Having children is often considered a natural and inevitable part of marriage in many cultures, especially in Pakistan. However, some Pakistani celebrity couples have decided not to have children of their own, either by choice or by circumstance. In this article, we will explore the reasons behind their decision and how they cope with the social pressure and stigma that comes with being childless.
Why These Pakistani Celebrity Couples Chose to Remain Childless
The Golden Duo of Lollywood
Mohammad Ali and Zeba are one of the most iconic and admired couples of the old Lollywood industry. They starred in many hit films together and became the epitome of romance on screen. They got married in 1966 and remained together until Mohammad Ali’s death in 2006. However, they never had any children of their own, despite being married for 40 years.
According to some sources, the reason for their childlessness was that Zeba had a miscarriage early in their marriage and could not conceive again. However, they never let this affect their love and happiness. They adopted two daughters, Samina and Sana, and treated them as their own. They also had many pets in their house and were very fond of them. They showed the world that true love does not need any biological affirmation.
The Evergreen Couple of Lollywood
Marina Khan and Jalil Akhtar are a Pakistani celebrity couple who have been married since 1989. They are both actors and have worked in various television and film projects. They do not have any children of their own, but they have adopted two daughters, Samina and Sana.
The Comedy Couple
Nadia Afgan and Jawad are another Pakistani celebrity couple who have been married for 16 years. They are also actors and have appeared in many comedy shows, such as Shashlik. They do not have any children of their own either, but they have faced a lot of criticism and trolling for their choice.
Nadia Afgan has revealed that she suffered two miscarriages and three failed IUIs, which led her to prioritize her health and happiness over having kids. She has also expressed her love for children and shared pictures of her with many kids on her social media.
The Intellectual Couple
Tariq Aziz and Hajra Tariq were another couple that made a mark in the Pakistani media industry. Tariq Aziz was a famous host, poet, actor, and politician, best known for hosting the quiz show Neelam Ghar (later renamed as Tariq Aziz Show). Hajra Tariq was a journalist, writer, and activist who worked for various newspapers and magazines. They got married in 1974 and remained together until Tariq Aziz’s death in 2020. They also did not have any children of their own.
In an interview, Hajra Tariq revealed that they did not adopt any children either because Tariq Aziz was not convinced by some rules regarding adoption. She also said that they had a special bond and did not feel any void in their life. They supported each other in their professional and personal endeavors and enjoyed traveling together. They were an intellectual duo that did not need any offspring to validate their relationship.
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The Power Couple of Showbiz
Humayun Saeed and Samina Humayun Saeed are one of the most successful and influential couples in the Pakistani showbiz industry. Humayun Saeed is a heartthrob actor, producer, and co-founder of Six Sigma Plus production company. Samina Humayun Saeed is a producer and co-founder of Six Sigma Plus as well as Next Level Entertainment. They have produced many hit dramas and films together, such as Meray Paas Tum Ho, Jawani Phir Nahi Ani, Punjab Nahi Jaungi, etc. They got married in 1995 and have been together for more than 25 years. However, they do not have any children of their own.
The reason for their childlessness is not known publicly, but it seems that they have chosen to focus on their careers rather than having kids. They have also faced many rumors and scandals about Humayun Saeed’s alleged affairs with other actresses, such as Ayesha Khan, Ushna Shah, Mehwish Hayat, etc. However, they have always denied these allegations and maintained a strong bond with each other. They are a power couple that does not need any heirs to carry on their legacy.
The Beautiful Couple
Hina Bayat and Roger Bayat were another beautiful couple that did not have any children of their own. Hina Bayat is a social activist and actress who has appeared in many popular dramas, such as Zindagi Gulzar Hai, Humsafar, Diyar-e-Dil, etc. Roger Bayat was an investor who belonged to a Parsi family. They got married in 1989 and remained together until Roger Bayat’s death due to cancer in 2019.
The reason for their childlessness is also not known publicly, but Hina Bayat has shared before that she was not really comfortable with the idea of adoption at that time. She also said that they were enough for each other and had a beautiful married life. They had many pets in their house and loved them dearly. They were a beautiful couple that did not need any children to complete their happiness.
What do you think of these Pakistani celebrity couples who chose to remain childless? Do you admire their decision or do you think they missed out on something? Share your views in the comments section below.