Akshay's daughter gets Rajesh Khanna's surname


Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna are blessed with a baby girl on September 25th and the proud parents finally named their darling daughter. Akki and Twinkle’s daughter will be called Nitara Khanna Bhatia. Akshay has chosen the surname of his late father-in-law Rajesh Khanna as a tribute to the superstar Rajesh Khanna. Bhatia is Akshay’s actual surname, after entering into films he has changed his title to Kumar.

Nitara is Sanskrit word which means luminous. They had a 10 year old son Aarav which is also a Sanskrit word. Twinkle delivered at Breach Candy Hospital in South Bombay on September 25th.

"We are blessed with a lovely baby girl who looks just like her mother and grandmother. I have no words to express my happiness. I would like to thank everyone for their blessings and best wishes," Akshay Kumar said in a statement after the birth of his baby.

Akshay brought Twinkle and his newborn home on September 29th. The baby has been given a grand reception.

When Twinkle developed labor pain, Akshay was in Jaipur for promotion of his movie ‘OMG Oh My God’. No sooner, he got the news he rushed to the hospital. Describing the looks of the baby Akki said that she resemblance to Twinkle and his mother-in-law.

When his daughter was born, Akki tweeted, “There is no greater feeling in life than holding ur Baby for the first time. I wish I could express more about how HAPPY I am right now, but I'm at a loss of words....I must Thank You all for ur ...”

Akshay Kumar married Twinkle Khanna in 2001. The couple had a boy and Akshay’s family is complete with the birth of a girl now.


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