New Delhi, Dec 10: Bollywood star Aamir Khan and wife Kiran Rao, who became the proud parents of a baby boy earlier this week, have named him Azad Rao Khan after the actor's great grand uncle and freedom fighter Maulana Azad.
“Hey guys, most excited to share with y'all that we have finally chosen a name for our baby boy... Azad. Azad Rao Khan. I left the final choice to Kiran, and she has named him after my great grand uncle Maulana Azad, the great freedom fighter, whom the family is most proud of.
“Azad means free or liberated. We want to thank everyone for their warm wishes and blessings, and needless to say we are absolutely overjoyed and feel most blessed. Much love,” Aamir wrote on his facebook page.
The baby was born on December 1 through surrogacy at a private clinic in Mumbai, the couple had said in a statement.
Aamir, 46, has a son Junaid and daughter Ira with his previous wife Reena Dutta.