Mumbai, Nov 16 : Former Miss World and Bollywood star Aishwarya Rai Wednesday delivered a girl at a hospital here.
The baby, Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya's first child, was born at the Seven Hills Hospital.
"IT'S A GIRL!!," Abhishek, 35, posted on micro-blogging site Twitter. com.
The proud grandfather Amitabh too couldn't control his happiness and tweeted: "I AM DADA to the cutest baby girl, A dada ji ... Ecstatic."
New Delhi, Oct 19 - It was a grand baby shower ceremony for mother-to-be Aishwarya Rai and while celebrities had poured in to congratulate her, Abhishek Bachchan has thanked their fans for wishing her on "Godh Bharai".
"Good morning everyone. Thank you so much for all the wishes for Aishwarya on her Godh Bharai. Read out some of your messages to her," Abhishek posted on Twitter page Wednesday.
New Delhi, Oct 4 From chubby cheeks to chiselled jawline, Abhishek Bachchan has come a long way, so much so that the actor is sharing diet tips.
"Dieting does NOT mean that you starve yourself. It means that you eat sensibly and correctly! Eating deep fried foods is neither correct nor sensible!" Abhishek posted on Twitter.
The 35-year-old had shed 15 kilos for his character in Mani Ratnam's "Raavan".
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Jaipur/Mumbai, Sep. 14 : Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan has injured his hand after falling from a rickshaw while shooting for a sequence of his upcoming film Bol Bachchan in Jaipur.
The actor has returned to Mumbai for treatment. The shooting of the film has been temporarily suspended.
Written and directed by Rohit Shetty, Bol Bachchan stars Abhishek Bachchan, Ajay Devgn, Asin, Prachi Desai and Archana Puran Singh.
Mumbai, Aug 8 : Director Puri Jagannath's Hindi film "Businessman" has been postponed till next year, giving lead actor Abhishek Bachchan three straight months to get in shape for the role that requires him to have an enviable physique.
While much has been said and written about Abhishek getting into the fitness regime, what is not known is that "Businessman" would require Abhishek to be in excellent shape.
New Delhi, March 28 : Big movies are back in business with "Game". The action thriller, releasing Friday, is the first big-budget and big starrer to hit the screens after a dry spell of more than a month, thanks to the cricket World Cup matches and the board exams.
Mumbai, March 28 : Actor Abhishek Bachchan has joined hands with Narcotics Control Bureau to urge youth to stay away from drugs.
The actor flagged off the Awareness Run Against Drug Abuse campaign Sunday initiated by the bureau during its silver jubilee celebrations.
New Delhi, March 7 : Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan is happy and proud that he has been able to work with the "Amar Akbar Anthony" trio - Vinod Khanna, Rishi Kapoor and Amitabh Bachchan - in just over a decade of being in the film industry.
"Just did my 1st shot with Vinod uncle for 'Players'. I can now proudly say that I've worked with AMAR AKBAR ANTHONY!! awesomeness! (sic)," Abhishek posted on his Twitter page.
Los Angeles, Feb 28 : Bollywood star couple Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai, along with Mallika Sherawat, dazzled in their finery at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards red carpet here.
Abhishek and Aishwarya got a chance invite to the prestigious event, where Hollywood's Who's Who gathers to celebrate international cinema. The duo was holidaying in Los Angeles and were not at all prepared to attend such a high-profile event at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood Sunday night.
New Delhi, Feb 25 : Bollywood's star couple Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai, who are currently in Los Angeles for a holiday, will be attending the 83rd Annual Academy Awards Sunday, according to megastar Amitabh Bachchan.
"Ya, Abhishek and Aishwarya have been invited by the Academy to attend the Oscars on Sunday … so … (sic)," Amitabh posted on his blog www. bigb. bigadda. com.
Panaji, Feb 18 : Two months before its release, Rohan Sippy's "Dum Maro Dum" has rattled Goa's tourism industry as initial reports about the Abhishek Bachchan-starrer suggest that the movie delves a lot into the state's narcotics mafia and sex trade.
Both the contentious issues have put Goa on the international map of infamy and with "Dum Maro Dum" only set to reinforce the same negative image, the Travel and Tourism Association of Goa (TTAG) is simply not happy.
New Delhi, Feb 5 : A host of Bollywood celebrities, including Preity Zinta, Riteish Deshmukh and Bipasha Basu, have wished good luck and success to Abhishek Bachchan on his birthday Saturday.
The actor, who turned 35, is currently shooting in New Zealand for Abbas Mastan's "Players". But his colleagues reached out to wish him through micro-blogging site Twitter.
New Delhi, Jan 17 : Bollywood star Abhishek Bachchan, perhaps the first Indian actor to receive a made-to-order Tramezza shoe from Italian luxury label Salvatore Ferragamo, says he was excited to see a Lord Ganesh idol placed at the entrance of Ferragamo house in Italy.
Mumbai, Dec. 27: Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her husband Abhishek Bachchan participated in Bunt community event here at the weekend.
Bollywood director Rohit Shetty was also present at the event.
Aishwarya said she was overwhelmed by the love given by her community for her work across the globe.
New Delhi, Dec 17: Bollywood star Abhishek Bachchan wished a very happy birthday to his "jiggerypoo" John Abraham, who turned 38, and Riteish Deshmukh, who turned 31, Friday.
"Here's wishing my jiggerypoo John and my little brother Riteish the happiest birthday," Abhishek posted on his Twitter page.
He calls John by the name ever since the duo shared a crackling chemistry when they posed as gay in the hit film "Dostana".
Mumbai, Dec 3 : Abhishek Bachchan, who has had more misses than hits in his 10-year-old acting career, says he never thought he would be able to survive this long in the Hindi film industry.
Film: "Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Se"; Director: Ashutosh Gowariker; Cast: Abhishek Bachchan, Deepika Padukone, Sikandar Kher, Vishakha Singh; Rating: ****
There's ongoing sense of serenity compounded by a feeling of sincerity and transparency in the cinema of Ashutosh Gowariker. This filmmaker never hides life's most essential truth in cinematic subterfuge. Rather, Gowariker goes the other way.
New Delhi, Nov 30 : Abhishek Bachchan's loyalty to the brands he endorses seems unquestionable. The actor dug into his Omega collection for a vintage watch to wear in his forthcoming period film "Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey".
Abhishek, who was appointed as the face of Omega in India in 2006, has worn a black leather strap watch from the Swiss brand throughout the film.
New Delhi, Nov 29 : Actor Abhishek Bachchan says he is glad that he didn't have to look down at Deepika Padukone while shooting Ashutosh Gowariker's "Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey", because she is the "tallest" actress to have appeared with him till date.
New Delhi, Nov 4 : Bollywood star Abhishek Bachchan loves Mumbai monsoon, but wishes the city also has a winter like Delhi.
"I love Delhi winters. Wish we had a winter in Mumbai. We just have two seasons... summer and monsoon," Abhishek posted on Twitter.
The actor experienced a foggy morning in the capital before leaving for Shimla Thursday to inaugurate a 108-foot-high idol of Hindu god Hanuman. The statue has been erected at the famous Jakhu Temple.
Shimla, Nov 3 : Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan will be present along with Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal at the unveiling ceremony of a 108-foot-high idol of Hindu god Hanuman in this Himachal Pradesh town Thursday, an official said Wednesday.
"Abhishek is coming on a private visit and will fly-in on a chartered flight Thursday morning," Deputy Commissioner J. S. Rana told IANS.
New Delhi, Oct 22 : Black it seems was the chosen colour for most members of the Indian film fraternity, including Amitabh Bachchan and his son Abhishek, at the 57th National Awards ceremony at Vigyan Bhavan here Friday evening.
Amitabh's wife Jaya too chose a black-based sari with white motifs, while daughter-in-law Aishwarya went in for a green and purple south Indian silk sari.
New Delhi, Oct 16 : After making their presence felt on reality shows, Bollywood stars are now increasingly appearing in cameos on television serials to promote their upcoming films.
Stars like Abhishek Bachchan, John Abraham, Salman Khan, Mallika Sherawat and Neetu Kapoor are increasingly making a beeline for serials.
This arrangement benefits both big and small screen stars, experts say.
New Delhi, Sep 14 : Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan says Abhishek is more of a friend for him than a son and that he loves spending time with him.
Mumbai, Aug 18 : Designer Laksha Pahuja, who showcased a two segment collection at the India International Jewellery Week (IIJW), drew inspiration for one of his jewellery pieces from the film "Raavan" and wishes to have actor Abhishek Bachchan's picture on it.
"The piece that is designed as having 10 heads is inspired by the film 'Raavan'. The film didn't do well but I really liked it so I decided to make this piece," Pahuja told IANS.
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