One of the most successful Bollywood actresses, Madhuri is a mother of two children. Yet she epitomises ageless charm and beauty.
From Chhaiya Chhaiya to Munni to Anarkali, Malaika has been the face of some of the hottest item numbers. Malaika is a mother of two sons.
Think Sonia Gandhi and you think of one of the most powerful women in the world, heading the party that rules the largest democracy in the world. Madam Sonia is all about power.
Married to tennis star Mahesh Bhupati, the former Miss Universe and the Bollywood stunner recently gave birth to a girl. Doesn't she make a yummy mummy?
Phoebe of the legendary sit-com 'Friends'. Also a quirky, witty, fun-loving woman both on and off-screen. Lisa Kudrow is the proud mother of a teenager.
Considered by many to be the greatest living actress, Meryl has been nominated for the Academy Award an astonishing 17 times, winning it three times. Married to Don Gummer since 1978 in Hollywood (where marriages sometimes last as long as a film!), Meryl today is a mother of four children. The perfect Zen woman to end this slideshow with.
Celebrating Mother's Day - a quick A to Z look at some of the world's most amazing mothers.
Another diva who stepped away from Bollywood after giving birth to her daughter Samaira, Karisma recently made a comeback with 'Dangerous Ishq'.
One of the most stunning actresses in Hollywood, the 'Ghost' actress seems to be getting beautiful with every passing year. Demi is a mother of three kids: Rumer Willis, Scout Willis and Tallulah Willis.
The Pretty Woman of Hollywood has recently delved into the spiritual with her active interest in Hinduism and the Indian culture. Julia has three children: twins Hazel Patricia Moder and Phinnaeus 'Finn' Walter Moder and Henry Daniel Moder.
When it comes to charm and freshness, there is hardly any match for Priyanka Gandhi. Daughter of the 'power-mom' Sonia, Priyanka herself is a mother of two - Raihan and Miraya Vadra.
The butt of joke of the American liberals, the woman who inspired websites on dumb quotes and the woman who came very close to being a US Vice-President! The Republican politician is also a famous soccer mom.
The former Miss Universe has always been known for speaking her mind. Sushmita comes across as a rebel by not only flaunting her single status, but even being a proud mother of two adopted girls.
Indian-born business honcho, Nooyi is the current Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo. For the last many years, she has consistently been ranked among the World's 100 Most Powerful Women. Isn't that wonderful? She has two children - Tara and Preetha Nooyi.
The bubbly, chirpy actress has this aura of warmth around her which makes you wish you hugged and kissed her, at least once in your life. Isn't she perfect for the title?
An American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress, she recently gave birth to a baby girl, Blue Ivy Carter.
Katie Holmes shot to fame with the TV series 'Dawson's Creek'. She achieved worldwide recognition for her marriage to Tom Cruise, with whom she has a daughter, Suri.
The former singer turned fashion icon. A mother of four, Victoria Beckham is all about style and beauty.
If you've got it, flaunt it. And Angelina Jolie has definitely got it! Jolie's legs made more headlines at the last Oscar ceremony than even 'The Artiste'. Legs apart (no pun intended there), Jolie is also one of the most famous mothers in the world.
Mrs Shah Rukh Khan has been a constant support for her uber-successful husband for more than two decades. The first couple of Bollywood has two kids: Aryan and Suhana.
The US Secretary of State and wife of its former President, Bill Clinton, Hillary represents intelligence, grit and diplomacy of the most powerful nation in the world. It sure takes a lot to do that, doesn't it?
Singer, writer, actress and entrepreneur. Madonna has sold more than 300 million records worldwide and is recognized as the world's top-selling female recording artist of all time by the Guinness World Records.
No motherhood made more headlines in India than her's. The global face of Indian cinema is basking in the bliss of being a new mother. She gave birth to a baby girl on Nov 16 last year.
The 'cool' First Lady of the United States. Michelle, by being herself even in the hallowed corridors of the White House, has earned admirers all over the world. She has two daughters: Natasha and Malia Ann Obama.
Gregarious and monumentally talented, Kajol is as high-spirited in real life as she has been in most of her screen appearances.
The senior Pataudi bahu has conducted herself with grace on and off screen. Mother and now grandmother Sharmila is elegance personified.
She may not be a biological mother, but Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, with her compassion and social work, was a mother to many poor, sick, orphaned and dying children. Like the values she stood for, she remains universal.