Anushka Sharma, Virat Kohli welcome baby girl: Saina Nehwal, Irfan Pathan, Hardik Pandya congratulate the couple
Hardik Pandya congratulated Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma and tweeted: 'Welcome to parenthood.'
Bollywood actor Anushka Sharma and husband Virat Kohli have become parents to a baby girl.
The India skipper announced the news on Twitter, writing, "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."
Ever since the news, social media has been flooded with congratulatory messages for the couple. Actor Angad Bedi, badminton player Saina Nehwal, cricketer Irfan Pathan, Ashwin Ravichandran, Shikhar Dhawan, author Shobha De among others have wished the couple.
Check out some of the posts here
— hardik pandya (@hardikpandya7) January 11, 2021
Congratulations both of u ☺️☺️
— Saina Nehwal (@NSaina) January 11, 2021
Big congratulations to both of you
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) January 11, 2021
— Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) January 11, 2021
— ANGAD BEDI (@Imangadbedi) January 11, 2021
— Ashwin (@ashwinravi99) January 11, 2021
— Shreyas Iyer (@ShreyasIyer15) January 11, 2021
Congratulations to the proud parents 😊😊
— Anjum Chopra (@chopraanjum) January 11, 2021
Many congratulations https://t.co/4LfSFyVF8t
— BCCI (@BCCI) January 11, 2021
— Shobhaa De (@DeShobhaa) January 11, 2021
Many congratulations to you both, Virat.#LoveLords
— Lord's Cricket Ground (@HomeOfCricket) January 11, 2021
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