May 14, 2021
CM Content Team
Family and friends are our support system. They act as cheerleaders during our hard times and celebrate our success as if it is their own. Our B-town celebs are not any different; just like their die-hard fans, they care deeply about their parents, siblings, children, and life partners. Many Indian celebrities believe that their families are their pillars of strength and the reason behind their fame and success. These stars do not shy away from showing their love for their families and are, in fact, quite vocal about supporting their loved ones. Here are some incidents when our celebs touched our hearts with their love for their family members.
This famous Indian celebrity known for his outstanding performances in movies like ‘Badhaai Ho’ and ‘Andhadhund’ is undoubtedly a heartthrob. He is one of those rare actors who are a perfect blend of fine acting talent and good looks. But, despite a massive female fan following, our hero is a dedicated family man who only has eyes for his woman.
Ayushmann Khurrana and his wife Tahira Kashyap are childhood friends who fell in love at a very young age. In 2018, when Tahira Kashyap was detected with stage 0 breast cancer, the actor set up couple goals for his fans by declaring that he was observing a Karva Chauth fast for his wife. Ayushmann shared this news with his fans by posting a picture of his palm that showed the initials of his wife written in henna. He added an adorable message with the post that since his wife was still recovering from mastectomy procedure, he is going to fast for her good health and long life.
Alia Bhatt, who has made a name for herself in the Hindi film industry with her sheer talent and hard work, is a loving and caring sibling. In 2019, when Alia's elder sister Shaheen opened up about her fight with mental illness, the actress did not shy away from acknowledging her sibling’s struggle, and cheered for the latter unabashedly.
The actress shared her sister’s article on mental health on Twitter and penned a heartfelt note on Instagram. Alia wrote that she was proud of her sister for taking up something so personal and turning it into a symbol of strength and empathy. In her note, she added that no one needs to be alone in his/her fight against mental health and declared that she would support Shaheen in raising awareness about the same.
Actor Ranbir Kapoor, the Hindi movie industry's Chocolate Boy, has had a rough couple of years. The Sanju star had witnessed his legendary father Rishi Kapoor's struggle against cancer and embraced a significant loss after his sudden demise. In an interview, Rishi's wife Neetu Kapoor spoke about the battle that her family had fought collectively.
She said that right after receiving the news, Ranbir was in utter shock and in denial for the first hour. However, after some time, the actor collected himself and went to Delhi, where his father was shooting for his next project. There he explained the situation to the producers and literally forced him into the aircraft to New York, where Rishi Kapoor's treatment began. During this whole time, Ranbir took care of his needs.
Shah Rukh Khan is considered one of the best romantic actors of his time. The actor is not only the King of Romance on the big screen, but his real-life love story is nothing less than epic. However, apart from being a great actor and adoring husband, the Badshah is also a doting father of three kids. The versatile actor, who proudly shares his kids’ achievements on his Instagram feed, talked about Aryan's birth in an interview with Simi Garewal.
In the chat, the actor revealed that he was present in the delivery room when Aryan was born. To this, his wife Gauri Khan jokingly added that he nearly pulled the baby out. The actor fondly recalled the moment and shared that it was a wonderful memory. He revealed that as soon he caught the first glimpse of Aryan, even before the doctors completely pulled him out, he broke down and started crying.
Global icon Priyanka Chopra Jonas is a daddy’s girl through and through. She was extremely close to her father when he was alive and went through a hard time enduring his loss. The Sky is Pink actress revealed in an interview that she was deeply missing her father during her wedding ceremony, knowing that her mother would now be handling everything all alone.
In an interview with Oprah Winfrey, Priyanka talked about the time her father was struggling with cancer. She revealed that back in the time, she left no stone unturned to get the best treatment for her father. She visited every temple and went to places like Singapore, Europe, and New York, to get the best facilities for her father. The actress further said that her faith was tested when her father succumbed to death after fighting for five years.
So, these were some World Family Day celebrity stories that will surely make your heart skip a beat! These stories are proof that no matter how big or famous you are, your family is the strongest support system in your life. And none of us can do without the protective cocoon of our loved ones.
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