By Shreya Sharma Last Updated:
Smriti Khanna has been celebrating every milestone of her daughter, Anayka Gupta’s life and has been ensuring that her every first becomes a lifetime memory. From her sixth-month birthday to her first trip, everything was captured and celebrated by Smriti. The actress’ daughter is going to be one-year-old in three days and the mommy has recorded her daughter’s struggle to stand and how she aced it.
TV show, Meri Aashiqui Tumse Hi had played the role of Cupid for Smriti Khanna and Gautam Gupta. After a brief period of dating, the two had gotten married on November 23, 2017, and had started their journey of parenthood in April 2020 with the arrival of their little girl. On May 5, 2020, Smriti had taken to her Instagram handle and had revealed her angel's unique name as Anayka, which means powerful. Anayka is a social media sensation and not just her parents, but her 37.3k fans also wish to see her cross new milestones and the baby girl has reached a big one this time.
Taking to her IG handle on April 11, 2021, Smriti shared a video, where her baby girl, Anayka can be seen all motivated to stand up on her own. Yes, Anayka struggled to stand without giving up and her mommy recorded it all. Smriti proved that a mother’s instinct never lies as she recorded her daughter and how after multiple efforts her baby, Anayka succeeded in attaining another milestone of her life, just four days before her birthday. Smriti narrated how she just knew that her baby girl is ready to stand up on her own. Sharing her daughter’s victorious moment, Smriti wrote, “4 days to go for her 1st birthday and she touched another milestone @anaykaguptaofficial.”
Smriti and her daughter, Anayka make for a fun team and we can watch their videos all day long. Anayka’s cuteness can melt anyone’s heart and she becomes cuter when she is angry. On January 9, 2021, Smriti had taken to her daughter's IG handle and had shared an adorable video of her daughter’s angry face. In the video we could see Anayka angrily lying on the bed, looking away from her mommy, whereas, Smriti could be heard saying sorry and seeking an apology from her. At the end of the video, after lots of persuasions, Anayka could be seen smiling, while looking at her mommy. Sharing the video, Smriti had written, “When I’m mad at mumma.”
The star parents are doing everything in their power to keep their little angel happy. Smriti and Gautam have got their baby girl a personalised crown-themed cot bumper from the brand, Baby Jalebi. With yellow, white and grey crowns made over it, the bumper on the head has Anayka’s name written over it, making it unique and personal. Other than this, Anayka has a pebble-coloured sleigh style crib-cum-playpen is from the brand, Baby Gaga and has a large sliding drawer on the bottom. It also allows the parents to adjust the height of the dual mattress. Well, certainly Anayka has everything fancy and personalised, and if you wish to buy the same, you will have to shell out Rs 61,400. Anayka’s crown-themed full cot bumper costs Rs 12,000 with additional Rs 300 for personalisation and her crib-cum-playpen costs Rs 49,100.
On October 15, 2020, Smriti Khanna and Gautam Gupta had celebrated their little angel's six-month birthday. Smriti had looked utterly gorgeous in a one-shoulder dress in the shades of blue and her daughter, Anayka had twinned with her beautiful mommy. In one of the pictures, the mother-daughter duo was seen posing with a bunch of balloons in the background, and the other picture was a picture-perfect family click. Alongside it, Smriti had written, "Happy ½ Birthday my princess."
Anayka’s successful mission surely must be a proud mommy moment for Smriti Khanna!