Actor Kunchacko Boban and wife Priya Ann Samuel became parents on Wednesday. Priya delivered a baby boy on April 17 and the excited father posted the news on his Facebook page.
Kunchacko and Priya have been married for 14 years. This is their first child.
Kunchacko made his debut in the Malayalam film industry in 1997 with the hit film Anniyathipravu. He was the leading romance hero of Malayalam cinema in the late '90s and early 2000s. The actor's last film Allu Ramendran received good reviews and word of mouth. He's also part of Aashiq Abu's multi-starrer Virus, which is about the Nipah outbreak in Kerala.
Though Kunchacko has mostly done romance hero roles in his career, he later evolved to do more complex roles. His performance in How Old Are You?, which marked actor Manju Warrier's return to cinema, was appreciated. Kunchacko had played a selfish and insecure husband in the film. The actor was also commended for his role in Take Off, starring Parvathy. The film was based on the real-life story of how a group of Kerala nurses escaped from the ISIS.
Social media users flooded Kunchacko's Facebook page with warm wishes and congratulations. The photo shared by the actor shows the new baby's tender feet. Kunchacko married Priya, with whom he was in a relationship for six years, on 2 April 2005 at Little Flower Catholic Church in Ernakulam.