Celebrity moms who suffered miscarriage

Shahid Kapoor and wife Mira Rajput welcomed their first born last week. During the course of her pregnancy Mira went to hospital for precautionary check-ups and tests. During the crucial third trimester, she was admitted to hospital for a few days owing to some complications. And eventually, the couple was blessed with a healthy baby girl.

In Bollywood, there have been celebrity moms who experienced pregnancy complications to the extent that they lost their child even before its birth. Here are some celebrity moms who suffered tragic miscarriages.   

Rashami Desai: The television actress, best known for playing the role of Tapasya in popular series ‘Uttran’ on Colors TV, married her co-star from the show, Nandish Sandhu, in February 2012. She became pregnant in 2013, but suffered a miscarriage. She opened up about it while participating in the celebrity dance reality show ‘Nach Baliye 7’. The actress revealed that she was part of another dance show at that time and despite her medical problems, she fulfilled her professional commitments.

Kajol: The actress is now a proud mother of two kids – daughter Nysa and son Yug. Kajol married in February 1999 and she became pregnant for the first time in 2001, but unfortunately miscarried her first child. It was an ectopic pregnancy which needed an operation and as a result, the baby was lost. 

Shilpa Shetty: The actress-turned-entrepreneur married businessman Raj Kundra in November 2009 after dating him for some months. Her first pregnancy unfortunately, ended in a miscarriage. The couple were later blessed with son Viaan in 2012. The news of her miscarriage was revealed by a friend of the actress when she was pregnant with Viaan. “Shilpa suffered a miscarriage earlier this year. So, this time Raj and she did not want to break the news till the first trimester was complete. Now, Shilpa has started telling her close friends,” the friend was quoted by a leading daily.

Kiran Rao:  The ‘Dhobi Ghat’ director and Aamir’s Khan’s wife was expecting her first child with him in 2009. But fate had other plans and she had a miscarriage. Thereafter, Aamir and Kiran decided to go for IVF surrogacy and were blessed with son Azad Rao Khan in December 2011. It is said that Kiran developed uterine medical problems that necessitated a surrogacy.

Natasha Madwani: Daughter of yesteryear beauty Mumtaz, Natasha tied the knot with Fardeen Khan, son of late actor Feroz Khan in December 2005. Years after their marriage, Natasha finally became pregnant in 2012 and Fardeen tweeted that he and wife Natasha were expecting twins. But as fate would have it, Natasha suffered a miscarriage late in her pregnancy stage. Fardeen sadly informed about their loss. Within a year after the miscarriage, a baby girl was born to the couple in December 2013, bringing back joy into their lives. The elated parents named their bundle of joy Diana Isabelle Khan.

Dimpy Ganguly: The model-actress and television personality is currently married to Dubai-based businessman Rohit Roy and is a proud mother of two-month-old daughter Reanna. She was previously married to Rahul Mahajan, son of late BJP leader Pramod Mahajan. They had tied the knot on reality show ‘Rahul Dulhaniya Le Jayega’ in 2010. A year later she was pregnant but lost the child in the first month of her pregnancy in September 2011. A few months later, she informed about her pregnancy and subsequent miscarriage saying that she was fine.