It is often said that a woman’s greatest achievement is becoming a mother. We say that’s bullshit! The terms of achievements differ from one person to another. There are ladies who have decided not to have kids and that often sounds appalling to many. Among the list are also those actresses of yesteryear who decided to be childless celebrities.
All these celebrities tied the knot but decided not to conceive kids and spend life with their significant others, happily. These inspirational women broke the societal stereotype to inspire others too.
1. Saira Banu
This heartthrob of yesteryear got married to Bollywood star Dilip Kumar in 1966. This perfectly happy couple never thought of having a kid. Quite funnily, once the lady revealed that taking care of her husband who is 22-years-elder to her is like managing 10 kids.
This glamorous actress has seen her fair share of controversies and heartbreaks. One of the most successful actresses of her time chose to have a life without kids. Though called out for her decision, she never paid any heed to such trolls.
3. Jaya Prada
This beautiful actress tied the knot with producer Shrikant Nahata in 1986. Shrikant already had three kids from his previous marriage. He along with his wife Jaya Prada decided not to have any kids of their own.
4. Shabana Azmi
This no-nonsense actress is known for portraying strong character roles. Wife of lyricist Javed Akhtar is also the stepmom to celebrity sibling Farhan Akhtar and Zoya Akhtar. Instead of having kids she decided to deal with serious issues of life like fighting AIDS and communal injustice.
5. Kirron Kher
Anupam Kher’s wife is a known actress herself. The duo tied the knot in 1985 and decided not have a kid. However, she has a kid from her previous marriage.
6. Meena Kumari
This glamorous actress married Kamal Amrohi who already had three kids. After few years of their marriage, the duo separated but she chose to remain childless.