Every new mother has many dreams and hopes for her newborn baby and just one for herself. All she wants is to lose weight, get fit and come back to her earlier size. When we look at the Bollywood divas who have become mothers, we realise that they have an added pressure on their shoulders to get back to their sexy figures because that is what their work demands. And, well they do it so easily and with such panache. So, take a look at some of the Bollywood yummy mummies who have managed their status as a ‘mom’ and as a ‘diva’ perfectly.
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Malaika Arora Khan
Every ‘to-be’ mother’ and the ones who have just delivered a baby, dream to have a figure just like Malaika Arora Khan. With a perfectly toned body, numerous hit item songs in her kitty, demanding work commitments and giving ample time to her son Arhaan’s upbringing, we wonder how the super mom manages to do it all!
Shilpa Shetty knows all the tricks of being a ‘hands on mom’ along with managing work. Even though she took a small break while she was pregnant with her son Viaan Raj Kundra, she soon joined her work after his birth. She lost all that extra pregnancy weight and was present at all her IPL commitments, photo shoots, social events and also as a judge on a famous dance reality show, Nach Baliye.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
The diva received a lot of flak for her post-pregnancy weight gain, but this criticism never bothered her. She made up her mind to be a ‘hands on mom’ to her child and did it very well. Only once she felt that it was now time that she could devote some time to her work commitments too she started taking on her endorsement, advertisements and also film festival appearances. But even now, Aaradhya is seen accompanying mommy dear to most events outside India. And, now Bachchan bahu is ready to shed her weight as soon as possible and get back to movies as well.
Unlike other Bollywood divas who chose to maintain a low key during pregnancy; this beauty kick started some interesting trends! She attended Bollywood parties, wedding functions and other events and knew how to flaunt that bump in impeccable style. And if that was not enough, she also released a pregnancy yoga DVD in which she herself demonstrates all the asana and exercises that are good for pregnant women. She gave birth to a beautiful baby girl– Saira. We salute her will power and dedication towards her work!
When one looks at Kajol today, no one will be able to believe that she is the mother of two children– Nysa and Yug. Kajol looks more stunning and beautiful today than ever before. Not only has she managed to take care of her family beautifully, but has also given hits like Faana and grabbed multiple brand endorsements. Kajol makes it all look so wonderfully easy!
Even though Karisma has been absent from the Bollywood industry after her marriage, she has been a doting mother to her children Samaira and Kiaan Raj Kapoor. She never put on oodles of weight even during her pregnancy and still remains to be the epitome of style, grace and panache. With a body to die for and fulfilling her work commitments, this diva surely grabs a seat on our list.
She has been associated with a lot of social causes, has her own reality show on television about successful parenting and enjoys writing too. But these work commitments do no stop this yummy mummy from devoting maximum time to her boys, Zen and Kai. She has managed to balance her work and family in an amazing way and continues to teach her tactics to other mothers through her hit TV show, The Tara Sharma Show.
Juggling her time between India, Dubai and Singapore, Celina Jaitley has rather shocked us all by her committed personality. She gave birth to her twin boys Viraaj and Winston and was soon spotted wearing a bikini after that. This shows her commitment and passion for the industry she belongs to. She is now also looking at scripts in Bollywood again and remains an active member of PETA.
Well, these Bollywood 'yummy mummies' make it look so easy to manage personal and professional life perfectly. And, yes getting back to the pre-pregnancy figures as well!