Here's some good news pouring in! Actress Anushka Sharma and her cricketer hubby Virat Kohli welcomed their first child, a baby girl on Monday (January 11, 2021). The actress gave birth to the baby at Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai. Virat Kohli announced the baby's arrival through his social media.
Elated Virat Kohli Makes An Official Announcement
The Indian skipper took to his Instagram page to share this news with his fans and wrote, "We are thrilled to share with you that we have been blessed with a baby girl this afternoon. We thank you all for your love, prayers and good wishes. Anushka and the baby are both healthy and we are feeling beyond blessed to start this new chapter of our lives. We hope that you can respect our privacy at this time."
Meanwhile, many celebrities congratulated the new parents with heartfelt wishes on Virat's post. While Ishaan Khatter and Ishqbaaz actor Nakuul Mehta dropped heart emotions, Rakul Preet Singh wrote, "Omgggg Congratulationsssss."
Virat And Anushka's Pregnancy Announcement
In August 2020, Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli had announced that they are expecting the arrival of their first child in January 2021. Both of them had taken to their respective social media handles to share the good news and had written, "And then, we were three! Arriving Jan 2021."
Anushka And Virat Want To Raise Their Kid With A Very Balanced Outlook
Recently, in an interview with Vogue magazine, Anushka had opened up about balancing parenthood and career, and said, "We don't see it as mum and dad duties, but as a family unit. For us, it's important that our child be raised with a very balanced outlook. It is all about shared duties. I will be the primary caregiver, especially in the first few years, and that's the reality. I am self-employed and I can decide when I am working if I do one or two films a year. In Virat's case, he plays round the year. What becomes important is the time we spend together as a family."
A hearty congratulations to the new parents from Filmibeat!