Aamir and Kiran welcome baby boy

New Delhi: Actor Aamir Khan and wife Kiran Rao have been blessed with a baby boy through surrogate.

"It gives us the greatest joy to share with you the good news of the birth of our baby boy. This baby is especially dear to us because he was born to us after a long wait and some difficulty. Due to medical complications, we were advised to have a baby through IVF – surrogacy, and we feel very grateful to the Almighty that all has gone well.

"We are humbled by the greatness of God, the miracles of science, and the kindness and love of our families and friends in being there for us while respecting our privacy. We seek your good wishes and blessings for our child," Aamir and Kiran said in a statement.

Aamir already has a daughter and son from his previous marriage to Reena Dutta, whom he divorced after being together for 15 years.

The 46-year-old actor met Kiran on the sets of his 2001 hit `Lagaan` and married her after three years. The couple had earlier tried having a baby but Kiran suffered a miscarriage.

"Congrats Aamir and Kiran. Lots of love to you and your little baby boy. So so happy for all 3 of you (sic)," director Kunal Kohli tweeted.