Being a celebrity parent is never easy. With various media houses willing to pay you millions to publish the first picture of your child; there is a whole world just waiting to catch a glimpse. Keeping the little ones away from the limelight is a challenge for many a ‘tcelebrity parents. Yet, among thousands of celebrities, here are some Bollywood stars who didn’t bring their kids to the limelight.
Amidst the drama, here are 10 Bollywood stars who have made it a point to draw the line when it comes to the paparazzi and their kids.
In a recent interview, Akshay Kumar said, “My kids aren’t products”. He and his wife, Twinkle Khanna have managed to keep the lives of their little ones, Aarav and Nitaara completely private and do not want anything to do with the media when it comes to their children.
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Being a celebrity kid can deprive you of a normal childhood. This is why you will always spot Imraan Khan and Avantika Malik covering the face of their daughter, Imara when being photographed by the paparazzi. They want their little girl to enjoy a normal childhood and are very particular about keeping their daughter’s pictures to their own personal social media accounts.
Since her wedding in the year 2013, Ayesha Takia has remained quite low key and has stayed away from the media herself. However, everyone wanted a glimpse of her baby boy, from the day he was born. But Ayesha Takia chose to keep her little boy, Mikael as far from the eyes of the media as possible.
A large portion of her kids’ childhood was spent in Denver, away from the media’s glare in India. Even when she returned to her home base in Mumbai, Madhuri Dixit managed to keep the lives of her children, Arin and Rayaan under covers for quite some time. Even today, not much is known about these boys although Madhuri admits that there were times that the hue and cry about her stardom left her little ones quite “frazzled”.
Although Aamir Khan’s older kids are all set to make their entry into Bollywood, it is quite different for his youngest one, Azad. Since his birth in the year 2011, both he and wife, Kiran Rao have been extremely protective of him. In fact, it was only when he was eight months old that the little boy was spotted out in the public eye.
Shilpa Shetty has been a media-darling. Besides her acting career, she is constantly in the news when it comes to her fitness regime or her stupendous dancing skills. However, despite the media wanting in on every detail of her life, she has managed to keep her little one Vivaan safe from the eyes of the media.
When it comes to their kids, sisters Karishma and Kareena Kapoor are quite the opposite. While Kareena’s son, Taimur is already a celebrity and even knows to wave and smile when the paps are around, Karishma Kapoor has kept the lives of her little ones extremely private. Of course, with the drama that surrounded her marriage, the best thing for her to do was to keep her kids away from it all. In fact, she is known for being extremely particular that no pictures of her kids are taken in public.
Shah Rukh Khan was often spotted enjoy sporting events and holidays with his older kids, Suhaana and Aryan. But times have changed since and the media loves to pry and get even the smallest detail about the personal lives of celebrities. When he and Gauri Khan had their third child, AbRam, through surrogacy, the speculations and rumors were endless. Needless to say, Shah Rukh Khan has been very protective about his little son ever since and manages to keep him miles away from the paparazzi.
Juhi Chawla is one celebrity who has always kept her personal life to herself. Even her wedding to businessman, Jai Mehta, was a hush-hush event. In an interview, she said that she wants her children to enjoy a simple and secure life. Although, they are all grown up today, her kids Arjun and Jhanvi are rarely spotted in the tabloids or magazines.
When it comes to the media, Rani Mukerji credits her husband Aditya Chopra for managing to keep their daughter safe. Being an extremely private person himself, Aditya Chopra is very particular about ensuring that no pictures of their daughter, Adira are released in any medium, be it print or even television. In fact, the paparazzi rarely get a picture of the director himself. So, it is quite obvious that he has learnt all the tricks to keep them away over the years.
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