Malaika Arora reveals she worked and travelled through her pregnancy, says marriage was never a hindrance
Malaika Arora reflects on her decision to tie the knot early during her career and how it never impacted her career.
Malaika A rora reflected on her decision to get married early and be a working mother and said that she never once regretted it. Known for her sizzling dance numbers and glamorous persona, Malaika in fact, revealed that she worked through her pregnancy and also did a lot of travelling.
The actress who was married to Arbaaz Khan from 1998 to 2017 and they have a son Arhaan Khan who was born in the year 2002. Malaika who is now a single mother and still going strong in her career while speaking during a podcast Tell Me How You Did It with Namrata Zakaria said that her marriage or pregnancy was never a hindrance in her career.
“Being married, or when I was married, or when I decided to have a child, I don’t think any of it had any bearing on my professional life. People around me had a lot more to say, but it didn’t have any bearing on my professional life,” Malaika said.
While today pregnancies or marriages aren’t holding actresses back from having fruitful careers in the entertainment industry, Malaika also said that when she had decided to work through her pregnancy, there every very few actresses who shared her views.
“Back then, there were very few of us who were married with kids. Very, very few. Nobody would take that plunge. Now, of course, it has changed; women are married, with kids, working through (pregnancies), and after. The whole concept has changed. But back then, it was different. I said, ‘I’m not going to let it bother me, I’m not going to let it stop what I want to do’. I worked through my pregnancy. I was on MTV, I did shows, I did all of it. I think I travelled the most when I was pregnant,” Malaika said while looking back.
Malaika who is 48 today remains a fitness icon, successful model and a judge on popular reality TV shows. The actress is presently in a relationship with actor Arjun Kapoor after her divorce in 2017 and like she said in a post a few days ago, she’s now normalizing finding love in the 40’s.