on Friday, was discharged from hospital in suburban Khar (Mumbai). Both mother and daughter are in good health and dad
Shahid can’t be more hands-on!
With a posse of media watching, Mira was seen walking ahead while Shahid followed with their bundle of joy protectively
hidden from the cameras in a pink sheet. As it was raining, he was seen protecting his daughter with an umbrella as he carried
her out. Shahid’s manager was seen trying to shield the baby’s face from the shutterbugs.
Shahid’s mother Neelima Azeem had said earlier that he made for a great dad and we can’t agree more. Neelima had said
earlier, “I thank everybody for their wishes and support. Both mother and daughter are doing fine and my granddaughter
looks absolutely gorgeous. Their parents are so happy. It’s the fourth generation.”
Shahid Kapoor and wife Mira Rajput became proud parents to their first child, a baby girl on Friday. The girl was born at the
Hinduja hospital in Khar around eight in the evening. Shahid himself took to Twitter to confirm the happy news. “She has
arrived and words fall short to express our happiness. Thank you for all your wishes. Thank you Dr Kiran Coelho for
delivering our little bundle of joy. You really are the best.”
Mira was admitted to the hospital on August 24 ahead of her delivery to the Hinduja Healthcare Surgical Hospital in suburban
Khar. Earlier the child was expected to be born sometime around mid-September. A hospital source said the delivery was
normal and the mother, as well as the child, were doing fine.
Shahid is busy with post production of Vishal Bhardwaj’s Rangoon at present. The film set around the time of World War II
also stars Kangana Ranaut and Saif Ali Khan and will release next year. As of now, the new father has taken time off work to be
with Mira and their baby. He will be back at work only in October.
While Shahid could not be reached to comment on his work plans, his spokesperson confirmed the source’s comment to said, “As a caring husband and an expecting father, Shahid is always by Mira’s side.”