Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor, who are awaiting the arrival of their first child, received warm baby shower celebrations from their extended family. Alia’s sister Shaheen Bhatt, Pooja Bhatt, Ranbir’s mother Neetu Kapoor, sister Riddhima Kapoor Sahni, cousin Karisma Kapoor and grandmother Neila Devi attended the celebrations at the couple's Mumbai home Vastu. Ayan Mukerji, and Raazi actress' close friends Anushka Ranjan and Akanksha Ranjan were present too. Soon-to-be mommy on Thursday shared several pictures on her Instagram stories offering her fans a glimpse of her baby shower.
Alia Bhatt's post
Alia dropped a group picture featuring Ranbir, Neetu, Karisma, Shweta Bachchan, Soni Razdan, Mahesh Bhatt, Nitasha Nanda, Rima Jain, Anissa Malhotra Jain, Neila Devi and others. For the occasion, Alia looked absolutely gorgeous in a bright yellow kurta set with minimal make-up and wavey loose left hair. In the first photograph, the parents-to-be flashed their million-dollar smile and for the second one, Ranbir is seen planting a kiss on Alia's cheek. Take a look:
For the unversed, in June this year, Ranbir and Alia surprised the fans when they announced their pregnancy. The couple had tied the knot in a private ceremony at their residence earlier this year in April. ALSO READ: INSIDE Alia Bhatt's baby shower: Mommy-daddy and buas-to-be pose in elegant ethnic outfits
Alia's speech at Time100 awards ceremony
on Wednesday, Alia shared a new video from the Time100 awards ceremony that took place on October 2 (Sunday). In her award acceptance speech, Alia had said, "I am immensely proud to be here tonight as the representative of my country — a country that has built both me and my career. India is a country that, at its core, values diversity above anything else." ALSO READ: Angry Jaya Bachchan loses temper as fans mob Abhishek Bachchan for selfie, shouts 'sharam nahi aati!'
At the end of the speech, she gave a shout-out to her unborn baby. Alia talked about her flaws. She emphasised in her speech that she might be poor in a lot of things but emotional intelligence is not one of them as she has consciously honed that trait in herself. Alia expressed her gratitude to her family members for being with her always.
Meanwhile, on the work front, Alia Bhatt will be next seen in Karan Johar's next directorial film 'Rocky aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani' along with Ranveer Singh, Dharmendra, Jaya Bachchan and Shabana Azmi. The film is slated to hit the theatres on February 10, 2023