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Neena Gupta – When Nina Gupta declared her pregnancy, back in the eighties, she set tongues wagging. Why? Because she was not married to the West Indian cricketer Viv Richards, whose child she was carrying. But the talented actress stayed untouched by society’s pejorative mindset and birthed a beautiful daughter Masaba who is a successful fashion designer today.

Meet The Proudest Single Moms of Indian Movies and Television

The world’s greatest pleasure isn’t really the easiest one to get. You must have guessed from the title, we are talking about motherhood here, to be specific – Single Motherhood, which in a society like ours, becomes all the more difficult. Now you may ask why exactly I say so – because a) we are nosy, (yes we are). And B) we are insensitive to others discomforts. Hence bringing up a child all by oneself, comes with a set of challenges. Let’s salute these women in our Films and Television, who despite the busy schedule demanded by their careers, are doing a wonderful job as a successful mom. BTW, before we go into the article - a big shout out and heartiest congratulations to Tusshar Kapoor on being a single daddy!