I am too excited to sleep, says Abhishek Bachchan

New Delhi: Bollywood star Abhishek thanked his friends and fans for their best wishes on the birth of his first child Wednesday. He says the mother, actress Aishwarya Rai, and the baby girl are doing fine and resting.

"Thank you all for your prayers and good wishes. Both Aishwarya and the baby are doing great and taking some much needed rest," Abhishek posted on micro-blogging site Twitter.

Aishwarya gave birth to her first child Wednesday morning at a private hospital in Mumbai. Congratulatory messages for the parents, and grandparents - Amitabh and Jaya Bachchan, poured in soon after Abhishek announced ""IT`S A GIRL!!!!!! :-)))))" on micro-blogging Twitter.

Ash was admitted to the hospital Monday night for delivery, and Abhishek has been by her side all the time.

He is so excited that he is unable to sleep.

"And I`m trying my level best to get rid of this caffeine high and get some sleep too. Don`t think it`ll work. TOO EXCITED!!!!" added the proud father, who always wished to have a daughter.


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