With rumours rife that Nicole Kidman and husband Keith Urban are in talks with a surrogate, the actress has spoken out about her love of being a mum.
In a rare candid moment, the Oscar-nominated star gushed about her most beloved role to date.
'The maternal force of who I am taps into everything,' she told Ryan Seacrest when asked about her role on Lion.
She added that her experience with motherhood heavily impacted on her portrayal of the role as Sue Brierley, Saroo's adoptive mother in the hit film.
Dressed in an embroidered custom Armani gown, Nicole dazzled on the Oscars red carpet.