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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Biography

About Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Birth Name: Aishwarya Rai

This blue eyed lady is called as the most beautiful woman in the world. After becoming the Miss India in 1994 Aishwarya Rai has indeed come a long way.

Date Of Birth: 1 November, 1973

Height: 5' 7" (1.70 m)


She was born in a South Indian family. Her father, Krishnaraj, was a marine biologist, while her mother, Brindya, is a housewife. She has one elder brother, Aditya Rai, who is an engineer in the merchant navy. He co-produced one of her movies, Dil Ka Rishta (2003).

She did her schooling from Arya Vidya Mandir High school and did her college from jai Hind College.

She is a trained classical dancer. Aishwarya started modeling at a young age. This green-blue-eyed beauty appeared in advertisements for many prestigious firms; the ones that brought her into the limelight were the garden sari and the Pepsi add Crowned Miss India 1994 runner-up, she was a hot favorite in the run for miss world title, which she won, her beauty and charm made her India's darling. Ash stormed into the Indian movie industry, where she has proven herself a brilliant & genuine actress. She made her acting debut from Tamil film Iruvar(1997) opposite Mohanlal. She made her acting debut in Bollywood with Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya which was unsuccessful at the box office.

In 1999 she starred in Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam opposite Salman Khan where her acting was praised by the critics.

Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam was the turning point in her career later she was seen in Mohabattein (2000) which was also a hit at the box office.

Aishwarya Rai star continued to rise in 2002 working again with Sajay Leela Bhansali in 'Devdas'. 'Devdas' is the most ambitious and most successful film in Bollywood history. It became the first Bollywood picture to ever receive a special screening at this year's Cannes Film Festival and broke box-office records in India and the United States.

Ash became the first Indian actor to be a member of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 2003. She is also the latest member of the elite L'Oreal Dream Team, joining beauties Catherine Deneuve & Andie MacDowell as their international ambassador.
2004 saw Aishwarya take on the leading role in her first English language film for Gurinder Chadha in "Bride & Prejudice". She also became the first Indian female to be immortalized in wax at the world famous Madame Tussaud's wax museum in London. In 2006 she did JP Dutta's Umraoo Jaan which didn't do well at the box office. In 2007 she did Mani Ratnam's Guru opposite Abhishek bachchan which made great collection at the box office. In 2008 she did Jhodha Akbar with Hrithik Roshan which was again a hit film. She was last seen 2010 in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Guzaarish opposite Hrithik Roshan.
She was supposed to do Madhur bhandarkar's Heroine, she even started shooting for the film but the film had been shelved because of her unexpected pregnancy.


Personal Life:

In 1999 Aishwarya started dating Bollywood actor Salman Khan their relationship was often reported in the media until the couple separated in 2001. After her break up with Salman she started dating Vivek Oberoi which didn't last too long.

Aishwarya Rai then got married to actor Abhishek Bachchan. They met in 1997. Their engagement was announced on 14 January 2007 and later confirmed by his father, Amitabh Bachchan. The couple married on 20 April 2007 according to traditional Hindu rites of the Bunt community, to which she belongs.

It was revealed on 21 June 2011 by her father-in-law Amitabh Bachchan, through his blog, that she is pregnant. It has since been revealed that the baby is due in November 2011.


Subtle, elegant and comfort is the style statement for Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.  Even though she doesn't experiment much, she enjoys fashion. Fashion is an attitude for her which she carries off with lan. Her appearance in Cannes is the most talked about where she is seen in all diverse outfits each year.

Box Office Collection:

Guzaarish: Rs 39.5 crore (Total Gross Collection)
Guru: Rs 81 crore (Total Gross Collection)
Dhoom 2: 149.77 crore(Total Gross Collection)
Jodha Akbar: Rs 112.42 crores( Total Gross Collection)


As An Actor

    Happy Birthday (2011) (To Go On Floor) Heroine (2011) Dhun (2011) (Under Production) Guzaarish (November 19, 2010) (Released) ... Sophie D'Souza Action Replayy (November 5, 2010) (Released) ... Mala Robot (October 1, 2010) (Released) ... Sana Raavan (June 18, 2010) (Released) ... Ragini Sharma Sarkar Raj (June 6, 2008) (Released) ... Anita Rajan Jodhaa Akbar (February 15, 2008) (Released) ... Jodhaa Provoked (April 6, 2007) (Released) Guru (January 12, 2007) (Released) ... Sujatha Dhoom 2 (November 24, 2006) (Released) ... Sunheri Umrao Jaan (November 3, 2006) (Released) ... Umraao Jaan The Last Legion (2006) (Under Production) The Mistress Of Spices (2006) (Released) ... Tilo Bunty Aur Babli (May 27, 2005) (Released) ... Special Appearance Shabd (February 4, 2005) (Released) ... Antara Vashisth/Tammana Raincoat (December 24, 2004) (Released) ... Neeru Balle Balle! From Amritsar To L.A (October 8, 2004) (Released) ... Lalita Bakshi Kyun! Ho Gaya Na (August 13, 2004) (Released) ... Diya Malhotra Khakee (January 23, 2004) (Released) ... Mahalaxmi Kuch Naa Kaho (September 5, 2003) (Released) ... Namrata Shrivastav Dil Ka Rishta (January 17, 2003) (Released) ... Tia Chokher Bali (2003) (Released) Shakti - The Power (September 20, 2002) (Released) ... Dream Girl Devdas (July 12, 2002) (Released) ... Parvati ('Paro') 23rd March 1931 Shaheed (June 7, 2002) (Released) ... Bhagat Singh'S Fiancee (Sp.App Song) Hum Kisi Se Kum Nahin (May 31, 2002) (Released) ... Komal Rastogi Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam (May 24, 2002) (Released) ... Special Appearance Albela (April 20, 2001) (Released) ... Tony Mohabbatein (October 27, 2000) (Released) ... Megha Dhaai Akshar Prem Ke (September 29, 2000) (Released) ... Sahiba Gareval Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai (August 24, 2000) (Released) ... Preeti Virat Josh (June 9, 2000) (Released) ... Shirley Mela (January 7, 2000) (Released) ... Champakali Special Appearance Hum Panchhi Ek Daal Ke (2000) Radheshyam Seetaram (2000) Taal (August 13, 1999) (Released) ... Mansi Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (June 18, 1999) (Released) ... Nandini Aa Ab Laut Chalen (January 22, 1999) (Released) ... Pooja Walia
  1. Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya (August 15, 1997) (Released) ... Ashi Kapoor


Awards Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has been recognized for in her career.


    Miss Catwalk Miss Photogenic Miss Perfect 10 Miss Popular Miss Catwalk Miss Photogenic Miss Perfect 10 Miss Popular Femina Miss India World - 1st Runner-up Most Photogenic Face
  1. Miss World 1994


    Screen Awards Most Promising Newcomer - Aur Pyar Ho Gaya Screen Awards - Discovery of the year
  1. Filmfare Awards South Best Actress - Jeans


    Screen Awards Best Actress - Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam Filmfare Awards Best Actress - Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam Stardust Awards Best Actress - Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam Zee Cine Awards - Lux Face of the Year Zee Cine Awards Best Actress - Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam IIFA Awards Best Actress - Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam Zee Gold Awards Best Actress - Taal Zee Gold Awards Best Actress Critics - Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam Zee Gold Awards Best Actress - Taal Rupa Filmgoers Millenium Best Actress - Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
  1. Priyadarshini International Best Actress - Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam


  1. BWSX Fantasy Awards Best Supporting Actress - Mohabbatein


    Rajiv Gandhi Awards -For Excellence in Field of Entertainment in 2002
  1. RACE Awards Best Actress - Devdas


    Zee Cine Awards - True Indian Actress Award Zee Cine Awards Best Actress - Devdas Screen Awards - Jodi No.1 with Shahrukh Khan Screen Awards Best Actress - Devdas Filmfare Awards Best Actress - Devdas Sansui Awards Best Actress - Devdas V Shantaram Awards Best Actress - Devdas IFFA Awards Best Actress - Devdas
  1. Bollywood Awards Best Actress - Devdas


    GR8! Women Award Global Foreign Artiste Debutantes to Mainstream Media Award
  1. F Awards - For Excellence in Indian Fashion.. Female Celebrity Model of the Year


    Zee Cine Awards Best Actress Critics - Raincoat IIFA Awards - Global Indian Media Personality British Govt's The Next Step World Diversity Champion Award
  1. MTV Immies Awards - Best Performance in a Song (Kajra Re)


  1. Zee Astitva Awards - Outstanding Contribution to Cinema


    Stardust Awards Star of the Year - Dhoom 2 MSN-India's Most Searched Indian on the Web IIFA Awards - Most Glamorous Female Star Of The Year MTV Lycra Style Awards - Most Stylish Female for Dhoom 2
  1. MTV Lycra Style Awards: Most Stylish Couple along with Hrithik Roshan for Dhoom 2


    Central European Bollywood Awards Best Actress - Guru
  1. Reebok Zoom Glam Awards - Glam Couple along with Abhishek Bachchan


    V Shantaram Awards Best Actress - Jodhaa Akbar Star Screen Awards Best Actress (Popular Choice) - Jodhaa Akbar Padma Shri Awards - Outstanding Contributions to Indian Cinema Order Of France - Honoured by French Government IIFA - Outstanding Contribution by an Indian in International Cinema IIFA Golden Decade Award - Best Actress of the Decade (Star of the decade)
  1. India Youth Icon Awards - Youth Global Icon Award


    The India Today Woman Summit Awards - To greet the role of modernistic Indian woman to the work force DNA India Style Awards - Beauty Icon Award NDTV Indian of The Year Awards - Indian Icon of the year Gr8 Women Achiever Awards - Awarded with Gr8 social service and global recognition GQ Men of the Year Awards - Excellence Award Hello Magazine Hall of Fame Awards - Global Icon Award Teacher's Award - Teacher's People Achiever Award Boroplus Anandalok Puraskar Awards - Best Actress Raavan Masala Awards - Global Artist Of The Year
  1. Big Star Entertainment Awards - Film Actor of Decade (Female)


    Apsara Producers Guild Awards - Critics Choice Cinematic Excellence Best Actress Guzaarish Zee Cine Awards - Best Actress (Jury) Guzaarish Screen Awards - Jodi No.1 with Hrithik Roshan for Guzaarish Stardust Awards - Best Actress (Drama) Guzaarish Cosmopolitan Awards - Female of All Time FICCI Frames Excellence Awards - Decade of Global Achievement award for contribution to Hindi cinema & acting excellence
  1. Big Ima Music Awards -The best Visualized Female Song - Udi (Guzaarish)