It's a girl for Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

NEW DELHI Wed Nov 16, 2011 12:21pm IST

Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan poses during a beach front photocall at the 64th Cannes Film Festival, May 13, 2011. REUTERS/Yves Herman/Files

Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan poses during a beach front photocall at the 64th Cannes Film Festival, May 13, 2011.

Credit: Reuters/Yves Herman/Files

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has given birth to a girl, her father-in-law Amitabh Bachchan announced on Twitter on Wednesday.

"I AM DADA (grandfather) to the cutest baby girl!!" Bachchan said.

Rai, 38, a former Miss World, has been married to actor Abhishek Bachchan for more than four years and the star couple had been fending off baby rumours for months before the pregnancy was confirmed in June.

The Bollywood actress was expected to give birth to her first child in November and the Indian media had followed her pregnancy obsessively.

The actress had been admitted to a Mumbai hospital on Monday.

Rai, who often features on ‘most beautiful’ lists, has worked in several Bollywood and Hollywood films.

(Writing by Tony Tharakan)

Comments (0)
This discussion is now closed. We welcome comments on our articles for a limited period after their publication.

  • Most Popular
  • Most Shared

In Trouble

ENTERTAINMENT SHOWCASE

Serious Condition

Serious Condition

Comedian Joan Rivers still on life support - daughter.  Full Article 

Photo

Back on Twitter

Daughter of Robin Williams returns to social media after online harassment.  Full Article 

At Venice

At Venice

Violent Japanese anti-war film is a contender at Venice festival.  Full Article 

Fact and Fiction

Fact and Fiction

Venezuela blasts U.S. TV show over Maduro nerve gas plot.  Full Article 

Photo Hack

Photo Hack

Apple says its systems not to blame for celebrity photo breach.  Full Article 

Reuters India Mobile

Reuters India Mobile

Get the latest news on the go. Visit Reuters India on your mobile device.  Full Coverage