Aishwarya Rai Bachchan : Sizzling More Everyday
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan (born 1 November 1973) 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 honoured with the Padma Shri by the Government of India.
Rai was born in Mangalore to Krishnaraj Rai and Brindya Rai. She has one elder brother, Aditya Rai, who is an engineer in the merchant navy and has also co-produced one of her movies, Dil Ka Rishta (2003). When she was young her parents moved to Mumbai where she attended the Arya Vidya Mandir High School in Santa Cruz.Rai did her intermediate at DG Ruparel College, Matunga, Bombay and later pursued a course on Architecture at Raheja College..She planned to become an architect but gave up her education to pursue a career in modelling. She did her first modelling assignment when she was at 9th grade, for Camelin Industries.
She can communicate in several languages, including her mother tongue Tulu, as well as Hindi, English, Marathi and Tamil.
Posted on May 19, 2011, in Bollywood, Hollywood, Indian Celebrities, Indian Models, International, South Indian and tagged Aishwarya Rai, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Bollywood, Dil Ka Rishta, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Jodhaa Akbar, Miss World. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.