Preity, Gene Goodenough welcome twins via surrogacy

Preity Zinta

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

The actress, who 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.”

She added: “We are very excited about this new phase in our lives. A heartfelt thank you to the doctors, nurses and to our surrogate for being a part of this incredible journey. Loads of love and light – Gene, Preity, Jai and Gia.”

Congratulatory messages have been pouring in for the new parents.

Actress Shilpa Shetty wrote,” Sooooo happpyyy and excited hearing this great piece of news my darling . Heartiest Congratulations my darling PZ , sending you Gene and the babies all my love ♥️♥️🧿🧿♥️♥️”

Salman Khan rumored girlfriend Iulia Vantur and actor Abhishek Bachchan dropped heart emojis to wish the new parents.

Actress Rakul Preet Singh commented,”Omg!! Congratulationsssss ❤️❤️❤️ god bless”

Actress Nargis Fakhri wrote,”You’re so cute 😍😍😍😍”

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

Preity is quite active on social media. The actress currently enjoys a fan following of 8.5 million on Instagram.

Preity often takes to social media to share romantic messages for her husband, referring to him as “Pati parmeshwar”.

Priety is a major fitness enthusiast too. She regularly shares her fitness related videos on her Instagram handle.

The actress is also co-owner of the Indian Premier League cricket team Punjab Kings since 2008.

Priety has been a part of many hit films such as “Dil Chahta Hai”, “Veer Zara”, “Kal Ho Na Ho”, “Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna” among others.

On screen, Preity was last seen on screen in the 2018 film, “Bhaiaji Superhit”. The film marked her comeback after a seven-year break and also stars Sunny Deol, Ameesha Patel, Arshad Warsi and Shreyas Talpade.