Bollywood actor Neil Nitin Mukesh and wife Rukmini Sahay became proud parents to a baby girl on Thursday (September 20). The first pictures of the newly born are now out and, the little munchkin looks cute as a button cuddled up in her father’s arms.
Today, the new parents were spotted outside Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai with their bundle of joy Nurvi.
Neil confirmed the news to a leading daily and said that he is happy that he has wrapped up all his work commitments before the arrival of the child. "I had an intuition, even Rukmini told me on Wednesday to be ready. I just wanted to be with her and cancelled all other commitments. Luck was on our side, we made it just in time."
Taking to his Instagram account, Neil wrote that he and his wife Rukmini are proud to announce the arrival of their "darling daughter, Nurvi". "The entire Mukesh family is elated. Both mother and daughter are well by the Grace of God," he added.
Rukmini and I are proud to announce the arrival of our darling daughter, Nurvi. The entire Mukesh family is elated. Both mother and daughter are well by the Grace of God🤗 pic.twitter.com/CYu8eQjRdK— Neil Nitin Mukesh (@NeilNMukesh) September 22, 2018
In April, Neil had announced via Instagram that they were going to become parents soon, and that they were "very excited" for the next phase in their life. Neil married Mumbai-based Rukmini in February 2017. It was an arranged marriage and they had a courtship of one month.
The actor, who is the grandson of legendary singer Mukesh and son of veteran singer Nitin Mukesh, is known for films like Johnny Gaddaar, New York, David and 7 Khoon Maaf.
On the work front, Neil will be next seen opposite Adah Sharma in his younger brother Naman's directorial debut. The untitled film is a thriller drama.
NNM Films and Madan Paliwal of MIRAJ will jointly produce the thriller drama. Its mahurat shot was inaugurated at Mukesh's 25th Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations. The film will now be shot in Alibaug and Lonavala over a span of 3 months.
Apart from this, Neil has films that are in various stages of pre-production. These include Saaho, Firrkie and Ikaa.