Rani Mukerji and Aditya Chopra welcome baby girl Adira Karan Johar happy to be Uncle

Rani Mukerji, Aditya Chopra welcome baby girl Adira to their family! Rani was expecting her first child in January 2016, but Adira made an early debut on Wednesday morning. Rani Mukerji was admitted on Tuesday night to Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai.

Bollywood veteran Rishi Kapoor broke the news on Twitter. He tweeted, “Rani and Aditya Chopra become proud parents to a baby girl named Adira. Congratulations!” Second confirmation came from Aditya Chopra’s brother and actor Uday Chopra who is now a proud uncle to baby Adira! Karan Johar also Tweeted Am an uncle to a beautiful baby girl today!!!!! @udaychopra !!! Rani and Adi had a baby girl!!

Security at the hospital has been beefed up for the celebs expected to visit the new mother and her newborn. Rumours had it that Rani would give birth to her first child in a foreign country. The same rumour mill also said that she planned to take a long maternity leave to a destination unknown.

Rani, 36, and Aditya, 42, secretly tied the knot in April last year in Italy. It is the first marriage for Rani while Aditya, who is known to be a very private person, was previously married to Payal Khanna but they got divorced in 2009

Papa Aditya has already announced his new project Befikre, starring Ranveer Singh and Vaani Kapoor, as a first birthday gift to Adira and her mum Rani Mukerji. Congratulations Rani, Adira and Aditya, we wish you all the health and happiness!

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Asmaa Mubita is a Kenyan journalist of international repute with over fifteen years of experience in broadcast journalism. Asmaa Mubita began his journalism career at the Kenyan state broadcaster (KBC) and later worked at the KTN owned by the Standard Group and Citizen Television, the flagship brand of Royal Media Services. These exploits together with his reporting experience with the Voice of America, CNN and BBC have been rewarded with local and global recognition.

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