Aishwarya Rai Bachchan- the dazzle eye
There’s no more scenic beauty than Aishwayra Rai Bachchan. Be it her charismatic look, charming smile, elegant pull or her dazzling eyes- she is indeed one of the most beautiful woman of India. Born into traditional south Indian family- she bagged some of the most prestigious titles throughout her life.
With her charm and talent, Rai has conquered the Indian cinema like no one else.
Rai was born on 1973. Her father was an army biologists. Initially she wanted to pursue her career in medical as her favourite subject was zoology but later her desire changed to become an architecture. It was only after she joined college- Rachana Sansad Academy of Architecture, that she realized she wanted to do modeling. And do you know that Rai is a trained classical dancer! In 1991, Rai won an international supermodel contest and was eventually featured in the American edition of Vogue. When she was first featured in a Pepsi commercial along with Aamir Khan and Mahima Chaudhary, she became instantly famous. 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, “Miss Catwalk”, “Miss Miraculous”, “Miss Photogenic”, “Miss Perfect Ten” and “Miss Popular”. Rai won the “Miss World” title in 1994 and also grabbed the title of “Miss Photogenic”. Until next few years she was doing modeling for several brands and finally in 1997 she got her first movie contract with Mani Ratnam’s Tamil film Iruvar, a semi-biographical political drama, featuring Mohanlal, Prakash Raj, Tabu and Revathi alongside her. The same year she bid her first Hindi film- “Aur pyaar ho gya”. She was widely appreciated and loved by the audience. And from here starts her acting career. She made series of movies back to back, most of them turning into huge commercial success. Rai garnered critical appreciation for her Tamil romance Kandukondain Kandukondain released in 2000. Rai’s greatest commercial successes have been the romance Mohabbatein (2000), Dhoom 2 (2006), the historical romance Jodhaa Akbar (2008), Enthiran (2010), her latest hit Ae Dil Hai Mushkil (2016). Her major hit was “Devdas” where she worked with Shahrukh Khan and Madhuri Dixit. She worked in all Tamil, Hindi and Marathi movies. Along her fame in India, Rai gained equal success in Hollywood as well. She appeared in “The Mistress of spices”, Bride and Prejudice, Provoked, The Last Legion and in “The Black Panther 2”.
Throughout her acting career she won many awards such as ten Filmfare Award nominations, and has won two Best Actress trophies. In 2009, she was awarded the Padma Shri, the fourth-highest Indian civilian award, by the Government of India for her contributions to the arts. In 2012, she was awarded the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Chevalier), a national order of France. Apart from her acting duties, Rai also works as a brand ambassador for many brand such as Titan Watches, Longines watches, L’Oréal, Coca-Cola, Lakmé Cosmetics, Casio pager, Philips, Palmolive, Lux, Fuji films, Nakshatra Diamond Jewellery, and Kalyan Jewellers. She is the only actress to endorse both the brands- Pepsi and the Coca cola. She is a Goodwill Ambassador for the Joint United Nations Program on AIDS. In 2003, she was the first Indian actress to be a jury member at the Cannes Film Festival and since then Rai is hosting the festival continuously. Her blue green eyes has been considered as a trademark by the Indian media.
Bollywood’s ethereal diva has always kept herself away from the social media world which is well proved by the fact that she didn’t even owned a Instagram account until now, but things got changed and she is all set to share a foray of her pictures as the actress recently joined the social media world. In 2007 she was married to the Bollywood actor and a businessman Abhishek Bachchan thus acquiring the name Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. She gave birth to a baby girl, Aaradhya, on 16 November 2011. Aaradhya can be seen with her at many major events. In 2011, India Today noted that there were over 17,000 websites dedicated to Aishwarya Rai. She is most appreciated actress in the Indian Cinema. And she is the highest ranked Indian actress of all time.