Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is a leading contemporary actress of Indian cinema. She was the first runner-up of the Miss India pageant and the winner of the Miss World pageant of 1994. She has been honoured with 2 Filmfare Awards, 2 Screen Awards, and 2 IIFA Awards for her various performances in Bollywood. She was awarded with ‘Padma Shri’ by the Government of India in 2009 and ‘Ordre des Arts et des Lettres’ by the Government of France in 2012. She will soon be seen in an upcoming flick Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. She is the brand ambassador of L’Oreal Paris and has represented the cosmetic giant at the 69th Cannes International Film Festival.
Born Name: Aishwarya Rai
Nick Name: Aish, Gullu, Ash
Aishwarya Rai Profession: Actress
Age: Aishwarya is currently 42 according to her birthdate November 01, 1973
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Born Place : Mangalore, Karnataka, India
Residence: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Aishwarya attended Arya Vidya Mandir Secondary School, Mumbai. Her parents relocated to Mumbai for work and as a result, she did her schooling from there. She started modeling with Camlin pencils, when she was in ninth class. Post to her schooling, she went Jai Hind College for just an year. During that time, her snaps were taken by her English professor (an amateur photographer) and that were published in one of the fashion magazine. It was the start of her successful modeling career.
Later she completed her education from The D.G. Ruparel College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Matunga, Mumbai. She also enrolled herself into Raheja College of Arts to study architecture. But, again dropped out from that college to pursue a full time career in modeling.
Occupation: Actress, Model
Father – Krishnaraj Rai (Marine biologist)
Mother – Brindya Rai (Writer)
Siblings – Aditya Rai (Elder Brother) (Works as an engineer at Merchant Navy)
Height: 5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
Weight: 58 kg or 128 pounds
Boys, Family & More
Ash dated –Vivek Oberoi – Oberoi, who is 3 years younger than her dated Aishwarya in the past.
Salman Khan (1999-2001) – Salman acted in the 1999 film “Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam” with Aishwarya. This was the start of their dating relationship. But, later in 2001, it came to an end. Rai reported to the media as Salman abused her – emotionally, physically, and verbally. But, Khan on the other hand, denied of these offences.
Abhishek Bachchan (2005-Present) – Finally, Aishwarya married Abhishek. They acted together in the 2006 action film Dhoom 2 and this time, Abhishek fell in love with her. Though this was not the first time – on screen appearance of the duo. They had appeared together in “Dhaai Akshar Prem Ke” (2000) and “Kuch Naa Kaho” (2003). The couple engaged on 14 January, 2007 and married on 20 April, 2007 according to the rituals of the Bunt community, to which Aishwarya belongs. The marriage cremeony took place in the Bachchan’s residence, Prateeksha in Juhu, Mumbai. The couple have one daughter, Aaradhya Bachchan (b. 16 November, 2011). She has been nicknamed as “Beti B” by the fans.
Aishwarya Rai Husband : Abhishek Bachchan
Aishwarya Rai Marriage Date : 20th April, 2007
Aishwarya Rai Daughter: Aradhya
Aishwarya Rai Son: N/A
Aishwarya Rai Price per Movie: 7-8 crores (INR)
Aishwarya Rai Net Worth: 200 crores (INR)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Grey
Measurements : 34-26-34 in or 86-66-86 cm
Bra Size: 32B
Shoe Size: She may be wearing a shoe of size 7.
Food – Likes every cuisine, especially Indian
Beauty Destination – The cities of Normandy, Paris, Cannes in France.
She has appeared in TV commercials for Camlin pencils, Fuji films, Pepsi, Coca-Cola (the only female actor to endorse both Pepsi and Coca Cola), Titan Watches, Longines watches, L’Oréal, Lakmé Cosmetics, Casio pager, Philips, Palmolive, Lux, Nakshatra Diamond Jewellery, Kalyan Jewellers, De Beers diamonds.
Best Known For: Acting in hindi language films like Taal (1999), Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999), Dhoom 2 (2006), Robot (2010), Action Replayy (2010) and others.
1997 Tamil language political drama film, Iruvar for her role as Pushpavalli / Kalpana. This film was also dubbed into Telugu Iddaru.