Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Mahesh Bhupathi was miles away in Melbourne when his wife, actress Lara Dutta gave birth to their first child. But thanks to technology, the tennis ace managed to catch a glimpse of his wife and daughter through video calling.
Lara gave birth to a baby daughter Friday afternoon.
"Just spoke to @DuttaLara and baby on Skype. They got to watch the match on TV in the hospital, got to thank the Aus open for moving us," Bhupathi, who is currently in Melbourne to play in the Australian Open, wrote on Twitter Saturday.
The sportsman is on top of the world to be a father to a baby girl as he always wished for one.
If Twitter buzz by actress Raveena Tandon is to be believed, the baby already has a name! She is being called Saira.
"My friends, Lara Dutta and Mahesh Bhupathi are proud parents of a baby girl!! Saira Bhupathi. Welcome Angel," tweeted Raveena.
However, a source close to Lara says the name hasn't been confirmed as yet, and a formal announcement shall be made once Bhupathi returns home.