Popular television face Surveen Chawla who tied the knot with businessman Akshay Thakker in Italy, away from all the glitz and glamour, in 2015 is expecting her first child.

The Hate Story 2 actor announced the happy news on her social media account with an adorable post. She wrote, “Life happens when it chooses to happen when it wants to happen. And it is happening right now in this very moment, making our blessed and beautiful world even more blessed than what it already is! Yes, there is a miracle taking place, a miracle called life. And we are growing by two little teeny-weeny feet!!”

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Calling her pregnancy a beautiful period, Surveen told Bombay Times, “It’s a beautiful feeling and more so, as it has come completely unexpected for Akshay and me. Suddenly, life has become beautiful. I am looking forward to every step now. Of course, it’s unfamiliar territory, but the only one that comes with a guarantee of being wonderful. Akshay and I feel really blessed!”

Chawla’s delivery is expected in April. She said, “Post April, I will experience what women who have been there, call ‘bliss’ or the ‘best feeling in the world.'”

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Surveen made her TV debut with Ekta Kapoor’s Kahiin Toh Hoga and continued the charm the audience with Kaajjal and Kasautti Zindagi Kay.  Surveen also featured in films like Hate Story 2, Ugly and Parched, besides some Punjabi films. She was part of the second season of 24, alongside Anil Kapoor.