Bollywod actress Rani Mukherjee gives birth to baby girl

03:02 PM | 9 Dec, 2015
Bollywod actress Rani Mukherjee gives birth to baby girl
MUMBAI (Web Desk) - Bollywood actress Rani Mukherjee has given birth to a girl.

She and her husband, filmmaker Aditya Chopra, have named her Adira, a combination of their names. Mukherjee has described the baby as “god’s greatest gift”, Gulf News reported.

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The baby, who is “healthy and feisty”, was born at the Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai on Wednesday morning.

“I would like to thank all my well-wishers and fans,” Mukherjee said in a statement issued by Chopra’s production banner Yash Raj Films.


“Today, life has given us god’s greatest gift with Adira. We thank fans our friends and well-wishers for their unconditional support and blessings. With joy we begin this new chapter in our lives,” she added.

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Mukherjee and Chopra, who dated for a long time, got married in April 2014 in Italy.


The couple’s friends and family shared their excitement about the news on social media.

Chopra’s younger brother Uday posted on Twitter: “IT’S A GIRL!!!!!”.

The couple’s close friend and filmmaker, Karan Johar, shared: “Am an uncle to a beautiful baby girl today!!!!! @udaychopra !!! Rani and Adi had a baby girl!!”

Actress Parineeti Chopra also shared her joy by posting: “IT’S A GIRL!!!! So so excited baby Adira is born !! #Adi #Rani”.

Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor said: “Rani and Aditya Chopra become proud parents to a baby girl named Adira. Congratulations!”