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SRK To Nicole Kidman - Celebs Who Have Opted For Surrogacy

Where would these children have been if commercial surrogacy had been banned?

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The new draft Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2016, which makes commercial surrogacy illegal in India and passed today by the Union Cabinet, has sent the nation into a tizzy. Surrogacy has been a way of attaining the joys of parenthood to many who have been unable to achieve it for several reasons. And along with common people, some of our biggest Bollywood and Hollywood celebrities too have children through surrogacy.

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Tusshar Kapoor For Laksshya

Where would these children have been if  commercial surrogacy had been banned?
Tushar Kapoor was the latest in Bollywood to opt for a surrogate baby. (Photo: Yogen Shah)

Tusshar Kapoor was the latest in the Bolly brigade to opt for surrogacy. The unmarried actor welcomed home baby boy Laksshya earlier this year, much to the joy of his parents.

Where would these children have been if  commercial surrogacy had been banned?
Jeetendra kissing baby Laksshya. (Photo courtesy: Twitter/ @nitzrulzx412)
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Shah Rukh Khan For AbRam

Where would these children have been if  commercial surrogacy had been banned?
Shah Rukh Khan with AbRam. (Photo: Yogen Shah)

AbRam was born to Shah Rukh and Gauri Khan through surrogacy in May 2012. SRK and Gauri are said to have decided to opt for surrogacy after being recommended to it by Sohail and Seema Khan, who themselves had their second child, Yohan, through surrogacy a year earlier.

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Sohail Khan For Yohan

Where would these children have been if  commercial surrogacy had been banned?
Sohail Khan with Yohan. (Photo courtesy: Twitter/ @ZoomTV)

One of the first Bollywood couples to opt for surrogacy, Sohail and Seema Khan welcomed their second child Yohan in 2011 when they wanted to expand their family.

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Nicole Kidman

Where would these children have been if  commercial surrogacy had been banned?
Nicole Kidman.  (Photo: Reuters)

Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman welcomed a baby girl, Faith Margaret, with husband Keith Urban through a surrogate mother in 2011.

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Neil Patrick Harris

Where would these children have been if  commercial surrogacy had been banned?
Neil Patrick Harris. (Photo: Reuters)

Neil Patrick Harris welcomed twins, Gideon and Harper, with partner David Burtka via a surrogate mother in 2010.

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Hollywood celebs have been opting for surrogacy for years now.

Sarah Jessica Parker

Where would these children have been if  commercial surrogacy had been banned?
Sarah Jessica Parker. (Photo: Reuters)

The Sex and the City actress had twin daughters, Marion Loretta Elwell and Tabitha Hodge, with husband husband Matthew Broderick in 2009.

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