Bollywood is an industry where we see a lot of remarriages. Many film personalities have a child with their first spouse, but decide to not have any children with the second spouse. To bring up a child requires a lot of patience, free time, and sacrifice, and they perhaps felt that they were not ready for it.
Here is a list of some Bollywood celebrities who did not have kids after marriage. Some did not have children because of fate and some because they made the choice.
Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu
Legendary Bollywood couple, Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu does not have children. Saira Banu is 22 years younger than her husband and expresses no regret for not having kids. She feels taking care of her husband is like nurturing 10 kids. They have been married since 1966 and theirs is a perfect example of a long-lasting marriage. Although their relationship has seen some tough times, they have lasted through it and shown their love for each other by remaining together.
Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar
Eminent Bollywood scriptwriter Javed Akhtar and his wife Shabana Azmi who is a social activist and famous actress do not have children. Javed has two children Farhan and Zoya from his previous marriage with Honey Irani. According to them, their strong friendship is one of the important reasons for their successful marriage. They have been married for the past 28 years and despite not having children, they do not experience any emptiness or vacuum in their marriage. The two of them have a lot of love, respect, and admiration for each other.
Anupam Kher and Kirron Kher
One of Bollywood’s most versatile and respected actors Anupam Kher and his gorgeous wife Kiron Kher are very successful in their respective fields and have been married since 1985. They first met in Chandigarh and became best friends. After their respective unsuccessful marriages, they met again and this time felt strongly for each other. They decided to tie the knot and got married. Kirron has a son from her first marriage. This couple wanted a child but was unable to get a child even after seeking medical help.
Meena Kumari and Kamal Amrohi
Late veteran actress Meena Kumari married Kamal Amrohi after she fell in love with him on the sets of a film. Kamal Amrohi was fifteen years older than her. He was an actor and director by profession. He already had children from his first marriage and did not want children with Meena Kumari. There was a sharp contrast in their ideologies and soon they developed conflicts in both personal and professional life. The relationship turned sour ultimately leading to a divorce. Meena Kumari never had children of her own all throughout her life.