Farah Kha:Farah Khan is not just a mother to three adorable kids- Diva, Czar and Anya. But she is also a director, choreographer and an actress. Despite being busy with her commitments, she is often spotted with her kids at public appearances.
Leila Seth: First woman chief justice of a state high court Leila Seth has been a busy mother but her son turned out to be one of the most read Indian author. Vikram Seth gave up the idea to join World Bank in order to pursue poetry and got much support from his mother.
Nita Ambani: A mother of three, Nita Ambani has kept herself busy with the social work. She is not just the chairperson of Dhirubhai Ambani International School but also heads Dhirubhai Ambani Foundation.
Sampat Pal: A mother of five, Sampat Pal founded Gulab Gang in 2006, a group that works for the upliftment of women in Uttar Pradesh.
Smriti Irani: She rose to popularity with her television show 'Kyunki Saas Bhi Kanhi Bahu Thi'. A mother of two, she later bid adieu to the small screen and is currently a BJP leader.
Sudha Murthy: A mother of two, Sudha Murthy is a busy woman. She is not just the chairperson of the Infosys Foundation but is also active in social work.
Mary Kom: Boxer Mary Kom who clinched a bronze at 2012 London Olympics is also a mother. Despite her busy training sessions, the boxer loves to dot on her twins Rechungvar and Khupneivar. She says that the kids love boxing and she would be happy if they plan to pick up any sport in future.
Nafisa Ali: From being Miss India to an actress to a social activist, Nafisa Ali has donned many hats. But at the same time, she took some time off during the growing up for her three children.
Kiran Bedi:Kiran Bedi has been an inspiration for many. The retired IPS officer continues to be a social activist and has been an inspiration for her daughter Saina who is also a social activist.
Kirthiga Reddy: She moved from being a casual user of Facebook to the face of social networking site in India. And, it was this very site that kept her connected with her two daughters Ashan and Ariya during her busy work schedule.
Marissa Mayer:The CEO of Yahoo, Marissa Mayer, is not just one of America's most powerful businesswomen but also a doting mother. Passionate about her work, she only took a two week maternity leave and later built up a nursery at her office for her son.
Meira Kumar: A lawyer, former diplomat and the first woman Speaker of Lok Sabha, Meira Kumar has been an inspiration for many. She is a mother to three children Anshul, Swati and Devangana.
Neeta Lulla: Designer Nishka Lulla finds her inspiration in her mother Neeta Lulla. A fashion designer by profession Neeta is a big name amongst the Bollywood stars and is known for her traditional collections.
Nirupama Rao: India's Ambassador to the United States of America Nirupama Rao is one of the busiest mother around. A mother of two sons, she has often been busy talking about country's policies.
Shobhaa De: She is not just a renowned author and writer but she is also a doting mother. She has kept a perfect balance between her work and her personal life.
Sonalika Sahay: She belongs to the new breed of models who continue to walk the ramp even after giving birth. A mother of two daughters, the model keeps a good balance between her profession and personal life.
Sonia Gandhi: Being a politician is not easy and especially when you don't understand the language. But Sonia Gandhi surpassed all this and is currently the chairperson of UPA. She is the mother of Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi.
Tavleen Singh: Columnist, political reporter and writer, Tavleen Singh is a known name. Despite being a popular name in journalism, she maintained a good balance between her work and her son.
PT Usha: Fondly known as 'Payyoli express', PT Usha has been one of India's best athlete. She has a son named Ujawal and after retiring from active sports, the athlete keeps herself busy by training children for Olympics.
Maria Goretti: She was a VJ before the birth of her children and after becoming a mother of two, she still continues to work. Though, she has now shifted gears and has found her true calling in being a chef.
Sonika Kaliraman: She has also embraced quite a demanding profession. Being a wrestler is not easy but Sonika maintains the balance between her work and her child.
Juhi Chawla:Actress Juhi Chawla did not take a sabbatical after the birth of her two children - Jahanvi and Arjun. The actress did a commendable job of bringing up her children along with continuing to work in films.
This Mother's Day we celebrate 25 Indian mothers who have made a name for themselves in the demanding professional scenario and have been an inspiration for many.
Mira Nair: She is one of the most acclaimed directors of Indian origin. She has helped put India on the global map when it comes to films. But at the same the director has maintained a good balance between her profession and personal life. She has a son named Zohran Mamdani.
Madhuri Dixit: She gave up on her career for her kids but later returned to films and television. The actress who is seen judging reality shows and shooting for films has kept a good balance between her work and her family.
Alka Yagnik:Bollywood's very own singer Alka Yagnik has been a hands down singer throughout 90s and 2000s. Despite having a busy career in singing, Alka gave her daughter Syesha much priority. Syesha has no interest in Bollywood or singing and Alka is happy with her daughter finding her own calling.