Daughter Adira Born to Rani Mukherji and Aditya Chopra

Rani Mukherji (WBRi File Photo)

Mumbai, December 9 (Washington Bangla Radio): Actress Rani Mukherji and her husband Aditya Chopra (Yash Raj Films) - have been blessed with a baby girl today.

A healthy and feisty Adira was born at Breach Candy Hospital this morning. The name Adira is a portmanteau of her parents' names Aditya and Rani.

Both mother and baby are doing well. Rani is 37.

"I would like to thank all my well wishers and fans', Rani said. '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."

The twitter and social media accounts of everyone in the Indian film industry are happy and excited. We will watch the career of Adira with interest.