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Ishaan Khatter, Neelima Azim meet Shahid Kapoor, Mira Rajput’s baby boy, celebs shower wishes

Shahid Kapoor’s mother Neelima Azim and brother Ishaan Khatter were spotted, late of Wednesday, visiting the Mumbai hospital where Mira Rajput gave birth to a baby boy.

bollywood Updated: Sep 06, 2018 10:53 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times
Shahid Kapoor,Mira Rajput,Alia Bhatt
Mira Rajput gave birth to a boy in a Mumbai hospital on Wednesday night.(Instagram)

As the news of Shahid Kapoor and his pretty wife Mira Rajput becoming parents for the second time came out, a host of Bollywood stars took to social media to congratulate the proud parents. The couple, who already daughter Misha together, were blessed with a baby boy on September 5.

Among those who was the first to wish them was actor Alia Bhatt. The Brahmastra actor shared an Instagram story, congratulating the new parents. She wrote: Congratulations, my loves!” The picture also mentioned “It’s a boy”. Alia is currently in Bulgaria, with the rest of the Brahmastra cast and crew.

Alia Bhatt was among the first to wish the happy couple.

Preity Zinta, who currently lives in the US, sent in her wishes early. She wrote: “Congratulations @shahidkapoor & Mira on the new addition to the family ?? So Happy for both of you . Loads of love, happiness and diapers ?? always... Ting ! #babyboy #Happiness #Love.”

Actor Ashish Chowdhry too was delighted to hear the news. He wrote: “Oyyyèeee... Congratulations my bro @shahidkapoor and #MiraRajput for such amazing family planning!! #Misha’s gonna love her baby brother.. Elder sisters are the best.. My love to your beautiful lil’ family.. God bless.. Enjoy the riot.”

Pragya Yadav, wife of Kedarnath director Abhishek Kapoor, too congratulated the couple. She wrote on Instagram: “Biggest congratulations to all of you!!! ?? My darling Mira it’s been a beautiful journey and I’m so happy I got to share it with you, it’s been special! love love and more love @mira.kapoor #itsaboy #bumpbuddies #love #kapoors.”

She also shared a picture of Mira and herself, showing off their baby bumps. Pragya too gave birth to her second child recently.

Meanwhile, the family of Shahid Kapoor including his mother Neelima Azim and half brother, Ishaan Khatter, visited the couple late on Wednesday. Ishaan, who adores his elder brother Shahid looked happy and anxious as he escorted his mother to the hospital. Earlier in the day, Mira’s mother too was spotted leaving the hospital.

Shahid Kapoor’s younger brother Ishaan Khatter visits the hospital with his mother Neelima Azim. (Viral Bhayani)

Mira Rajput’s mother leaves the hospital on Wednesday. (Viral Bhayani)

Shahid, who married Mira in 2015, in a recent interview to Mid Day, mentioned that while in the case of his elder child Misha, he was off work for several months, in case of his second child, despite his best efforts, he just couldn’t do much. “During Misha’s birth [in 2016], I took a couple of months off. This time too, I was negotiating to take a month-long break, but things didn’t work out. I will get only a week off from work. It is too short a duration, but such are the circumstances.”

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First Published: Sep 06, 2018 10:44 IST