Television actress Anita Hassanandani and husband Rohit Reddy welcomed their first child, a baby boy on Tuesday evening. Rohit took to social media to share the news.
Rohit shared a photo from the actress' maternity photoshoot with pregnant Anita lying on the bed, where he can be seen kissing her cheek. The words "It's a boy" are written in the background. "Oh Boy!" Rohit captioned the photo.
Congratulatory messages poured in for the new parents from industry colleagues as well as fans and social media followers, who showered the newborn with their love.
"Boy I'm also a parent. Aunt-parent. Anita and Rohit Congooo!" Ekta Kapoor shared on Instagram story.
"Heartiest congratulations Anita and Rohit. So so so happy for you guys," shared Ankita Lokhande.
Karanvir Bohra commented: "Yahooo congratulations!"
Maanvi Gagroo, Hina Khan, Barkha Sengupta, Bharti Singh, Ankita Bhargava, Aniruddh Dave, Nakuul Mehta, Kishwer Merchantt, Bani J, Madhurima Tuli were among those who posted congratulatory messages for the couple.
Meanwhile, a photo shared by Rohit on his Instagram story from the hospital room has gone viral. In the photo Anita lies in the hospital bed with a smile on her face holding husband Rohit's hand who is seated next to her. Rohit captioned the photo: "Love you, baby. Most beautiful moments ever."
Writer Mushtaq Shiekh also shared some inside pictures on his Instagram stories.
On the other hand, a video shared by Ekta shows Rohit revealing a picture of his newborn son.
Anita announced her pregnancy in October last year. Hassanandani is known for her work on TV shows like Star Plus' "Kkavyanjali", "Yeh Hai Mohabbatein" and as Colors' "Naagin".
She has also featured in Hindi films such as "Kucch Toh Hai", "Krishna Cottage" and "Ragini MMS 2".