Alia Bhatt reveals Baby Daughter’s Name

Alia Bhatt took to Instagram to reveal her baby daughter’s name as well as the “wise” person who chose the name.

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"in its purest form, means divine path in Swahili."

Alia Bhatt revealed her baby daughter’s name in the sweetest way.

She gave birth to the child on November 6, 2022, and it left fans wondering what Alia and Ranbir Kapoor had named their daughter.

Alia has now taken to Instagram to reveal the name.

In the picture, Alia and Ranbir are seen cradling the baby, showing a tiny glimpse of the infant’s head.

But in the background, there was a baby-sized Barcelona kit framed on the wall, bearing the name ‘Raha’.

In the caption, Alia explained the meaning behind the name and also revealed that it was her mother-in-law Neetu Kapoor who chose the name.

Alia wrote: “The name Raha (chosen by her wise and wonderful Dadi) has so many beautiful meanings…

“Raha, in its purest form, means divine path in Swahili.

“She is joy. In Sanskrit, Raha is a clan.

“In Bangla – rest, comfort, relief.

“In Arabic peace, it also means happiness, freedom and bliss.

“And true to her name, from the first moment we held her – we felt it all.

“Thank you Raha, for bringing our family to life, it feels as though our lives have only just begun.”

Fans showered love on the new parents and also praised the name.

One said: “Overjoyed for the little queen.”

Another commented: “Such a beautiful name.”

A slew of well-known celebrities in Bollywood also took to Alia Bhatt’s comment section, sharing love for baby Raha.

Kareena Kapoor Khan said: “Raha Kapoor can I hold you? Can’t wait.”

Priyanka Chopra said: “God bless Raha.”

Makeup artist Puneet Saini wrote: “Welcome beautiful baby ‘Raha’.

“May like your name, you be forever surrounded by happiness, freedom, bliss and the divine!!!”

The Kapoor family has a long history of members with last names that begin with the letter ‘R’, with Ranbir Kapoor, his sister Riddhima Kapoor Sahani, Randhir Kapoor and the late Rishi Kapoor.

Alia Bhatt announced the birth of her baby in this post earlier in November 2022.

In her post, she wrote: “And in the best news of our lives:- Our baby is here… and what a magical girl she is.

“We are officially bursting with love – blessed and obsessed Parents! Love, love, love Alia and Ranbir.”

The couple revealed they were expecting in June 2022.

On April 14, 2022, Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor tied the knot after a long stage of dating.

Ilsa is a digital marketeer and journalist. Her interests include politics, literature, religion and football. Her motto is “Give people their flowers whilst they’re still around to smell them.”

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