"This is the first baby. I am a new grandmother. This is a new phase and I can't explain how it feels like. I really wanted a granddaughter, so I am absolutely thrilled and I feel so blessed. I have two sons and now I have a granddaughter," Neelima told IANS.

Shahid and his wife Mira Rajput were blessed with a daughter on Friday evening. The actor even took to Twitter to share the news with his fans and friends.

Neelima said: "I thank everybody for their wishes and support. Both mother and daughter are doing fine and my granddaughter looks absolutely gorgeous. Their parents are so happy. It's the fourth generation."

Shahid Kapoor and his wife Mira Rajput were blessed with a baby girl on Saturday evening. Mira was admitted to the Hinduja Healthcare Surgical Hospital in suburban Khar yesterday. Earlier the child was expected to be born sometime around mid-September.

A hospital source said the delivery was normal and the mother as well as the child were doing fine.

The couple had tied the knot in July last year. It was an arranged marriage. Shahid will soon be seen in Vishal Bhardwaj's period drama 'Rangoon'.

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