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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in a scene from the 2010 film Action Replayy. - Provided courtesy of PVR Pictures

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan pregnant with first child

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06/21/2011 by Kristina Lopez

Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is pregnant with her first child, according to a Tweet by her father-in-law Amitabh Bachchan on Tuesday.

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"I am going to become a grandfather .. Aishwarya expecting .. So happy and thrilled," Amitabh Bachchan, also an actor, wrote on his official Twitter page.

The 37-year-old actress' media manager confirmed the news to Reuters, but did not offer more details on the pregnancy.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan won the Miss World title in 1994 and married actor Abhishek Bachchan, 35, in 2007. It will be the first child for the couple.

She has starred in several Bollywood films as well as English-language films like "Bride & Prejudice" and "The Pink Panther 2." She appeared with her husband on a 2009 episode of Oprah dubbed "Most Famous People Around the World."

During the episode, the actress talked about being the subject of pregnancy rumors in tabloids in India. "I have been proclaimed pregnant already a couple of times. I'm like, 'Okay, is that a hint?'" she said. "People would be watching every little bulge, and I'm like, "Oh my God. If you're not in shape, you're pregnant."

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