Catching fans by a sweet surprise right after Valentine’s Day, Bollywood diva Shilpa Shetty Kundra dropped the news of turning mommy again and welcoming newborn daughter Samisha Shetty Kundra into the family through surrogacy. While fans were left grappling with this sudden news, Shilpa has now opened up to reveal that she and businessman-husband Raj Kundra have been “trying for a second child for five years.” Also Read - Shilpa Shetty Kundra Pens Heart-Touching Note For 40 Days Old Daughter Samisha

The duo was blessed with son Viaan in 2012 and welcomed Samisha on February 15 this year. In an interview with Pune Mirror, Shilpa shared, “We had been trying for a second child for five years. I had signed Nikamma and had committed my dates to Hungama when I got the news that in February, we were going to be parents again. We cleared our work schedules for the whole month.” Also Read - Shilpa Shetty Kundra Marks One Month Birthday of Daughter Samisha, Viral Picture Will Make You go 'Awww'



Shilpa even shared that she had been praying for a daughter and had the name sorted ever since she was 21 years old. She revealed, “I came up with it when I was 21. I had always prayed for a daughter.” Also Read - Shilpa Shetty Kundra Wishes Co-Star Meezaan Jaffrey Lots of 'Hungama' on Birthday, Drops New Poster

On the professional front, Shilpa is gearing up for her comeback flick Nikamma which hits theatres on June 5 and Hungama 2. The upcoming Sabbir Khan-directorial, Nikamma, will mark her comeback after a 13-year sabbatical. Touted to be a rom-com, the movie will also star Abhimanyu Dassani and Shirley Setia.



Hungama 2 is the second installment of the 2003 comedy flick Hungama. Hungama 2 stars Paresh Rawal, Shilpa Shetty Kundra, Meezaan Jaffery and South Indian actress Pranitha Subhash in pivotal roles and will be produced by Ratan Jain. He said, “Hungama has been one of the most iconic comedy entertainers of its times and is reminisced across age groups, we are super excited to revive this franchise brand back to the big screen. This Independence Day, get ready to go on a laughter ride with Hungama 2.” Hungama 2 will be out in theatres on August 14, 2020.