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Indian actress Aishwarya Rai

Indian actress ,Aishwarya Rai

Aishwarya Rai Profile:
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan also known as Aishwarya Rai, and sometimes known simply (nickname) as Ash or Aish, Tulu: ಐಶ್ವರ್ಯಾ ರೈ; was born November 1, 1973 (star sign: Scorpio) at her hometown in Mangalore, Karnataka, India. Aishwarya Rai is a beautiful Indian (film, movie) actress, former Miss World, Miss Photogenic, top professional female model (supermodel), Hollywood and Bollywood star (superstar), the most beautiful woman in the world, and women celebrity. She has an amazing Indian (Asian) beauty, hair colour: dark brown, eyes colour: green, height: 5′ 6″ (168 cm), and measurements: 34-24-34.

Aishwarya Rai Biography:
Aishwarya Rai was born at her hometown in Mangalore to Krishnaraj Rai and Vrinda Rai. Aishwarya Rai has one elder brother, Aditya Rai, who is an engineer in the merchant navy and has also co-produced one of Rai’s movies, Dil Ka Rishta (2003). At an early age Aishwarya Rai’s parents moved to Mumbai where Aishwarya Rai attended the Arya Vidya Mandir high school in Santa Cruz. Aishwarya Rai then entered Jai Hind College at Churchgate for one year, and then moved to Ruparel College in Matunga to finish her HSC studies. Aishwarya Rai did well in school and planned to become an architect and went on pursuing studies in architecture. Aishwarya Rai can communicate in several languages, including her mother tongue Tulu, as well as Hindi, English, Marathi and Tamil. Aishwarya Rai started studying architecture but gave up her education to pursue a career in modelling. Before starting her acting career, Aishwarya Rai worked as a model and gained fame after winning the Miss World title in 1994.

Often cited by the media as the most beautiful woman in the world, Aishwarya 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). Aishwarya Rai came to the attention of Bollywood in the movie Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999), directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Her performance in the film won her the Filmfare Best Actress Award. On 2002 Aishwarya Rai appeared in Bhansali’s next project, Devdas (2002), for which she won her second Best Actress Award at the Filmfare. After a low phase in her career during 2003-2005, Aishwarya Rai appeared in the blockbuster Dhoom 2 (2006), which turned out to be her biggest Bollywood commercial success. Aishwarya Rai later appeared in films like Guru (2007) and Jodhaa Akbar (2008), which were commercially successful and got her critical acclaim. Aishwarya Rai has thus established herself as one of the leading contemporary actresses in the Indian film industry.

During her career, Aishwarya Rai has acted in over forty movies in Hindi, English, Tamil and Bengali including the international productions Bride & Prejudice (2004), The Mistress of Spices (2005), The Last Legion (2007) and The Pink Panther 2 (2009) in English.

Aishwarya Rai has been the most popular and famous face of Indian cinema globally. In 2004 Aishwarya Rai was chosen by Time magazine as one of the World’s “100 Most Influential People”, and appeared on the cover of Time magazine, Asia Edition in 2003. On October 2004 a wax figure of Aishwarya Rai was put on display in London’s Madame Tussaud’s wax museum. Aishwarya Rai was the 6th Indian and the second Bollywood personality after her father-in-law Amitabh Bachchan to get this honour.

Aishwarya Rai was the subject of a 60 Minutes profile on January 2, 2005, which said that “at least according to thousands of Web sites, Internet polls and even Julia Roberts”, Aishwarya Rai was “The World’s Most Beautiful Woman”. In that same year Aishwarya Rai became a global brand ambassador of L’Oreal alongside Andie Macdowell, Eva Longoria and Penelope Cruz. The same year, a special Tulip in the Netherlands was named “Aishwarya Rai” after her. Aishwarya Rai became the first Indian to appear on such shows as Late Show with David Letterman, and was the first Bollywood personality to appear on Oprah’s “Women Across the Globe” segment. On 2005, Harpers and Queen’s list of 10 Most beautiful women in the world ranked her at the 9th spot. On 2009 Aishwarya Rai made an appearance on Martha Stewart’s show Martha. The same year she also appeared on The Tyra Banks Show hosted by Tyra Banks.

(Aishwarya Rai Profile and Biography source: Wikipedia.Org)

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