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‘Mom’ is the word

This Mothers Day, we look at actors who became moms recently...

entertainment Updated: May 08, 2011 02:07 IST

This Mothers Day, we look at actors who became moms recently...

Name of daughter: Ava Nayla
Born on: February 23, 2011
Neha (also known as Shabana Raza), who has worked in films like Kareeb and Fiza and is married to actor Manoj Bajpayee, gave birth to Ava in February. Talking about motherhood, Neha says, “It is such a pleasure to watch her. I spend my time changing diapers, feeding and holding her.”

Name of son: Yug
Born on: September 13, 2010
Kajol and hubby Ajay Devgn, who have an eight-year-old daughter Nysa, were blessed with a son last year. The couple named their son Yug that means an era. After the birth of Yug, Kajol took a sabbatical and was quoted as saying, “I can’t think of movies until Yug is three years old. My babies are wonderful. They are the most important priority in my life now. I love being with my children.”

Konkona Sen Sharma
Name of son: Haroon
Born on: March 15, 2011
Konkona, known for films like Mr and Mrs Iyer and Page 3 and married to actor Ranvir Shorey, gave birth to her son Haroon in March. Koko was quoted as saying, “We were both keen on having a baby soon, because you know they say you sho-uld have your kids before a certain age. This has happened at the right age and the right time for us and we couldn't be happier”.

Preeti Jhangiani
Name of son: Not yet revealed
Born on : April 11, 2011
Preeti, who has been part of films like Mohabbatein and Awara Pagal Deewana, married actor Parvin Dabas on 23 March 2008. The couple had their first child, a son on April 11, 2011.

Nandita Das
Name of son: Vihaan
Born on: August 11, 2010
The actor, known for her strong performances in films like Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa, Fire and Earth, married Subodh Maskara, an industrialist based out of Mumbai in January 2010 and their son was born in August. Talking about motherhood, Nandita says,
“I am enjoying this experience of having the little one around, whose cries and smiles mean the world to me. I am thoroughly enjoying the motherhood phase — taking care of my eight-month-old son.”

Maanayata Dutt
Name of twins: Shahraan (son) and Iqra (daughter)
Born on: October 21, 2010
Maanyata, actor Sanjay Dutt’s wife, gave birth to twins in October last year. Interestingly, the boy’s name Shahraan comes from two words ‘Shah’ means ‘royal’ and ‘Raan’ means ‘knight’ and Iqra means ‘to educate’.