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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan And Her Family
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was born on November 1, 1973, into a Tulu-speaking family in Mangalore, Karnataka, India, to Krishnaraj and Vrinda Rai. Her father was an Army biologist who died on March 18, 2017. Her elder brother, Aditya Rai, is in the merchant navy.
Age, Physical Appearance, and Height
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was born on November 1 1973; according to the calculation, her current age is 48.
Let’s Talk about her Height, Weight & Physical Status as the Bollywood industry’s main things. Fans also attract the Height, Weight & Physical Status of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is 170 cm and 1.70 m and feet inches- 5′ 7″. Her weight is in kilograms- 56 kg. Weight.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has a Waist Size of 26 Inches, a Hips size of 36 Inches, And a bra size of 34 Inches. She has Black colour hair and Black colour eyes. Besides that, She is wearing a shoe size 9.
When the family moved to Mumbai, Rai attended ‘Arya Vidya Mandir High School.’ She then went to ‘Jai Hind College’ for a year and later joined ‘DG Ruparel College’ in Matunga. She secured 90 percent in the intermediate exams.
During her teens, she learnt classical dance and music for five years. Initially, she aspired to become an architect and enrolled at ‘The Rachana Sansad Academy of Architecture.’ However, she gave up her studies to pursue a career in modelling.
She was featured in the American edition of ‘Vogue’ after winning an international supermodel contest organized by ‘Ford’ in 1991.
In 1999, Aishwarya Rai dated Bollywood actor Salman Khan. The couple ended their relationship in 2002 due to “verbal, physical and emotional abuse” by Khan. She dated Vivek Oberoi in 2004.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan started dating actor Abhishek Bachchan while filming ‘Dhoom 2.’ Their engagement was announced in January 2007, and they married on April 20, 2007, in Mumbai. Their daughter Aaradhya was born on November 16, 2011.
In 1993, Aishwarya Rai gained popularity in the modelling industry after appearing in a ‘Pepsi advertisement alongside actor Aamir Khan. However, the breakthrough in her career came in 1994 when she won second place in the ‘Miss India pageant. Subsequently, she was crowned ‘Miss India World.’ She then represented India in the ‘Miss World pageant and won the crown.
In 1997, Aishwarya Rai made her acting debut with Mani Ratnam’s Tamil film ‘Iruvar.’ She portrayed both ‘Pushpavalli’ and ‘Kalpana’ in the film. The same year, she made her Bollywood debut with the film ‘Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya.’
In 1998, she appeared in a Tamil film titled ‘Jeans.’ The film was a commercial success, and she earned praise for her acting and dancing skills. Rai’s first successful Hindi film was Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s 1999 romantic drama ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam’ where she appeared alongside Salman Khan and Ajay Devgn. Again, she was praised for her beauty and acting skills, and the film pushed her acting career in the right direction.
Her next hit was Subhash Ghai’s ‘Taal’ in 1999, where she was featured alongside Akshaye Khanna and Anil Kapoor. She was praised for her acting and dancing prowess. In 2000, she starred in a Tamil film titled ‘Kandukondain Kandukondain,’ for which she earned positive comments for her powerful acting.
In 2000, she also appeared in ‘Josh’ alongside Shah Rukh Khan and Chandrachur Singh. The film earned mixed reviews but emerged as a commercial success. After her film ‘Dhai Akshar Prem Ke,’ opposite Abhishek Bachchan, flopped in 2000, she appeared in a supporting role in ‘Mohabbatein’ the same year.
After appearing in another flop film titled ‘Hum Kisise Kum Nahin,’ Rai played the lead role in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s 2002 love-saga ‘Devdas’ where she appeared opposite Shahrukh Khan. The film, which was a commercial success, was screened at the ‘Cannes Film Festival.’ Rai’s acting skills garnered positive reviews from critics.
In 2003, her acting skills were again praised when she delivered a powerful performance in Rituparno Ghosh’s Bengali film ‘Chokher Bali,’ based on Rabindranath Tagore’s novel of the same name. The film was a commercial and critical success.
In 2004, she appeared in the Hindi film ‘Khakee’, where she played the role of a gun moll. The film received moderate critical and commercial success. In the same year, she was featured in ‘Kyun! Ho Gaya Na…’ opposite Vivek Oberoi. The film failed commercially.
In late 2004, Aishwarya Rai earned international acclaim for her role in Gurinder Chadha’s British film ‘Bride and Prejudice.’ The film was a commercial success. Her next hit Hindi film was Rituparno Ghosh’s ‘Raincoat.’ The film won the ‘National Film Award’ for ‘Best Feature Film’ in Hindi.
In 2005, she was featured in ‘Shabd.’ Apart from her acting skills, she was praised for her ‘drop-dead gorgeous’ looks. Her only successful venture that year was a special appearance in ‘Bunty Aur Babli’ in which she was featured in a song titled ‘Kajra Re.’
In 2006, she had two film releases—’ Umrao Jaan’ and ‘Dhoom 2.’ While Rai’s role in ‘Umrao Jaan’ was critically acclaimed, ‘Dhoom 2’ was her first major commercial success since ‘Devdas.’ She also starred in the British drama film ‘Provoked,’ for which she earned positive comments from the critics.
In 2007, she featured in Mani Ratnam’s ‘Guru.’ The film gained international acclaim and was a commercial success. Rai was highly praised for her fine performance. After a series of unsuccessful films, she garnered success in ‘Jodhaa Akbar’ in 2008. Again, she was praised for her wonderful performance in the film. In the same year, she starred with her husband Abhishek and father-in-law Amitabh Bachchan in ‘Sarkar Raj.’
In 2009, she was featured in ‘The Pink Panther 2,’ where she portrayed a criminology expert. In 2010, Rai starred in Mani Ratnam’s ‘Raavan,’ a modern-day adaptation of ‘Ramayana.’ In the film, which was released in Tamil and Hindi, her performance was praised by the critics.
Her next role was opposite South Indian superstar Rajinikanth in the 2010 science fiction Tamil film ‘Enthiran’ which was a successful film. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan then appeared in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s drama ‘Guzaarish.’ Although the film flopped, critics described her performance as her best to date. After this film, she took a break from Bollywood due to her pregnancy.
In 2015, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan made a comeback with ‘Jazbaa.’ According to the critics, the film scored only because of Rai’s performance. In 2016, she appeared in the biographical movie ‘Sarbjit,’ and her performance was largely criticized. Rai’s last release in 2016 was Karan Johar’s ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil,’ for which she received positive comments from critics.
In 2018, she played the role of a singer in the comedy-drama movie ‘Fanney Khan,’ co-starring Anil Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao.
Some of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s major works include ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam,’ ‘Taal,’ and ‘Devdas.’ Two of her films with Bengali director Rituparno Ghosh—’ Chokher Bali’ and ‘Raincoat’—earned her applause from the critics. Her performance in ‘Jodhaa Akbar’, too, was critically acclaimed.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s Net Worth is $31 Million (Rs. 227 Crore): Models and Artists are the most creative professionals today. But in India, models don’t get a lot of appreciation if they are not famous, and Bollywood has become the only place in India where artists and Models get fame and fortune. One such famous personality and one of the most beautiful creations of God is Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s Assets:
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan House: Mrs Bachchan currently lives with her husband in a Luxurious Bungalow in the Mumbai suburbs. Besides this, she also owns two houses, one in Mumbai and the other one in the Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai. It is one of the most luxurious houses in the world and often is the talk of the town.
- Aishwarya Rai won ‘Filmfare Awards’ for ‘Best Actress’ for ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam’ (1999) and ‘Devdas’ (2002). While ‘Taal’ earned her a ‘Best Actress nomination, ‘Mohabbatein’ earned her ‘Best Supporting Actress nomination.
- In 2009, the Government of India awarded the ‘Padma Shri’ for her contribution to the arts. It is the fourth-highest Indian civilian award.
- She was awarded the ‘Ordre des Arts et des Lettres,’ a national order of France, in 2012.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has a unique car collection and is known for doing things in style. The car brand owned by Mrs Bachchan is Mercedes Benz and Audi, and also a Mini Cooper for her daughter.