Can't wait to have Ash, baby home: Abhishek Bachchan

By Hindustan Times

Abhishek Bachchan, who became father of a girl with Aishwarya Rai, has thanked friends and family for their good wishes and said he was eagerly waiting for the mother and daughter to come home. He also thanked the media for respecting their privacy.

Aishwarya gave birth to her first child on Wednesday morning at Mumbai's Seven Hills Hospital.

"It's a momentous occasion for the family and we are overwhelmed with all the love we have received. From all our fans, the media and the industry. Both Aishwarya and the baby are doing great and we can't wait to have them home," Abhishek said in a statement.

"I would specially like to thank the media for being so supportive, kind and respectful at such an important juncture in our lives," he said