Aishwarya Rai

Indian Actress
Born Nov 1, 1973

Aishwarya Rai is an Indian film actress. She worked as a model before starting her acting career, and ultimately won the Miss World pageant in 1994. Rai has starred in over 40 films in various languages including Hindi, English, Tamil, Telugu, and Bengali. Often cited by the media as the "most beautiful woman in the world", Rai made her acting debut with Mani Ratnam's Tamil film Iruvar (1997), and had her first commercial success in Jeans (1998).… Read More

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1973 Birth Born on November 1, 1973.


1991 17 Years Old In 1991, Rai won an international supermodel contest (organised by Ford) and was eventually featured in the American edition of Vogue.
1993 19 Years Old In 1993, Rai gained huge public recognition for her appearance in a Pepsi commercial with actors Aamir Khan and Mahima Chaudhry. … Read More


1994 20 Years Old In the 1994 Miss India pageant, she won second place, behind Sushmita Sen, and was crowned Miss India World, also winning five other sub-titles, including "Miss Catwalk", "Miss Miraculous", "Miss Photogenic", "Miss Perfect Ten" and "Miss Popular". … Read More
1997 23 Years Old 1 More Event
…  She made her acting debut with the 1997 Tamil film Iruvar and had her first Hindi film release in Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya that same year. … Read More
1998 24 Years Old In the 1998 big-budget Tamil romantic drama Jeans directed by S. … Read More
Her first role in 1999 was in the melodrama Aa Ab Laut Chalen, directed by Rishi Kapoor. … Read More
2000 - 2001 2 More Events
2003 29 Years Old In 2003, Rai featured in two romantic dramas of Bollywood, her brother's production début Dil Ka Rishta, alongside Arjun Rampal, and Rohan Sippy's Kuch Na Kaho, alongside Abhishek Bachchan. … Read More


2004 30 Years Old In late 2004, Rai garnered international recognition for her starring role opposite Martin Henderson in Gurinder Chadha's British film Bride and Prejudice, a Bollywood-style adaptation of Jane Austen's novel Pride and Prejudice. … Read More
Rai next co-starred alongside Sanjay Dutt and Zayed Khan in the 2005 adult drama Shabd, which tells the story of an author who convinces his wife to pursue an illicit relationship with a younger man in research for his next book. … Read More
She appeared along with various other Bollywood actors at the closing ceremony of the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne. … Read More
Rai married actor Abhishek Bachchan in 2007 with whom she has a daughter. … Read More
2008 34 Years Old In 2008 American television channel E!: Entertainment listed Rai's eyes as the sexiest on their Sexiest Body Parts list.
Her international presence shot up when Abhishek Bachchan accompanied her to the Cannes Film festival shortly after their marriage, and later to The Oprah Winfrey Show, appearing on 28 September 2009. … Read More
2010 36 Years Old They have been described as a supercouple in the Indian media She ranked 2nd in The Times of Indias 50 most desirable women of 2010, and ranked 9th for 2011.
2011 37 Years Old 1 More Event
Rai gave birth to a baby girl on 16 November 2011. … Read More
In September 2012, Rai had joined United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and renowned Hollywood actor Michael Douglas at a ceremony to commemorate the International Day of Peace in New York.


2016 42 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2016, Rai starred in Omung Kumar's biographical drama Sarbjit. … Read More
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