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The union between an actress and a cricketer is not something ordinary nowadays. From Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi-Sharmila Tagore to Virat Kohli-Anushka Sharma, we have a lot of examples of successful marriages between celebrities from the entertainment world and the cricket fraternity. And one such couple is Harbhajan Singh and Geeta Basra. The duo has been happily married for the last six years.
In 2016, after a year of their marriage, Harbhajan and Geeta had welcomed a baby girl, Hinaya Heer Plaha and in 2021 the duo was blessed with a baby boy, whom they have named, Jovan Veer Singh Plaha. On July 10, 2021, Harbhajan Singh had taken to his IG handle and had shared the news of welcoming a baby boy with his fans. He had written, "Blessed with a baby boy #grateful #babyboy shukar aa Tera maalka."
In an interview with ANI, Geeta Basra shared that she and her hubby, Harbhajan Singh are eagerly waiting for this year's Raksha Bandhan as that would mark their son, Jovan's first festivity ever. She said, "My whole family is excited for Raksha Bandhan. There are so many sisters in our family ... I am sure Jovan's little hands will be full of rakhis."
Going further in the interview, the doting mommy, Geeta Basra shared that this year's Raksha Bandhan has come at the right time as there couldn't have been a better festival than this to celebrate the arrival of Jovan Veer Singh Plaha. Stating the same, she said, "Raksha Bandhan has surely come at the right time this year. It's going to be a special one. There could not be a better function than this."
The Train actress, Geeta Basra also revealed that after Jovan's birth, the little munchkin has added to their 'ghar ki raunak.' She explained, "I always wanted two children. It's very important to have a sibling for your child. I also have a sibling...so I know how protective you feel when you have a sibling. I feel 'bachon se ghar ki raunak dugni ho jaati hai' and Jovan's presence has undoubtedly doubled our 'raunak'."
Geeta Basra, the doting mother to her two kids further shared that she is eagerly waiting for her son, Jovan to grow up and develop a bond with his sister, Hinaya. She added, "I love big families. There's no compulsion that one should have more than one child but I always felt that two is beautiful. He is very small right now. I can't wait for him to develop a bond with my daughter Hinaya."
For the unversed Geeta and Harbhajan's elder daughter, Hinaya is five years old now and this would be her first Raksha Bandhan with her baby brother, Jovan.
Indian cricketer, Harbhajan Singh and his gorgeous wife, Geeta Basra are enjoying every moment of their second parenthood with their two little munchkins, Hinaya and Jovan. Harbhajan and Geeta had embraced parenthood for the first time with the arrival of their daughter, Hinaya on July 27, 2016, and in MarchRead More