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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Other names of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan: Aishwarya Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is a popular Indian actress and is a high-profile celebrity in India. She was born on November 1, 1973 in Mangalore, Karnataka, India to Krishnaraj, an Army Biologist and Brinda, a homemaker. She has one brother named , an engineer-turned-producer, who produced her film Dil Ka Rishta Click to look into! >> Read More... Dil Ka Rishta in 2003. Her family shifted to Mumbai and she studied at Arya Vidya Mandir High School during her early years. She later attended Jai Hindi College and moved to DG Ruparel College in Matunga, where she scored 90% in the Higher Secondary School Certificate. During her teenage years, she trained in classical dance and music for 5-years. Initially, she planned to pursue a career in medicine, but it didn’t work out. She then took an architecture course at the Raheja College of Arts, but she decided to pursue a modeling career and so gave up on her studies.

In year 1991, she won the Ford’s international supermodel contest and was later featured in Vogue magazine. She became widely popular after doing an appearance in a Pepsi ad together with Aamir Khan Aamir Khan or Mohammed Aamir Hussain Khan is Bolly >> Read More... Aamir Khan and Mahima Chaudhary in year 1993. She joined the Miss India Miss India was a TV serial that was aired on Doord >> Read More... Miss India pageant in year 1994 and won the second place after . Aishwarya was crowned Miss India World in the event. She then represented India at the Miss World pageant, held at the Sun City in South Africa in the same year. The pretty belle went on to win the crown.. After the pageant, she became the ambassador of peace in her one-year reign in London. Aishwarya pursued her modeling career until she entered the world of cinema.

She debuted as an actress in the 1997 Mani Ratnam’s political drama film, ‘ Iruvar Iruvar is the weekend competitive reality show, wh >> Read More... Iruvar ’, which features Mohanlal, Tabu, Prakash Raj Prakash Raj, born on 26th of March, 1965, as Praka >> Read More... Prakash Raj and Revathi in the lead roles. In the same year, she was cast in the Bollywood romantic comedy film, ‘ Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya Click to look into! >> Read More... Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya ’, opposite Bobby Deol Bobby Deol was a treat to watch when he walks to t >> Read More... Bobby Deol in the lead role. Though the film failed commercially, Rai earned the Star Screen Award for Most Promising Newcomer through this film. This was followed by another romantic comedy film, ‘Jeans’ in 1998; a film that was written and helmed by S. Shankar. She acted in the lead role alongside Prashanth and Nassar. ‘Jeans’ was considered to be one of the most expensive films in India during that time and due to its success, it was dubbed in Hindi and Telugu languages and was even nominated at the Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film in 1998. Rai was acclaimed for her dancing and acting skills in the film and interestingly, she learnt the language and dubbed for her own dialogues.

In 1999, she starred in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘ Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam Click to look into! >> Read More... Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam ’ together with Salman Khan Salman Khan is a very famous Indian actor and a pr >> Read More... Salman Khan and Ajay Devgn. This film became a turning point in her career after bagging the Best Actress award at the Filmfare Awards, Star Screen Awards and IIFA Awards in year 2000 aside from the many praises she received by critics and co-stars. In the same year, she acted in the lead role in the Bollywood musical romantic drama film, ‘ Taal Click to look into! >> Read More... Taal ’. Rai earned a nomination at the Filmfare for Best Actress for her performance as an aspiring singer in the film. She went on to appear in Aditya Chopra’s musical romantic drama film, ‘ Mohabbatein Click to look into! >> Read More... Mohabbatein ’, opposite Shah Rukh Khan Shah Rukh Khan or also known as SRK is a prominent >> Read More... Shah Rukh Khan . This film became the second highest grossing film of the year and gained her another nomination for Best Actress at the Filmfare.

In 2002, Rai was cast in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s award-winning romantic drama film, ‘Devdas’, opposite Shah Rukh Khan. This film was adapted by Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay’s novel by the same name. This time, Rai bagged the Best Actress Award at the 2002 Filmfare Awards, Star Screen Awards, IIFA Awards and Zee Cine Awards In 2004, she appeared in the neo-noir drama thriller film, ‘ Khakee Click to look into! >> Read More... Khakee ’, along with , Ajay Devgn, , Prakash Raj, Tanuja, Atul Kulkarni Atul Kulkarni was born in the year 1965 in Karnata >> Read More... Atul Kulkarni and Tusshar Kapoor Son of a legendary Filmstar Jeetendra Kapoor and b >> Read More... Tusshar Kapoor . In the same year, she acted in Samir Karnik’s ‘Kyun! Ho Gaya Na’ opposite Vivek Oberoi Vivek Anand Oberoi's birth was on 3rd Septembe >> Read More... Vivek Oberoi in the lead roles. Rai received international recognition after her appearance in the British film, ‘Bride and Prejudice’, which was adapted by Jane Austen’s ‘Pride and Prejudice,. Later, she collaborated again with filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh in the drama film, ‘Raincoat’, opposite Ajay Devgn in the lead roles. Rai got another nomination at the Filmfare for Best Actress.

She went on to appear in films like ‘ Shabd Click to look into! >> Read More... Shabd ’ and ‘The Mistress of Spices’ in year 2005. In 2006, she acted in Sanjay Gadhvi’s blockbuster film, ‘Dhoom 2’ and the biographical film, Guru in 2007, where she received her 7th nomination for Best Actress at the Filmfare. She also acted in the British film, ‘Provoked’; a film that is based on the real-life story of Kiranjit Ahluwalia, an NRI who killed her husband after years of abuse. Rai was also seen in the fantasy film, ‘The Last Legion’ in 2007.

After a number of critically and commercially acclaimed films, she acted in Ashutosh Gowariker’s ‘ Jodhaa Akbar Click to look into! >> Read More... Jodhaa Akbar ’ in 2008. Her portrayal of Rajkumari Jodhaa’s character gained her another nomination at the Filmfare. Subsequently, she was cast in Ram Gopal Varma’s ‘ Sarkar Raj Click to look into! >> Read More... Sarkar Raj ’, a sequel to the 2005 blockbuster film ‘ Sarkar Click to look into! >> Read More... Sarkar ’.

She acted in ‘ The Pink Panther 2 Click to look into! >> Read More... The Pink Panther 2 ’ in 2009 and in 2010 Rai was cast in ‘ Ramayana Ramayana is a mythology based drama TV show which >> Read More... Ramayana ’, ‘ Enthiran Click to look into! >> Read More... Enthiran ’, ‘ Guzaarish Click to look into! >> Read More... Guzaarish ’ and ‘ Action Replayy Click to look into! >> Read More... Action Replayy ’. After a long hiatus, Rai was recently seen in the action drama film, ‘ Jazbaa Click to look into! >> Read More... Jazbaa ’, helmed by Sanjay Gupta.

While filming Dhoom 2, her co-star Abhishek Bachchan Abhishek Bachchan, or Abhishek Srivastava, is a ve >> Read More... Abhishek Bachchan , the son of the legendary actor, Amitabh Bachchan, fell in love with her. They got engaged on January 14, 2007 and got married on April 20 the same year. Their wedding was a private ceremony in Juhu, Mumbai. On September 28, 2009, the couple appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show. She gave birth to their daughter, Aaradhya Bachchan Aaradhya, which is apparently a Sanskrit word whic >> Read More... Aaradhya Bachchan on November 16, 2011

The Rai Family Tree (Infographic Family Tree)

The Bachchans’ Family Tree (Infographic Family Tree)