Aishwarya Rai, Abhishek Bachchan welcome baby girl
November 16th, 2011
12:22 PM ET

Aishwarya Rai, Abhishek Bachchan welcome baby girl

Internationally known Indian actress and former Miss World Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has given birth to a baby girl, according to a tweet from the 38-year-old star's husband, fellow actor Abhishek Bachchan.

Amidst all of the "thank you" replies Bachchan has posted on his Twitter account in the last few hours is his initial, enthusiastic "IT'S A GIRL!!!!!!" announcement Wednesday morning.

"Thank you all for your prayers and good wishes. Both Aishwarya and the baby are doing great and taking some much needed rest," he added. "And I'm trying my level best to get rid of this caffeine high and get some sleep too. Don't think it'll work. TOO EXCITED!!!!"

Rai's father-in-law announced that she was expecting over the summer, and her movie "Heroine" was put on hold as a result.


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    I saw her in Bride and Prejudice. Besides being a harmlessly silly movie – she is just gorgeous. I would watch her over Julia Roberts even if I didn't understand the language she was speaking.

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  6. priyanka choudhary

    Congatulations!!!!!!!!!!!!! to whole family.we happy 4 the both of u all.

    November 20, 2011 at 7:19 am | Report abuse |
  7. Md. Zikrul Ahsan

    Bachchans claim newborn’s pictures fake

    http://www.banglanews24.com/English/detailsnews.php?nssl=c596cd46b0e3eac0e2fa9b23590a60ab

    November 20, 2011 at 3:10 am | Report abuse |
  8. Chandra

    I must add...although Aishwarya is beautiful, she is not the mot beautiful ....the most beautiful is the gorgeous Adriana Lima! She insanely attractive!. I think South America has the most beautiful women in the world. Visit Argentina, Brazil or Venezuela.

    November 17, 2011 at 11:25 am | Report abuse |
  9. SS

    Who is she ... having a baby @38 is stupid and there is this media hyping it !

    November 17, 2011 at 10:17 am | Report abuse |
  10. obamarocks

    Racist people will burn in hell.

    November 17, 2011 at 10:01 am | Report abuse |
  11. big Al of KC

    We are all different for what ever reason. We are all young once but immaturity can last a lifetime. If you can't stay on topic, please don't post. If you can't behave, we are not here to parent you. That was your parents job and looks like you didn't learn or your parents failed you. No one here wants to babysit.

    November 17, 2011 at 9:20 am | Report abuse |
  12. Chandra

    They are Bollywood actors and very popular in Asia and many other parts of the world where there are Indians living...including the USA! Aishwarya is considered beautiful becasue she simply is...she is married into the famous Bachchan family. Her famous in-laws are and were very famous movie stars back in the 70's adn 80's. Bollywood is the largest film producer in India. Essentially Indian films are made for an indian audiences but if you are patient enough to sit through one of them...watch Devdas.... songs are the essence of hindi movies.

    November 17, 2011 at 9:10 am | Report abuse |
  13. rocky

    It's the country with the most billionaires. But i feel ashamed of them when villages are hurting with no clean water, sewer systems, WiFi, and better educational prospecting. Than they will truly steal all the jobs after that.

    November 17, 2011 at 8:17 am | Report abuse |
  14. jb2817

    That kids name is going to be a triple word score in Scrabble

    November 17, 2011 at 7:12 am | Report abuse |
  15. Butters

    I love the India ! Oh wow. What a beeootiful news! I love you guys! Ya!

    November 17, 2011 at 6:46 am | Report abuse |
  16. onyi

    To God be de glory,hope u guys are doing great Baby girl welcome to de world

    November 17, 2011 at 4:52 am | Report abuse |
  17. NamelllfJh

    Abortion was the best answer – India is overpopulated dummies

    November 17, 2011 at 2:54 am | Report abuse |
    • MJ

      Yup it's also the best answer for crack babies, white trash babies and anchor babies in US

      November 17, 2011 at 3:19 am | Report abuse |
  18. Sujata

    Hi Abhishek and Aishwarya, Happy for you and your family. Congratulations and all the best for the future.

    November 17, 2011 at 2:30 am | Report abuse |
  19. Tbop

    Thank you, come again

    November 17, 2011 at 1:46 am | Report abuse |
  20. MakeSense!

    I agree eastern indians are EXTREMELY racist as a whole and will kill a woman off in a minute if she gets pregnant by an indian man and she is not indian! Many murders of American women have occurred because of racist indian families!

    Can someone who is eastern indian (not to be confused with American indians, or west indians) explain?

    November 17, 2011 at 1:02 am | Report abuse |
    • MJ

      I am east Indian married to an American (white) woman for ten years and have 2 beautiful children. You seriously and stupidly offend the whole race. Thats line calling all Germans Na zi

      November 17, 2011 at 2:21 am | Report abuse |
  21. really?

    Who are these people? I'm sure there acting is terrible. There culture baffles me. They won't dine on cow, but rat works just fine for them. Insane

    November 16, 2011 at 10:04 pm | Report abuse |
    • gigi

      Actually it's your English that's terrible and your lack of intelligence is absolutely baffling. Do us (and yourself) a favor and keep your trap shut since you have nothing but nonsensical gibberish to offer.

      November 17, 2011 at 4:37 am | Report abuse |
    • rocky

      Beef is forbidden for many reasons go do some research on that. The pray to the mouse, don't eat it. The mouse is a small animal that is used as a symbol of EGO, meaning keep you're ego small as a mouse, and you'll go places with every aspect of you're life.

      November 17, 2011 at 8:11 am | Report abuse |
  22. really?

    Has anyone seen any of there terrible work? I'm guessing, no. Couldn't care less. There culture baffles me. They won't dine on cow, but consider rats as an alternative food supply. Insane.

    November 16, 2011 at 10:00 pm | Report abuse |
    • MJ

      Atleast they are not blowing up themselves to kill others. Now that matters to me 10000x more than what they eat or what they pray

      November 17, 2011 at 2:17 am | Report abuse |
  23. MakeSense!

    Aishwarya is A beautiful woman-NOT the most beautiful woman in the world. What a stupid thing to say! Have you idiots scoured the entire planet to verify that statement? The MOST beautiful women are the wives, mothers, sisters, and daughters who love us, take care of us and sacrifice for us many times over.

    Congrats on the new baby girl!! Now she will be a precious little beauty.

    November 16, 2011 at 8:33 pm | Report abuse |
    • Yo Gabagabagaba

      Looks like someone touched a nerve there. Take a deep breath and count to 10. Some chicks are pretty and some people get carried away describing them. There are plenty of ugly chicks in India.

      November 16, 2011 at 9:20 pm | Report abuse |
  24. sultana

    congatulations to aish and her husband . baby girl must be as cute as her parents . once again congatulations we happy 4 the both of u

    November 16, 2011 at 8:23 pm | Report abuse |
  25. Anand

    A.RAI IS STILL ONE BEAUTIFUL AND CHARMNG WOMEN IN THE WORLD. A NATURAL BEAUTY,GREEN EYES,CONGRATULATION TO HER!

    November 16, 2011 at 8:13 pm | Report abuse |
  26. zzzz

    It is a baby article. Job, Obama, Pakistani, threats, missing girls.......everything came. just pure good wish is very expensive though it is completely free.

    November 16, 2011 at 8:12 pm | Report abuse |
  27. Thelma Dodson

    Racist? I work with those ppl everyday and they are some of the most rude racists i've seen.

    November 16, 2011 at 7:57 pm | Report abuse |
    • MJ

      may be you are the reason that they are angry. Get some education and wouldn't have to work under them

      November 17, 2011 at 2:22 am | Report abuse |
  28. Mimi of Toronto

    Congratulations to both of them on their new bundle of joy! Hope she is as beautiful as her mother. Curious to find out what they named the little one – strange there is no mention of the name. Ash is just so beautiful to look at – he is one lucky guy!

    November 16, 2011 at 6:41 pm | Report abuse |
  29. SMP

    Oh my god the amount of racism on this article makes me think as humans we're taking giant leaps back instead of progressing. lol @ ragneesh gandu Indian impersonator that's not how Indians talk. India is more literate than pakistan. India has the largest English speaking population in the world. And people should try to stay on topic.

    November 16, 2011 at 5:44 pm | Report abuse |
  30. ariel

    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is one of the most beautiful women in the world. She has the most amazing, beautiful eyes!

    November 16, 2011 at 5:34 pm | Report abuse |
  31. ragneesh ghandu

    not lazy. berry berry clean. america good place.

    November 16, 2011 at 3:12 pm | Report abuse |
  32. jillmarie

    That's wonderful news, I agree she is stunning- hope for her daughter's sake she takes after her.

    November 16, 2011 at 2:44 pm | Report abuse |
  33. LovelyLavender

    You people are so racist. Do you know anything about Indian at all? In every country you have abuse against women. America is not any better. Losers

    November 16, 2011 at 2:29 pm | Report abuse |
    • Greg

      Unfortunately any forum is destroyed by trolls and off-topic posts.

      November 16, 2011 at 7:35 pm | Report abuse |
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      Dear Greg, I like cookies and picking my nose..

      November 16, 2011 at 7:46 pm | Report abuse |
    • Paul

      LovelyLavender, we don't name our daughters "Nakusa" or unwanted, unlike nearly 300 girls who were granted new names by the government in a renaming ceremony that took place in India a few weeks ago. The female population there is dropping. People discussing a real issue isn't being racist. Don't be so ignorant. A few abusers in the US is not the same thing as a country that devalues an entire gender.

      November 16, 2011 at 8:15 pm | Report abuse |
    • Yo gabagabagaba

      Dude Paul!, You seem to be as well informed about India as someone who learnt about U.S by only watching Kardashians on TV. Bravo Paul! way to go perpetuating the American intelligence on international affairs.

      November 16, 2011 at 9:16 pm | Report abuse |
  34. gabi Patel

    CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!

    November 16, 2011 at 1:19 pm | Report abuse |
  35. Katherine

    How nice for them. Congradulations! She is probably the most beautiful woman in the world. Seriously.

    November 16, 2011 at 1:16 pm | Report abuse |
    • moon627

      Ditto. she is seriously beautiful ! i hope we will see a photo of their baby girl one of these days.

      i think People magazine should have a Most Beautiful Woman on one of their covers starting with her

      November 16, 2011 at 6:00 pm | Report abuse |
  36. firsty !

    Ibeat her 2 having a girl 2. I have a daughter all ready.

    November 16, 2011 at 12:48 pm | Report abuse |
  37. x2023

    Ummm, it's companies taking jobs to them. The jobs aren't here, if you haven't noticed.

    November 16, 2011 at 2:07 pm | Report abuse |
  38. Shane

    Believe me, its media who keep pushing India name but more jobs are going in Brazil, Manila, nam compare to india, I am working for company who support call center and its mostly call center job going there, we try to hire here but its really really hard to hire.

    BTW, that lady in the picture looks amazing, I need to google on her.

    November 16, 2011 at 3:14 pm | Report abuse |
  39. skeeter

    hahahaa....

    Obama tried to create jobs though US- India trade. Pure ignorance...Work hard & stop complaining: capable people (nationality doesn't matter, capability matters) trying to steal jobs.
    You never deserved those jobs in the first place.

    November 16, 2011 at 4:32 pm | Report abuse |
  40. unibomber

    No you see pretty girl run like hell from ur fugly big nose snaggle toothed face, no time to do jack diddly...

    November 16, 2011 at 7:48 pm | Report abuse |
  41. Someone who don't care

    paki dum mulla ass. Go do ur sickness to ur family woman. Other Paki women are free to do what ever they like. U r a sick Mullaa.

    November 16, 2011 at 9:33 pm | Report abuse |
  42. MJ

    True... India is moving towards higher end jobs.

    November 17, 2011 at 2:24 am | Report abuse |
  43. rocky

    If I'm correct, India declined to infuse the USA for 10 billion dollars. They opted to make deals with France and Iran, if I'm correct. But the Indian lending system is far superior to those of western countries, but system is still very corrupt. India to become an superpower needs still about another 30 years of growth and especially for those in the lower-low middle class households.

    Till than, steal the worlds best ideas and incorporate them into yours, with you're scientific prowess, and selfless workforce, you guys and China thereafter can goto war.

    For you now, USA better step up our innovations, were the best in the world to do it.

    November 17, 2011 at 9:10 am | Report abuse |

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