Nov 182011

First, let me post the most sought after photo: Aishwarya holding the little girl, the new sensation in Bollywood!

UPDATE: The photos of Aishwarya carrying a baby turned out to be fake. With thanks to ‘sgb’ for pointing out the original photo, in comment – here is the original photo and that the Aishwarya’s photo was a cheap Photoshop trick. (We are sorry and apologize for not doing proper check before publishing the fake photo.)


The actress and model Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her husband Abhishek Bachchan – had a baby girl this week. Every news outlet in India is filled with the story as if they are the royal couple and have just given birth to a princess.

"Royal Princess" Aishwarya

The prince/princess acronym is not my invention, BBC has published a profile of the rise of family dynasties in Bollywood film industry.

  • The Bachchans – Amitabh and wife Jaya Bhaduri, Abhishek, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
  • The Kapoors – Prithviraj, Raj, Shammi, Rishi, Randhir, Neetu Singh, Rajiv, Karishma, Kareena, Ranbir
  • The Deols – Dharmendra, Hema Malini, Sunny, Bobby, Esha, Abhay

Brave natural birth

Another aspect of the birth of the baby in Bachchan family is natural delivery of the child. Times of India reports that natural child birth by the 38-year-old former Miss World is considered to be a brave attempt – setting an example that old age mothers don’t need to opt for Caesarean section. In Mumbai every fourth woman chooses C-section as a mode of delivery to escape labor pain and complications. For older mothers, more than half of the mothers (60%) older than 35 don’t even consider natural birth.

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Nov 162011

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has given birth to a daughter. The first child of Aishwarya and Abhisekh Bachchan has made the popular Bollywood actor and actress Amitabh and Jaya Baduri grand parents for the first time. 


Aishwarya was admitted to Seven Hills Hospital for the last few days in preparation of the child birth. It is reported that the security in the Hospital is beefed up.

Best wishes and congratulation has started to pour in to the Bachchan family after the news of childbirth spread.

Back in June we suspected Aishwarya might be pregnant, based on her dress preference and bodily changes. The suspicion turned out to be true when Amitabh announced about him being a grandfather.

I would like to offer my congratulation to the Bachchan Family. I also wish the mother and child will get over the childbirth trauma soon.