Shahid's Udta Punjab co-star Alia Bhatt, can't wait to see the baby, as she tweeted:
His Mausam co-star, Sonam Kapoor is dying to see the baby. She tweeted:
Filmmaker Karan Johar said the best line when he tweeted:
Huge congratulations to @shahidkapoor and Mira....nothing more precious than a baby girl....lots of love....? Karan Johar (@karanjohar) August 26, 2016
Actor Ritiesh Deshmukh, who is a father to two sons- Riaan and Rahyl, welcomed Shahid to the club.
Congratulations @shahidkapoor & Mira on birth of an angel . Welcome to the club my friend. Love & blessings to the little one.? Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) August 26, 2016
Others who've also congratulated Shahid and Mira are:
Heartfelt Congratulations 2 Mira n @shahidkapoor .. God bless ur lil Angel.. N any advice u need I'm thrice qualified? Farah Khan (@TheFarahKhan) August 27, 2016
Congraaaaaats @shahidkapoor !!!! Welcome to d club!!! Love to the little one!!! N super hug to the parents!!!? Manish Paul (@ManishPaul03) August 26, 2016
Congrats @shahidkapoor welcome to the world of parenthood! Loads of love and wishes to the baby!? Milap (@zmilap) August 26, 2016
Shahid announced the news on Twitter late Friday.
She has arrived and words fall short to express our happiness. Thank you for all your wishes.? Shahid Kapoor (@shahidkapoor) August 26, 2016
Shahid, 35, married Delhi-based Mira Rajput, 22, on July 7 last year.