Chennai, Jan 13 (TruthDive): Kollywood and Tollywood actor Karthi has become a proud father of a girl. On January, 11, 2013 Karthi’s wife Ranjini gave birth to a cute baby girl around 3 p.m. in Apollo Hospital, Chennai.
Karthi, son of well-known actor Sivakumar and brother of Surya, tied the knot with Ranjini Chinnasamy, an English literature graduate from Coimbatore, on July 3, 2011 in Coimbatore.
Few months back, the actor revealed the news that they were expecting their first child. Sivakumar’s family was excited on hearing the good news and they were eagerly waiting for the new arrival in their home.
In the festive season of Pongal and on the day when the actor’s highly expected movie, Alex Pandian was released Karthi and Ranjini are blessed with a baby girl. As per the reports, Ranjini had a normal delivery and the mother and baby are in good health.
The news was first revealed by Venkat Prabhu, who is directing Karthi in forthcoming Biriyani. The director used his social networking site Twitter to reveal the news.
He retweeted Studio Greeen’s Prabhu post which read, “Today 11-1-2013 Karthi & Ranjini blessed with girl baby. Both mom & daughter are fine. Normal delivery.”
Soon after the retweet, the director congratulated the couple, “Actor Karthi becomes dad!! Congrats bro!! It’s a gal baby!!!”
Actress Priya Mani tweeted “Very happy to hear my costar #Karthi has become a dad!!!!proud dad of a girl baby!”
Karthi has two reasons to celebrate this Pongal, one with new baby girl entering his life and secondly with his movie ‘Alex Pandian’, which was released worldwide on the same day received good response.
Alex Pandian is directed by Suraaj and features Karthi in the lead alongside Anushka Shetty and Santhanam. At present, Karthi is busy working in Briyani of Venkat Prabhu and All in All Azhagu Raja.