PIX: Meet the hottest mums in television
While Bollywood is inundated with hot mums, who know how to strut their stuff and dote on their kids, television celebrities are not far behind.
We bring here the hottest mums, who've ruled the prime time.
Barkha Bisht, married to actor Indraneil Sengupta, gave birth to a daughter in October. She says her focus is now completely on her baby and she will go back to work only after three months.
Barkha has acted in a couple of televisions soaps and dance reality shows. She did her first film 'item number' in Prakash Jha's Rajneeti and then in a Bengali film.
She has done TV serials like Kitni Mast Hai Zindagi, and Pyaar Ke Do Naam... Ek Radha Ek Shyaam.
Image: Barkha Bisht
Tanaaz Bhaktiyar Irani
Tanaaz Bhaktiyar Irani gave birth to her third child in September.
Her eldest daughter Zianne, 15, was born when the actress was only 20 years old and married to Farid Currim.
Her second child -- Zeus -- is three years old.
Tanaaz was last seen in season 3 of Bigg Boss and was missing in action due to the pregnancy but is now making a comeback with a sitcom.
She's yet to shed the pregnancy pounds, but still looks gorgeous.
Image: Tanaaz Bhaktiyar Irani
On long leave after she had her twins Neevan and Katya in 2009, Gauri Pradhan is now busy with her restaurant business, and painting.
She's back in shape and looking great.
Image: Gauri Pradhan
Few know that the TV actress is a single mother of two teenage boys. She was married at 16, and had twins at 17. The fairy-tale marriage ended in a divorce a year and half later.
Urvashi Dholakia rose to fame with her ultra glamorous vamp avatar Komolika in Ekta Kapoor's Kasauti Zindagi Kay.
Image: Urvashi Dholakia
Shweta, winner of Bigg Boss 4, flaunted her hot body in a shower scene in the TV reality show Iss Jungle Se Mujhe Bachao. She has done a few item songs in films as well.
She has a 10-year-old daughter named Palak with ex-husband Raja Chaudhary and first tasted success on the small screen with Kasuatii Zindagii Kay.
Image: Shweta Tiwari
From being a single mom to two kids -- Aalia, 14, and Omar, 11 -- to hosting her glamorous talk show, Pooja Bedi really knows how to keep herself busy.
She recently appeared on Bigg Boss 5.
Image: Pooja Bedi
Malaika Arora Khan
With a job that requires her to look sensational, 37-year-old Malaika Arora Khan has managed to do just that.
Mom of eight-year-old Arhaan, Malaika has been a toast of reality shows on Indian television for a while now.
Image: Malaika Arora Khan
TV show host Mini Mathur is married to filmmaker Kabir Khan (Kabul Express, New York) and they have two children, Vivaan and Sairah.
She helps her husband in his projects and balances work and home. The stunner is quite in shape after a strict workout and hot yoga.
Image: Mini Mathur
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Sexy Gautami Kapoor, better known as the second Tulsi in Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, is also a mother of two kids -- five-year-old girl Sia and two-year-old Aks.
She had no trouble dropping all the baby weight she had gained. Now only if hubby Ram Kapoor would take a cue from her.
Image: Gautami Kapoor
Smita Bansal has a seven-year-old daughter.
The petite actress, seen in Balika Vadhu, must be leaving people confused about her age.
Image: Smita Bansal
One of the first leggy ladies on television, Achint Kaur has been a part of some iconic shows like Banegi Apni Baat, Swabhimaan and Saaya.
The actress is a mother of two young boys. You'd never guess her age looking at her toned figure.
Image: Achint Kaur