Congratulations are in order for 'enormously blessed' new dad KJo

New Delhi [India], Mar. 5 (ANI): Karan Johar recently became a proud single parent to twins - a boy and a girl and this revelation sent Twitter into a frenzy with congratulations pouring in for him.

In a statement, the 44-year-old director, who resorted to surrogacy and stayed put with all the proceedings of the baby's birth, said "I am ecstatic to share with you all the two most wonderful additions to my life, my children and lifelines; Roohi and Yash."

"I feel enormously blessed to be a parent to these pieces of my heart who were welcomed into this world with the help of the marvels of medical science," he added.

The statement further read, "This was an emotional yet well thought out decision which I have taken after considering all the responsibilities and duties that come with being a parent. In order to arrive at this decision, I have prepared myself mentally, physically, emotionally and logistically to ensure that my children get all the unconditional love, care and attention from me and mine. I have submitted to the fact that my children are my world and priority."

"My work, travels and social commitments would have to take a back seat and I am prepared for that. By the grace of God, I have the most caring and supportive mother who will be an integral part in the up-bringing of her grandchildren and of course, friends who are family," the 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' film-maker continued.

He concluded, "I am eternally grateful to the surrogate who has fulfilled my lifelong dream and provided a warm, loving and nurturing environment to my children before bringing them into this world. She will always remain in my prayers. Finally, a big thank you to Dr. Jatin Shah for his guidance and support and for being like a family member through this wonderful and exciting journey."

Earlier, Tusshar Kapoor too became a single father through donor egg surrogacy.

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