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Becoming parents is one of the most exciting and coveted moments in the life of any couple, be it their first child or the second one. Babies are like bundles of joy and they not only bring the couple together, but also strengthen their love.
And this year, a lot of our celebs have been lucky enough to welcome the little bundle of joys in their lives.
Here, we bring to you a list of famous Indian celebs who embraced parenthood this year.
Dancer-choreographer Salman Yusuff Khan and his wife Faiza Harmain became the proud parents of a baby boy this year. Salman shared this news in the last week of March, through Instagram.
He shared this picture of his baby’s feet:
And, along with the picture, there was this beautiful message:
“In Allah's name .. His mercy is infinite and eternal , I pray to him for strength and skills to be able to take responsibility for the care and upbringing of my child ... Thank u Allah for my most priced possession ... Our family is now complete , we have a new little member who is currently accepting kisses, hugs and prayers , so come over and share some love!”
Salman and Faiza have named their son Hamdan. Sharing his feelings on achieving fatherhood, Salman said in an interview:
“I had a list of names which I discussed with my family but they went with my suggestion….Hamdan, which means the chosen one. I want to enjoy fatherhood to the fullest. I know I will grow up with my little one. He will be my partner in crime, we will go skydiving and scuba diving once he grows up.”
On Eid, he posted this picture, where we got to see Hamdan for the first time. Though the picture is not so clear, one thing we are sure of is that the baby is an overdose of cuteness:
The famous South Indian actor Prakash Raj became father at the age of 50 from his second marriage. He already has two daughters from his previous marriage. Prakash and Pony were blessed with a baby boy on 3rd February.
This is how the actor shared the good news with his friends and fans:
Hi .. Me and pony are happy share with you this moment of joy in our life.. We had a lovely baby boy.. Today .. Bless him. Cheers.
They chose to name their little bundle of joy as Vedhanth.
The singer and actress, Raageshwari Loomba, who also appeared in Big Boss 5, was pregnant at the age of 40. She gave birth to a lovely baby girl on February 11. Announcing this news, she shared this very beautiful message with her fans:
Thank you for wishing us such happy days!! It has been an amazing and enjoyable 9 months of pregnancy. The birth an equally spiritual experience thanks to all the positive vibes. I was immersed in my world of affirmations, prayers and music for the miracle in my womb. Lil Baby Swaroop arrived on Feb 11th listening to a Mozart lullaby. She is calm and smiling miracle. She sends her Namaste & Salaamz with love gratitude and wonder. We deeply wish for every couple to be blessed with this miracle. Much love to everyone.
Kumkum Bhagya fame actor Shabbir and his lovely wife Kanchi Kaul, became parents for the second time with the arrival of their second baby this year. They already were parents to one and a half year old Azai, and were blessed with another boy on February 18. This is what the actor shared with his fans:
Proud big brother Azai would like to introduce his new partner in crime that will forever share the blame. BOY it is, THANK YOU GOD.
They have named their second son Ivarr. Here, have a look at the cutie Ivarr:
Iss Pyar Ko Kya Naam Doon fame actor Akshay Dogra and his wife Sakshi welcomed their first born- a baby boy on February 29, this year. Yes, their bundle of joy is a leap baby. They have named him Ivaan, which means the gift of God.
Another jodi from the telly world, Amrapali Gupta and Yash Sinha were blessed with a baby boy on Holi this year, i.e., March 25. The couple named their son Kabir. Coincidentally, Kabir was also the name of a character played by Yash and it was very close to his heart. However, the couple declared that the name has been decided by the grandparents.
Salman Khan’s baby sister Arpita, and her husband Aayush Sharma became proud parents for the first time this year, as this much-in-love couple was blessed with a little prince on 30th March. Apart from the couple, the Khan khandaan was elated with the news and welcomed the little one graciously. The couple chose to name their sweet little baby boy as Ahil, which means emperor.
For cuteness overload, read: Mamu Salman Khan's Infectiously Adorable Moments With Ahil Will Brighten Your Day
Kasamh Se fame actor Kushal Punjabi also became father this year. He had married his long-time girlfriend Audrey Dolhen, in November 2015, in a private ceremony in Goa. The couple was blessed with an adorable baby boy on April 5. While speaking to the media about the arrival of his son, the actor said:
We have named him Kian Since my wife is European and I am an Indian, we wanted a name that could be easily pronounced by both sides. Europeans can't pronounce the A' as Indians can. Also, my wife likes short names. So we decided upon this. Kian' in Arabic means King, whereas in Hindi it means ‘the grace of God'.
Colors TV’s show Uttaran fame actor Rohit Khurrana already had a son when he was blessed with a baby girl this year on April 6. The couple was completely thrilled to have a complete family. This is what the actor shared with his friends:
After having a son, I wanted a daughter and now I feel my family is complete.
They have named their little one as Saisha, who looks this cute:
Ace cricketer, Suresh Raina donned the hat of a father on May 15 this year. The couple was looking forward to have a baby girl and God fulfilled their wish, as Raina’s wife, Priyanka Chaudhary gave birth to a little princess in Amsterdam. They had pre-decided a beautiful name for their daughter, and they call her Gracia.
Read full story here: Suresh Raina Becomes Father, Shares First Pictures Of Baby 'Gracia'
Genelia and Ritiesh Deshmukh, who already have an adorable son named Riaan, became parents to another baby boy on June 1. Naturally, the couple was highly excited for their second baby. However, this time they let the little brother announce the news to their fans. Riteish tweeted an adorable picture of Riaan along with the following caption:
Hey guys, my Aai & Baba just gifted me a little brother. Now all my toys are his...- Love Riaan.
Their little one has been name Rahyl.
This actress won everyone’s heart after her performance in television show, Geet Hui Sabse Parai. She was already a mom to a lovely baby girl, and this year, she was blessed with a baby boy on June 8. This is what she shared with her fans:
We have been blessed with another sweet smile to brighten our day, a small set of hands to hold on the way. A brand new life has just begun. We are happy to announce we have a son.
Former Bigg Boss contestant and Rahul Mahajan’s ex-wife, Dimply Ganguly was lucky to find her true love in Rohit Roy. The couple got married in November 2015 in a grand wedding in Dubai. Just after seven months of their marriage, the couple was blessed with a baby girl on June 20, and they have named her Reanna. The elated mother shared the news on Instagram with one of her old pictures in which she was flaunting her baby bump. Along with the picture, she wrote this:
Our baby girl Reanna decided to come to us early with 100000 hugs and 2000000 kisses and million cuddles waiting for her on 20th of june early morning…lighting our world up like eternal Christmas! I would like to thank all my friends and family for being with us through this journey and god almighty for blessing us and praying that he guides me on this new journey of parenthood every step of the way! Dugga! Dugga! Thank you daddypie @acidxxx for capturing this moment! Love you.
The person who always has people around him in splits, is super-ecstatic to become a dad for the second time. Unlike his reel image, he is a doting father and simply adores kids. Manish has a four-year-old daughter Saisha, and now he is blessed with a cute little prince, as his wife gave birth to a baby boy on June 26.
Yes, he is a single dad. He became a father with the help of surrogacy through IVF. His little son, Laksshya, was born on June 27. He is the first grandchild in the Kapoor family, and Jeetendra as well as Shobha are really happy to become grandparents. This is what they said in a joint statement:
We could not be more excited to be grandparents to Laksshya, and are completely supportive of Tusshar’s decision. This is certainly a tremendous blessing, and an exciting time in our lives. Tusshar is a wonderful son, and he has proven, with responsibility, independence and kindness, that he will be a great father to Laksshya.
Tusshar’s sister Ekta was also very excited with the arrival of Laksshya in the family, and she shared this beautiful picture (above) on her social media handles with this caption:
Ab .....HUM PAANCH.
Star cricketer Harbhajan Singh and his gorgeous wife Geeta Basra were blessed with a baby girl on July 27, 2016. Their baby girl was born in London, where Geeta's family is based. The news was confirmed by Harbhajan Singh's mother, Avtar Kaur.
A few days after the cutie pie's birth, the newbie mom Geeta shared her picture along with an adorable message:
And the message read:
“Thank you everyone for the love and beautiful wishes for our little angel.. #blessed #Godsmiracle #bestfeeling”
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Well, we are just halfway done with the year 2016, and have witnessed so much cuteness and sweetness already. And guess what, there’s so much more to come! So stay tuned for more dose of cuteness.