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Bollywood star Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is expecting a child.

Her father-in-law, Amitabh Bachchan announced the pregnancy on Tuesday via Twitter: "NEWS NEWS NEWS !! I AM GOING TO BECOME A GRANDFATHER .. AISHWARYA EXPECTING .. SO HAPPY AND THRILLED !!!" The news was later confirmed by her manager, according to Reuters.

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This will be the first child for the former Miss World, 37, and her actor-husband Abhishek Bachchan.