Harry Potter actress Afshan Azad has announced she is expecting her first child.
The 32-year-old is best known for appearing in the Harry Potter series of films as Ravenclaw student Padma Patil.
She is expecting her first baby with husband Nabil Kazi – and took to Instagram to debut the news as she cradled her baby bump.
The star looked stunning in a long grey dress with her hubby's arms around her.
She captioned the pic: "The secret’s out everyone – I’m going to be a mummy!!! Thanking Allah SWT for gifting us our biggest blessing yet. Baby Kazi due this July inshAllah.
"Both our hearts are filled with love, excitement and nerves! Not long to go, please keep us all in your prayers."
Afshan posted another snap of her by herself, surrounded by beautiful greenery and holding her bump.
She wrote: "Thank you to everyone for your kind comments and well wishes. We were so overwhelmed with everyone's positivity and love yesterday.
"Baby Kazi is already so so loved.
"PS Prepare for a major bump photo-dump over the next few days/weeks. Sorry not sorry."
Fellow Potter star Chris Rankin, who played Percy Weasley in the hit series, was quick to offer his congratulations, writing: "Wooohoooo! Big love to ya xxxx".
Evanna Lynch, who played Luna Lovegood, wrote: "Awww congratulations Afshan, you're going to be amazing parents!!"
And Seamus Finnigan actor Devon Murray added: "Congratulations guys. I'm so happy and excited for you both. You're going to be incredible parents."
Even Olympic champion Greg Rutherford was there to congratulate her, adding: "Well done, on the home straight now."
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