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Aishwarya Rai

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Bio
Real NameAishwarya Rai Bachchan
NicknameAsh and Gullu
ProfessionActress and Model
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in Feet Inches- 5' 7”
Weightin Kilograms- 56 kg
in Pounds- 123 lbs
Figure Measurements 34-26-35
Eye ColourHazel Green-Blue
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth1 November 1973
Age (as in 2016)43 Years
Birth PlaceMangalore, Karnataka, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signScorpio
SignatureAishwarya Rai signature
NationalityIndian
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
SchoolArya Vidya Mandir, Mumbai
CollegeJai Hind College, Mumbai
D. G. Ruparel College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Mumbai
Educational QualificationsCollege dropout
DebutFilm Debut: Iruvar (1997, Tamil film)
Aishwarya Rai Tamil debut film Iruvar
Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya (1997, Bollywood film)
Aishwarya Rai Bollywood debut film Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya
FamilyFather- Krishnaraj Rai (Army biologist)
Mother- Vrinda Rai (Homemaker)
Aishwarya Rai with her parents
Brother- Aditya Rai (Engineer in merchant navy)
Aishwarya Rai with her brother
Sister- N/A
Father-in-law- Amitabh Bachchan (Actor)
Mother-in-law- Jaya Bachchan (Actress)
Aishwarya Rai in-laws
ReligionHindu
AddressJalsa, B/2, Kapol Housing Society, VL Mehta Road, Juhu, Mumbai
Aishwarya Rai house Jalsa in Mumbai
Villa in Sanctuary Falls in Jumeirah Golf Estates, Dubai
Aishwarya Rai Villa in Dubai
HobbiesKnitting, collecting watches and reading
Controversies • In 1996, she sued the Star and Style magazine for an amount of 20 million (2 crore INR) for publishing that actress Raveena Tandon had caught her and Akshay Kumar in a compromising position at the poolside of a 5 star hotel.
• Her relationship with Salman Khan from 1999 to 2001 was controverial, and after her break-up she said that she faced abuse (verbal, physical and emotional) from Salman Khan.
• After the casting couch sting operation of Shakti Kapoor in 2005, he said that Aishwarya had traded sexual favors for a spot in Subhash Ghai’s movies. But, later he apologized for his words and considered it as a result of his anger.
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodChicken Curry and Chocolates
Favourite ActorAmitabh Bachchan and Raj Kapoor
Favourite ActressNargis
Favourite Film Hollywood: Casablanca (1942)
Favourite DirectorsMani Ratnam and Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Favourite BookThe Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
Favourite Color Black, Blue and White
Favourite Perfume Happy by Clinique
Favourite Fashion Designer Giorgio Armani
Favourite DestinationFrance, Dubai and South Africa
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsRajeev Mulchandani (Model)
Aishwarya Rai with Ex-boyfriend Rajeev Mulchandani
Salman Khan (1999-2001)
Aishwarya Rai with Ex-boyfriend Salman Khan
Vivek Oberoi (Actor)
Aishwarya Rai with Ex-boyfriend Vivek Oberoi
Abhishek Bachchan (Actor)
HusbandAbhishek Bachchan, Actor (2007-present)
Aishwarya Rai with her husband Abhishek Bachchan
Marriage Date20 April 2007
ChildrenSon- N/A
Daughter- Aaradhya (born in 2011)
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan with daughter Aaradhya
Style Quotient
Cars Collection Audi A8
Aishwarya Rai Audi A8
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)9-10 crore/film (INR)
Net Worth (approx.)$35 million

Aishwarya Rai

Some Lesser Known Facts About Aishwarya Rai

  • Does Aishwarya Rai smoke? : No
  • Does Aishwarya Rai drink alcohol? : Not Known
  • Aishwarya did her 1st ad commercial for Camlin pencils, when she was in 9th standard. Aishwarya Rai in school days
  • She was a bright student and consistently used to score above 90%.
  • If not an actress, she would have either been an architect or in medicine line as she always liked Zoology.
  • During her 12th standard, her English professor asked her to do a photoshoot for a fashion magazine, as she was also a photojournalist. After doing it, she started getting modelling offers but she refused them as she wanted to concentrate on her studies. But, after her 12th exams, the glamour world attracted her and she did modelling for a lark.
  • Before becoming famous, she tried her luck in voice-dubbing for a TV serial, but was rejected.

  • She was the hot favorite to win the 1994 Miss India title, but she lost it to Sushmita Sen, mainly due to her lack of public speaking skills.
  • During the Miss World title days in South Africa, all the 82 contestants and the organizers gave her a big surprise birthday bash by singing ‘Happy Birthday’ in their respective languages.
  • She won the Miss World title on 19 November 1994 in South Africa. Aishwarya Rai Miss World 1994
  • Julia Roberts once said that “Aishwarya Rai is the most beautiful woman in the world.”
  • She is a trained classical dancer.
  • She is the only actress to have featured for both Pepsi and Coca Cola.
  • During the making of the song Dola Re Dola from the film Devdas (2002), she suffered from ear bleeding due to heavy earrings. Aishwarya Rai Dola Re Dola song in Devdas
  • After the success of the film Devdas (2002), Mattel released a limited edition of ‘Aishwarya Rai Barbie dolls’ in the United Kingdom. Aishwarya Rai as doll
  • In 2003, she became the 2nd Indian actress (1st was Parveen Babi) to appear on the cover page of the TIME magazine. Aishwarya Rai covergirl of TIME magazine in 2003
  • During the shooting of her film Khakee (2004), she had an accident due to the out of control car of the stuntman, after which she suffered severe cuts. Aishwarya Rai accident in 2003 during the making of Khakee
  • In 2004, she became the 1st Indian actress to have her wax statue at London’s Madame Tussauds museum. Aishwarya Rai wax statue in London Madame Tussauds
  • She was offered the role of Breseis in the film Troy (2004), but she turned down the offer.
  • She founded Aishwarya Rai Foundation in 2004 to support needy people in India.
  • She was initially signed to play the role of Simmi in the film Bluffmaster (2005), but was later replaced by Priyanka Chopra without any notice. After the film was made, Rohan Sippy, the director of the film added a ‘Special thanks” message for her in the end credits as an apology.
  • A variety of Tulip flower in Netherlands is named Aishwarya Rai. Aishwarya Rai Villa tulip flower
  • She and her family owns a production company, Target Films.
  • She has been supporting Eye Bank Association of India (EBAI), PETA India, Polio Campaign.
  • In 2004, she was voted among 100 Most Influential People in the World by Time Magazine.
  • Her lavish wedding in 2007 cost around 6 crore (INR), where she wore a 53-carat solitaire engagement ring worth 50 lakh (INR) and received around 15 kg of gold. Aishwarya Rai Abhishek Bachchan wedding in 2007
  • In 2009, she became the 1st Indian and South Asian actress to appear in famous Oprah Winfrey ShowAishwarya Rai in Oprah Winfrey Show
  • Her daugher Aaradhya is popularly known as Beti B.
  • She has Katsaridaphobia, i.e. fear of cockroaches.
  • She had a photograph with Ranbir Kapoor in 1998, and 18 years later in 2016 they came together in the film Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. Aishwarya Rai with Ranbir Kapoor then and now
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