Arpit Ranka becomes father, blessed with son

Mumbai:  Arpit Ranka, the Indian actor popular for his onscreen character Duryodhan in Star Plus magnum opus "Mahabharat", is now father of a son.

Arpit's wife Nidhi gave birth to a boy on Tuesday at Cloudnine Group of Hospitals here. It was a normal delivery and this is the couple's first baby, said a statement.

"We're reading books, imagining, dreaming out loud and really happy and excited. Through our son, I see the world with new eyes. We've completely fallen in love. We are thankful that the baby is healthy," said Arpit.

Arpit was also seen along with his wife Nidhi in popular celebrity dance show "Nach Baliye 7". He was also seen in the Tamil sports-action film "Bhooloham" and the much talked about "MSG 2".

He will soon be seen in the much awaited historical drama "Chandra Nandini" as the lead of the show. He is also prepping up for his next Telegu film "Rey".