Bollywood superstar Preity Zinta and husband welcome twins through surrogacy - GulfToday

Bollywood superstar Preity Zinta and husband welcome twins through surrogacy


Preity Zinta and Gene Goodenough pose for a picture. Instagram photo

Bollywood actress Preity Zinta Goodenough and her husband Gene Goodenough have become parents to twins and named them Jai and Gia.

The actress, made the announcement on social media with a picture of herself posing with Gene, opted for surrogacy.

Alongside the image on Instagram, Preity wrote: "Hi everyone, I wanted to share our amazing news with all of you today. Gene & I are overjoyed & our hearts are filled with so much gratitude & with so much love as we welcome our twins Jai Zinta Goodenough & Gia Zinta Goodenough into our family."

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The couple is excited about this new phase in their lives. She went on to show her gratitude to everyone involved in the process. “A heartfelt thank you to the doctors, nurses and to our surrogate for being part of this incredible journey,” Zinta added. She signed off the heartfelt announcement note with, “Loads of love and light – Gene, Preity, Jai & Gia.”


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Fans were overjoyed with this news and many Bollywood celebrities including Shilpa Shetty, Nargis Fakhri, and Lulia Vantur congratulated and wished the happy new parents all the best for the beginning of this new chapter in their lives.

Apparently, the lovebirds spent some time in a long-distance relationship too earlier this year. On the occasion of their fifth anniversary, Zinta expressed her love for Goodenough and wrote, "You’re the reason I look down at my phone and smile and then walk into a pole.”

preity-zinta Preity Zinta poses for a photo during an event. File

On the subject of surrogacy and twins and heartfelt notes, Bollywood has seen it all before as well. Filmmaker Karan Johar also announced the arrival of his twins, a daughter and a son, through surrogacy in 2017 on the micro-blogging site Twitter and left everyone shocked. Johar’s children, Roohi and Yash Johar turned four years old in February this year.

The actress currently resides in Los Angeles with husband Gene Goodenough, whom she tied the knot in Feb.29, 2016.

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