I AM GOING TO BECOME A GRANDFATHER... AISHWARYA EXPECTING.. SO HAPPY AND THRILLED!!!,” exclaimed superstar Amitabh Bachchan through his Twitter Account.
Former Miss World Aishwarya, 37, got married to actor Abhishek Bachchan, 35, in April 2007. Explaining the generation tree Mr Bachchan wrote, “The child of Abhishek and Aishwarya shall be the first Bachchan of the generation after my brother and me.”
Bollywood couple Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan are finally going to be parents after four years of successful marriage. The joy in the family was uncontrollable, so much so that to-be-grandpa Amitabh Bachchan shared his happiness with his fans on his micro-blogging page. However Junior Bachchan did not show up till, he was poured in with congratulation tweets from his friends, fans and followers.
“Thank you all for so much love, support, good wishes and blessings. You have made this moment very special for us. Lots and lots of love,” wrote Abhishek on his twitter page. While, his conversation with one of his friend-cum fans, Abhishek revealed his hopes for a baby girl.
The Bachchan family threw a Jalsa for their close friends in Mumbai. Abhishek while talking to the media during the celebration expressed his happiness. “It's been crazy. We've all been trying to inform all our close friends about it. How do I feel? It's not sunk in yet. There's been no time. We're still busy sharing the news with our friends. The realization will come later. Right now I'm, kind of, numb. It's a big moment, yes," told Junior Bachchan to TOI.
Aishwarya, who is glad because the family is so happy says, "I guess it couldn't be kept quiet. So now you know why I've been trying to stay out of the public eye lately. It's still to sink in, really. Of course, Abhishek and I are super happy. But it is a matter of happiness for our entire family. And that makes all the difference."
Aishwarya is planning to quickly finish her only film on the floors, Madhur Bhandarkar's Heroine and then take a long sabbatical.