Geeta Basra has spilled the beans on why she decided not to return to films after getting hitched to cricket star Harbhajan Singh and starting a family with him. Geeta, who already shares a daughter with Harbhajan, is pregnant with their second child.
She told Pinkvilla, “I have grown up with a working mum, who has raised her family so well… Whatever we have today is because of her. I take that as my inspiration. I don’t think women should give up on any of their passions."
She continued, “Being a mother is the most rewarding and fulfilling role I’ve ever had in my life. I’ve loved every moment of being with Hinaya. It was a personal choice that I didn’t want to work… I was enjoying motherhood so much, and enjoying her milestones, and making sure that I’m there for every single moment of hers — her first walk, her first laugh, her first word.
The couple announced the news of Geeta’s second pregnancy on social media last month. On March 14, Geeta had posted a picture of her family on the platform. The photo features Geeta, Harbhajan, and their daughter Hinaya Heer Plaha.
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Geeta Basra married Harbhajan Singh in 2015 in Jalandhar, Punjab. The couple welcomed their daughter Hinaya on July 27, 2016.