• Sridevi: One of the highly successful Bollywood actresses became pregnant while she was in an extra-marital affair with her “Mr India” producer Boney Kapoor. The couple got married in 1996 when Sridevi was at the peak of her career. A few months after their marriage, the actress gave birth to their beautiful daughter, Jhanvi. However, she probably remains the only actress in Bollywood to have accepted of getting pregnant before marriage.Varinder Chawla
  • Sarika Thakur: Veteran actor Kamal Hassan was in a live-in relationship with Sarika Thakur after he sought divorce from his first wife Vani Ganapathy. The actor’s affair with Thakur led to the birth of actress Shruti Hassan in 1986. The couple later got married in 1988 after which their second daughter, Akshara Hassan was born. The duo, however, got divorced after 16 years of married life.Varinder Chawla
  • Konkona Sen Sharma: The talented actress who played the lead actress in “Wake Up Sid” was in a relationship with actor Ranvir Shorey from 2007. The couple had a secret wedding in 2010 and just after six months, a news surfaced that the actress gave birth to their first child named Haroon.Reuters
  • Amrita Arora: Actress and sister of Malaika Arora Khan, Amrita had a hush-hush wedding with boyfriend and businessman Shakeel Ladak in 2009, after which she gave birth to their first child.Varinder Chawla
  • Celina Jaitley: The Bollywood actress married Austrian businessman Peter Haag in July 2011. Although, Jaitley rubbished reports of her being pregnant before marriage, the actress gave birth to twins Winston and Viraaj in March 2012.REUTERS/Pawan Kumar
  • Mahima Chaudhry: The actress after getting married to her long time boyfriend Bobby Mukherjee shortly announced the news that she was expecting her first baby. The news, however, raised quite a few eyebrows as not many knew when the pretty actress tied the knot and her announcement of pregnancy arrived too early, making people believe that she was carrying much before the marriage.Mahima Chaudhry/Bollywood Hungama
  • Anoushka Shankar: Daughter of Pandit Ravi Shankar and a noted sitarist herself, Anoushka conceived while she was dating film maker Joe Wright from UK. Within a month of the pregnancy knowledge, the couple tied the knot and in February 2011, Anoushka gave birth to a baby boy.Reuters

While, Hollywood celebs and the western culture consider getting pregnant before marriage is not a big deal, the same is not the case in India. In India, marriage is considered a divine bond and a holy institution.

Over the past few years, many Bollywood celebs have been in live-in relationships and have conceived either during pregnancy or after childbirth. While many refuse to accept the truth, some boldly confirms the news of their babies even before marriage.

Check out some of the Bollywood actresses who got pregnant before marriage.

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