Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Movies and Career Information
Scorpio Nov 01, 1973 Mangalore Actor
Aishwarya Rai, also known as Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, is an Indian film actress and model. Rai has established herself as a leading contemporary actress of Indian cinema and has become one of Bollywood's highest-paid actresses. She has received several awards and nominations, including two Filmfare Awards, and was awarded with the Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2009, and the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the Government of France in 2012. She is regarded as one of the most popular and influential celebrities in India, and is often cited in the media as the "most beautiful woman in the world".
Rai was the first runner-up of the Miss India pageant, and the winner of the Miss World pageant of 1994. She made her acting debut in the 1997 biographical film, Iruvar and starred in the 1998 romantic drama Jeans. She earned wide public recognition and Best Actress awards at Filmfare for her leading roles in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 1999 melodrama Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam and the 2002 period film Devdas.