Actor Sonam Kapoor and husband Anand Ahuja have named their son – Vayu Kapoor Ahuja. Sonam, who welcomed a baby boy last month, took to social media to share a beautiful picture with her husband and new born to announce his name
The couple dressed in colour coordinated bright yellow ethnic attires shared the first picture of their son Vayu.
In an adorable Instagram post, Sonam and Anand wrote: “In the spirit of the force that has breathed new meaning into our lives…In the spirit of Hanuman and Bheem who embody immense courage and strength… In the spirit of all that is sacred, life-giving and eternally ours, we seek blessings for our son, Vayu Kapoor Ahuja.”
The ‘Neerja’ actor also explained to her followers the choice of her son’s name. “In Hindu scriptures Vayu is one of the paanch tatvas. He is the deity of breath, the spiritual father of Hanuman, Bheem and Madhav and He is the incredibly powerful lord of wind. Praana is Vayu, a guiding force of life and intelligence in the universe. All the deity’s of Praana, Indra, Shiva and Kali relate to Vayu. He can breathe life into beings as easily as he can destroy evil. Vayu is said to be heroic, brave and mesmerisingly beautiful. Thank you for your continued wishes and blessings for Vayu and his family.”
Sonam and Anand Ahuja welcomed a baby boy on August 20. The announcement was made by Sonam, who shared the good news on her Instagram story. The statement read, “On 20.08.2022, we welcomed our beautiful baby boy with bowed heads and hearts. Thank you to all of the doctors, nurses, friends and family who have supported us on this journey. It’s only the beginning but we know our lives are forever changed. – Sonam and Anand (sic).”
Post delivery, it was not possible for Sonam to attend the wedding of fashion designers Kunal Rawal and Arpita Mehta. However, the actress made her first appearance after the birth of her child on a video call, thanks to sister Rhea!
Rhea, who shares a close bond with Kunal took to her Instagram handle and shared a video from his wedding with Arpita. She captioned the post, “He did it. @kunalrawaldstress made the best decision of his life and married @arpita__mehta Turning the page to the next chapter in your life is always that much sweeter when surrounded by Congratulations both of you.”
The video also features Sonam on a video call and Varun Dhawan dancing with Kunal. Celebrities including Karan Johar, Ishaan Khatter, Varun Dhawan and his wife Natasha Dalal, Rhea Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, Rakul Preet Singh, Jackky Bhagnani, Masaba Gupta, Malaika Arora, and her boyfriend-actor Arjun Kapoor, Janhvi Kapoor as well as Shanaya Kapoor attended the party.