Shahid Kapoor is all over news yet again and this time he has taken the headlines for good reason. Firstly, the actor’s has garnered a lot of praises for his performance in Udta Punjab. And secondly, the actor is going to be ‘Papa’ soon. Yes, speculations about Mira expecting her first baby has been making rounds of the news for some time now. And now the actor has confirmed the news at a recent event. (ALSO READ: Yes, I am going to become a father, says Shahid Kapoor)

Shahid was asked about Mira’s pregnancy at the trailer launch of Udta Punjab, where he confirmed saying that “Haan main baap banne wala hoon!”  News has it that Mira is due in late September or early October. The arrival of a new member always excites the grandparents. And Shahid Kapoor’s mother is no exception too. The dotting mother is super excited about the little one’s arrival.

Neelima Azmi, while interacting with DNA revealed her enthusiasm over Shahid’s impending fatherhood. She says, “Of course, Shahid had told me at the right time, but I guessed it much earlier. Call it a mother’s intuition or sixth sense, but I was pretty sure Mira was expecting earlier. I was extremely happy when Shahid confirmed what I was thinking!” (ALSO READ: Shahid Kapoor, Alia Bhatt starrer Udta Punjab trailer crosses 3 million views!)

May be she guessed with the pregnancy glow on Mira’s face. The actress/dancer is lost for words to describe exactly how she feels at the moment. She adds, “It’s a great feeling becoming a grandmother and very difficult to express in words. We are all feeling so thrilled, excited and yet emotional… It’s a happy time for us all.”

When asked if she wants a granddaughter, since she already has two sons, Neelima said, “I just want the baby to be happy, healthy and fine… Whether it’s a boy or girl doesn’t matter.” She thinks Shahid will make a wonderful dad too. “He will make a wonderful one — the world’s best dad!,” said the veteran actress happily. Shahid Kapoor got married to Mira Rajput in a private ceremony on July 6, 2015.