NEXT SLIDESHOWBollywood stepmothers who share a beautiful bond with their step kidsTNN | Feburary 03, 2018Bollywood stepmothers who share a beautiful bond with their step kids1/8Bollywood stepmothers who share a beautiful bond with their step kids0With changing times, relationships are getting an altogether different meaning of late. Gone are the days when divorce meant never to be cordial with your ex-partner again, when you cannot be friends with your competitors and accepting step kids and step-parents were just next to impossible. Bollywood stands testimony to most of these extraordinary changes and is definitely applaud-worthy. Today, many stepmothers in B-town have not only accepted their step-kids but have also bonded with them like blood relations. Here we give you a rundown of stepmoms in Bollywood who share a beautiful bond with their step kids.
Salman Khan’s family is the perfect example of a secular country we boast of. Despite many cultural differences in their household, there is hardly any room for animosity and hatred. After marrying his first wife Sushila Charak, who later changed her name to Salma Khan, Salim Khan fell in love with Helen and brought her as his second wife in 1980. Salma and Salim have four kids namely Salman, Arbaaz, Sohail and Alvira.Although both Salma and the kids were hostile towards Helen initially, they eventually gave in when they reportedly realised that Helen was a warm person. And since then there was no looking back. The big family still continues to share the same bond to date. Helen is very much a part of the Khan household and is loved and respected by all the children. Helen even shares a sisterly bond with Salma.
Kareena Kapoor Khan became step-mother to two grown-up kids Sara and Ibrahim when she tied a knot with Saif Ali Khan. Sara and Ibrahim were born to Saif and his first wife Amrita Singh.Kareena reportedly shares a great bond with both the kids and all of them have been spotted together at various occasions. Kareena has always been vocal about her relationship with Sara and Ibrahim. She has always insisted on being a friend to them than a mother.
Trishala is the daughter of Sanjay Dutt and his first wife Richa Sharma. Although Sanjay is now married again with two twin kids Iqra and Shahraan, his bond with his first darling daughter remains the same. Even Maanayata and Trishala have accepted each other and they both share a very friendly relationship.The mother-daughter duo is often seen spending some quality time with Sanjay Dutt together. Apart from that, the two also often meet up and bond and their Instagram pictures are a testimony to the same. These two are surely breaking some taboos already!
Kiran Rao married Bollywood actor Aamir Khan when he was already a father of two, Ira and Junaid from his first wife Reena Dutt. Kiran not only shares a very cordial and happy relationship with the two kids but has also praised Reena time and again for the way she has brought up the kids.Kiran had also once reportedly said that even if Aamir and she did not have their own kid, Azad, their family would still be complete with Ira and Junaid. Kiran is often seen with Ira and Junaid at various film events and parties.
Pankaj Kapur married actress Supriya Pathak after separating from his first wife Neelima Azim. Shahid Kapoor, son of Pankaj and Neelima, has been fortunate enough to receive love and affection from both of his mothers.Supriya and Shahid not only accepted each other with open arms but share a very close relationship as well. Shahid in many interviews in the past has reportedly said that he has learnt lots of things under Supriya’s guidance. The actor also shares a very affectionate relationship with his step-siblings Ruhaan and Sanah.
Mahesh Bhatt married British-born actress Soni Razdan and they both together have two daughters, Alia and Shaheen. He also had two kids, Pooja and Rahul Bhatt from his first marriage. However, the mother-children have taken it in their stride and is reportedly said to share a great bond.The family is often seen celebrating various occasions together. Given that there is a relatively less age gap between Soni and Pooja, there share more of a friendly relation than a mother-daughter one.
After separating from his first wife Honey Irani, Javed Akhtar married Shabana Azmi in 1984. Shabana not only became his second wife but also a second mother to his two kids, Farhan and Zoya. Farhan had reportedly said in an interview that his sister and he used to fight with their father for leaving their mother. However, with time and Shabana’s love and care, they eventually grew fond of her.Farhan and Zoya have openly talked about their relationship with Shabana Azmi, and cannot help but praise for the guidance and love they have received from her. The entire family is spotted together at various film events and parties.
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