"Celebrating together the biggest joy of now and the future.”
Sarwat Gilani has delighted fans by announcing that she is expecting her third child with husband Fahad Mirza.
The actress announced the news on Instagram by sharing a photograph in which she was surrounded by her smiling friends as they placed their hands on her growing baby bump.
The photograph captures Sarmad Khoosat, Sana Jafri, Alo Junejo, Alina Khan and Saim Sadiq.
She captioned the photograph: “Couldn’t think of a better picture to announce our new arrival!
“Celebrating together the biggest joy of now and the future.”
The picture was flooded with many congratulatory messages from her fans and fellow actors.
One comment read: “Aah, this is beautiful! Congratulations!”
Another fan said: “So adorable! I’ve loved you since you started your career. May this be a beautiful journey for you.”
Fahad Mustafa, Ghana Ali and Amna Ilyas were just a few of the celebrities who congratulated the pair on their news during the awards ceremony.
Alina Khan posted a heartfelt message on Instagram expressing gratitude for her Lux Style Award nomination while also sending good wishes to Sarwat as she prepares to become a parent for the third time.
Alina said: “Thank you to Lux Style Awards for nominating me alongside the biggest and best actors of Pakistan like Mahira Khan and Saba Qamar.
“I will never forget this night. I am humbled and honoured.
“And to my wonderful team who uplifts me and supports me no matter what.
“A special congratulations to the most amazing woman in the industry who has always supported me and all of us and has a heart of gold.
“May Allah bless her with the healthiest baby who brings even more joy in her life. Ameen.”
This is the second public pregnancy to be announced during the Lux Style Awards.
Just a few days ago, Urwa Hocane also announced that she was expecting her first child with her husband Farhan Saeed.
Sarwat Gilani married fellow actor Fahad Mirza in 2014 and the pair have two sons named Rohan and Araiz.
She has starred in a number of projects and has been known for her bold roles in titles such as Churails and Joyland.
Sarwat has also starred in dramas such as Saiqa, Mata-e-Jaan Hai Tu, Meri Zaat Zara-e-Benishaan and Malaal.
It is not known when she is due to give birth to her third child.