Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has given birth to a baby girl, her husband Abhishek Bachchan ha been announced on Twitter on Wednesday.
While the baby's father just said "it's a girl," her great grandfather Amitabh Bachchan -- a famous actor and head of Bollywood's most famous family -- could barely contain his joy.
"I AM DADA (grandfather) to the cutest baby girl!!" the 69-year-old Bachchan tweeted.
No more details were immediately available.
Rai, 38, a former Miss World, has been married to actor Abhishek Bachchan for more than four years and the star couple had been fending off baby rumours for months before the pregnancy was confirmed by doctors in June.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan had been expected to give birth to her first child in November, and the Indian media followed her pregnancy obsessively.
She was admitted to a Mumbai hospital on Monday night.
Rai, who often features on "most beautiful" lists, achieved the Miss World crown in 1994. She has successful Bollywood career with hits such as "Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam" and "Devdas."
She has also worked in Hollywood films such as "The Pink Panther 2" and is a regular at the Cannes film festival.
Amitabh Bachchan has grand daughter. His daughter Shweta has two children.