Many people today seek the help of housemaids when it comes to cleaning their homes, either once a week or at other regular schedules. It is a reality that there are households that do have housemaids staying with them for convenience. In today’s world, when people are fully occupied with busy lifestyles and hectic schedules, there is hardly any time to do various household activities. Cooking, cleaning and taking care of the house and the kids become a challenging affair. A house becomes a big mess. During such situations, hiring a maid can help you and your house from becoming a mess.
But, it’s truly important to treat them well! Few families treat their househelps as their family members while others treat them badly. So today, we have gathered a list of such celebrities who treat their househelps as family members:
Deepika Padukone is one of the highest-paid actresses in India and her accolades include three Filmfare Awards. Padukone, the daughter of the badminton player Prakash Padukone, was born in Copenhagen and raised in Bangalore. Her dimpled smile and mesmerizing looks took over the industry as soon she entered Bollywood with the film Om Shanti Om. Not only Bollywood, but Deepika has impressed the Hollywood industry as well with her acting skills and ravishing looks. She can make anyone go weak in the knees with her beautiful dimpled smile. But, despite being such a great star, the actress is not only good in her looks but also at heart. Her behavior with the househelps is quite normal and she understands the needs of househelps and even treats them well.
The actress made a statement, “Since I expect the right to work with dignity, I try to extend the same dignity of labor to the people around me. I’m especially careful about the domestic help, driver valet, etc. They depend entirely on their employers for dignity. It’s, therefore, our duty to be doubly humane to them.”
Janhvi Kapoor ’s mother Sridevi used to behave well with every househelp of her house. After her death, her daughter Janhvi also considers every househelp of her house as her family member.
Koena Mitra is an Indian actress and model who appears in Bollywood films. She participated in Bigg Boss season 13 as a celebrity contestant. She said,” I’ve one house help who leaves in the evening and two live-in maids Nikita and Priyanka. I don’t even call them maids. It’s very important to let them feel like a part of the family. Show them a concern when they’re unwell, buy little gifts for them. I trust my two girls completely.”
She is amongst the talented actress in B Town and every film she comes along has something or the other to say about the actress. She is talented and skilled apart from being bold and beautiful. With her exquisite looks and extraordinary acting skills, she has made to list of one of the top actresses in the industry within a short period. In fact, some time ago, the actress shared the picture of her and her maid Saroj, which got viral on social media. Also, there is one househelp in their family who has been working in their family for a long time and is said to have given Rs. 50 lakh to her driver and helper.
Tanushree Dutta is an Indian model and actress who primarily appeared in Bollywood movies. Dutta is the recipient of the Femina Miss India Universe title in 2004 at age 20. During the same year at the Miss Universe beauty pageant, she was among the top ten finalists. The actress is not only beautiful but also good at heart. She said, “My maids are treated like members of my family. They work hard, are paid well and get holidays whenever they want.”
Salman Khan is one of the most versatile actors of Bollywood and has a huge fan following! And, not only Salman but his family has also been quite famous in the industry. Though many househelps are working in their house, one of the househelps has been working in their family for the past 50 years whom they respect a lot. They treat him respectfully and are considered an important part of their family.
Malaika Arora is an Indian actress, dancer, model, VJ, and television personality, who is best known for her all-rounded work throughout the Hindi cinema. She said, “I’ve some maids at home, all women and none underage. We take care of all their needs, just as they take care of us. Medical bills are paid by us. And we’ve individual bank accounts for them. Elsie who lives with us is a part of the family.”
The Deol family is also very good with its househelps. Several househelps are working in the family and Dharmendra himself looks after everyone like a family member.
Pooja Bedi is a former Bollywood actress, television talk show host, and newspaper columnist. She is the daughter of actor Kabir Bedi and the late Protima Bedi. She said, “My older maid’s name is Benedicta Crasta. We affectionately call her Bambi. And the younger maid is Anita. I don’t treat them as inferior at all. Bambi has been with us for ten years. She sleeps in a bed alongside my children and travels to every part of the world with me. Both maids use the guest bathrooms and do not have to go down to the househelps bathroom in the building. They’ve free access to anything they want to eat in the kitchen, from pickles to chocolates to meats. They’re human not objects of exploitation. I believe in the dignity of labor and life.”
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The Chote Nawab of the Pataudi family is also said to treat his househelps well. There are several househelps taking care of the family and no one treats them like their househelps.
The actress said “My maid Sukhi has been with us for 25 years. In fact, I was allowed to stay in Mumbai alone by my parents only on the condition that Sukhi stays with me! She’s an integral part of the family. She knows me better than anyone else. And I can’t do without her. Forget about equal rights, Sukhi has more deciding power in my house than me!”