Aishwarya Rai is pregnant: @SrBachchan breaks the news

Pa-in-law Amitabh Bachchan confirms on his blog and via his social networking site

We suspected it from her shape but it has been confirmed only now. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is going to be a mom in a few months. Amitabh fondly tweets, “NEWS NEWS NEWS !! I AM GOING TO BECOME A GRANDFATHER .. AISHWARYA EXPECTING .. SO HAPPY AND THRILLED !!!” Congrats Ash. We are happy for you too.

The Big B hasn’t stopped tweeting and thanking fans, colleagues and senior journalists who congratulated him online. Here are a few of his tweets after he broke the news just before midnight on June 21:

@priyankachopra @juniorbachchan thank you dearest one .. ! love”

“Overwhelmed with your wishes and blessings .. 2843 new tweets in half an hour !Thank you all ! Your affection and love is so touching”

“दूध नवल , पूत नवल , वंश में विभूति नवल..my Father’s words from one of his works, says it all .. his legacy lives on..”

“The child of Abhishek and Aishwarya shall be the first Bachchan of the generation after my brother and me …”

“Clarifying : Amitabh and Ajitabh , first generation Bachchan … then Abhishek and Bhim and now Abhisheks and Aishwarya’s”

“@BDUTT thank you …”

“@Riteishd thank you Ritesh ..”

“No words to express my gratitude to all those that wish us on the coming of a new born in the family .. I am humbled, honored, happy”