January 13 : Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma, who have embraced parenthood by welcoming their baby girl on Monday, are on a joyride and requested their fans and well-wishers to respect their privacy.
On Monday evening, Virat took to social media and announced the coming of their daughter. His tweet read as, “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.”
Within just one day, Virat’s tweet received 5,00,000 likes on Twitter. However, the tweet by which he had announced Anushka’s pregnancy back in August 2020, had received 6,45,000 likes.
Meanwhile, Vikas Kohli congratulated brother Virat and Anushka on the birth of their daughter, and posted a cute picture of a newborn's feet, as he wrote, “Happiness overboard .... angel in the house.” While netizens took it to be Virat and Anushka’s little angel’s feet, Vikas later clarified that it was a random picture and not the first photo of the new born. “Guys let me clarify that the picture I posted yesterday to congratulate Anushka and Virat is a random picture and not the actual picture of the baby... as some media channels are reporting... posting to clarify," his post read.