Single parenting is extremely hard. Being a single father can sometimes be even harder. It is always said that nobody understands a child better than the mother but many a time, fathers do an excellent job in the upbringing of their children. When a father has the sole responsibility of being the parent, he is more responsive, sensitive and much more readily available to attend to the needs of his child. These single dads of Bollywood sure are giving dad goals to men all over the world.
7 Famous Single Dads Of Bollywood
#1. Hrithik Roshan
This Bollywood heartthrob ended his 13 years long relationship with his wife Suzanne Khan and is now taking care of his sons Hredaan and Hrehaan single-handedly. He takes care of them, takes them for vacations and keeps them happy. He is a very hands-on parent. He teaches his kids to be responsible,confident and keeps them grounded which ensures that they don’t take things for granted. Now that’s an ideal father! Roshan is perhaps one of the most famous single dads of Bollywood.
#2. Karan Johar
The producer, director, actor and fashion designer is the newest daddy on the block. He announced the birth of his kids in early March last year. He became a father to twins via surrogacy. He has named his kids after his own parents’ name – Yash and Roohi. He is planning to keep his work in the back seat to be with the babies. Experiencing fatherhood has been his dream and finally, he’s living it!
#3. Tusshar Kapoor
The Kya Kool Hain Hum star became a proud single parent in 2016 through IVF and surrogacy. He is a determined and doting father to his son Laksshya. His son Laksshya is the greatest source of joy and Tusshar has been busy attending to his parenting duties. Tusshar told the media that Laksshya looks exactly like him. Laksshya is the centre of attraction of the Kapoor household and grand-dad Jeetendra loves playing with him.
#4. Rahul Bose
Rahul has always been known for donating a lot to charity. This dynamic actor is very reserved when it comes to his personal life and has adopted six children from the Andaman & Nicobar Islands. He’s a single father to all these children. One of the most versatile actors of Hindi cinema, Rahul adopted the kids in 2007 and he also working towards rehabilitating drug-addicted children. He is considered to be an unconventional actor and one of the most under-rated single dads of Bollywood.
#5. Rahul Dev
The model, actor, entrepreneur and social activist is playing yet another role – the role of a single parent to his 19 year old son, Siddhant, since his wife passed away in the year 2009 due to cancer. Although the loss of his mother left Siddhant really sad, Rahul is there with him whenever possible. Be it a divorce or a tragedy, being a single father requires a lot of courage and patience, doesn’t it?
#6. Anurag Kashyap
We’ve all heard about Anurag’s marriage to the pretty Kalki and their sad separation just two years after that. But what some people don’t know is that this was Anurag’s second marriage. Previously married to Aarti Bajaj, the couple has a daughter named, Aaliya. Anurag continues to be a single, doting dad while dabbling in movies.
#7. Kamal Hassan
Popular South Indian actor, Kamal Hassan was in a long term live-in relationship with his lover Sarika in the 1980s. They had two daughters, Shruti and Akshara, before they finally decided to get married. As luck would have it, the couple split up about a decade ago and now Kamal is in a relationship with actress Gouthami. He continues to be a proud single father.
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