Bollywood celebrities that took paternity leave to be on their wives side

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Embarking the journey of parenthood with the person you love is both, blissful and overwhelming. Although most of the people think that the challenges start after the baby is born. The real journey starts with the moment you realise that you or your spouse if carrying a baby in their belly.

While, gestation period brings in the joys of parenthood, it also brings some changes for expecting mommies. The swollen ankles, the unending food cravings, feeling uneasy almost all the time, it’s not a piece of cake. Yet, every woman goes through all of this just to hold their babies in their arms one day.

While, a lot of people think that men don’t need to make any contribution during this period, there are few who understand how wrong it is. Although men cannot contribute by carrying the baby, they have to be there for their wives, so that they can provide support and strength. Let’s take a look at few celebrities that took paternity leave to be on their wives side.

1. Virat Kohli

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has been staying off work and currently in Dubai for IPL with hubby Virat. And soon Virat will return to India after the first test match against Australia in Adelaide on paternity leave.

2. Shahid Kapoor

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Shahid went on paternity leave when Mira Rajput was expecting their first child, Misha. Reports suggested that when Mira was expecting their second child, he stayed off work for a month.

3. Saif Ali Khan

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When Bebo was expecting their first born Taimur, Saif took a break from his work to pamper and care for wifey. The actor is expecting his second child with Kareena and recently finished filming for his upcoming flick, Bunty Aur Babli.

4. Raj Kundra

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When Raj Kundra and Shilpa Shetty were expecting their son Viaan in 2012. Raj had reportedly shared that he wants to spend time with his wife and not miss out on this important phase of their life by being busy.

5. Kunal Kemmu

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Kunal Kemmu went on paternity leave to be by Soha’s side for his adorable munchkin, Inaaya.

Published by Vidhutma Singhania on 10 Nov 2020

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