New mom Rani Mukerji says daughter Adira is ‘God’s greatest gift’

Rani Mukerji welcomed her first child, daughter Adira, and the actress says the baby is God's greatest gift for her and husband Aditya Chopra.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: December 10, 2015 9:18:50 am
Rani Mukerji, Rani Mukherjee, Rani Mukerji baby girl, Aditya Chopra, Rani Mukerji Adira, Rani Mukerji daughter, Rani Mukerji Adira, Adira Chopra, Adira daughter Rani Mukerji Rani Mukherjee gave birth to baby girl Adira at Breach Candy hospital in Mumbai on December 9. Rani Mukerji said the baby is God’s greatest gift for her and husband Aditya Chopra.

Bollywood actress Rani Mukerji gave birth to a baby girl today (December 9). Rani Mukerji is married to YRF head Aditya Chopra and the couple have named their daughter Adira. A healthy Adira was born this morning at Breach Candy Hospital, in Mumbai.

Adira is an amalgam of their names. Rani Mukerji released a statement and said that Adira’s birth has been “God’s greatest gift”.

The 37-year-old actress thanked her fans, friends and well wishers for their “unconditional support and blessings”. “I would like to thank all my well wishers and fans’, Rani said, ‘Today life has given us God’s greatest gift with Adira. We thank fans our friends and well wishers for their unconditional support and blessings. With joy we begin this new chapter in our lives.” (PICS: Rani Mukerji welcomes baby girl Adira)

Rani and Aditya Chopra, who had for long been in a relationship, married in April 2014 in Italy. They are both accomplished in their fields of acting and filmmaking in Bollywood. Adira is the couple’s first child.

Aditya’s younger brother Uday announced the birth of his niece on Twitter: “ITÂ’S A GIRL!!!!!”; while the couple’s close friend and filmmaker Karan Johar shared: “Am an uncle to a beautiful baby girl today!!!!! @udaychopra !!! Rani and Adi had a baby girl!!”

Actress Parineeti Chopra also shared her joy by posting: “IT’S A GIRL !!!! So so excited baby Adira is born !! #Adi #Rani”;

Bollywood actor Riteish Deshmukh also congratulated the couple.

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.

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