Shabbir Ahluwalia
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Shabbir Ahluwalia of "Kumkum Bhagya" fame and wife Kanchi Kaul became proud parents to a baby boy, Thursday, Feb 18. The couple, who got married in 2011, has a one-and-half year old son, Azai.

Kanchi was recently spotted flaunting her baby bump during Salman Khan's sister Arpita Khan's baby shower. She later shared some pictures from her own baby shower thrown by her friends from the TV industry.

Shabbir took to his Twitter handle to share the news of his newborn baby. "Proud big brother Azai, would like to introduce his new partner in crime that will forever share the blame boy it is, thank you god (sic)," he tweeted.

Soon after Shabbir's tweet, congratulatory messages from several TV and Bollywood actors started pouring in.

Sophie Choudry: "@KANCHIKAUL @SHABIRAHLUWALIA Shabooooo & Kanchi my darl, congrats!!!! Big love to ur bundle of joy & naughtiness"

Ashish Chowdhry: "Yayyy! Another champ who'll paint this city 'deeeeep' Red'!! Congo my darlin @KANCHIKAUL @SHABIRAHLUWALIA #bratpack "

Bollywood couple Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia Deshmukh, who are counting days to welcome their second child, also wished their friends, Shabbir and Kanchi.

Genelia Deshmukh: "Congratulations @KANCHIKAUL and @SHABIRAHLUWALIA and my lil angel Azai... What a feelinggggggg.. Again"

Mahhi Vij: "Congratulations @KANCHIKAUL @SHABIRAHLUWALIA it's a boyyyyy..."