Aishwarya delivers healthy baby girl
Aishwarya Rai-Bachchan gave birth to a baby girl on Wednesday, the first for her and her actor husband Abhishek Bachchan. The news was broken by her father-in-law Amitabh Bachchan on Twitter, when he tweeted saying, 'I AM DADA to the cutest baby girl !!,' followed by, 'A dada ji ... Ecstatic !!!!'.
An excited Abhishek also tweeted, 'IT'S A GIRL!!!!!! :-)))))'
The Bachchan bahu had checked in on Monday night at the Seven Hills Hospital in Andheri, Mumbai for her delivery. She had been accompanied by her husband, father-in-law, in addition to mother-in-law Jaya Bachchan, mother Vrinda Rai and her brother Aditya. Strict security measures have been put in place at the hospital to keep eager mediapersons at bay.
It was Big B who had broken the news about her pregnancy in the month of June. He had tweeted, 'News news news!! I am going to become a grandfather..Aishwarya expecting..so happy and thrilled!!'
Meanwhile, congratulatory messages on Twitter from B-town folks began to pour in instantly. Celina Jaitly, who is pregnant herself, tweeted, 'Very happy for the Bachchan family .. They have a little angel fairy amidst them .. She is gonna be gorgeous ", while director Karan Johar said "Congratulations!! Baby B had a baby girl!! @juniorbachchan!!! All the love and happiness...am sure she will be the prettiest girl ever!!!"
Aishwarya married Abhishek on April 20, 2007. Her pregnancy had been the subject of intense discussion and speculation over the last few months, with some predicting that she was carrying twins, while others assumed that the Bachchan bahu would opt for a C-section delivery on the once-in-a-century date November 11, 2011.