Aishwarya Rai

Aishwarya Rai

  • Date of Birth :
  • November 01, 1973
  • Place of Birth :
  • Mangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Profession :
  • Actress, Model
  • Nationality :
  • Indian
  • Spouse :
  • Abhishek Bachchan (Actor - married on April 20, 2007)

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Aishwarya Rai Biography

Do you know a lady who distresses the opposite all time, little boys while she at school, young men at college and now all guys all over India. She is Elegant and where ever she goes a cascade is assured. Aishwarya Rai known as Aishwarya Rai Bachchan after her marriage is an indian actress and daughter of a nice couple Brinda and Krishnaraj Rai. In 1994 she won second place in Miss India pageant, behind Sushmita Sen. She was crowned Miss World pageant.

In 1991, Rai won an international supermodel contest and was eventually featured in the American edition of Vogue. Her appearance in a Pepsi commercial with actors Aamir Khan and Mahima Chaudhry gave her huge public recognition. She first modeled for Camlin industries when she was in 9th grade. She modelled for Titan Watches, Longines watches, L'Oreal, Coca-Cola, Lakme Cosmetics, Casio pager, Philips, Palmolive, Lux, Nakshatra Diamond Jewellery and Kalyan Jewellers.

Rai made her acting debut in 1997 with Mani Ratnam's Tamil film Iruvar. The film won the Best Film award at the Belgrade International Film Festival. In 1999 she appeared in Tamil romantic drama Jeans directed by S. Shankar. A significant turning point in her career was her role in the romantic film 'Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam' in 1999 directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and co-starred Salman Khan and Ajay Devgan. The film emerged as a major commercial success and won Rai a Filmfare Award for Best Actress.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's another successful movie was Sanjay Leela Bhansali's love-saga 'Devdas'. Devdas was chosen as India's official entry for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film and received a nomination at the BAFTA Awards in the Best Foreign Language Film category. Some of her other films are Kandukondain Kandukondain (Tamil: 2000), Josh, Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai, Dhai Akshar Prem Ke, Chokher Bali (Bengali), Khakee (2004), Shabd (2005), Dhoom 2 and Umrao Jaan in 2006, Guru (2007), Jodhaa Akbar (2008), Sanjay Gupta's action-thriller Jazbaa (2015).

Some of her international films are Bride and Prejudice (2008), The Mistress of Spices (2005), The Last Legion (Fantasy film: 2007), The Pink Panther 2 (Comedy film: 2009).

Aishwarya Rai was engaged to Abhishek Bachchan on 14 January 2007 and the couple married on 20 April 2007. Rai gave birth to a baby girl (Aaradhya Bachchan) on 16 November 2011.