Weddings and babies in B-Town have been the hot news this year. A number of stars had a lot to celebrate one of them being: welcoming little bundles of joy into the world. Some of the most popular celebrities gave birth to the next generation of A-list entertainers and we’re listing down those few who were born in 2017!
The A-list filmmaker became a father of twins on February 7 via surrogacy. In a statement, he said, “I am ecstatic to share with you all the two most wonderful additions to my life, my children and lifelines; Roohi and Yash. I feel enormously blessed to be a parent to these pieces of my heart.” While Yash is Karan’s late father’s name, Roohi is an anagram of his mother’s name Hiroo. Trust us, we’re weeping rivers of happiness too, Karan.
Soha Ali Khan & Kunal Kemmu
The couple welcomed a lil bundle of joy on September 29, Inaaya Naumi Kemmu. The two were beaming when they welcomed the baby at home. Kunal shared the news on Twitter saying, “We are over the moon to share we have been blessed with a beautiful baby girl on this auspicious day Thank you for the love&blessings (sic).” Asked about his newborn niece, Soha’s brother Saif Ali Khan said, “It is a happy time for us. I’ve never been an uncle before, so I am Uncle Saif now.”
Lisa Haydon & Dino Lalvani
Aisha fame, Lisa Haydon surprised her fans with her pregnancy announcement. Lisa who tied the knot with London based businessman, Dino Lalvani welcomed baby Zack on 17th of May. Lisa, whose Instagram feed was full of awe-inspiring photos all through her pregnancy, gave many some major #PreggersGoals. She also looked stunning as she rocked her baby bump on the cover of a fashion and lifestyle magazine.
Esha Deol & Bharat Takhtani
Five years after Esha tied the knot with Bharat in 2012, the couple welcomed a baby girl, Radhya. Both Bharat’s and Esha’s family were present at the medical facility. A source quotes Bharat after the birth of their baby saying, "It's hard to express how happy I feel today! I think the baby looks like me and when she smiles, the world smiles at you. Esha wants some 'me time' with our baby. Their bonding is divine!" Clearly, Radhya is Esha’s new Dream Girl.
Asin Thottumkal & Rahul Sharma
Ghajini fame, Asin who’s married to Micromax co-founder, Rahul were blessed with a baby girl on the 24th of October. Akshay Kumar who played cupid and introduced Asin and Rahul visited the actress at the hospital and shared his love for the family of three, "One joy which is completely unmatched...congratulations to my dearest friends @simply.asin and Rahul on the arrival of their little angel"
Fardeen Khan & Natasha Madhvani
Fardeen and Natasha embrace parenthood for the second time after a miscarriage 5 years back. On August 11, 2017, they became proud parents to a baby boy and chose the most unique name for him and is Azarius which means ‘powerful and complete’. We’re just as elated as the newbie papa himself.
Celina Jaitly & Peter Haag
Celina Jaitly welcomed her second set of twins but the announcement was not that sweet as one of her babies, Shamsher Jaitly Haag passed away due to a serious heart condition. She wrote on her Facebook page, “ The Gods above have blessed us yet again with another set of very handsome twin boys ‘Arthur Jaitly Haag’ and ‘Shamsher Jaitly Haag’ in Dubai on 10th September 2017. However, life is not always how we plan it to be. Our son ‘Shamsher Jaitly Haag’ succumbed to a serious heart condition and could not continue his journey in this world. Heartbreaking as that is we are very fortunate that a part of him still lives with us through Arthur, whose face will always remind us that an angel who looks exactly like him looks upon us from the arms of his grandfather, my father, in the heavens above, whom we also lost” Celina, you stay strong girl!
Kashmira Shah & Krushna Abhishek
TV's favourite comedian Krushna Abhishek and wife Kashmira Shah have welcomed twin boys via surrogacy. The babies were born in the month of May and were under observation in neonatal care in the hospital. Recently, Krushna disclosed that superstar Salman Khan already knew about his babies, before the news came out. Salman knew about them, even before Krushna's mama Govinda.
Urvashi Sharma & Sachiin Joshi
Urvashi and Sachiin have been blessed with another baby, and this time it is a boy. On November 26, the couple welcomed Shivansh. Sachiin told a leading daily, “By the grace of God, my wife and our son are healthy. Our family is now complete. We thank our families and friends for their support and blessings. This year has been a landmark both personally and professionally. He looks exactly like his father and has my complexion. I think that's the best combination.”
Beyonce & Jay Z
We know the list was about Desi parents welcoming their bundles of joy but it would be incomplete if we didn’t mention the most surprising pregnancy news of the year. The closest thing the United States has to a Queen, on the first day of Black History month, Beyonce shared her pregnancy news and the internet broke! It was the impactful Grammy performance that made the entire world lose its chill. Beyoncé later welcomed twins Sir Carter and Rumi with husband, Jay Z on June 13, 2017. See the name announcement in all its glory below.