It is a girl for Aishwarya and Abhishek

Mumbai: Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan today gave birth to a girl in a hospital in suburban Andheri here.

She was admitted to the Seven Hills Hospital on Monday night.

"IT`S A GIRL!!!!!! :-)))))," husband Abhishek Bachchan wrote on social networking site twitter. The baby is the couple`s first child.

"I AM DADA to the cutest baby girl !! Dadaji…ecstatic!!!!," actor Amitabh Bachchan said on twitter.

The senior Bachchan had on Tuesday tweeted, "A day of expectation….but another day! The lord has his way and they are most special….we wait!!."

It was in June this year that Amitabh Bachchan had broken the news about his daughter-in-law`s pregnancy.