Eradicating the taboo around adoption, some B-town personalities took the bold step of adoption. Lets take a look at them.
By Monisha G Kumar
At the age of 24, Sushmita Sen adopted her first child, Renee after a complicated legal battle. In 2010, she adopted her second child, Alisah. Sushmita is a single parent of her two beautiful girls.
Raveena Tandon adopted her cousin's daughters, Chhaya and Pooja at the mere age of 21. She later welcomed her biological kids, Ranbirvardhan and Rasha post her marriage with Anil Thadani.
Salim Khan followed this unconventional norm of adoption much before it became a trend among celebrities. Arpita Khan was very young when she was adopted by Salim Khan.
One of the sizzling couples of the glamour world, Sunny Leone and Daniel Weber adopted a 21-month old girl in 2017. She hails from Latur, Maharashtra and the lovely couple named her Nisha Kaur Weber.
Jay Bhanushali and Mahhi Vij embraced parenthood for the first time when they adopted their caretaker’s kids, Khushi and Rajveer in 2017. They welcomed their biological child, Tara in 2019.
After going through a difficult adoption process, Kunal Kohli and his wife, Raveena Kohli adopted a baby girl in 2011 and named her Radha.
After embracing parenthood in 2011 with the arrival of their son, Veer Kaushal Bedi, Mandira Bedi and her now late husband, Raj Kaushal adopted a baby girl in 2020. They named her Tara Bedi Kaushal.
Sameer Soni and Neelam Kothari tied the knot in 2011 and after two years of marital bliss, the lovely couple adopted a baby girl. Sameer and Neelam named their daughter, Ahana.
Director Subhash Ghai has never talked much about his adopted daughter, Meghana. She is the daughter of his younger brother. Subhash also has a biological daughter, born 27 years after his marriage.
Sandeep had to wait for a long time to get the custody of Arjun. After stringent evaluation and interviews, he managed to prove that he was different from the other single men.
Gurmeet Choudhary and Debina Bonerjee adopted two sisters, Pooja and Lata in 2017. The sisters, who hailed from Jarampur, were forced to work as domestic workers in households.