Bollywood Celebrities who Adopted Child

Bollywood celebrities who adopted child

Whenever we talk about a child, our hearts just fill up with love and joy. When a couple becomes parents, they think of themselves as the happiest people on the earth. But some people cannot get this happiness as they can’t give birth to a child, resulting in losing their hope of living in the zone of loneliness.

But there is another way to become a parent; you can adopt a child. It will bring you same amount of happiness and joy. Even the child will have a good home and loving parents.

Before you explore it more or decide to do so, here are a few things which you should know about first.

  1. What qualifies you to adopt a child in India?
  • The adoptive parents should be physically, mentally, and emotionally stable. There can’t be any life-threatening disease to the parents. Moreover, they should be financially stable.
  • Parents with a stable marital relationship for the past 2 years can be given the child. 
  • Prospective adoptive parents can be allowed to pick and choose the children. However, they can only accept or reject the child offered by the adoption body.
  • No one can adopt an abandoned child with the clearance of the non-traceability of the child’s original parents.
  • The consent of both spouses is required in adoption.
  • A person can adopt irrespective of their marital status, even if he/she has a biological son or daughter.
  • Couples having three or more children can’t be applicable for adoption except in the case of special needs children. However, the circumstances of hard to place children and adoption by step-parents can be entertained in adoption.
  • Overseas citizens and foreign parents can also adopt children in India.
  1. Can a single individual adopt a child in India?

Yes, a single individual can adopt a child. There are some conditions,

  • A single female can adopt a child of any gender.
  • However, a single male can’t adopt a girl child.
  1. At what age should I adopt a child?
  • The age difference between the child and the parents should be 25 years, which will be counted as per their date on the registration form. However, the accumulative age of the parents should be under 110.
  • In the couple, the minimum age of either parent should be over 25 years.
  • The minimum age for single parents to adopt a child should be 55 years, according to the new provisions of the Adoption Act.
  1. Why is adoption so expensive in India?

The Child Adoption Resource Authority (CARA) has decided to raise the adoption fees. It has raised from Rs 40,000 to Rs. 55,000. Earlier, adoptive parents spend Rs. 46,000, of which Rs. 24,000 goes for the acceptance of a child.

Further, Rs.16,000 goes for making the child legally theirs. The legal procedure includes the legal fees and money spent by childcare institutions (CCI) to keep the child. So, as of now, CARA has taken hold of it, which raises the fees for the adoption.

  1. Can you adopt a newborn in India?

No, a newborn child cannot be adopted, but the child declared legally free for adoption by the Child Welfare Committee under Juvenile Act, 2015 can be adopted.

Bollywood celebrities have made adoption a considerable process. They have set an example as having a child is a great matter of happiness for anyone.

There is a big list of Bollywood celebrities who adopted the child, lets have a look:

  1. Sushmita Sen

Someone who really makes adoption considerable is Sushmita Sen. At the age of 25; she adopted her first child, Renee. After that, she adopted another child, Alisa, in 2010. Moreover, she is a single parent and going through a long adoption process.

  1. Raveena Tandon

At 21, she adopted two girls, Chaaya and Pooja. The story of the lead actress has inspired a lot.

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  1. Mandira Bedi and Raj Kaushal

The couple recently welcomed a little girl, Tara. In addition, the couple was the parents of a 9-year-old boy, Vir. So, they are living happily.

  1. Sunny Leone and Daniel Weber

The couple has welcomed a little girl, Nisha, in 2016. She gets appreciation for the adoption of the child. The couple said that they both are the proud parents of three beautiful children.

  1. Jay Bahunshali and Mahi Vijj

The television couple has adopted two children of their caretaker in 2017. The couple has also given birth to their daughter in 2019.

  1. Gurmeet Choudhary and Debina Bonnerjee

The couple decided to adopt two sisters, Pooja and Lara, after which they have learned that the girls are forced to work as domestic helpers. So, the decision was quite heartwarming.

  1. Subhash Ghai

Subhash adopted his brother’s biological daughter Meghna Ghai and raised her as his own.

  1. Neelam Kothari and Samir Soni

After two years of marriage, the couple adopted a girl Ahana and completed their family.

  1. Kunal Kohli

Kunal Kohli has adopted little baby girl Radha after going through a grueling adoption process.

  1. Salim Khan

The director and scriptwriter Salim Khan has adopted a daughter named Arpita.

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  1. Nikhil Advani

The director of Kal Ho Na Ho had adopted Keya after getting married to Suparma Gupta. She is nine years old now.

  1. Deepti Naval and Prakash Jha

Deepti Naval was married to the filmmaker Prakash Jah. The couple has adopted a daughter, Disha Jha.

  1. Preity Zinta

Bollywood dimple queen has adopted 34 girls and has done their upbringing. She has adopted them in the orphanage named Mother Miracle in Rishikesh.

Hence, Bollywood celebrities have melted our hearts. Moreover, celebrities who have adopted children have set an example to let go of the taboo of adoption in India and open the eyes of common people as well.

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