Fans of "Coronation Street" have a new reason to celebrate as actress Sair Khan, famed for her role as Alya Nazir, recently announced her pregnancy. The beloved soap star took to Instagram to share the joyful news, revealing her growing baby bump alongside her partner, Nathan Chilton.
Khan, 35, expressed a whirlwind of emotions in her post, acknowledging the complex feelings of announcing such personal news amid global challenges. "Hello… It’s been a little while since posting on here which has been a real mix of emotions," she wrote.
"With all that is happening in the world it didn’t feel like the right time to share but we also know it’s okay to keep hope and pray for peace whilst acknowledging that we feel blessed and grateful."
The couple has faced significant trials, particularly in the past year, with Nathan undergoing surgery for chondroblastoma, a rare type of cancer, in his pelvis.
Khan shared their journey, including the ongoing challenges as they confront the spread of Nathan's tumor to his lungs. Despite these hardships, Khan's announcement reflects resilience and optimism. She shared, "Life can be difficult and there’ll always be challenges to face but there are also important lessons to be learnt and gifts to be cherished."
Anticipating Baby Chilton
The couple's excitement is palpable as they prepare for the arrival of "Baby Chilton" in Spring 2024.
Khan's announcement has been met with an outpouring of love and support from fans and colleagues alike, many of whom remember her memorable stint on "I'm A Celebrity" in 2018. Khan's journey, both personally and professionally, has captivated her followers, and this latest chapter is no exception.
As she steps into motherhood, her fans eagerly anticipate updates and celebrate this new phase in her life. Her heartfelt message not only shares her joy but also offers a reminder of hope and gratitude amidst life's trials.