Divyanka Tripathi plays stepmother to Ruhanika Dhawan on Ekta Kapoor’s most popular current TV show, Yeh Hai Mohabbatein (aka Ye Hai Mohabbatein). Although not related by blood, the two have a strong bonding as Ishima (Ishita Bhalla) and Ruhi. And off-screen too, Divyanka and the little girl share a great bond. And so, for Ruhi aka Ruhaanika Dhawan real birthday that falls on September 27, her beloved Ishima has already showered her with surprise gifts!

Born in 2007, Ruhanika will turn 8 on September 27 and so got a huge surprise on the sets of Yeh Hai Mohabbatein from Divyanka with lots of gifts, including a designer Steffi doll house!

Divyanka said in a statemnet, “Ruhi is very close to my heart and I had been preparing for her birthday for quite some time now. I am glad she loved the doll house and she resembles Steffi that most.” Ruhi went crazy with the surprise and said, “I loved the surprise and I love my Ishima. thank you Ishima, I am taking all of them home now.”

Along with Ishima, Ruhi’s father Raman Bhalla (Karan Patel) was also seen cheering for Ruhaanika as she cut her birthday cake! Watch video to see the happy family!