Bollywood celebrities including Karan Johar, Abhishek Bachchan, Riteish Deshmukh among others congratulated new father Tusshar Kapoor, who became a single parent through In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) and surrogacy.
Tusshar, 39, announced on Monday in a statement that he became the father of baby boy Laksshya.
Kapoor also revealed that his son Laksshya looks exactly like him.
His sister Ekta Kapoor was one of the firsts to wish him on micro-blogging site Twitter.
“Aab Hum Paanch @TusshKapoor,” she wrote.
Filmmaker Johar said, “Am so thrilled to hear this news @TusshKapoor... Huge congratulations and all my love.... Bless the family with the best years ahead....”
Farah, who also opted for IVF to give birth to her triplets, said, “Congratulations @TusshKapoor on becoming a father... Not everyone has your courage... God bless your lil Angel.”
“Congratulations Tushki! @TusshKapoor welcome to the best years of your life. You’re going to make a superb dad. Lots of love,” Bachchan tweeted.
Tusshar’s Great Grand Mast co-star Riteish Deshmukh tweeted, “Congratulations my dearest @TusshKapoor -couldn’t be more thrilled. Welcome to the world of parenting. love & blessings to the new born.”
Riteish’s wife Genelia Deshmukh, who recently gave birth to the couple’s second child, said, “Congratulations @TusshKapoor ... Welcome to this magical world.. So happy for you.”