Aishwarya Rai

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Some General Information About ASH

Aishwarya was born November First, 1973, and grew up in the state of Mangalore in Karnakata, India. She is the second child of Krishnaraj Rai and Vrinda Rai. Her older brother is an engineer in the Merchant Navy. Her full name is Aishwarya Krishnaraj Rai, Ash and Gullu for short.While growing up, Ash lived in a traditional South Indian Home. When she got older, Aishwarya met Abhishek Bachchan,who became a frequent co-star. He is also a big-shot in the entertainment industry in India.Their relationship began on the set of Mani Ratnam's Guru, another popular Bollywood film. These two got married in the April of 2007. After she married she took on the name Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, and later gave birth to her daughter Aaradhya on November 16,2011.
This Picture shows where Aishwarya's home town is located in India. It is written in red and marked with a red star on the map.


Aishwarya Rai was the first Indian to participate in The Oprah Winfrey Show in America.


After finishing High School at Arya Vidya Mandir High School in Santa Cruz, Mumbai, she went to Jai Hind College to become an architect. She was only there for a year before she transferred to Ruperal College in Matunga, where she finished the rest of her schooling. Later on, she took up a modeling gig as a part time job. This decision led to more publicity and Aishwarya started to become better known in modeling companies.After being crowned Miss World, she started landing even more jobs in the modeling industry. Some of these were a commercial for Pepsi and covers for Vogue Magazine. Her first good role was in a Tamil movie called Jeans. Although, it wasn't until 1997 when Iruvar was realeased that her acting career really took off. The movie received many awards including Best Film at Belgrade International Film Festival causing Aishwarya's career to grow even more.
This is her on one of the many vogue covers that she was on. Some people consider her covers on Vogue, time magazine and many others to be her greatest achievements in her modeling career.

Did you know?

That tulips in the Keukenhof Gardens in the Netherlands were named after her.

Her Many Achievements

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is the highest paid actress in Bollywood, and the most photographed woman in India. This earns her the title of a role model for many young girls and actresses throughout the world. Kareena Kapoor for example, who had landed a major role in the film Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham directed by Karan Johar, described Aishwarya as her role model. Not only has Aishwarya starred in many Indian Films, she has also acted in movies filmed in America. For example, she played the role of one of the detectives alongside Alfred Molina in the movie Pink Panther 2. Overall she has been in more than forty films, and even with a child and husband in her life, Aishwarya never seems to slow down and always pushes forward with her career.
Aamir Khan Pepsi Commercial with Aishwarya & Mahima
This video got a lot of attention for Aishwarya because Aamir Khan starred in it alongside her.