Aishwarya Rai

Aishwarya Rai is without a question one of the most cherished and revered names not only in the Mumbai Film Industry but in Hollywood as well. She came into the limelight after winning the highly coveted title of Miss World in the year 1994 at Sun City. Aishwarya Rai comes from Mangalore, situated in the Indian state of Karnataka. She was born on November 1, 1973. She did her schooling from Arya Vidya Mandir at Santacruz. She also got into the DG Ruparel College in the science stream. She was very interested in zoology.

A brief profile on Aishwarya Rai

Miss World Aishwarya Rai made her much-awaited debut in films in 1997 in a South Indian movie named ' Iruvar', directed by Mani Ratnam. But, this ravishing South Indian beauty was blessed with commercial success for the first time with Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam', in the year 1999. Later, in the year 2002, she did another Sanjay Leela Bhansali movie named 'Devdas'. This time she was paired opposite to the superstar of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan.

Aishwarya Rai of Bollywood had also acted in Hollywood films like Bride and Prejudice, The Mistress of Spice, Provoked and The Last Legion with Colin Firth and Ben Kingsley. Some of her other recognizable movies include Taal, Josh, Mohabbatein, Albela, Dil Ka Rishta, Kuch Na Kaho, Khakee, Raincoat, Shabd, Umrao Jaan, Dhoom 2 and Guru. This gorgeous Bollywood actress has also acted in a Bengali film known as Chokher Bali.

Aishwarya Rai has also made a couple of appearances in International TV shows like Late Show with David Letterman and Oprah's 'Women across the Globe' episode. This eternal beauty has also made quite a few appearances at the Cannes Film Festivals.

On 20th April, 2007, Aishwarya Rai got married to Abhishek Bachchan, son of superstar Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan. A wax replica of this timeless beauty is also on display at the Madame Tussad's Wax Museum at London. She will always enchant her follower's with her mesmerizing looks and wonderful acting.

Last Updated on 21 September 2011