From the time of having clandestine affairs, secretly getting married to not only flaunting their love interests but also enjoying massive fan following despite being mothers, Bollywood actresses have come a long way.
The leading divas of today are more than just actresses in films.
They are entrepreneurs, full time actors, wives and even mothers and all of that while still charming millions of hearts with their sexy and scintillating appeal.
While we give you a low down on some of the yummy mummies of tinsel town, you tell us who's your favourite of them all.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan: Enjoying the status of being from the first family of the film industry, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan can hit the headlines even if she sneezes so when it comes to being a mother, right from her pregnancy, delivery to even the first pictures of her daughter everything has been under the scanner.
The actress earned ample flak for her excess baggage all throughout her pregnancy phase but the diva is back to her svelte self and is wooing the shutterbugs like never before.
The actress appeared in a lean avatar at the recent Cannes Film Festival and stole the show with her glamorous attires.
Lara Dutta: Married to tennis ace star Mahesh Bhupati, Lara Dutta surely redefined the outlook of many actress mothers as she proudly took to pregnancy and made public appearances even during her full time.
Never a question on her fashion sense, this uber sexy mother has already started getting back in shape thanks to her undying dedication towards yoga.
Kajol: If there's any actress who couldn't care less about being a mother it's Kajol.
Married to Ajay Devgn, Kajol is mother of two - daughter Nysa and son Yug and despite being a full-time mom, this sassy diva has had her on and off successful stints in films and TV ads.
The actress never really was a looker but it was her inherent charm that became an instant hit with the masses and still manages to woo millions.
Shilpa Shetty: If there is one actress who can leave any woman green with envy for her blessed curves it's Shilpa Shetty.
The Shut Up and Bounce babe tied the knot with UK based industrialist Raj Kundra and settled in her marital bliss soon after turning preggers too.
But the leggy lass's figure was far from being tampered even by pregnancy.
The actress soon after giving birth to son Viaan shrunk back to her svelte self and has been flaunting her gracious curves ever since.
Karisma Kapoor: Although Karisma made a rather lukewarm comeback after a hiatus of eight years with Vikram Bhatt's Dangerous Ishq, that doesn't take away from the fact that she is a strong contender in the yummy mummy list.
The mother of two, daughter Samaira and son Kian, Karisma is interestingly sexier than ever before and surely has the scope to enjoy her second innings in the industry.
Madhuri Dixit: There truly are no words to describe this elegant and graceful actress.
The diva who ruled all throughout the '90s is still enjoying being at the pedestal for her fans in her second innings.
The actress who shifted to America after having married Dr.
Shriram Nene made a comeback to India with husband and two kids in tow to pursue her filmy dreams all over again and the actress is charming the camera like never before.
Madhuri set the screen ablaze with her graceful moves along with Ranbir Kapoor in the song Ghagra from Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani and already has two films Gulaab Gang and Dedh Ishqiya in the pipelines.
Malaika Arora Khan: There indeed is no mother hotter than Malaika Arora Khan.
Her curves, slender figure and a fashion sense that many actresses would kill for, makes Malaika Arora Khan the yummiest mummy of the lot.
Married to Arbaaz Khan the actress is a mother of a son Arhaan and manages both her personal as well as her extremely busy professional lifestyle as if it were a cakewalk.
Sushmita Sen: If there's any actress who personifies the term 'woman of substance' it's Sushmita Sen.
The graceful beauty happens to be a single mother of two adopted daughters, Renee and Alisah, who she loves to death.
Although away from the filmy scene since a while, the actress still remains as glamorous as ever.
Raveena Tandon: Inspite of being mother of two, Raveena Tandon has figure many would vie for.
The actress swore to a fit lifestyle and has been cycling and skipping her way to a stunning figure.
The actress may not be seen in films frequently but one does find her making fashionable appearances at filmy dos.
Chitrangada Singh: Married to golfer Jyoti Randhawa this yummy mummy has the most seductress appeal in tinsel town.
The actress went off limelight after her marriage and returned as a mother to a baby boy but sexier than ever before.
Not only did Chitrangada redefine her seductive looks but also took the plunge in commercial cinema so much so that one also saw her setting the screen on fire with her sizzling item song in Shirish Kunder's Joker.