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Bollywood congratulates Aishwarya-Abhishek

Last updated on: November 16, 2011 17:31 IST

Image: Shah Rukh Khan
Even as the hashtag #BabyB made its way to today's trending list on Twitter, Bollywood stars joined thousands of well-wishers to congratulate the Bachchan family on the latest arrival in the family.

Shah Rukh Khan congratulated the Bachchans, as he tweeted '@juniorbachchan how beautiful is this feeling. Allah bless u and Aish. Dying to come & see the three of u...YAY!!!! Now u really r PA lov u.'

To Amitabh, he tweeted: 'yippeeee!!! All love & health & happiness...this is Masha Allah absolutely beautiful. Bless u Sir. This calls for a dance!!!'

Bipasha Basu

Image: Bipasha Basu

Bipasha Basu was one of the first stars to congratulate in 140 characters. She wrote: "OMG! So excited Baby B is Daddy to a lil Angel! Congrats Ash n @juniorbachchan n to d entire family!Welcome sweet baby girl:)"

Bipasha stars alongside Abhishek in Abbas-Mustan's upcoming multi-starrer Players.

Karan Johar and Atul Kasbekar

Image: Karan Johar and Atul Kasbekar

Filmmaker Karan Johar tweeted, 'Congratulations!! Baby B had a baby girl!! @juniorbachchan!!! All the love and happiness...am sure she will be the prettiest girl ever!!!'

He also tweeted to the Big B. He wrote: 'Congratulations @SrBachchan!!!! Super exciting news....all the love and happiness amit uncle!!!!'

Ace photographer Atul Kasbekar tweeted, 'Yay! Many Congratulations Daddy-O. RT @juniorbachchan: IT'S A GIRL!!!!!! :-)))))'

He also joked with Abhishek, who's a huge football fan, 'And tempting as it may be, pleeeaasee do not name her..."Chelsea" ;-)'

Genelia D'Souza and Raima Sen

Image: Genelia D'Souza and Raima Sen

Actress Genelia D'Souza was super excited about the news too. She tweeted to the Big B: '@SrBachchan congrats sir, I'm sure Jayaji n u r thrilled,, so so happy n lots n lots of love.'

But her first tweet was for Abhishek Bachchan as she wrote to him, 'congraattttsss abhishek, I'm soooo excited pls give ash a biggg hugg, can't wait 2c d lil angell.'

Bong beauty Raima Sen also congratulated Abhishek.

Boman Irani and Anubhav Sinha

Image: Boman Irani and Anubhav Sinha

Actor Boman Irani, who's worked with Amitabh Bachchan in Waqt: The Race Againt Time and Eklavya and with Abhishek in Game, was ecstatic when the news got out. He tweeted to Abhishek, '@juniorbachchan OHHHH MAAAARAAAAA BAAAAAAP!!!!! Overjoyed my darlings!!!!!!'

His next tweet was directed to the Big B. He wrote: '@SrBachchan Dadaji!!!!!! All of us here are delirious with joy! Bless you all!'

Filmmaker Anubhav Sinha, who's directed Abhishek-starrer Dus, tweeted, 'Congratulations @juniorbachchan @SrBachchan :-) and family.'

Javed Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani

Image: Javed Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani

Noted lyricist Javed Akhtar got a little nostalgic as he tweeted to Amitabh Bachchan, 'Congratulations Amitabh ji, this has evoked my memory of the day when Shweta was born. Time flies and how swiftly !!'

Producer Ritesh Sidhwani tweeted, 'Congratulations Ab and Ash.. Lots of love to the new angel in your life. Love'

Sophie Choudry and Tara Sharma

Image: Sophie Choudry and Tara Sharma

Former veejay Sophie Choudry tweeted, 'Congratulations @juniorbachchan @SrBachchan on the arrival of baby Bachchan! Hope mummy Ash & the bundle of joy are doing well! God Bless!'

Tara Sharma, Abhishek's costar from Om Jai Jagdish who's a mommy herself, tweeted, '@SrBachchan @juniorbachchan A huggge congrats to all the family...Lotsa Love Tara Roopak Kai Zen Partap and Sue.'

Sonam Kapoor and Celina Jaitley

Image: Sonam Kapoor

Actress Sonam Kapoor, who's done Delhi 6 with Abhishek and will be seen in Players too, tweeted, 'CONGRATULATIONS @SrBachchan and @juniorbachchan!! I'm so so excited for you! Lots and lots of love and happiness!'

Celina Jailtey, who's expecting her first child herself, also wished, 'Congratulations to u, jayaji aishwarya and proud daddy abhisheik and nani n nana :)'.

Rohan Sippy and Anupam Kher

Image: Rohan Sippy

Filmmaker Rohan Sippy, one of Abhishek's closest friends, tweeted, '@juniorbachchan congratulations- awesome news!!!'

Anupam Kher updated, 'CONGRATULATIONS @juniorbachchan and Ash. So so Happy. May the new arrival in the family bring more happiness, joy and peace. Love.:)'

Arjun Rampal and Raveena Tandon

Image: Arjun Rampal

Arjun Rampal also greeted the Bachchan family on Twitter. He wrote: 'Congratulation daddy cool @juniorbachchan and the coolest DaDaji @SrBachchan and the most beautiful Mommy Ash and the lovely Dadi Jayaji.'

Raveena Tandon tweeted on behalf of her family, '@SrBachchan CONGRATULATIONS my dearest Amitji!! love to ash and Abhishek!! godbless the lil Angel!!love Raveena Anil'