Moments after actor Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput were blessed with a baby boy, internet went berserk as fans and journalists took to social media platforms to share and comment on the development.
Given the continuing spotlight on Mira’s pregnancy all through the year, the dominant coverage on the news of the new addition in the family wasn’t unexpected. The outpour of messages led to Shahid and family dominate the social media trending topics as five out of 10 top trends last night were about Shahid, Mira and their family.
Shahid’s close friends in Bollywood took to Instagram to congratulate the couple on the arrival of their second child in the family. Alia Bhatt, who has acted alongside Shahid in Shaandaar and Udta Punjab updated her Insta story with a cute message with the couple’s photo. She wrote, “Congratulations my loves!! It’s a boy”
On Twitter, top five out of the ten trends were related to the news of the baby’s birth in Shahid’s family. Hashtag #MiraRajput trended for hours at the top, while the trends such as #MiraKapoor ‘Shahid Kapoor,’ ‘Misha(the couple’s first daughter)’ and #babyboy were the next three other dominating trends. The news also made it to Twitter moments.
With excitement all around, congratulatory messages poured in from their fans. One fan wrote, “One more actor is born today.” Journalist Aaqib Raza Khan wondered about the possible names for the couple’s new baby. He wrote, “#MiraRajput & Shahid Kapoor just had a #BabyBoy today. They named their girl Misha. What will they call him? Shami? Shaput? Mikoor? Mihid? RaHid?” Journalist Imaan Sheikh too tweeted along the same lines, “shahid and mira just had a son. so what’s misha’s brother going to be called? mahid? it’s for real a muslim/arabic name lol.”
The news of Bollywood’s one of the most popular couples being blessed with a baby boy spread with a lightning speed. Joining them at hospital were Mira’s mother, Dhadak star and Shahid’s half brother Ishaan Khattar and his mother Neelima Azim.
Soon, the social media platforms particularly Instagram were flooded with photos of Shahid’s loved ones arriving at the hospital.
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Shahid and Mira had got married in 2015 and Misha was born in August 2016.
Shahid recently bought a posh Rs 56 crore duplex in Worli after several reports said that the couple were hassled with the growing menace of prostitution in their Juhu neighbourhood.