An Affectionate Gathering: Inside the First Birthday Celebration of Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor’s Daughter
Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor marked a significant milestone as their daughter, Raha Kapoor, turned one. The proud parents hosted a cozy and heartfelt house gathering, surrounded by close family and friends. The celebration radiated simplicity and refinement, with the primary focus being on the happiness that Raha has brought into their lives.
Known for their effortless style, the actors donned casual attire, exuding happiness and contentment throughout the event. The culinary offerings were a highlight of the celebration, with Harsh Dixit, the head chef of The Private Chefs Club, sharing a delectable menu on social media. Guests indulged in treats such as fries, ribbon sandwiches, and Brie chilli cheese toast. The kitchen was adorned with a charming menu display, complete with two panda bears for a whimsical touch.
Alia’s sister, Shaheen Bhatt, provided a glimpse of the celebration on her Instagram. She shared a heartfelt photo of a pink personalized cookie in the shape of the number 1, bearing Raha’s name. Expressing her love, Shaheen wrote, “Time flies when you’re having fun. Happy Birthday, my bean—there is no greater joy than loving you.” She also revealed an elegantly decorated corner featuring an illuminated numeric ‘1’ created from LED lights and a backdrop of cheerful balloons.
The guest list included notable figures from the Bollywood industry. Kareena Kapoor, accompanied by her sons Jeh and Taimur Ali Khan, brought their star power to the event, and Mahesh Bhatt and Karisma Kapoor were also in attendance.
Alia and Ranbir shared glimpses of the celebration on their social media platforms, being mindful not to reveal their daughter’s face. They captured moments like Raha playfully making a mess with cake using her tiny hands, the family holding flowers together, and a jukebox playing Edith Piaf’s “La Vie En Rose.”
In a heartfelt birthday message, Alia expressed her love for Raha, reminiscing about playing the same song for her daughter when she was in her womb. She wrote, “Our joy, our life… our light! It feels like just yesterday we were playing this song for you while you were in my tummy, kicking away. There’s nothing to say, only that we’re blessed to have you in our lives. You make every day feel like a full, creamy, yummy, delicious piece of cake. Happy birthday, baby tiger… we love you more than love itself.”
Raha’s first birthday celebration beautifully symbolized the love and happiness that Alia and Ranbir share as they embrace parenthood. With a star-studded guest list, delectable cuisine, and heartwarming moments, the celebration marked the beginning of a lifetime of joy for little Raha.