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Embracing motherhood is the most beautiful feeling ever. However, the pregnancy journey too comes with its own ups and downs. A woman has to undergo several changes, especially in terms of their body. From swollen legs to enduring unbearable pain, from midnight cravings to constant feelings of nausea, a motherhood journey is no less than a roller coaster ride. And our favourite B-town actresses are not untouched by this.
Time and again, Bollywood mommies have opened up about the difficulties that they had faced in their pregnancies. They have also talked about their diet and how they have kept themselves fit. But, do you know that our B-town actresses had craved for certain food items during their pregnancies? So, let's dive into the motherhood journey of celeb mothers and see what they had longed for.
One of the hottest actresses in Bollywood, Bipasha Basu is all set to embrace motherhood for the first time. For the unversed, the actress got married to handsome hunk, Karan Singh Grover on April 20, 2016. On August 16, 2022, Bipasha and Karan had taken to their respective Instagram handles and shared the news about their pregnancy. On September 18, 2022, the actress had taken to her IG stories to give her admirers sneak peeks at her pregnancy food cravings. In the video, the soon-to-be mommy was seen enjoying some delicious jalebis. Atop it, Bipasha had written:
"Finally some sugar cravings."
The Brahmashtra fame, Alia Bhatt is one of the most successful actresses in Bollywood. She got married to the love of her life, Ranbir Kapoor on April 14, 2022. And soon after, the couple had announced their pregnancy news two months after their wedding. Like every mommy-to-be, even Alia has late-night cravings. On September 17, 2022, the actress had taken to her IG stories and talked about her cravings. Sharing a picture note, the mommy-to-be had revealed that she was craving pizza and had asked her fans to give her some suggestions for the best places in Mumbai to buy pizza from.
The fashion icon, Sonam Kapoor had tied the nuptial knot with her long-time beau, Anand Ahuja on May 8, 2018. The Kapoor and Ahuja clan have had the most beautiful time of their lives as Sonam and her hubby, Anand had welcomed their baby boy, Vayu Kapoor Ahuja on August 20, 2022. From the beginning of her motherhood journey, Sonam had been quite vocal about the various aspects of pregnancy. Talking about the newbie mommy's midnight cravings then, Sonam had reportedly craved chocolate cake and phirni.
The Pataudi begum, Kareena Kapoor Khan is known for her impeccable fashion choices and amazing work. The Heroine actress got hitched to the love of her life, Saif Ali Khan on October 16, 2012. And finally, on December 20, 2016, the couple welcomed their first baby, Taimur Ali Khan. However, their family got completed after Kareena and Saif had embraced parenthood for the second time after the birth of their son, Jehangir Ali Khan Pataudi on February 21, 2021.
During a live session with her nutritionist, Rujuta Diwekar revealed that Kareena had craved karela during her first pregnancy. While during her second pregnancy, she had craved biryani, chocolate cake, pizza, pasta and kebabs. In an interview with Pinkvilla, Kareena had revealed that she had craved pepperoni pizza during both her pregnancies. In her words:
"When not pregnant, I love being vegetarian. But I got ravenous for meat while pregnant and craved cold cuts, salt and soy. It was as if I was another person."
Anushka Sharma is one of the most versatile actresses in Bollywood. She has entertained the audiences with her amazing work in films like Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Band Baaja Baaraat, Sui Dhaaga, NH10 and more. Talking about her personal life, Anushka got married to Indian cricketer, Virat Kohli on December 11, 2017. The couple embraced parenthood after the birth of their baby girl, Vamika Kohli on January 11, 2021. In an interview with Vogue, Anushka had revealed that she didn't had any real cravings as such but she had wanted to eat vada pao, bhel puri and other delicious cuisines. In her words:
"I was eating only toast and crackers for the first three months. So, when it ended I wanted to eat vada pao and bhel puri, but that didn’t last long either. So no real cravings."
Kajol is one of the most loved actresses in Bollywood. Her pleasant personality and amazing work have garnered a lot of love from her fans. Daughter of veteran actress, Tanuja and filmmaker, Shomu Mukherjee, Kajol got married to the love of her life, Ajay Devgn on February 24, 1999. The duo is blessed with two beautiful kids, Nysa Devgan and Yug Devgan. According to the reports, Kajol had serious food cravings for South Indian cuisine during her pregnancy.
Konkana Sen Sharma is one of the finest actresses in Tinseltown. She has entertained us with films like Wake Up Sid, Lipstick Under My Burkha, Ek Thi Daayan, Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare and more. The actress got married to actor, Ranvir Shorey on September 3, 2010. However, the couple got divorced in 2020. They are blessed with a baby boy, Haroon Shorey. During her pregnancy, Konkana had craved for a Nepalese dish, sukha wai wai.
The daughter-in-law of the Bachchan family, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan rules millions of hearts courtesy of her pleasant personality and amazing work. She got married to Abhishek Bachchan on April 20, 2007. The couple embraced parenthood after the birth of their daughter, Aaradhya Bachchan on November 16, 2011. During her pregnancy, Aish was pampered with delicious dishes made by her mother-in-law, Jaya Bachchan. Moreover, the actress had craved for dhokla, and imli ka achar.
Although we know, these divas do follow a strict diet and give us fitness goals with their diet regime, they tend to have cravings for certain food items during their pregnancies. What do you think about B-town mommies' pregnancy cravings? Let us know!