Getting pregnant before marriage is a common phenomenon with the celebrities. We have seen many time that an actress getting married suddenly and flaunting a baby bump in a month or two. The trend has been a part of Bollywood since quite a long time and while some actresses admit the fact, some fight it till the very end. Sridevi is the only actress who publicly accepted the fact that she was pregnant before her marriage.When she announced her marriage to Boney Kapoor, she was, reportedly, seven months pregnant. Here is a list of 10 Bollywood Celebrities who were rumored to be pregnant before they got married. Have a look!
10. Mona Ambegaonkar
Actress Mona Ambegaonkar delivered a baby girl, out of wedlock. Grapevine suggests that Mona was seeing Dayanand Shetty on the sets of a TV show CID. An actor from the unit (requesting annoymity) offered, “Everyone believes that Dayanand is the father of Mona’s child. She has confided to her close friends. But he surely can’t confess, because he is married and even has a kid from his first wife.”
9. Anoushka Shankar
Anoushka Shankar is a Bengali/Tamil sitar player and composer. She is the daughter of Ravi Shankar and the half-sister of Norah Jones. She in a TOI report said that it wasn’t necessary to be married to have children, conceived while she was dating British filmmaker Joe Wright. The sitarist got pregnant in August 2010 and tied the knot a month later.
8. Neena Gupta
Neena Gupta is an Indian film and television actress and director-producer. Her short lived affair with West Indian cricketer Vivian Richards in the 1980s made her pregnant. She delivered daughter Masaba Gupta, a fashion designer. She was also involved in relationships with Alok Nath and Sharang Dev. On 15 July 2008, she married New Delhi-based Vivek Mehra, a chartered accountant and Partner with PwC India in a secret marriage in the United States.
7. Konkona Sen
Konkona Sen Sharma was dating her co-actor Ranveer Shorey before tying the knot in a private ceremony at the former’s residence in 2010. The couple soon announced that they were expecting their first baby and welcomed a baby boy in early 2011. The couple has now separated according to reports.
6. Veena Malik
Remember Veena Malik – the lady for whom Bigg Boss was shifted to the 11pm slot from the 9pm one because of her raunchy scenes with fellow mate Ashmit Patel. The controversy queen Veena Malik married Dubai based businessman. Rumours are rife that Veena Malik got pregnant with her ex-boyfriend which promted her to take the wedding vows in such a hurry – but there has been no proof as to that report.
5. Mahima Chaudhary
Mahima Chaudhary married secretly Bobby Mukherjee. Her wedding was very low and private affair. No one had a clue about when she got married. Soon after wedding news she gave birth to her baby daughter. Everything happened a little too soon for people to assume she had fallen pregnant after marriage.
4. Celina Jaitley
A former beauty queen, model and Femina Miss India Universe Celina Jaitley dated Dubai hotelier for quite some time before getting married with him. The actress secretly married her Austrian beau Peter Haag denying pregnancy reports. They married in July, 2011 and delivered twin babies in March the following year.
3. Amrita Arora
Marriages in Bollywood are a very grand affair. Remember Amrita Arora’s sudden announcement that she is getting married? The Bollywood actress was in a relationship with businessman Shakeel Ladak and when she got pregnant with their child. The couple decided to tie the knot immediately. Amrita’s immediate pregnancy pretty much confirmed the reason of her sudden wedding.
Sarika got married to Kamal Hassan who was already a married man. After his divorce, Hassan and Sarika went on to live together when the latter became pregnant with their first child Shruti Hassan. The couple tied the knot much later and gave birth to their second child, Akshara. The marriage however did not work out with Sarika filing for divorce as Kamal cheated on her.
Sridevi was, perhaps the only Bollywood actress to have acknowledged she was pregnant before marriage. As per reports, when she announced her marriage to Boney Kapoor, she was seven months pregnant. The couple married in 1996. Their elder daughter Jhanvi was born just a few months after they got married.