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It’s a girl for Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli: Samantha, Madhuri and others congratulate new parents

Actor Anushka Sharma and cricketer Virat Kohli welcomed a baby girl on Monday afternoon.

Written by A. Kameshwari | New Delhi | Updated: January 11, 2021 8:40:03 pm
anushka sharma, virat kohliVirat Kohli and Anushka Sharma welcome a baby girl. (Photo: Anushka Sharma/Instagram)

Bollywood star Anushka Sharma and husband Virat Kohli have been blessed with a baby girl. Virat shared the news on Monday via social media.

Virat posted a statement on social media which read, “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. Love, Virat.”

Ever since Virat tweeted the news, social media has been flooded with congratulatory messages for the couple.

Actor Angad Bedi wished them on Twitter and wrote, “Many congratulations to the parents @AnushkaSharma @imVkohli ghar aai lakshmi.”

The official handle of Lord’s Cricket Ground mentioned in a tweet, “Many congratulations to you both, Virat. #LoveLords.”

Badminton player Saina Nehwal shared a post on Twitter which read, “Congratulations, both of you.”

Filmmaker Manish Sharma, Golf champion Arjun Bhati, cricketer Irfan Pathan and actor Nakuul Mehta among others also shared wishes for Virushka.

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20:40 (IST)11 Jan 2021
Ghar aai lakshmi: Angad Bedi

Angad Bedi congratulated Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma on becoming parents to a baby girl.

20:21 (IST)11 Jan 2021
Madhuri Dixit: May God shower his choicest blessings on your little angel

Madhuri Dixit Nene took to Twitter to congratulate Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma. The actor tweeted, "Congratulations @imVkohli @AnushkaSharma. May god shower his choicest blessings on you & your little angel"

20:00 (IST)11 Jan 2021
Samantha Akkineni sends warm wishes to Virushka

19:41 (IST)11 Jan 2021
Neha Dhupia: Welcome to best phase of your lives

Congratulating Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma on becoming parents to a baby girl, Neha Dhupia wrote, "Welcome to the best phase of your lives."

19:21 (IST)11 Jan 2021
Vivek Oberoi sends warm wishes to Virushka

Vivek Oberoi took to Twitter and wrote, "And It's a girl! Badhai ho @imVkohli and @AnushkaSharma. The arrival will bring so many happy and wonder-filled times ahead for both of you."

19:02 (IST)11 Jan 2021
Sophie Choudry: You will be wonderful parents

Sophie Choudry congratulated Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma on entering the phase of parenthood. She wrote, "Huge congrats VK to you and Anushka Sharma. God bless the little angel with good health and happiness always. You will be wonderful parents."

18:50 (IST)11 Jan 2021
Harbhajan Singh congratulates Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma
18:40 (IST)11 Jan 2021
'I am sure this will be the best phase of your life'
18:30 (IST)11 Jan 2021
Krunal Pandya sends 'lots of love'
18:20 (IST)11 Jan 2021
'Daughters are the biggest blessing'

Suresh Raina congratulated Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma with a cute message. He tweeted, "Daughters are the biggest blessing to those who are the luckiest! Congratulations @anushkasharma @imVkohli and welcome to the wonderful world of parenting."

18:11 (IST)11 Jan 2021
'God bless your little bundle of joy'

Aftab Shivadasani wrote on Twitter, "Welcome to the best phase of your lives dear @AnushkaSharma & @imVkohli. God bless your little bundle of joy."

18:00 (IST)11 Jan 2021
'A very warm welcome to the club'

Ravichandran Ashwin shared via Twitter, "Congratulations Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma for the baby girl. A very warm welcome to the club."

17:50 (IST)11 Jan 2021
Rakul Preet congratulates Virat-Anushka

Rakul Preet reacted to Virat Kohli's Instagram post announcing the birth of his first child. The actor wrote, "Omgggg congratulationsss."

17:40 (IST)11 Jan 2021
'A new chapter begins'

Vijay Lokapally tweeted, "A new chapter begins in the life of @imVkohli and @AnushkaSharma with the arrival of the Baby Girl Waving hand God Bless them all"

17:30 (IST)11 Jan 2021
We are feeling beyond blessed to start this new chapter of our lives: Virat Kohli
 
 
 
 
 
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17:21 (IST)11 Jan 2021
'Parenthood is the most beautiful journey'

Siddharth Kannan congratulated Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli in a tweet that read, "Congratulations @AnushkaSharma & @imVkohli on ur beautiful baby girl! As a father of 2 strong daughters, I can tell you first hand that parenthood is the most beautiful journey I could have ever asked for! Lots of love & good health to all of u."

17:09 (IST)11 Jan 2021
Hardik Pandya welcomes Virat Kohli to 'parenthood'

Hardik Pandya tweeted, "Congratulations brother and @AnushkaSharma. Welcome to parenthood. A big hug to the little one, who'll give you happiness like you've never experienced before."

17:08 (IST)11 Jan 2021
Dia Mirza: Such a wonderful news

Dia Mirza congratulated Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma on becoming parents to a baby girl. She wrote, "Such a wonderful news," on Virat's post on Instagram.

17:08 (IST)11 Jan 2021
Bipasha Basu: God bless the angel

Bipasha Basu is happy for Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma who became parents to a baby girl on Monday. She wrote, "Congratulations! God bless the little baby angel."

17:08 (IST)11 Jan 2021
Shreya Ghoshal: God bless the beautiful family

Shreya Ghoshal commented on Virat Kohli's post announcing the birth of his first child. The singer congratulated the couple and wrote, "God bless the beautiful family."

This is cricketer Virat Kohli and actor Anushka Sharma's first child. The two tied the knot in December 2017.