Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Biography:
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is a famous Bollywood personality, who won the Miss World pageant in the year 1994. She was born in Mangalore, Karnataka on 1st November, 1973. She is the second and youngest child of Krishnaraj, who was an Army biologist and Brinda, who is a home maker. She also has an elder brother named Aditya Rai, who is working for Merchant Navy as an engineer.
She completed her schooling from Mumbai and started taking modeling assignments when she was in college. Her career in modeling started at the age of twenty and after a brief period she planned to take part in Miss India Contest. She was the first runner up of Miss India contest. She then went on to Miss World Pageant and won the same in 1994. And during the same content she also won the award for Miss Photogenic. She wanted to continue as a model but later took a plunge in the film industry.
She made her debut performance in a Tamil movie ‘Iruvar’, which was directed under the guidance of Mani Ratnam. As far as Hindi cinema is concerned, her first flick was ‘Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya’ in which she was casted opposite to Bobby Deol. She got a big break in 2000, when she was offered to act in movie ‘Mohabbatein’. She even managed to get her name into the nominations for Filmfare Best Supporting actress Award. And after that there was no looking back.
Her next movie that made bells ringing at the box office was ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam’, for which she managed to bag the Filmfare Best Actress Award. She got another Filmfare Best Actress Award for her outstanding performance in ‘Devdas’. She was also seen in the leading role in ‘Choker Bali’, which is a Bengali Film. In ‘Khakee’ movie she once again proved her brilliance by absorbing herself completely in a negative role.
From thereon, her career took pace and she appeared in a number of blockbusters including Guru, Dhoom 2, Endhiran, Jodha Akbar, Raavan, Action Replayy, and so on. In 2010 she was casted in a movie ‘Guzarish’, for which she once again received a nomination for Filmfare Best Actress Award. Later she did movies like Josh and Ladies and Gentleman.
She was even selected to act in a Hollywood movie ‘Pride and Prejudice’ alongside Martin Henderson and Gurinder Chadda. She even appeared in another Hollywood movie ‘The Last Legion’ together with Thomas Sangster, Colin Firth and Sir Ben Kingsley. In 2009, she acted for yet another movie ‘The Pink Panther 2’ in which she was seen playing the role of Sonia Solandres- a criminology expert.
It was during the movie ‘Herione’, when her pregnancy was confirmed and she was replaced by Kareena Kapoor Khan. She took a five year sabbatical from her film career and made reentry in the industry with the movie ‘Jazbaa’, which was a remake of a Korean thriller. In 2016, she performed in biographical drama ‘Sarbjit’. The movie is based on the real life story of a farmer Sarabjit Singh, who was convicted by Pakistani court for terrorism. She acted as Sarabjit’s sister in this movie.
As far as her latest flick is concerned, she will soon be seen in movie ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’, which is supposed to be a romantic drama by Karan Johar. Other big stars seen in the movie will be Anushka Sharma, Fawad Khan and Ranbir Kapoor.
Abhishek Bachchan fell in love with this beautiful actress on the sets of ‘Dhoom 2’ and the couple got engaged on 14 January, 2007. They got married on 20 april, 2007 and the wedding ceremony took place at Prateeksha- Bachchan’s residence in Juhu. She was blessed with a baby girl on 16 November, 2011 and named her Aaradhya Bachchan.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Net Worth: $35 Million
- Source of Wealth: Film, Modeling
- Birth Place: Mangalore, Karnataka, India
- Height: 5′ 7″ (1.70 m)
- Marital Status: Married (Abhishek Bachchan)
- Full Name: Aishwarya Krishnaraj Rai Bachchan
- Nationality: Indian
- Date of Birth: 1 November 1973
- Ethnicity: Tuluva Indian
- Weight: 125 lbs (57 kg)
- Occupation: Actress, Former Model
- Education: Raheja College, DG Ruparel College (HSC), Jai Hind Colleg, Arya Vidya Mandir High School
- Children: 1 (Aaradhya Bachchan)
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List of Top Ten Movies of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan:
- Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
- Dhoom 2
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