Power couple Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli blessed with a baby girl:
Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli and his wife Anushka Sharma have been blessed with a baby girl on Monday afternoon. Announcing the arrival of their bundle of joy, Virat posted on his social media handles, with a heart emoticon he wrote: 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.”
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) January 11, 2021
The couple announced their pregnancy last year by posting a picture. Both had a huge smile on their faces and captioned the photo, “And then, we were three! Arriving Jan 2021.
After the announcement of a pregnancy, their fans were eagerly waiting for the good news. The couple has been sharing glimpses of their nine-month journey on social media.
Anushka also shared her thoughts about this new journey in life. She had shared a photo flaunting her baby bump and wrote, “Nothing is more real & humbling than experiencing the creation of life in you. When this is not in your control then really what is?”
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In an interview, the actress mentioned how she and her husband Virat do not want to “raise a child in the public eye”. She said, “We don’t plan on engaging our child in social media. I think it’s a decision your child should be able to take. No kid should be made to be more special than the other. It’s hard enough for adults to deal with it. It’s going to be difficult, but we intend to follow through.”
Virat Kohli, who was on tour with the national team in Australia, returned to India after the first Test, as BCCI granted him paternity leave upon request.
Virat and Anushka tied the knot on December 11, 2017, in Italy. The wedding was an intimate affair. a