In a recent interview, Raveena Tandon opened about being called a ‘grandmother’ at the age of 46, because both her adopted daughters, Chhaya and Pooja, have children of their own now.
Raveena Tandon is one among the foremost loved stars in Bollywood. As many are aware, Raveena Tandon was only twenty one years old when she adopted two girls, and her eldest daughter was already eleven years old. Both her adopted daughters, Pooja and Chhaya, have kids of their own now. during a recent interview, Raveena shared how it feels about being called a ‘grandmother’ at the age of 46. She also revealed the bond she shares with her eldest daughter.
Talking to MissMalini, Raveena said, “Technically, the minute that word comes, people think you’re 70-80 years old. once I had taken in my girls i was 21, and my eldest was 11. We actually just have an 11-year gap between us. She’s had her baby, so she’s more like a friend, but technically, i’m a mom-like figure to her in her life. that is what equates to being a grandmom, so that’s how it’s.”
In an earlier interview, Raveena said that adopting Pooja and Chhaya in 1995 was ‘the best decision of my life’. At the time, Raveena said in an interview with Pinkvilla, people told her that being one mother would affect her status as a prospective bride. “Back then people were apprehensive on my decision and said nobody would want to marry someone with this ‘baggage.’ But as they say, what’s destined to be, it’ll happen. I couldn’t have been more blessed,” Raveena said.
Nine years after the adoption, Raveena married film distributor Anil Thadani in 2004. The couple gave birth to daughter Rasha in 2005 and welcomed their son, Ranbirvardhan in 2008. On the opposite hand, Chhaya is an air hostess and Pooja is an event manager.
On work front, she is going to be next seen in the sequel of Kannada blockbuster K.G.F, titled K.G.F: Chapter 2,starring Yash, Sanjay Dutt and Srinidhi Shetty. The movie is slated to release on July 16, 2021. Raveena’s performance within the film Maatrin which she played the role of the mother of a rape victim was lauded by critics. Directed by Ashtar Sayed, the 2017 revenge drama also fared well at the box office.