Mother & Baby India

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When actor Disha Madan found out she was pregnant, it took her by surprise. “We did not know how to deal with it,” she says. Coupled with a few upcoming projects that she’d only just started working on, there was this sense of fear and anxiety she went through, because a baby simply just wasn’t a part of the plan. But when baby Vian made his entry into the world, all she wanted to do was “cherish every minute of his existence.” She talks to us about life, playing a new role—being mum to baby Vian.

“I’ve been dancing since I was three, and having been trained in Bharatanatyam for over 20 years, I’ve always had a keen interest in professionally being associated with Arts. I took part in a dance show, Dance India Dance in 2014 and was the only participant to represent Indian Classical Dance from Bengaluru at Top 40. I also won a regional dance show called Dancing Star. I then took my first step into acting as the negative lead on a daily soap in Kannada. I then took a break for myself and met my husband Shashan Vasuki while at it. Shashank runs a business manufacturing automotive products. The fact that we aren’t from the same industry actually brought us closer! We dated for a while and decided to get married in 2017.

“We always wanted to have a baby, but it was supposed to happen only after about three years. We never planned Vian.

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