Mumbai: Ever since news of actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s pregnancy broke out, speculations have been rife of whether the actress would pose for any magazine with her baby bump.
While the concept is prevalent in the west, with many international celebrities proudly showing off their baby bump on the cover of magazines, the trend is slowly catching up in India too. Anchor Mandira Bedi, actress Tara Sharma and Konkana Sen have all posed for health and film glossies during their pregnancy.
Ash was recently approached by an international magazine to flaunt her baby bump for the cover, but the Bachchan bahu said a flat no.
Ash has always been a private person. She has never discussed her personal life in the media and has maintained a stoic silence in several crucial incidences. So it is not surprising that the actress refused the lucrative offer without even giving it much though.
In fact, ever since the news of her pregnancy broke out, Ash has reduced her public appearances as well. She was last seen at a Delhi event where the French were to honour her. She called off the event at the last moment to show solidarity to the Mumbai blast victim. She was recently spotted at the London airport with her husband, actor Abhishek Bachchan, carefully hiding her baby bump.
Speaking to a daily, a source close to Ash said, “Ash has always been a private person and would never consider doing something like this. Even when Aishwarya got married to Abhishek, a lot of magazines approached them for the exclusive rights to their wedding pictures, but none were entertained. The Bachchans are very particular about keeping their personal lives personal and strictly guarded.”