New mom Alia Bhatt, on Thursday, broke the internet as she shared the first glimpse of her newborn baby girl while revealing her name. The actress along with her actor husband Ranbir Kapoor welcomed her first child, a daughter on November 6 and called her baby ‘magical’ in a statement shared on social media. While everyone has been curious to know about the name of the little girl, Alia has finally revealed she and RK have named their daughter Raha. She also revealed this beautiful name was chosen by her doting grandma Neetu Kapoor.
Taking to her Instagram handle, Alia posted a blurry picture of her, Ranbir, and their little baby girl. In the candid shot, the actor could be seen holding his child, although the picture is not clear and their faces are not visible much, it is definitely shelling out major family goals. Sharing this super cute family picture, Alia wrote in the caption, “The name Raha (chosen by her wise and wonderful Dadi) has so many beautiful meanings…Raha, in its purest form means divine path in Swahili she is Joy, In Sanskrit, Raha is a clan, In Bangla - rest, comfort, relief, in Arabic peace, it also means happiness, freedom & bliss.And true to her name, from the first moment we held her - we felt it ALL! Thank you Raha, for bringing our family to life, it feels as though our lives have only just begun.” ALSO READ; Alia Bhatt Is Concerned About Her Newborn Baby's Privacy, Decides To Go For No Picture Policy; Actress Says, 'Don’t Want Intrusion Into My Child’s Life'
The comments section of Bhatt’s post is filled with love messages from Bollywood and family members. Kareena Kapoor commented, “Raha Kapoor can I hold you can’t wait.” Priyanka Chopra Jonas said, “God bless Raha.” Arjun Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Ranveer Singh, Bipasha Basu, Sonam Kapoor, Manish Malhotra, Sonakshi Sinha, and others dropped heart emojis.
For the unversed, Alia and Ranbir, who got married in April this year, announced they are expecting their first child in June 2022.