Saturday, September 15, 2012

Aishwarya Rai Biography

Aishwarya Rai Biography Personal Profile:
Name: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Date of Birth: 1st November, 1973, Mangalore (Karnataka), India.
Nick Name: Ash, Gullu, Aishu.
Height: 5' 7" (1.70 m)
Education: Bachelor of Architecture.
Debut Film: "Iruvar" (Tamil) directed by Mani Ratnam, Aur Pyar Ho Gaya (Hindi) directed by Rahul Rawail.

Film Awards:
Miss photogenic and Miss World Title at London (1994)
Femina Miss India World Title (1994) International Indian Film Academy awards: Best actress for "Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam "(2000), Best Actress for "Devdas" (2003), Filmfare Awards: Best Actress (Tamil) For "Jeans "(1999), Best Actress for "Hum Dil De Sanam" (2000), Best Actress for "Devdas" (2003).

Mini Biography:
The Beauty Queen, Aishwarya Rai was born in a traditional south Indian family. She got her education at Mumbai (Bombay) and started modeling during her graduation. Aishwarya became a household name in India when she featured in Pepsi advertisement with Mahima Chaudhary. This gorgeous model was now set to rock the world with her beauty and intelligence. Aishwarya Rai took the glamour world by storm by winning the Miss World crown at Sun City in 1994. The leading directors of Bollywood were soon lined up to work with Ash.

Aishwarya Rai made her debut with Mani Ratnam's "Iruvar" (Tamil). Aishwarya received critical acclaim for her performance in "Iruvar". She was introduced to Bollywood by film director Rahul Rawail in his film"Aur Pyar Ho Gaya" and she won the Best Female Debutant Award for her performance in this film. The turning point in her acting career came with Sanjay Leela Bhansali's " Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam" and she went on to win International Indian Film Academy Best Actress award and the Fimlfare Best Actress Award for her performance.

Aishwarya did a number of movies with different directors such as Aditya Chopra (Mohabbatein) and Satish kaushik (Hamara Dil Aap Ke Pas Hai). Aishwarya again worked with Sanjay Leela Bhansali in the film "Devdas" which became memorable in a number of ways- "Devdas" was the biggest blockbuster of the film Industry and the first Bollywood movie to have special screening at Canne's Film Festival. Later, Ash was made a member of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival, the first Indian actress to have this honour. She also featured on the covers of India Today and the Time Magazine. Time Magazine has also listed her in their list of the "100 Most Influential People in the World Today". She also became the first Indian female actress to be immortalized in wax at the world famous Madame Tussaud's wax museum in London. Aishwarya is married to Bollywood star Abhisekh Bachchan.

Personal life:

Rai and Abhishek at their wedding ceremony In 1999, Rai began dating Bollywood actor Salman Khan; their relationship was often reported in the media until the couple separated in 2001. Rai cited "abuse (verbal, physical and emotional), infidelity and indignity" on the part of Khan as reasons for ending the relationship.In a 2009 Times of India article, Khan denied ever beating her: "It's not true that I hit a woman."
Rai is married to actor Abhishek Bachchan, they met in 1997.Their engagement was announced on 14 January 2007 and later confirmed by his father, Amitabh Bachchan.The couple married on 20 April 2007 according to traditional Hindu rites of the Bunt community, to which she belongs.Token North Indian and Bengali ceremonies were also performed. The wedding took place in a private ceremony at the Bachchan residence, "Prateeksha", in Juhu, Mumbai.They have been described as a supercouple in the Indian media.Rai is very close to her family and lived with them in Bandra, Mumbai, until her marriage.Rai is Hindu and deeply religious.

Rai gave birth to a baby girl on 16 November 2011.Her daughter became quite popular by the name of "Beti B" which was christened by the fans and the media, since the couple took over four months to name their daughter. The baby girl was finally named as Aaradhya Bachchan in March 2012

A Tulip named after her name.
Ash turned down the role opposite Jackie Chan in the movie "Time Breaker".
She made her first commercial for Camlin Pencil when she was in 9th grade.
She suffered an accident on the sets of "Khakee" when a car driven by a stuntman got out of control.
Aishwarya Rai is now married to Bollywood star Abhishek Bachchan, son of the Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan.
She won miss photogenic and miss World Title at London (1994)
She won Femina Miss India World Title (1994).

Awards & Honours:

Rai with her mother Vrinda Rai attend the 'Il Gattopardo' premiere Aishwarya Rai is a two-time winner of the Filmfare Best Actress Award, and has been nominated for Filmfare Awards eleven times.She won Most Glamorous Star of the Year which is shared with Hrithik Roshan for Dhoom 2 in 2007She won the Outstanding Achievement in International Cinema at Awards of the International Indian Film Academy in 2009,.She has won numerous times at the International Indian Film Academy Awards, Star Screen Awards, Zee Cine Awards, and others. In 2009 Rai was awarded the Padma Shri, the fourth-highest Indian civilian award, for her contributions to Indian cinema.Later that year she was declared the Female Star of The Decade at the tenth International Indian Film Academy Awards, held in Macau.In December 2010 she was declared the "Actress of the Decade" at the BIG Star Entertainment Awards.In March 2011 Rai was honoured by Karnataka Chief Minister B. S. Yeddyurappa at World Kannada Meet (Vishwa Kannada Sammelana) for her contributions to the arts.Later that month she was presented with the "Decade of Global Achievement Honour" by FICCI.In 2012, she finally accepted the second-highest Order Of France, Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.Earlier she refused it because her father was suffering from a serious illness, and she wanted her whole family to attend the award ceremony.She is the fourth Indian actor—after Sivaji Ganesan, Nandita Das, and Shahrukh Khan—to be chosen for the award.


1997IruvarTamilPushpavalli/KalpanaDubbed into Telugu as Iddaru
1997Aur Pyaar Ho GayaHindiAshi Kapoor
1998JeansTamilMadhumitaDubbed into Telugu and Hindi with the same title
1999Aa Ab Laut ChalenHindiPooja
1999Hum Dil De Chuke SanamHindiNandiniFilmfare Award for Best Actress
1999Ravoyi ChandamamaTeluguSpecial appearance
1999TaalHindiMansiNominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actress
Dubbed into Tamil as Thaalam
2000MelaHindiChampakaliGuest appearance
2000Kandukondain KandukondainTamilMeenakshi BalaDubbed into Telugu as Priyuralu Pilichindi
2000Hamara Dil Aapke Paas HaiHindiPreeti ViratNominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actress
2000Dhaai Akshar Prem KeHindiSahiba Grewal
2000MohabbateinHindiMeghaNominated—Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress
2002Hum Tumhare Hain SanamHindiSumanGuest appearance
2002Hum Kisi Se Kum NahinHindiKomal Rastogi
200223 March 1931: ShaheedHindiSpecial appearance
2002DevdasHindiParvati (Paro)Filmfare Award for Best Actress
2002Shakti: The PowerHindiHerselfSpecial appearance in song "Ishq Kamina"
2003Chokher BaliBengaliBinodini
2003Dil Ka RishtaHindiTia Sharma
2003Kuch Naa KahoHindiNamrata Shrivastav
2004Kyun...! Ho Gaya NaHindiDiya Malhotra
2004Bride & PrejudiceEnglishLalita BakshiDubbed into Hindi as Balle Balle Amritsar to LA
2004RaincoatHindiNeerjaNominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actress
2005ShabdHindiAntara Vashist/Tammana
2005Mistress of SpicesEnglishTilo
2005Bunty Aur BabliHindiSpecial appearance in the song "Kajra Re"
2006Umrao JaanHindiUmrao Jaan
2006Dhoom 2HindiSunehriNominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actress
2007GuruHindiSujataNominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actress
Dubbed into Tamil as Guru and Telugu as Gurukanth
2007ProvokedEnglishKiranjit AhluwaliaDubbed into Hindi with the same title
2007The Last LegionEnglishMira
2008Jodhaa AkbarHindiJodhaa BaiNominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actress
Dubbed into Tamil and Telugu with the same title
2008Sarkar RajHindiAnita Rajan
2009The Pink Panther 2EnglishSonia SolandresDubbed into French as La Pantera Rosa 2
2010RaavanHindiRagini Sharma
2010RaavananTamilRagini SubramaniamDubbed into Telugu as Villain
2010EnthiranTamilSanaDubbed into Telugu as Robo and Hindi as Robot
2010Action ReplayyHindiMala
2010GuzaarishHindi/EnglishSofia D'SouzaNominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actress

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