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Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli welcome a baby boy named Akaay. Here's the meaning behind it

Updated on: 21 February,2024 08:01 AM IST  |  Mumbai
Written by: Tuhina Upadhyay | tuhina.upadhyay@mid-day.com

Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli have joyfully welcomed their baby boy, Akaay. The name, of Turkish origin, means something without a form or body in Sanskrit

Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli welcome a baby boy named Akaay. Here's the meaning behind it

Anushka Sharma with Virat Kohli

Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli welcomed their second child, a baby boy named Akaay, on February 15. Although the couple hasn't revealed any pictures of their son yet, the name Akaay has an interesting meaning. 


The meaning behind Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli's baby boy's name


On February 20, Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli revealed welcoming a baby boy on Feb 15. According to various sources, Akaay is a Hindi word with Turkish roots. In Sanskrit, Akaay signifies something without a form or body, as it is derived from the word "kaaya," which means body.


Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli welcome a baby boy named Akaay

Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma have been dominating headlines since October 2023 after a report about the two expecting their second child surfaced. Since then, there have been several speculations made regarding the actress's pregnancy. The couple has not confirmed any reports surrounding the news till today. Now, Anushka Sharma has shared the happy news and revealed that she and Virat Kohli welcomed a baby boy on February 15.

The actress took to her Instagram and shared the news of the arrival of their little bundle of joy 'Akaay'. While sharing the news with her fans, Anushka wrote, "With abundant happiness and our hearts full of love, we are pleased to inform everyone that on 15th February, we welcomed our baby boy Akaay and Vamika's little brother into this world! We seek your blessings and good wishes in this beautiful time in our lives. We request you to kindly respect our privacy at this time. Love & Gratitude. Virat & Anushka"

Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli welcome a baby boy named Akaay:

 
 
 
 
 
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As soon as Anushka dropped the news, fans started congratulating the couple. A fan wrote, "Congratulations god bless". "Congratulations chiku Bhaiya", commented another user. While a third fan commented, "Wow now a perfect family done congratulations". Apart from fans, celebrities like Shweta Bachchan also extended wishes for the little one. 

Earlier in January, Virat's close friend AB De Villiers confirmed Anushka's pregnancy reports and said, “Yes, his second child is on the way. Yes, it’s family time, and things are important to him. If you are not true and genuine to yourself, you lose track of what you are here for. I think most people’s priority is family. You can’t judge Virat for that. Yes, we miss him, but he has made the right decision.”

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