deliver in January 2012. Lara is one of the few Bollywood moms to openly flaunt her baby bump.
Shilpa Shetty: Shilpa Shetty, married to Raj Kundra announced recently that she is pregnant. Shilpa will deliver towards the end of 2012.
Preeti Jhangiani : The cute and demure actress Preeti Jhangiani, who married Parvin Dabas gave birth to a beautiful baby boy on April 11th, 2011. Preeti Jhangiani has successful films like Mohabbatein and Awara Pagal Deewana to her credit.
Neha Bajpai /Shabana Raza: Shabana Raza or Neha Bajpai as we know her gave birth to a beautiful baby girl on February 23rd at a private hospital. They named their daughter Ava Nayla Bajpayee.
Malaika Khan: Malaika Khan, Zayed Khan's wife delivered a handsome baby boy for the second time on September 23rd.