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PIX: When actresses got pregnant on screen

Last updated on: March 26, 2012 11:40 IST

PIX: When actresses got pregnant on screen

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For Bollywood, it's pregnant ladies all around.

While some, like Shilpa Shetty, are gearing up to welcome babies in real life, others are taking up roles that require them to sport baby bumps in films.

Kareena Kapoor, who plays the lead in Madhur Bhandarkar's Heroine, has joined the bandwagon.

The director had posted a pic of Kareena with the bump but the picture later disappeared from his Twitter account.

Here's looking at other Bollywood belles, who've played expectant mothers in the past.


Image: Madhur Bhandarkar and Kareena Kapoor on the sets of Heroine


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Vidya Balan in Kahaani

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After playing sultry Silk in The Dirty Picture, Vidya Balan sported a baby bump for Sujoy Ghosh's successful thriller Kahaani.

The actress plays a harrowed pregnant woman, who travels from London to Kolkata, in search of her missing husband.


Image: Vidya Balan in Kahaani


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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in Guru

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan played Gujarati wife to hubby Abhishek Bachchan's ambitious entrepreneur Gurukant Desai in Mani Ratnam's Guru before the couple got married and had a baby girl.


Image: Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan in Guru


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Kajol in We Are Family

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Kajol has three kids with Arjun Rampal in Karan Johar's We Are Family before the couple goes their separate ways and Rampal's photographer character starts dating a model (played by Kareena Kapoor).


Image: Arjun Rampal and Kajol in We Are Family


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Preity Zinta in Salaam Namaste

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Preity Zinta moves in with Nikhil (Saif Ali Khan), who she's just started dating and ends up pregnant.

Despite her partner's reservations, she decides to keep the baby and the couple comes close during her pregnancy.


Image: Preity Zinta and Saif Ali Khan in Salaam Namaste


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Rimi Sen in Dhoom 2

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Actress Rimi Sen plays Abhishek Bachchan's shrill Bengali wife in the Dhoom films.

While the couple is shown as newlyweds in the first film, the sequel has them planning a family with their first kid on its way.


Image: Rimi Sen in Dhoom 2


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Tara Sharma in Suna Na

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Actress Tara Sharma, who has two kids in real life, played a single girl in 2009's Suna Na who gets pregnant and starts desperately looking for her yet-to-born kid's father.


Image: Movie poster of Suno Na


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Sheena Shahabadi in Teree Sang

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Inspired from acclaimed Hollywood film Juno, Satish Kaushik's Teree Sang tackled teen pregnancy with Sheena Shahabadi playing an expectant mother.


Image: Movie poster of Tere Sang


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Juhi Chawla in Jhankaar Beats

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As a pregnant woman, Juhi Chawla puts up with a growing daughter and her musician husband's fancies with a bright smile on her face in Jhankaar Beats, a tribute to music legend RD Burman.


Image: Juhi Chawla in Jhankaar Beats


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Sushmita Sen in Filhaal

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Meghna Gulzar's directorial debut was one of those rare Hindi films that deal with surrogacy.

Sushmita Sen plays best friend to Tabu and offers to carry her child when she suffers a miscarriage in the film.


Image: Sushmita Sen in Filhaal


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