Aishwarya Rai and husband reveal baby daughter's name

Guy Ritchie and Princess Marie of Denmark are yet to announce their newborns' names, but after four months of speculation, one long-kept baby secret is finally out.

Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai has reportedly revealed the name of her daughter.

According to the press in India, the green-eyed beauty and her husband Abhishek Bachchan have named their baby girl Aaradhya.


Aardhya is a Sanskrit word which means, "First One", "pleasable" or "one who is worth worshipping" and although the name is often seen as male orientated, it has been known to be used for both sexes in recent times.

The name was apparently registered last week with the Bombay Municipal Corporation and fans soon started spreading the news on Twitter.

But granddad Amitabh Bachchan, a regular user of the social network, has neither officially confirmed nor denied it, keeping the guessing game going.

Until now, the newborn has been known by the name of "Beti B" which was given to her by fans and the media.

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