Shalvi Mangaokar, Hindustan Times
Mumbai, September 26, 2012
First Published: 13:48 IST(26/9/2012)
Last Updated: 17:45 IST(28/9/2012)
Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna have just welcomed the latest addition to their family, a baby girl. The day-old girl is too young to face the paparazzi, but the other star kids have been there already. Also, with Akshay and Twinkle’s child, we seem to be at the end of the baby boom in Bollywood.
Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar poses with his wife Twinkle Khanna.
Here’s a look at all the other Bollywood babies, all famous already for having famous parents.
Aarav (11) and a newborn girl
parents: Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna
When Aarav was born, proud father Akshay Kumar had his name tattooed on his back. Now, 11 years later, Akshay and wife Twinkle Khanna have been blessed with a baby girl, and needless to say, they’re more than ecstatic.
Hrehaan (6) and Hridhaan (4)
parents: Hrithik and Sussanne Roshan
Both kids look like their father. Though they’re most often seen with mom Sussanne, Hrithik is extremely attached to his sons and makes sure he takes time off from his ever-so-busy schedule to be with them.
Ibrahim (11) and Sara (18)
parents: Saif Ali Khan and Amrita Singh
Since their parents’ divorce in 2004, Ibrahim Ali Khan and Sara Ali Khan have lived with their mother. Of late, Sara has been in the news about a probable Bollywood debut after fashion shoots, but Amrita says it’s not true.
Nysa (9) and Yug (2)
parents: Kajol and Ajay Devgn
All of nine years old, in terms of looks, Nysa seems to have taken after her father. It’s hard to say who Yug looks like considering he’s still a baby. Kajol has often said that Nysa is protective about her little brother.
Shahraan and Iqra (Twins, 2)
parents: Sanjay and Manyaata Dutt
At the age of 51, Sanjay Dutt once again became father, to twins this time, with his second wife Manyaata. Their names are Persian in origin. Shahraan looks like a mini Sanjay, while Iqra seems to have taken after her mom.
Trishala Dutt (23)
parents: Sanjay Dutt and Late Richa Sharma
Sanjay’s daughter from his first wife lives in USA and studies law there.
Mahikaa (10) and Myra (7)
parents: Arjun Rampal and Mehr Jesia
Arjun Rampal, who adores his little daughters, makes sure that whenever he receives an award, he calls out to them while on stage. It’s said that the actor even quit smoking because of the two of them.
Aryan (15) and Suhana (12)
parents: Shah Rukh and Gauri Khan
King Khan married his long-time girlfriend Gauri Chibber in 1991. They have two children, son Aryan, born in 1997, and daughter Suhana, born in 2000. While Aryan has moved to London to study at Sevenoaks School, Suhana lives with her parents in Mumbai.
Aaradhya (10 months)
parents: Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai-Bachchan
Aaradhya was probably the most famous baby B-town ever saw. The Bachchan clan managed to protect her from the paparazzi till very recently, when the media finally caught a little glimpse of the girl. Looking at the pictures, we can tell that she’s definitely her daddy’s little girl!
Shakya (11) and Akira (6)
parents: Farhan and Adhuna Akhtar
When baby Shakya came into his life, Farhan Akhtar was just about to make his directorial debut. He had even said that his nervousness and anxiety had no bounds at the time, but he loosened up by the time Akira was born. It’s believed that the kids often take off for horse-riding lesson with Adhuna at a stud farm outside the city.
Azad Rao Khan (9 months)
parents: Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao
In December last year, Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao became parents to a baby boy, and named him Azad Rao Khan, so he has both his parents’ surnames. If we are to go by the pictures, the boy looks like a replica of his father.
Junaid (18) and Ira (14)
parents: Aamir and Reena Khan
Aamir and Reena divorced in 2002 and the kids live with their mother. While Ira is still busy with studies, Junaid is preparing to assist Rajkumar Hirani on his next film, P.K., which stars his father Aamir.
Rasha (7) and Ranbir (5)
parents: Raveena Tandon and Anil Thadani
Within a year of tying the knot with distributor Anil Thadani, Raveena Tandon gave birth to baby Rasha, who looks like a perfect mix of her parents. Son Ranbir, Raveena says, enjoys spending his day watching cartoons.
Renee (13) and Aliseh (2)
parents: Sushmita Sen
In 2000, as a 25-year-old single parent, Sushmita Sen made the bold move of adopting a baby girl and named her Renee. A decade later, she adopted another girl, Aliseh. Sushmita says that the two girls aspire to become Miss Universe, just like their mom.
Samaira (7) and Kiaan Raj (2)
parents: Karisma and Sanjay Kapur
When Karisma gave birth to Samaira, who happens to look a lot like her father Sanjay, Kareena Kapoor was the most excited. Lolo and Samaira, often visited Kareena’s film sets. Two years ago, Lolo gave birth to a baby boy who she named after her late granddad — Kiaan Raj Kapur.
Czar, Diva and Anya (Triplets, aged 4)
parents: Farah Khan and Shirish Kunder
At 43, Farah Khan gave birth to triplets, and today, she has her hands full with all their antics and naughtiness. Often spotted at kiddie events with their mother, the three look like a perfect mix of their parents.