MUMBAI: Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has deliver a baby girl at the Seven Hills Hospital here, husband actor Abhishek Bachchan has tweeted.
Father-in-law Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan also tweeted: “I am Dada (grandfather) to the cutest baby girl”.
Aishwarya was admitted to the Seven Hills Hospital in the Indian city of Mumbai early Tuesday morning. This is her first healthy child.
There has been tremendous interest in Aishwarya’s pregnancy from the media and her fans.
Earlier reports said the baby was due on Thursday, but the family had refused to give any details.
“As i write, there is still no news from Aishwarya… your wishes and prayers with us … thank you…,” Amitabh Bachchan’s earlier tweet said.
The pregnancy has been keenly watched since June when Bachchan announced the pregnancy of his daughter-in-law.
“News news news!! I am going to become a grandfather. Aishwarya expecting. So happy and thrilled,” he tweeted.
According to reports, bookies had bet 1.5 billion rupees (around $30m) on whether Aishwarya would deliver on 11 November or not.
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