Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

  • Highest Rated: 92% Dhoom: 2 (2006)
  • Lowest Rated: 11% The Mistress of Spices (2006)
  • Birthday: Not Available
  • Birthplace: Not Available
  • Aishwarya Rai's striking beauty might make her seem an obvious fit as a model, but the truth is that India's 1994 Miss World winner originally took up modeling as a part-time job to get her through school. She was studying to be an architect, but due to her obvious talent on-stage and in front of the camera, -- most notably in a wildly popular Pepsi campaign -- the starlet began accepting the movie offers that had been pouring in. Rai began her reign as Bollywood's favorite leading lady in the film Iruvar, following it up that same year with ...Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya. They both earned her critical praise and the latter brought her a Best Female Debutante Award. More awards would follow, including Best Actress by Filmfare and Zee Cine for 2000s Straight from the Heart. As the actress put more and more films under her belt, her position as India's darling cemented. Her role in 2002's Devdas was especially auspicious; the movie was the most successful in Bollywood history and received a special screening at the Cannes Film Festival -- the first Bollywood film to receive such an honor. The next year found Rai making still more headway for Bollywood when she became the first Indian member of the grand jury at Cannes. By 2004, Rai had appeared in well over 20 films in just seven years, and it was finally time for her to star in her first English-language film. The Hollywood/Bollywood crossover hit Bride and Prejudice reworked Jane Austen's classic love story Pride and Prejudice with the Bollywood film style, bringing together Eastern and Western actors, as well as themes. The film proved to be yet another successful example in Rai's history of helping to bring India's culture and film into the world spotlight, delighting fans all over the globe. Having sampled Hollywood, Rai was now ready to make a serious foray into American films. She signed on to star with Colin Firth and Ben Kingsley in 2007's historical epic The Last Legion as well as French director Coline Serreau's remake of her 2001 film Chaos, which would cast Rai alongside Meryl Streep. The actress had no intention of abandoning the cinema of her heritage, however, and simultaneously jumped on board with Indian movies like the The Heart of India and the historical romance Jodhaa Akbar -- in which she would play the title role of Mungal king Emperor Akbar's Hindu wife and queen. By this time, Rai's success as an actress unwilling to compromise her love and devotion to her national background had made her the highest paid actress in Bollywood history. Her fame had also buffered her image as the face of India, helping bring the art of her home country into the world-consciousness through countless magazine covers in multiple countries, a listing in Time Magazine's "100 Most Influential People in the World Today," as well as Hello Magazine's "Most Attractive Women in the World" and Rolling Stone's "Hot List." Rai even joined actresses Catherine Deneuve and Andie MacDowell as a member of L'Oréal Cosmetics' Dream Team, acting as an ambassador around the world.In 2007, Rai married fellow Bollywood superstar Abhishek Bachchan.


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56% Fanney Khan Baby Singh 2018
50% Ae Dil Hai Mushkil Saba Taliyar Khan $4.3M 2016
42% Jazbaa Actor $55.2K 2015
No Score Yet Rummy Actor 2014
67% Guzaarish Actor $1.1M 2010
No Score Yet Action Replayy Actor $0.5M 2010
No Score Yet Robo Actor $0.5M 2010
67% Endhiran Actor $1.6M 2010
No Score Yet Raavan Ragini 2010
No Score Yet Bhopal Actor 2010
67% Raavanan (Villain) Ragini $0.5M 2010
12% Pink Panther 2 Sonia $36M 2009
43% Sarkar Raj Actor $1M 2008
75% Jodhaa Akbar Jodhaa Bai 2008
15% The Last Legion Mira $6M 2007
29% Provoked Kiranjit Ahluwalia 2007
83% Guru Sujata G. Desai $2M 2007
92% Dhoom: 2 Sunehri $2.7M 2006
No Score Yet Umrao Jaan Ameeran/Umrao Jaan 2006
11% The Mistress of Spices Tilo 2006
83% Bunty Aur Babli Actor $1M 2005
64% Bride and Prejudice Lalita Bakshi $6.5M 2005
No Score Yet Shabd Actor 2005
No Score Yet Best of Madhuri Aishwarya Actor 2005
No Score Yet Raincoat Niru 2004
80% Kyun...! Ho Gaya Na Actor 2004
No Score Yet Khakee (The Uniform) Mahalaxshmi 2004
No Score Yet From Bollywood to Hollywood: The Making of 'Bride and Prejudice Actor 2004
No Score Yet Kuch Na Kaho Actor 2003
No Score Yet Don't Say A Word (Kuch Naa Kaho) Actor 2003
No Score Yet Heart of Gold (Dil Ka Rishta) Tia 2003
No Score Yet Chokher Bali Binodini 2003
No Score Yet Shakti - The Power Actor 2002
89% Devdas Parvati 2002
No Score Yet Hum Kisi Se Kum Nahin Actor 2002
No Score Yet Albela Actor 2001
No Score Yet Taal Actor 2000
No Score Yet Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai Actor 2000
No Score Yet Josh Shirley 2000
No Score Yet Kandukondain Kandukondain (I Have Found It) Meenakshi 2000
No Score Yet Dhaai Akshar Prem Ke Sahiba 2000
No Score Yet I Have Found It Actor 2000
No Score Yet Aa Ab Laut Chalen (Lets Go Back) Actor 1999
No Score Yet Straight From the Heart (Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam) Nandini 1999
No Score Yet Jeans Madhumitha / Vaishnavi 1998
No Score Yet Mohabbatein Megha 1997
No Score Yet ...Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya Ashi Kapoor 1997


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