Popular TV actor Anas Rashid, who becomes household name for his role of Suraj Rathi in ‘Diya Aur Baati Hum’, became father to a baby girl on February 11. The actor, who tied the knot to Heena Iqbal in 2017, welcomed their first child.
Anas broke the news about the arrival of his daughter by posting a video on Instagram. He shared the good news and captioned the video as, “Hi dear ones, We are blessed with a baby girl yesterday. Both mother and baby are in good health. Thank you all for your blessings and wishes. Anas Rashid.”
On February 13, 2019, Anas shared the first picture of his little bundle of joy on his Instagram. The actor also revealed the name of his daughter as “Aayat”, which means miracles of the Quran. Anas captioned the picture as. “Home coming of my daughter Aayat,,,”.
New father in town, Anas is on cloud nine and said, “I am over the moon and the feeling is just amazing. It can’t be expressed in words. This is such a precious time of my life and I am only thinking about spending these beautiful moments. I have been waiting for this moment since a long time and it has finally arrived, I am so happy.”
When asked why he is not seen on small screen from very log time, the ‘Prithviraj Chauhan’ fame Anas had stated, “Post our marriage, Heena and I just kept travelling to different locations and spent a lot of time together. And then one day she gave me this good news. Obviously, it was my duty to take care of her and be with her during pregnancy, so I did not think about returning to TV. Now after Aayat’s arrival in my life, I am not even thinking about my comeback.”
Anas had an arranged marriage with 14 years younger Heena Iqbal, who is a corporate professional from Chandigarh in September 2017. Post his marriage, Anas have been missing from the small screen and enjoying his family time.