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16 Indian Women Who Have Somehow Led Fulfilling Lives Without Children

Absolutely shocking that they have managed to have the joys of raging success and adoring fans.

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As if to prove the point that choosing to not raise children is a tragedy, we have been surrounded by women who led successful and fulfilling lives without them too. HOW????!!!!

2. Sunny Leone

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Sunny Leone has mentioned earlier that her loving husband, Daniel Weber, and her are "not ready for a baby yet". I mean, amid the numerous business ventures including a line of perfumes and a flourishing career in the entertainment industry, what could she possibly mean when she says she's not ready????


3. Priyanka Chopra

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Priyanka Chopra has earlier said she is "too busy" to raise a child. Doesn't she realise that global domination and success can be kept aside for the unconditional love that a woman has to give a child? Sad.

5. Ekta Kapoor

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While she was out conquering the world of television and films, she probably forgot that her biological clock was ticking. How will she ever complete herself now?!


7. Zoya Akhtar

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Tsk tsk. She’s the director of ridiculously successful films such as Dil Dhadakne Do, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara and Luck By Chance to make up for the OBVIOUS hole in her childless life.

8. Mindy Kaling

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Mindy Kaling told E! News, "I think I've decided that unlike everything else in my life, I'm going to be fast and loose about kids. I'm going to not actively plan." Someone tell Mindy beti that babies are not planned. They're God's gifts, just like her immense talent and on-point comic timing.

9. Sakshi Tanwar

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She played a mother multiple times on TV and in films and doesn't even have a child?? How did she manage to do that?? Is it her JOB as an actor, maybe?? Marvellous.

10. Tabu

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In an interview with Filmfare, Tabu said, "There are many women who chose not to have children. It’s not a do-or-die situation". Awards and adoring fans theek hai, beta. But, you need the love of a child to complete you, you know?


11. Rekha

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Rekha once declared, "My calling in life is to be not just a provider or wife or mother." What a revolutionary thought!! A calling that doesn't involve birthing a human being.

12. Mithali Raj

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Since Mithali has yet to bring any children to the world, she’s spending her time bringing laurels to India as captain of its cricket team and, for herself, a Padma Shri and one casual Arjuna Award.

13. Sania Mirza

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She openly told off a journalist on national television when he asked her about motherhood. She clearly forgot that the biggest joy is raising a child, not being the number one doubles player in the world.

16. Saira Banu

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Saira Banu has earlier said that she doesn't miss having a child. Why not give the yesteryears star FOMO by constantly telling her that her life is incomplete?! Let us try.