Ekta Kapoor names her son after dad Jeetendra, reveals how she failed to get pregnant through IVF

File image of Ekta Kapoor and Jeetendra. Photograph:( DNA )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Jan 31, 2019, 06.56 PM (IST)

TV producer Ekta Kapoor took to Instagram on Thursday evening to confirm the birth of her son.  Born through surrogacy, the baby arrived on January 27th and is yet to be brought home. The baby is healthy and will soon be home with his mother. 

Kapoor confirmed the birth through two posts on Instagram and revealed that she had decided to name her newborn Ravie Kapoor which is Kapoor's father, actor Jeetendra's actual name. 

She captioned the post as, "Pls send ur love and blessings for lil ravie. ! JAI MATA DI JAI BALAJI". 


In her heartfelt note, Kapoor also revealed that how she had earlier tried to get pregnant via IVF but was unable to and eventually opted to become a mother via a surrogate. 


Ekta's brother, actor Tusshar  Kapoor too is a single dad to Laksshya Kapoor, his son who was also born via surrogacy in 2017.