Ashish Chaudhary, Samita Bangargi
Mandira Bedi with Ashish Chaudhary and his wife Samita Bangargi at her sari store inaugurationVarinder Chawla

Bollywood actor Ashish Chowdhry's wife Samita Bangargi delivered twins on Monday, 3 November, and the "Dhamaal" actor is thrilled to welcome the newborns.

Ashish took to his Twitter page on Tuesday night to reveal the news. In a series of posts, the actor shared his excitement over the arrival of his two new daughters with his followers and also thanked his fans for their good wishes.

"#Twamilyyyyy!!! I love u all!!!! I know u all know..But u all know that I know it's ur love,n all ur good wishes..I'm the luckiest guy ever," he wrote. "Yeah it's TWO lil' angels..It's TWO princesses..It's TWO times infinite happiness.. It's TWO girls!! TWO GIRLS!!! I can't believe my luck!"

It was Ashish's friend and co-actor Riteish Deshmukh, who broke the news on his Twitter page and wished him. "Absolutely thrilled 2 know tht my dear friends @AshishChowdhry & @SamitaBangargi r now proud parents of 2 gorgeous baby girls #DoubleDhamaal," he tweeted.

In reply to Riteish Deshmukh, Ashish Chowdhry wrote, "Wanted to come on earlier,but so happy my lil' girls chachu @Riteishd announced their arrival.Chacha Chowdhry in the waiting luvs Chachu RD!"

The "Ek Mutthi Aasman" (EMA) actor married actress Samita in 2006 and has two sons and a daughter with her. The actor, who is basking on the success of EMA posted, "Been a roller coaster since quitting #EMA..Much needed break..Needed to shift out 4 d increment in family..Now you all know what I was upto."

"You know,I always wanted 3 daughters.It was my dream.But today I know God gave us lil' August to be the protector of his lil' baby sisters. U guys,my #Twamily,have been a life changer for me.All has been beautiful since I've had u.I see all ur blessings work for me.I love u all."

Talking about the birth of the twins, Ashish wrote, "Monday mornin 3rd Nov,I tweeted that I was having a burst of positivity.Monday evenin 4.47pm & 4.48pm they arrived respectively. #gutinstinct. Father of 5 now!! Monica's two,Auggie,n now these two lil' monkeys! I know Mona's watchin,blessin me,takin care of all of us.Wow.Ive grown.."

He concluded, "My gorgeous @geneliad. Amongst d first I called. Genie has been as excited as I have. Ur fab,Geeyu!! I'm lucky I have u. Luv u. #funawaits Chalo,I'll rest a bit now.Runnin in n outa hospital.Tomorrow we do a QnA.I owe myself some time with my #Twamily.N thank u all immensely."