While the tired mum was resting after labour, the excited father and granddad were in such high spirits that they tweeted all and sundry responding to congratulations.Emerald-eyed Indian movie star Aishwarya Rai Bachchan gave birth to a baby girl on Wednesday, adding to Bollywood’s first family.And new dad Abhishek Bachchan wrote: “So overwhelmed with all that has taken place today. "Thank you, thank you for ALL for your kindness,love and prayers. It means the world to us.
“Have to get some rest now. Haven't slept in over 40 hrs. Sleep well and good night.” His father Amitabh Bachchan felt just as overwhelmed by the wave of enthusiasm from well-wishers following the birth of his grandchild.“Have been up for more than 24 hours .. Need rest,” he wrote.“Once again our gracious thanks to all for their kind and most endearing wishes for the new arrival .. its been overwhelming!!“On the mobile message front I am trying desperately to reply to your wishes .. from the 1000 odd sms, just 200 left ..do bear with us.”
The Bachchans have millions of fans following their every move.Patriarch Amitabh has starred in over 30 movies, been award France’s prestigious Legion D’Honneur and won four National Film Awards.Often described as the Brad and Angelina of the Indian film scene, Aishwarya, 38, and Abhishek, 35, married in a spectacular three-day ceremony four years ago, forging the ultimate film dynasty.