Celebrity babies get way too much attention.
Media cannot wait until a new celebrity gets a bit "preggy" so photographers can start clicking picture even before the baby is born.
In fact speculations start immediately after marriage about the next possible celebrity kid.
There are speads about what the celebrity child will look like, what kind of diapers the baby will be put in, what kind of designer clothes that baby will wear and so on.
One celebrity kid in Bollywood who caught everybody's attention is Aaradhya Bachchan, daughter of actor Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.
She also happens to be the grandchild of megastar Amitabh Bachchan. Her grandmother also happens to be one of the finest actors in Indian cinema. Even before her birth Aaradhya became a household name.
The curiosity surrounding her was immense and her first look was celebrated by media as though she was a national treasure.
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David Beckham cheers team UK during the Olympic Games. (Picture: Getty)
England star football player and wife 'Posh' Victoria Beckham four children—Brooklyn Joseph, Romeo James, Cruz David, and Harper Seven. Of late little Harper is being watched constantly by the paparazzi and she has become a celebrity in her own right. The three sons along with father make a perfect gang of boys and do things only boys love doing. Beckham spends ample amount of time with his kids thus attracting tabloid. But the boys are cool customer and care less about the paparazzi.
Hollywood star couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt together have three adopted children and three biological children.
The kids are a mirror image of their parents with their 'go-getter' attitude. The bunch is handful for Jolie and Pitt but the two actors never seem to complain. Though the Jolie-Pitt family is always tracked the kids don't seem to be affected anymore. They are often spotted doing their chores as normal kids are meant to do.
In November 2005, Halle Berry began dating French-Canadian model Gabriel Aubry. Berry gave birth to a girl named Nahla Ariela Aubry on March 16, 2008. On April 30, 2010, Berry and Aubry announced their separation. Aubry filed documents asking the court to formally recognize his paternity and grant a court order giving him and Berry joint legal and physical custody over their daughter. Thus Nahla became a fodder for tabloids.
Ben Affleck has been married to Jennifer Garner since June 2005. They have two daughters, Violet and Seraphina, and a son, Samuel. Of late media has been paying quite a lot of attention to this family and the Affleck family is offically under the paparazzi radar. Though the two parents are trying to give their kids a normal upbringing they cannot help the attention their kids garner.
Marc Anthony, Jennifer Lopez and their kids Max and Emme on stage before he performs a Valentine's Day show at Madison Square Garden Photo: GETTY
Being a celebrity comes with a price and no one better than Jennifer Lopez will know this truth. Her every move has been scrutinised. After rekindling her relationship with recording artist Marc Anthony, whom she had previously dated in 1999, the two wed in a private ceremony in 2004. Lopez gave birth to the couple's twins, Maximilian and Emme, in February 2008. They were introduced in the March 11, 2008 issue of People, for which the magazine paid a reported $6 million—the photographs of the twins became the most expensive celebrity picture ever taken at the time.
Bollywood actress Lara Dutta probably did the best thing to keep the lens man away. She introduced her daughter Saira to the world herself and didn't go through the task of hiding her under the cover. When this actress revealed her daughter's picture that killed the curiosity of the paparazzi and hence the wild goose chase was cut short.
One of the most beautiful actresses in Bollywood Madhuri Dixit sacrificed her career when she got married to Dr Shriram Madhav Nene, with whom she has two children. She settled in the US after marriage and he sons grew up in Denver. That way Madhuri saved herself and her kids from the constant hounding of the media. In 2011 Madhuri returned to give her movie career a second chance.
Saif Ali Khan, son of Late Nawab of Pataudi, Mansoor Ali Khan, and actress Sharmila Tagore was married to actress Amrita Singh from 1991 to 2004, have two children together.
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Son Ibrahim Ali Khan and daughter Sara Ali Khan live with their mother. The kids had a very sheltered life till their father's wedding to actress Kareena Kapoor came into focus. Both kids particiated in every rituals and function of their dad's wedding and the media had a gala time taking their pictures.
Actress Shilpa Shetty fired up the media when she went over-board protecting her new born son Viaan and covering his face with a handkerchief. The media went all out to take his picture and splashing it on different websites and newspapers to show how protective Shilpa was.
Agastya Nanda caught the fancy and imagination of the Indian press when he was spotted dressed immaculate during Amitabh's 70th birthday. This young man is descended from Bollywood royalty. 12-year-old Agastye Nanda is the son of Shweta and Nikhil Nanda, the grandson of Amitabh and Jaya Bachchan, and the great-grandson of Raj Kapoor. He is the nephew of Aishwarya and Abhishek Bachchan, and calls a whole khandaan of Kapoors family. Immaculate in a black bandhgala at his grandfather's 70th birthday party, Agastye was the picture of preteen sophistication and looks like a miniature version of mother Shweta.
Suri Cruise must be the most photographed kid in Hollywood. Suri was born in April 2006 to Mission Impossible star Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes. Suri Cruise has topped the list of the twenty most influential celebrity children, while David and Victoria Becham’s toddler Harper Beckham came at second place. Tom and Katie got divorced this year and Suri is under the sole custody of her mother. Tom who is very attached to his daughter makes it a point to spend time with Suri whenever possible. Cute Suri has always been a darling of the media and is constantly under the paparazzi radar.
Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes with their daughter Suri Photo: REUTERS