Biography

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is an Indian actress and former Miss World. Before starting her acting career, she worked as a model and ultimately won the Miss World title in 1994. Rai has acted in over 40 movies in Hindi, English, Tamil and Bengali, which include few international productions. Often cited by the media as the most beautiful woman in the world, Rai made her movie debut in Mani Ratnam's Tamil film Iruvar (1997) and had her first commercial success in the Tamil movie Jeans (1998). She gained the attention of Bollywood through the film Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999), directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Her performance in the film won her the Filmfare Best Actress Award. In 2002 she appeared in Bhansali's Devdas, for which she won her second Filmfare Best Actress Award. After a setback in her career during 2003–2005, she appeared in Dhoom 2 (2006), which turned out to be her biggest commercial success in bollywood. She later appeared in films like Guru (2007), Jodhaa Akbar (2008), and Enthiran (2010) which were commercially successful and critically acclaimed. Rai, thus established herself as one of the leading actresses in Bollywood.

In 2009, she was honored with the Padma Shri by the Government of India.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is an Indian actress and former Miss World. Before starting her acting career, she worked as a model and ultimately won the Miss World title in 1994. Rai has acted in over 40 movies in Hindi, English, Tamil and Bengali, which include few international productions. Often cited by the media as the most beautiful woman in the world, Rai made her movie debut in Mani Ratnam's Tamil film Iruvar (1997) and had her first commercial success in the Tamil movie Jeans (1998). She gained the attention of Bollywood through the film Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999), directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Her performance in the film won her the Filmfare Best Actress Award. In 2002 she appeared in Bhansali's Devdas, for which she won her second Filmfare Best Actress Award. After a setback in her career during 2003–2005, she appeared in Dhoom 2 (2006), which turned out to be her biggest commercial success in bollywood. She later appeared in films like Guru (2007), Jodhaa Akbar (2008), and Enthiran (2010) which were commercially successful and critically acclaimed. Rai, thus established herself as one of the leading actresses in Bollywood.

In 2009, she was honored with the Padma Shri by the Government of India.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 45

Birthday 1973-11-01

Place of Birth Mangalore, Karnataka, India

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Also Known As

  • Aishwarya Rai
  • Aishwariya Rai
  • ऐश्वर्या राय
  • 아이슈와라 라이
  • 아이쉬와라 라이

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Mahabharata Part 2
Aishwarya Top 25 as Herself
2018 Fanney Khan as Baby Singh aka Sumitra Singh
2016 Ae Dil Hai Mushkil as Saba
2016 Sarbjit as Dalbir Kaur
2015 Jazbaa as Anuradha Verma
2010 Guzaarish as Sophie D'souza
2010 Action Replayy as Mala Malhotra
2010 Enthiran as Sana
2010 Raavanan as Ragini Subramaniam
2010 Raavan as Ragini
2009 The Pink Panther 2 as Sonia
2008 Sarkar Raj as Anita Rajan
2008 Jodhaa Akbar as Rajkumari Jodhaa Bai
2007 The Last Legion as Mira
2007 Provoked: A True Story as Kiranjit Ahluwalia
2007 Guru as Sujata Desai
2006 Dhoom 2 as Sunehri
2006 Umrao Jaan as Ameeran
2005 The Mistress of Spices as Tilo
2005 Bunty Aur Babli as Special Appearance in Kajra re
2005 Shabd as Antara Vashisth/Tammana
2004 Raincoat as Neerja "Neeru"
2004 Kyun...! Ho Gaya Na as Diya Malhotra
2004 Bride & Prejudice as Lalita Bakshi
2004 Khakee as Mahalaxshmi
2003 Kuch Naa Kaho as Namrata Shrivastav
2003 Eye Sore (Chokher Bali) as Binodini
2003 Dil Ka Rishta as Tia Sharma
2002 Devdas as Parvati "Paro" Chakraborty
2002 Hum Kisi Se Kum Nahin as Komal
2002 Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam as Special Appearance
2001 Albela as Sonia
2000 Mohabbatein as Megha
2000 Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai as Preeti Vyas
2000 Dhaai Akshar Prem Ke as Sahiba Grewal
2000 Josh as Shirley
2000 Sanam Tere Hain Hum as Special Appearance as Aishwarya Rai
2000 Kandukondain Kandukondain as Meenaskhi
1999 Taal as Mansi
1999 Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam as Nandini
1999 Aa ab Laut Chalen as Pooja Walia
1998 Jeans as Madhumitha / Vaishnavi
1997 Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya as Ashi Kapoor
1997 Iruvar as Kalpana / Pushpa

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