Mumbai: Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar, who once reportedly had an affair with actress Shilpa Shetty, expressed happiness over the birth of her son.

"It is very good news. I hope everyone is healthy and happy and they remain so ever," Akshay said. Shetty gave birth to a baby boy at Hinduja hospital in suburban Khar on Monday morning.

Post his break-up with Raveena Tandon, Akshay reportedly was engaged to Shilpa, but things went sour between the two and they broke up. The relationship did not work out as Akshay reportedly wanted his life partner to quit acting and Shilpa was career-oriented.

Following the break-up, Akshay married Twinkle Khanna in 2001 and has an 11-year old son Aarav. The couple is now expecting their second child. Shilpa tied knot with London-based businessman Raj Kundra in 2009.

(Agencies)

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