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Women's Day 2016: Popular celebrities who broke all stereotypes and adopted children

On the occasion of Women's Day, we have a list of powerful women who made a difference by adopting kids.

Women's Day 2016: Popular celebrities who broke all stereotypes and adopted children

New Delhi: When it comes to adopting babies – it is no child's play. Although in many western countries, adoption of babies is still a feasible idea, in India it means a big deal.

Going by that, here we have a list of women from the showbiz world, who went all the way and adopted kids irrespective of their marital status and capability to produce biological babies.

These women stand as an inspiration for many, they are certainly to be praised for their headstrong outlook towards life and motherhood. On the occasion of Women's Day, we have a list of powerful women who made a difference by adopting kids.

Sushmita Sen:

Former Miss World Sushmita Sen adopted her first daughter Renee – and to prove the fact that it was no fluke, Sen went ahead to adopt her second daughter Alisha, after a long legal battle. Today, she is a powerfully attractive woman in the entertainment world and has shown us that one doesn't need a family or man to be a great mother.

Shobhana:

This popular South-Indian actress who is also an excellent Bharatnatyam dancer broke all stereotypes and adopted daughter Ananthanarayani when she was just 6-months old. The baby adoption ceremony was also celebrated with much fun-fare at a popular temple in Kerala.

Raveena Tandon:

Bollywood actress Raveena Tandon adopted two daughters Pooja and Chaya at 11 and 18 years of age respectively. Raveena was young and a single mother when she adopted the girls – it was also a time when she was enjoying her success at the film industry. But it was Tandon's steadfast nature which led her to take this step despite her stardom.

Preity Zinta:

The 41-year old actress who recently got hitched, has adopted an entire group of girls in a school in Rishikesh. Zinta thus, is already a mom to these 34 girls! Zinta takes care of these girls and manages their expenses for education, food and everything else.

Angelina Jolie:

This woman is a powerhouse of talent and perseverance. That she is also a wonderful mom is proven from the fact that she is a mother of 3 adopted children. For her motherhood is an instinct and her motto lies in nurturing these children who belong to different zones of the world.

Madonna:

Queen of Pop Madonna may be facing issues with her son Rocco these days, but there is no denying that she had no two minds about adopting her son David Banda Mwale Ciccone Ritchie from Africa.

While these are a few names from the showbiz world, there are many other women who have walked down the same road and inspired many. Not to mention the fact how these women have given a lease of life to thousands of children worldwide. These women have slain it with their enthusiasm towards life and motherhood! 

From Zee News

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