Renowned author Roshan Bhondekar and international artist Sahra Ardah become proud parents of a baby boy in Madrid, Spain earlier this week. Right upon birth, the couple named their child Leonardo, inspired by Leonardo da Vinci.
The newest addition to Roshan’s family has been a call for celebration and announcing the same, Roshan took to his Twitter saying.
Blessed with baby boy today (12th May, 08:49 AM) in #Madrid #Spain, baby & mother is doing well. 💁♂️Introducing new member in this fast moving world 🌍 🧒Leonardo 🙌🇮🇳🇪🇸 #Leonardo #newlyborn #justborn
Inspired by : Leonardo Da Vinci 🎬✍️ #leonardodavinci pic.twitter.com/kuMB73Gwmd
— Roshan Bhondekar (@roshan_b) May 12, 2020
Roshan Bhondekar is an Indian-born Spanish filmmaker and a well-known author from Tumsar, Maharashtra, India. Roshan Bhondekar’s journey has always been inspiring to many. Being the eldest son who has come from a poor family background, it was tough for Roshan and his family as they had to struggle for their living. With his utmost dedication and hard work, Roshan has come so far. The celebrated author has also written books like The Frame: An Art of Optimism and Love – The Key to Optimism: Path Towards Happiness. The author is well known for two of his most celebrated short films titled ‘The Shoes’ and ‘Hausla Aur Raste’ have won global recognition.
Sahra Ardah (also known as Sara Canizal Sardon) is an international artist and a teacher of Spanish descent recognized internationally for the effectiveness of her teaching methods. Born and brought up in a middle-class family in Salamanca, Spain, Sahra is first and only Spaniard who holds the title of merit granted by the great Egyptian master Zaza Hassan for her humility to learn and her ability to teach and spread her original method.
Sahra has a Ph.D. in History of Art from the University of Salamanca in (2009), and Journalism Master Honours from the Complutense University of Madrid, Spain in (2009-2011). Her academic training has led her to delve into the origins of oriental dance and Arabic folklore. In December 2018, she married Roshan Bhondekar. Sahra published the first book, ‘The University of Salamanca from the post-war period to the present: Architectural heritage and urban transcendence (Spanish Edition) April 2013, and later on in 2018 she was co-author of ‘The Frame – an art of optimism; with her husband and released on their marriage ceremony held at Tumsar in India on December 30th, 2018 in Marathi traditional ceremony. Sahra Ardah run a dance academy for the last 6 plus years based out in Madrid, Spain to empower the hidden talent of girls/women to teach professional dance, specializing in oriental dance.
On this beautiful day, veteran people from different industries around the world sent greeting on social media about their newly born baby ‘Leonardo’. On this Swwapnil Joshi, Indian Actor has shared his wishes.
Akshay Bardapurkar, established Indian film producer has mentioned,
— Swwapnil Joshi | स्वप्नील जोशी (@swwapniljoshi) May 12, 2020
Prashant Kanojia, A Journalist & Human Rights Activist shared his greetings,
Congratulations Roshan Bhai 💙💙💙 https://t.co/AquSwg0C6H
— Prashant Kanojia (@PJkanojia) May 12, 2020
Shaji Prabhakaran, President Football Delhi in India has mentioned,
Congratulations Roshan. My best wishes to you both. Stay blessed.
— Shaji Prabhakaran (@Shaji4Football) May 12, 2020
Francis Joseph, Educator & Collaborator replied with,
Wow. Remain blessed
— Francis Joseph (#LearningNeverStops) (@Francis_Joseph) May 12, 2020
Janet Machuka, 2019’s Top 25 Digital Women in Kenya also joined to shower her blessings
I love babies. Congratulations my friend
— Janet Machuka (@janetmachuka_) May 12, 2020
Marathi Brain, A well-known platform for Marathi people also wished,
— मराठी विश्वपैलू (@MarathiBrain) May 12, 2020
We are more than happy, as we are blessed with a baby boy on 12th May 2020, named as ‘Leonardo’. As we were waiting for the arrival of the baby for the last nine months. I am happily married to my best friend & soulmate for the last 2 years. People are asking us about the name chosen for newborn baby, as are giving reference of the well-known artist named as Leonardo da Vinci, known for creating artwork, hence we have decided to”, Sahra Ardah mentioned.