Ekta Kapoor became a mother on January 27 through IVF. The TV czarina named her son after her father Jeetendra. She shared the news on social media as she wrote, “I can’t wait to begin this new journey of being a mother to my little bundle of joy, Ravie Kapoor.” Now, on Monday, Kapoor hosted a naming ceremony for her newborn, and in attendance were the who’s who of the film and television industry.
From Ekta’s family, Jeetendra, his wife Shobha Kapoor, Tusshar and son Laksshya were spotted outside her residence in Mumbai. The new mommy also posed for shutterbugs before the ceremony.
Ekta Kapoor’s close friend Karan Johar came along with his mother Hiroo Johar. Abhishek Bachchan and Shweta Bachchan also came to shower blessings on her baby boy. Union Minister Smriti Irani also reached Ekta’s residence for the naming ceremony. Farah Khan, Swara Bhasker, Shamita Shetty and Huma Qureshi among others were also spotted at the ceremony.
Mouni Roy, Sakshi Tanwar, Shabir Ahluwalia, Karishma Tanna, Anita Hassananadani, Erica Fernandez, Parth Samantha, Karan Patel and many others came to congratulate Kapoor on becoming a mother.
Kumkum Bhagya actor Sriti Jha took to her Instagram account and shared a picture with Ekta, “Here’s wishing you an adventurous and shiny happy motherhood – just like our first picture together @ektaravikapoor ma’am you’re absolutely lovely!!! I am always in awe of you!!, ” she wrote along with the photo.
Many other celebrities shared inside pictures from the ‘naamkaran’ ceremony on their Instagram account
Sharing her joy of being a mother, Ekta said in a statement, “By God’s grace, I have seen many successes in my life, but nothing beats the feeling of this beautiful soul being added to my world. I cannot even begin to express how happy my baby’s birth has made me. Everything in life doesn’t go the way you want it to, but there are always solutions to those hiccups. I found mine and today I feel immensely blessed to become a parent. It is an emotional moment and I can’t wait to begin this new journey of being a mother.”