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Shah Rukh Khan, Shilpa Shetty, Preity Zinta celebs who opted for children via surrogacy
Actress Preity Zinta left her fans stunned as she announced the new role of her life. The actress has turned mother to twins a boy and a girl. Preity Zinta took to Instagram and announced that she and her husband Gene Goodenough have welcomed their twin through surrogacy. She also revealed the names of her children: The boy is named Jai whereas the girl is called Gia.
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Preity Zinta has now joined the long list of Bollywood celebs who have opted for surrogacy to welcome their bundle of joy. Celebs like Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Shilpa Shetty, Karan Johar and many more have also opted to turn parents through surrogacy.
Bollywood celebs took a different route to welcome their little bundles of joy.
Shilpa Shetty-Raj Kundra
The Kundras were blessed with a daughter on 15th Feb 2020. The couple who are parents to son Viaan opted for surrogacy for their second child. Samisha Shetty Kundra was born through surrogacy. The proud parents took to social media to announce the same. They even shared the meaning behind her name. They wrote, “Sa’ in Sanskrit is ‘to have’ and ‘Misha’ is Russian stands for ‘someone like God’.
Tusshar Kapoor and Ekta Kapoor
The Kapoor siblings also welcomed their kids through surrogacy. Tusshar took the first step and welcomed his son Laksshya Kapoor in June 2016. Ekta soon followed and welcomed a baby boy, Ravie Kapoor in January 2019. Ekta and Tusshar have been sharing glimpses of their children on social media and have even opened up on how life changed for the better with the entry of their children in their life.
Bollywood director, chat show host and Dharma Productions head honcho Karan Johar also opted to become a single parent. He welcomed his twins Roohi Johar and Yash Johar through surrogacy in February 2017. The protective father made the big announcement via social media. He has been sharing pictures and anecdotes of his kids on his social media handle for long now.
Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan
SRK and Gauri Khan welcomed their third child AbRam Khan in May 2013 through surrogacy. AbRam soon went on to become a paparazzi favourite. Pictures of the star kid from accompanying his superstar dad for vacations around the world to greeting fans outside Mannat were viral on social media.
Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao
Actor Aamir Khan and his wife Kiran welcomed their son Azad through surrogacy. They were among the first few celebrity couples to go public about their decision to opt for surrogacy. They revealed the reason behind their decision, it was as Kiran had suffered a miscarriage and uterine complications. Aamir is a father of two children – Junaid and Ira, from his previous marriage to Reena. He and Kiran welcomed Azad in December 2011.
Sunny Leone and Daniel Weber
The couple went on to adopt a baby girl Nisha. They soon became parents to twin boys Noah and Asher through surrogacy. Weber shared the news with fans on social media on March 5, 2018. He also shared a glimpse of their twins. Sunny and Daniel have since shared many pictures of their children Asher Singh Weber, Noah Singh Weber and Nisha Kaur Weber on their social media handles.