This Article is From Dec 09, 2015

It's a Girl: Rani Mukerji, Aditya Chopra Name Baby Daughter Adira

It's a Girl: Rani Mukerji, Aditya Chopra Name Baby Daughter Adira

Rani Mukerji married Aditya Chopra in 2014.

New Delhi: Actress Rani Mukerji gave birth to a baby girl on December 9 at Mumbai's Breach Candy hospital. Rani and her husband, Yash Raj Films' boss Aditya Chopra, have named their daughter Adira.

In a statement released by Yash Raj Films, Rani said, "I would like to thank all my well-wishers and fans. Today life has given us God's greatest gift with Adira. We thank fans our friends for their unconditional support and blessings. With joy we begin this new chapter in our lives."

Mother and baby are believed to be doing well. The 37-year-old actress, last seen on screen in Mardaani, was admitted to hospital after Diwali for a minor complication.

Rani's brother-in-law, actor-producer Uday Chopra, made this announcement on Twitter:

Congratulations have been pouring in on Twitter.

Filmmaker Karan Johar, who directed Rani in films like Kuch Kuch Hota Hai and Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna, tweeted:

Actor Rishi Kapoor also congratulated Rani and Aditya in a tweet:

Parineeti Chopra, five out of whose six films have been produced by Yash Raj Films, tweeted:

This from YRF's casting director Shanoo Sharma:

Actor Ayushmann Khurrana, who starred in the YRF-made Bewakoofiyaan and Dum Laga Ke Haisha, congratulated Adira's 'chachu':

Rani Mukerji, 37, married Aditya Chopra in 2014. Adira is their first child together.