Mumbai, Nov 6 (IANS) Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor on Sunday welcomed their first child, a healthy girl, into this world. Earlier in the day, they were seen arriving at the H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital in Girgaon, Mumbai.
Mothers-in-law Neetu Kapor and Soni Razdan were with Alia before she was wheeled into the labor room.
After the delivery, Alia took to Instagram to share the news with her fans and followers.
The ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’ actress shared a sketch of a lion family of three. The creative also had words written by Alia: “And in the best news of our lives — our baby is here … and what a magical girl she is (heart emoji).”
She added: “We are officially bursting with love — blessed and obsessed PARENTS!!! Love love love Alia and Ranbir.”
As soon as Alia shared the news on her Instagram, her friends from the fraternity flooded her with congratulatory messages in the comments section.
TV show host Kapil Sharma wrote in the comments: “Congratulations mummy papa. This is the bestest gift of God you guys are blessed with. Lots of love to little princess, God bless your beautiful family.”
Alia and Ranbir’s ‘Brahmastra’ co-star, Mouni Roy also commented: “Heartiest congratulations Alia & Ranbir. All my love, only love for your angel.”
Shweta Bachchan Nand wrote: “Congratulations you two!!!! Happiness and health always.”
Alia and Ranbir had tied the knot on April 14 at an intimate ceremony and only recently, Alia had her baby shower with friends and family members.
The couple have had a successful year with ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’ sealing Alia’s well-deserved reputation as a talented actress and ‘Brahmastra’ reviving Ranbir’s flagging career graph. Alia also made news because of her Hollywood foray with the Gal Gadot-starrer Heart of Stone, set to be released in 2023,
The newborn child will therefore truly be the crowning glory for an eventful year for the couple.
In June, Alia took the world by surprise by announcing her pregnancy with a picture featuring Ranbir on her Instagram handle. She has also launched a line of maternity wear named Edamama.