Tusshar Kapoor becomes father to a baby boy, courtesy surrogacy  

Mumbai, June 27: Actor Tusshar Kapoor has taken his steps towards a new responsibility, as he turns proud papa to a baby boy Laksshya.

Laksshya, who was born last week through In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) and surrogacy, is reportedly in an excellent health.

Speaking about his newly-embraced fatherhood, the 39-year-old actor said, “I am thrilled to be a father! The paternal instincts in me have been overpowering my heart and mind for some time now. Therefore, I am thrilled beyond words to have Laksshya, now the greatest source of joy in my life. By the greatness of God and the excellent medical team at Jaslok, parenthood is an option for many, who choose to be single parents.”

Further, Shobha and Jeetendra Kapoor stated, “We could not be more excited to be grandparents to Laksshya, and are completely supportive of Tusshar’s decision. This is certainly a tremendous blessing, and an exciting time in our lives. Tusshar is a wonderful son, and he has proven with responsibility, independence, and kindness that he will be a great father to Laksshya.”

“I am impressed with Tusshar’s determination to be a father. He maintained a keen interest in the baby’s health at every stage. He will surely be a sensitive and nurturing parent.,” said Dr. Firuza Parikh, Director of IVF and Genetics at the Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre who led the treatment.

“Recently, we have had many single men and women approved for parenthood. As a public figure, Tusshar’s brave and bold decision will open the field of assisted reproduction making it accessible to not just single parents, but also to many who fervently desire to have a baby,” he added.

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