Mumbai: They may have had the worst break-up. But Salman Khan takes a moment to congratulate Aishwarya Rai and her hubby Abhishek Bachchan as they are expecting their first child.
“I would like to congratulate Mr. Bachchan that he is going to become a grandfather and also Abhishek and Aishwarya. I hope they make a whole football team,” Salman told reporters here at an event to launch a Blackberry application.
Ash and Salman began dating in 1999 and after much hype they called off their relationship in 2001.
Other celebrities took to the micro-blogging site, Twitter to wish the Bachchan family.
Farhan Akhtar: Congratulations Amit uncle and Jaya aunty. Much love as always. Congratulations Abhishek. Please convey my best wishes to Ash.
Deepika Padukone: CONGRATULATIONS!!!lots of love…X to Mr. Bachchan, Abhishek, Aishwarya, Jaya Aunty and and Aishwarya’s parents…
Rana Daggubati: Abhishek is soon to be Daddy Bachchan. Congrats and lots of love.
Riteish Deshmukh: Congratttttuuulationnnnnnssssssssssss- superrrrr superrrrrr happppppyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy Amazing! Congrats soon to be dadujaan! Mr. Bachchan and big bro Abhishek & Ash bhahi ! love n happiness to u always ! Yipeeee !!:D
Genelia D’souza: Congratulations sir, congratulations ab, super super happy 4 Aish n u, one things 4sure d kid vl b one hell of a good lookin kid ☺ congrats agn (sic)
Ranganathan Madhavan: Ohhh.. Sooooo Happy for you sir.. The legend continues..Love to the whole family.
Priyanka Chopra: CONGRATS SIR awesome news!! lets make way for the legacy to go forward……
Shah Rukh Khan: Sir mubarak ho…phir se Dada ho gaya hum sab ka Baap. Congratulations sir and all love for the beautiful couple. CNN-IBN