While Bollywood and television stars are waiting to embrace motherhood, others welcomed their babies during the pandemic.
Namrata Thakker looks at the new celebrity moms and moms-to-be.
After tying the knot during the lockdown, model-turned-actress Natasa Stankovic and her cricketer hubby Hardik Pandya had a baby boy, Agastya, on July 30.
Kareena Kapoor Khan, seen here with son Taimur, is expecting for the second time. Bebo and husband Saif Ali Khan announced the good news in August.
Anushka Sharma is expecting her first child with cricketer hubby Virat Kohli in January.
Virat will leave the Indian team after the first Test against Australia in December to be with Anushka during the delivery.
Main Hoon Na actress Amrita Rao gave birth to her first child, Veer, on November 2. Amrita wed long-time beau RJ Anmol in 2016.
Television actress Ekta Kaul and her actor hubby Sumeet Vyas became parents for the first time in June.
They welcomed their son Ved on June 4.
Smriti Khanna, who was seen in Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon 3, and television actor Gautam Gupta became parents to baby Anayka on April 15.
Popular television actress Anita Hassanandani and hubby Rohit Reddy will embrace parenthood for the first time in 2021.
Teejay Sidhu is pregnant for the second time with hubby Karanvir Bohra.
The telly couple are parents to twin girls, Bella and Vienna, who were born in October 2016.
Teejay and the twins have flown to Vancouver, Canada, to be with her parents for the birth of her third child.
Kumkum Bhagya actress Shikha Singh and her pilot husband Karan Shah became parents on June 16.
Shikha and Karan have named their baby girl Alayna.
Former Bigg Boss contestant Dimpy Ganguly and her Dubai-based businessman Rohit Roy had their second child, Aryaan, on April 11.