It's a baby girl for Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli

Shalini Ojha
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11 Jan 2021: It's a baby girl for Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli

Celebrity couple Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli have become parents to a baby girl, the star cricketer informed on social media on Monday.

Kohli revealed that the baby was born in the afternoon and both Anushka and their first-born are doing well.

He thanked his well-wishers, fans, and supporters for the love they showered on them.

Congratulations, you two!

Statement: Kohli made the announcement on Twitter this afternoon

Kohli 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 (sic)."

"We hope that you can respect our privacy at this time."

Fact: Here is Kohli's tweet

Announcement: They had announced the pregnancy in August 2020

In August last year, Sharma and Kohli had announced that they would welcome their first child in January 2021.

Kohli had shared a picture with the caption, "And then, we were three! Arriving Jan 2021 (sic)."

At the time, they were showered with love and congratulatory messages from fans.

Their posts were also among the most popular tweets in 2020.

Quote: 'The pandemic has been a weird blessing in a way'

Sharma has been sharing posts about her pregnancy, updating fans about her food cravings and workout sessions.

Talking about her pregnancy, she had said, "The pandemic has been a weird blessing in a way. Virat was around and I could keep it a secret."

"We only left to go to the doctor's clinic. No one was on the streets so we couldn't be spotted."

Work: Sharma and Kohli had tied the knot in 2017

To recall, Sharma and Kohli had tied the knot on December 11, 2017, after dating for four years.

Their dreamy wedding was followed by two grand receptions in Delhi and Mumbai.

Separately, on the work front, Sharma was last seen on the silver screen in 2018 movie Zero.

Last year, she produced the web series Paatal Lok and the movie Bulbbul.

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