Soha Ali Khan: Lockdown has brought the family closer

Published: Apr 25, 2020, 09:27 IST | IANS |

Actress Soha Ali Khan says the lockdown has brought her closer to her family than ever.

Kunal Kemmu and Soha Ali Khan/picture courtesy: Soha Ali Khan's Instagram account
Kunal Kemmu and Soha Ali Khan/picture courtesy: Soha Ali Khan's Instagram account

The actress asserts that she tries to do interesting activities with husband, actor Kunal Kemmu, and daughter Inaaya. Here's how Soha Ali Khan is spending her time during the lockdown:

Reading:

 
 
 
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Booked for the week! #lockdown #stoppedcountingthedays #storytime

A post shared by Soha (@sakpataudi) onApr 21, 2020 at 12:26am PDT

Reading has always been something I love doing and our busy lives make it difficult to sit down and make time for it every day. The lockdown has enabled us to stay indoors and focus on the activities that our busy schedules would not allow us to do. Reading is one of the things that I have included in my daily tasks; I dedicate at least one hour to reading as it helps me with my writing better. Therefore, if you were once an avid reader and have lost the touch of it, this is the perfect time to reconnect to your stack of untouched lying favourites.

Fun with family:

 
 
 
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It’s just a ‘matar’ of time #lockdown #stayhome #staysafe #twopeasinapod @khemster2

A post shared by Soha (@sakpataudi) onApr 15, 2020 at 1:46am PDT

Family to me always comes first! In the times of lockdown, your family is what is going to keep you together by supporting you and making you laugh or be your partners in fun. The lockdown has brought us closer than ever. Kunal and I make sure that we engage ourselves with some or the other interesting activity. We try to indulge Inaaya in various activities such as drawing, puzzles, colouring, learning the alphabet or numbers, and sometimes we gaze out of windows and play the "I spot" game from the balcony.

Experiment with healthy snacks:

I love snacks that are filling and healthy and so does my family, hence I cook our meals that are rich in nutrients. Since almonds are one of my favourite snacks to munch on, I make sure that my recipes include a handful of almonds. They not only keep you full but also prevents you from binging on unhealthy options as they help suppress hunger in between meals. Some of my favourite dishes are Sheera with nuts, Almond Soy milk, Roasted Almonds with a spicy touch, definitely worth trying.

Exercising with FAM Jam indoors:

 
 
 
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I got the best trainer in the business 💪🏼

A post shared by Kunal Kemmu (@khemster2) onApr 16, 2020 at 2:23am PDT

The lockdown has put a hold on the gyms but not on us, hence I make sure to take out time to exercise for an hour. Kunal and I motivate each other to perform the basic exercises at home. Occasionally we take Zumba and Yoga sessions for Inaaya and love to watch her groove with the music. The funniest thing is she exercises with us and it is cute to watch her try and learn the basics with us.

Skincare routine:

Maintaining the glow inside out is important. I use facemasks once in a week to exfoliate the impurities and dust from my skin. It is also important to take care from within; therefore, I hydrate myself and intake lots of water. Make sure to include Vitamin E in your diet as it may help in imparting anti-ageing properties and benefits skin health. I make sure to include almonds in my diet and make it a part of my beauty routine as it fills my body up with the right nutrients. I also make sure to use a Vitamin C facial oil for my skin.

The lockdown isn't necessarily a bad thing, it is not! One needs to detoxify from the hustle-bustle of the city and take measures to stay home, fit and healthy. Make sure to indulge yourself in activities that are fun and productive.

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    Soha Ali Khan is spending her lockdown days with her family. Husband Kunal Kemmu has also shared some pretty pictures with baby Inaaya Naumi and wife Soha. "Booked for the week! #lockdown #stoppedcountingthedays #storytime [sic]"

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    It's not just workout and cooling like any other Bollywood celebrities that has kept the family busy. The lockdown sessions also include before and after cooking tasks, "It's just a 'matar' of time #lockdown #stayhome #staysafe #twopeasinapod [sic]"

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    Inaaya Naumi Kemmu is just an adorable child, and she is doing her best to keep papa Kunal busy during the lockdown period. "I got the best trainer in the business [sic]"

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    The father-daughter also switch the roles to keep each other occupied. It is fun watching the duo bond over small things at home. Isn't it? "The stories you tell me are so much more fun than the ones I read to you [sic]"

  • 5/9

    This slow-motion uploaded by Kunal Kemmu will make your heart skip a beat! "Flipping into the weekend. [sic]"

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    Inaaya Naumi Kemmu had a special way to wish her fans 'Happy Easter!' 

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    Soha Ali Khan has also been working from home to keep up the spirit among the kids, "Super-fun Zoom Storytelling session with The Mommy Network in association with Quarantcharity! Was a lovely conversation around books, some of my favourite reads and the challenges of keeping the little ones entertained! [sic]"

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    In one of the videos shared by Soha Ali Khan, Kunal Kemmu was seen dancing crazily on a popular Punjabi song, "Losing weight or losing mind?? #lockdown #day10 [sic]"

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    "The Two Halves Of My Heart [sic]," wrote Kunal Kemmu in this one! Indeed...

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