Famous celebrities who adopted children instead of going the other way round

From charity to several acts of humanity, Bollywood celebrities are much more than what they appear on the screen. They have been quite bold and even after receiving harsh criticism and trolling, they never backed from their decision.

Celebrities were often in the spotlight for adopting children; they have faced several hardships while parenting them but they stood firm on their ground. Let us know more about these celebrities whose little acts of kindness make them special to their fans.

Famous celebrities who adopted children instead of going the other way round
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Sushmita Sen

The beautiful former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen is one of the most sizzling actresses of Bollywood. She has a heart of gold and has adopted two daughters, Renee and Alisha, despite battling legal and social barriers as a single parent.

Raveena Tandon

The bold actress was only 21 years old when she adopted Chhaya and Pooja as a single mother. She married Anil Thadani, a film distributor, and has two children alongside, Rasha and Ranbir. Chhaya and Pooja are both married and well settled now.

Salim Khan

After getting married to Helen, the famous scriptwriter of Bollywood adopted Arpita. Arpita is the most loved family member and speculations hinted that she might even join Bollywood just like her brothers. Apparently, she had other plans as she got married and had a baby boy recently.

Mithun Chakraborty

National award winner, renowned actor, and dancer, Mithun Chakraborty has become a pride for all Bengalis. A man profusely involved with hospitality and charity found Dishani on the streets inside a garbage bin. He adopted her while he already had three sons, Namashi, Rimoh, and Mimoh.

Sameer Soni

Two years following his marriage to Neelam Kothari, the couple followed the unconventional way and adopted Ahana.

Kunal Kohli

Kunal Kohli and his wife Ravina too followed the same path and adopted Radha.

Subhash Ghai

Subhash Ghai and his wife Rehana decided to adopt and raise his niece, Meghna Ghai. Meghna Ghai is now handling her own production house and acting school.

Nikhil Advani

Indian director Nikhil Advani adopted Keya when she was only four.

Dibakar Banerjee

Indian Director, producer, and writer, Dibakar Banerjee adopted his daughter from an orphanage in Mumbai.


The very talented Malayali actress and Bharatanatyam dancer, Shobhana who has been a recipient of National Award and Padma Shri, adopted a girl in the year 2010. She also organized a rice ceremony for her adoptive daughter at Guruvayur Temple in Kerala.

Sunny Leone

Bollywood actress Sunny Leone, who is hitched to Daniel Weber had adopted a 21-month-old girl from Latur, Maharashtra named her Nisha Kaur Weber. The Bollywood actress added in an interview, “It’s a responsibility for the rest of our lives.

But we have been ready for that — physically, mentally and financially. We were working really hard because we wanted to start a family, and this is the way it’s going to start, so it’s amazing.”

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