Showing off a baby bump immediately after marriage has been a trend in the film Industry for quite a long time. While some actresses admit their pregnancy, others deny it.
Here is a list of celebrities who were believed to be pregnant before marriage and decided to have a shotgun wedding or remain single moms.
1. Celina Jaitley
She married her Austrian boy friend Peter Haag, a Dubai based hotelier in July, 2011 and delivered twin babies eight months later in March the next year. She always denied reports of her pregnancy before marriage.
2. Konkana Sen
She started dating her co-star Ranvir Shorey in 2007 and married him on September3, 2010. She gave birth to a baby boy 6 months later on March 15, 2011.
3. Mahima Choudhary
Before anyone could discover news of her pregnancy, she had already announced her pregnancy.
4. Amrita Arora
She conceived while she was in a relationship with her businessman beau Shakeel Ladak.
She is the only bold Bollywood actress who admitted her pregnancy before marriage. She had affair with already-married Boney Kapoor, producer of Hindi movie Mr. India. She was seven months pregnant when she married Kapoor. Couple tied the knot in 1996. A few months later, she gave birth to their daughter Jhanvi.
She had affair with Kamal Hassan who was already married to Vani. Sarika and Kamal started living together after he divorced his wife. That’s the time when Sarika got pregnant and gave birth to their first daughter Shruti Hassan. Couple tied the knot much later and then she gave birth to her second daughter Akshara. Relation didn’t go off well and they separated soon. Shruti Hassan has recently made a successful debut in films as an actor.
7. Anoushka Shankar
Famous sitarist became pregnant while she was dating British filmmaker Joe Wright. They tied the knot one month after they realized Anoushka’s pregnancy.
8. Neena Gupta
She had a brief but a serious relationship with cricketer Vivian Richards. They could not marry as Richards was already a married man. She became pregnant with him and decided to give birth to their daughter Masaba . It is believed the Richards visits mother and daughter once a year.
9. Veena Malik
Controversial Pakistani actress Veena Malik’s ex-boyfriend Prashant Pratap Singh claimed that she was pregnant with his child but had to opt for abortion as they were not yet prepared to take such a huge responsibility. He alleged that she went to Dubai and got married while they were still in a serious live-in relationship.
By: Sapna Madan