Being a part of Bollywood is never an easy task, with your life under constant scrutiny. Here are 5 of Bollywood’s favourite couple parents who didn’t let the media glare and fame affect their parenting, giving their children as normal a childhood as possible.
1. Twinkle Khanna and Akshay Kumar
Twinkle Khanna is popularly known in a lot of circles for her incredible humour while her husband Akshay Kumar is one of Bollywood’s leading men. They have been very vocal about their parenting skills. On several talk shows, they both have said that they like to keep all doors of communication open for their two kids. They talk about all topics under the sun with their children, leaving nothing out of bounds. So when their kids need someone to talk to, they wouldn’t hesitate in approaching their parents, first thing!
Making your kids feel comfortable in opening upto you, as a parent is an amazing parenting tactic and would definitely help build the perfect parent child bond.
2. Neetu and Rishi Kapoor
Their budding romance and fairytale love story set the bar high for both their children, and the rest of the world, to follow. They worked as a perfect team in raising their children, one always providing what the other lacked. When Rishi as a father felt like he failed in building a friendship with his children, his wife stepped in and set the equation straight. She was often the confidante for her kids. Her calm balanced nature often made up for her husband’s opposite demeanor, giving their children the best of both worlds while growing up. As a couple, they complimented each other perfectly!
3. Suzzanne and Hrithik Roshan
Even though their marriage hit a rock recently and this couple separated, they continue to remain friends for the sake of their two adorable sons. They tried their best to keep the impact of their divorce on the kids as minimal as possible.
Even when they were together, they had the most wonderful and liberal parenting strategy. They believed in never imposing anything on their children, and they worked in perfect sync. Whether it was a career choice or the religion their kids wanted to follow, they decided to give them utmost freedom. This would raise their kids to be responsible citizens and better individuals in the future.
4. Kajol and Ajay Devgan
This couple has done the best job in keeping their private life private. However on parenting skills, Kajol openly admits to being the strict one. She believes in the concept of spare the rod, spoil the child. According to her, it is essential to show her kids from an early age how to differentiate between right and wrong and being hard on them is the only way. So while she enforces the rules, her husband is the more mellow one. And this partnership is perfect for her kids, she believes.
5. Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan
This was one marriage that crossed the paradigm of religion and social constructs. Even though it wasn’t Saif Ali Khan’s first marriage, the ease with which Kareena got along with his children from his previous marriage is admirable. His daughter from his previous marriage looks upto Kareena, with no hard feelings. With all the controversy regarding their first born’s name, this couple has slammed all media opinions and stood strong by their decisions. This power couple is one that would definitely take parenting to a new level in a few years.