10 Bollywood Couples Who Didn’t Have Their Own Kids After Marriage

10 Bollywood Couples Who Didn’t Have Their Own Kids After Marriage

14 Jun 18 @ 2:38 PM | By Ravi

Marriage is a lifelong commitment where two people unite to share their lives with each other. Though having kids strengthens the bond between married couples but merely having kids is not the thing in a relationship. Though a majority of our Bollywood couples did have kids after marriage some of them did not have kids after marriage by choice or fate or for reasons best known to them. But these celebrity couples did lead a happy married life despite not having children of their own. We look at some popular Bollywood couples who did not have kids after marriage. Some Bollywood Celebrities did have children from their first marriages but decided against having any from their second marriages. So, find out below some popular Bollywood celebrity couples who were childless even after marriage.

(Note: We haven’t included married couples who divorced despite not having kids and celebrities who adopted kids post marriage.

  1. Madhubala - Kishore Kumar

    Mumtaz Jehan Dehlavi aka Madhubala was one of the most beautiful actresses of the silver screen married singer-turned-actor Kishore Kumar in 1960. Though Kishore was already married and had a son but fell in love with his female co-star Madhubala. Kishore grew fond of her when she was still getting over her breakup with Dilip Kumar. Madhubala married Kishore Kumar but later happen to suffer from a heart ailment due to which she was advised against starting a family of her own. She eventually breathed her last in 1969.

    Madhubala - Kishore Kumar had no children
    Madhubala - Kishore Kumar had no children
  2. Kamaal Amrohi – Meena Kumari

    He was an ace director and she was known as the tragedy queen of the silver screen. Director Kamaal Amrohi met Meena Kumari on the sets of a film when both fell in love with each other. Kamaal was 15 years elder to her and an already married man with children. Besides it, Kamaal Amrohi married Meena Kumari on the condition that they won’t have any kids of their own. Growing conflicts and differences between the two led to Meena Kumari's loneliness as she succumbed to liver cirrhosis in 1972.

    Kamaal Amrohi – Meena Kumari had no children
    Kamaal Amrohi – Meena Kumari had no children
  3. Dilip Kumar - Saira Banu

    Dilip Kumar was the most popular eligible bachelor of Bollywood in the 50’s and 60’s who found it tough to get over his breakup with actress Madhubala when he met Saira Banu. Saira Banu who was comparatively new to the industry then was nearly 22 years younger than the tragedy king when she tied the nuptial knot in 1966. Though Saira did conceive a child after marriage but due to an unfortunate miscarriage could never give birth to one and thereafter. Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu’s relationship, despite not having children, is considered one of Bollywood’s long lasting marriages as the couple accepted it as fate and Allah’s wish to remain childless.

    Dilip Kumar - Saira Banu
    Dilip Kumar - Saira Banu
    Dilip Kumar (Bollywood)
  4. Sadhana - RK Nayyar

    Another popular Bollywood celebrity couple, actress Sadhana Shivdasani with the Audrey Hepburn fringe and director RK Nayyar, never had kids after they tied the knot in 1966. Sadhana married RK Nayyar when she was at her peak in her career whereas the latter was one of the most sought after director’s those days. Sadhana and RK Nayyar somehow never had their own kids.

    Sadhana - RK Nayyar had no children
    Sadhana - RK Nayyar had no children
  5. Asha Bhosle - RD Burman

    Singer Asha Bhosle and musician RD Burman who married in 1980 is another celebrity couple of Bollywood who never had their own children. Asha was earlier married to Ganpatrao Bhosle in 1949 and had three children from him. After 11 years of married life the couple parted ways and Asha married Pancham for the second time. The musical couple decided to pursue their careers than have kids.

    Asha Bhosle - RD Burman had no children
    Asha Bhosle - RD Burman had no children
  6. BR Ishara - Rehana Sultana

    Director BR Ishara married his favorite actress Rehana Sultan in 1984. The director who repeatedly casted Rehana in most of his films like Chetana and Dil Ki Rahein, was senior to her by 16 years, decided not to have kids as both were busy with their respective careers. BR Ishara died of tuberculosis in 2012 at the age of 77.

    BR Ishara - Rehana Sultana had no children
    BR Ishara - Rehana Sultana had no children
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  8. Javed Akhtar - Shabana Azmi

    Javed Akhtar married actress Honey Irani in 1972 and had children, Zoya Akhtar and Farhan Akhtar. Growing differences between the couple made them split which made Javed Akhtar marry for the second time in 1984 to actress Shabana Azmi. Despite their busy film commitments and schedules Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar’s marriage stood the test of time who later decided that it was too late in the day to have kids of their own. Shabana considers Farhan Akhtar and Zoya Akhtar her own children since then.

    Javed Akhtar - Shabana Azmi had no children
    Javed Akhtar - Shabana Azmi had no children
    Javed Akhtar Shabana Azmi
  9. Anupam Kher - Kirron Kher

    Anupam Kher and Kirron Kher met at Chandigarh during their theater days in the 80’s. Anupam was still trying his luck in Bollywood and Kirron was getting over her divorce to Gautam Berry. Though Kirron already had a son, Sikandar from her first marriage but married Anupam in 1985 and shifted base to Mumbai. Sikandar went on to adopt Anupam’s surname. The couple did want a child but due to medical reasons decided against having their own and lived happily ever since then.

    Anupam Kher - Kirron Kher had no children
    Anupam Kher - Kirron Kher had no children
    Anupam Kher
  10. Mohd. Azharuddin – Sangeeta Bijlani

    He was then Indian cricket’s most successful captain and she was one of the most happening model-turned actresses of Bollywood in the 90’s when cupid struck. The already married Mohd. Azharuddin divorced his wife to marry Bollywood actress Sangeeta Bijlani in 1996. The marriage also started his downfall as a cricketer which led to match-fixing and betting allegations. The couple remained childless and never had their own kids despite Azhar having two sons from his previous marriage.

    Mohd. Azharuddin – Sangeeta Bijlani had no children
    Mohd. Azharuddin – Sangeeta Bijlani had no children
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  12. Dolly Ahluwalia – Kamal Tiwari

    The award-winning Dolly Ahluwalia, the well known actress and dress designer for Bollywood films like Bandit Queen, Omkara, Love Aaj Kal, Kaminey and Haider, is married to actor Kamal Tiwari who played Kareena Kapoor’s father in Jab We Met and Omkara and Shahid Kapoor’s in Mausam. The Chandigarh-based couple had a love marriage but due to reasons best known to them don’t have kids of their own.

    Dolly Ahluwalia – Kamal Tiwari had no children
    Dolly Ahluwalia – Kamal Tiwari had no children
Javed Akhtar Kishore Kumar Asha Bhosle Shabana Azmi Kirron Kher Anupam Kher Saira Banu Dilip Kumar (Bollywood)