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Biography Details: AISHWARYA RAI (Ash)
is one of Bollywood's pre-eminent leading ladies. This Indian darling burst upon the world stage when her striking beauty, poise and commanding intelligence won her the Miss World crown in 1994. This former architecture major soon became one of India's most famous models landing a prestigious Pepsi campaign and appearing in Vogue Magazine. India's top Bollywood directors were soon lining up to work with Ash. Her film debut in Mani Rathnam's 'Iruvar' (1997) As received critical acclaim and her performance in Rahul Rawail's '…Aur Paar Ho Gaya' (1997) As garnered her the Best Female Debutante Award. In 2000 she was awarded Best Actress by FilmFare and Zee Cine for her work in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam", in that same year, nominated for Best SUPPORTING Actress for her special appearance in Aditya Chopra's MOHABBATEIN. In 2001 Ash was nominated for FilmFare's Best Actress Award for Satish Kaushik's "Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai". Ash's star continued to rise in 2002 working again with Sajay Leela Bhansali in 'Devdas'. 'Devdas' is the most ambitious and most successful film in Bollywood history. It became the first Bollywood picture to ever receive a special screening at this year's Cannes Film Festival and broke box-office records in India and the United States. Daily Variety's (06/12/02) As Derek Elley describes 'Devdas' as "…some of the most sumptuous production values in Bollywood history…" Elley describes Ash as "almost Audrey Hepburn-like", Moulin Rouge director Baz Luhrmann says "I loved her in Devdas" and Julia Roberts calls her "the world's most beautiful woman". 2003 brought even more exciting opportunities. Ash became the first Indian actor to be a member of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival. Ash is also the latest member of the elite L'Oreal Dream Team, joining beauties Catherine Deneuve and Andie MacDowell as their international ambassador. She graced the covers of India Today and the prestigious TIME Magazine. Time Magazine has also listed her on their list of the “100 Most Influential People in the World Today”. Ash was also listed on Rolling Stone Magazine's annual "Hot List", Hello Magazine’s Most Attractive Women in the World”, Stuff Magazine, FHM magazine, V-Life from Variety Magazine, GQ Magazine, New York Times Magazine, People Magazine and countless others. "Bride and Prejudice", a re-working of the Jane Austin classic opposite actor Martin Henderson (The Ring), directed by Gurinder Chadha was released.To close 2004 has the great honor of being the first Indian Female immortalized in wax at the world famous Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum in London. The Aishwarya Rai Foundation was established to help those less fortunate who are in need of support. During her travels Ash researches issues close to her heart, namely, the world's ill treatment of women, children, the elderly and animals. Her hope is to eventually dedicate most of her energies and time in support of her Foundation. www.AishwaryaRaiFoundation.org 2005 started off with a bang! Aishwarya became the first Bollywood star to be featured in a one-on-one profile on 60 Minutes. 60 Minutes is the #1 news show in America. Due to the strong demand from India to view her 60 Minutes appearance, the weekly show is now broadcast throughout the country for the first time, making it one of the most watched news shows in the world. Appearances on David Letterman and Good Morning America; both very popular shows in America were very well received by viewers. Ash will appear on the #1 talk show in the world, The Oprah Winfrey Show, whom Ash credits Oprah as "a pure inspiration".Scheduled filming of "Mistress of Spices" directed by Paul Berges, Dhoom 2 directed by Sanjay Gadhvi, "Chaos" opposite Meryl Streep for French Director Coline Serreau and “Windfall – the Bhopal Story” of which she will also serve as Executive Producer, are all set for 2005. Currently Ash is in negotiations on two major motion pictures to be announced shortly. Has worked on Nakshatra and Loreal ads.
Nick Name : Ash
Title : Miss World 1994
Star Sign : Scorpio
DOB : November 1, 1973
Place of Birth : Karnataka, India
Height : 5 ' 7 "
Eyes : Blue-green
Family : Father, Mother Brinda, Brother Aditya
Languages : English, Hindi, Kannada,
Address : 402, Ramlaxmi Niwas, 16th Road (Near Khar Gym), Mumbai 400054, INDIA
Identification Marks: Mole on left hand above elbow
Profession: Model, Actress (in Indian languages movies, mostly Hindi and Tamil) As
Favourite Actresses: Madhubala, Madhuri Dixit
Father's Occupation: Merchant Navy Officer
Schooling: Arya Vidya Mandir, Santacruz, Bombay, India
Academic Record: Excellent Intermediate College DG Ruparel College, Matunga, Bombay, India. (Considered as the #1 science college in the city)Career Selected After HSC: Architecture course at Raheja College, Bandra.
First modelling Assignment: When she was at 9th grade, Modelled for Camlin Industries, Pamolive, Casio pager, Pepsi, Philips Television, Sheetal Diva
In 2007 she was ranked num 40 on the AskMen.com Top 99 Women list.
01/11/2007: Dabboo Ratnani Calendar 2007. Has worked on Nakshatra and Loreal ads. Aishwarya Rai as ambassadors for Kerala. Aish has a huge female dog boxer named Sunshine.
In 2008 she was ranked num 27 on the AskMen.com Top 99 Women list.
01/28/2008: Aishwarya Launches The Lux Provocateur
06/27/2008: Aishwarya was on the cover of June 2009 issue of Verve.
Movies 2008: Sarkar 2 (2008)
: DATE_TBDJodha Akbar (2007)
: 15 February 2008
Movies 2007: The Last Legion (2007)
As MiraProvoked (2007)
Singularity (2006) As Tulaja
Akbar-Jodha (2006) As Jodha BhaiDhoom 2 (2006)The Last Legion (2006)
As MiraUmrao Jaan (2006)
As Umrao Jaan
The Heart of India (2006) As Mumtaz MahalMistress of Spices (2006)
Movies 2005 and before: Bunty Aur Babli (2005)
As Special Appearance (song: Kajra Ra)
Shabd (2005) As Antara Vashisht
Bride and Prejudice (2004) As Lalita Bakshi
Kyun...! Ho Gaya Na (2004) As Diya Malhotra
Raincoat (2004) As Neerja/Neeru
Khakee (2004) As Mahalaxshmi
Latest News: Aishwarya Rai And Sir Ben Kingsley In Film Taj
British actor Sir Ben Kingsley
well known for his Oscar winning portrayal of Indian independence hero Mohandas Gandhi, has signed former Miss World and Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai
to star opposite him in a movie Taj Mahal. Aishwarya will play the role of Queen Mumtaz and Ben Kingsley will play the role of her husband Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in the movie titled, Taj (2010)
. Kingsley’s wife, Brazilian actress Daniela Lavender will play the role of Persian Princess Kandahari Begum, Shah Jahan’s first wife.
Wishing Happy Birthday To Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Date: 11/01/2009:
Today Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
celebrate her birthday. Aishwarya is a former Miss World and a star in the Indian film industry. She has also starred in many internation films and has been brand ambassador for many international companys like L'Oreal. Aish was the first Indian to appear on the Late Show with David Letterman, and was the first Bollywood personality to appear on Oprah's "Women Across the Globe" segment. In 2005, Aishwarya was on the list of 10 Most beautiful women in the world published by Harpers and Queen's. In 2009 she made an appearance on Martha Stewart's show Martha, followed by appearance on The Tyra Banks Show hosted by Tyra Banks.
Aishwarya Rai Harpers and Queen's 100 Most Beautiful Women List
Bollywood movie actress Aishwarya Rai
has made the Harpers and Queen's 100 Most Beautiful Women list. Former Miss World Aishwarya was ranked ninth on the list which included Angelina Jolie
taking the top spot followed by Supermodel Christy Turlington
, , and Queen Rania of Jordan also made the list.
Aishwarya Rai And Abhishek Bachchan To Appear On Oprah Winfrey Show
Bollywood couple Abhishek Bachchan
and Aishwarya Rai
recently flew to states to shot for the Oprah Winfrey show. Aishwarya has already appeared on the show back in 2007 and now will appear on the show with her husband Abhishek. Last time she was on the show she halped Oprah wear a sari.
Aishwarya Rai Takes Karate Lessons
In order to get ready for some action scene in her upcoming movie Enthiram (2009)
, Aishwarya Rai
has been taking Karate lessons. The movie also stars veteran actor Rajnikanth
and the movie will have him and Aishwarya in a elaborate action sequence and hence Aish is taking the Karate lessons. The rumers has it that Ash is taking the lessons from seasoned stuntman down south named Ramesh, who run the karate school in Chennai.
Bollywood Couple Abhishek And Aishwarya Bachchan Asked To Help PETA
: Abhishek Bachchan
and Aishwarya Rai
were approached by animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) for a photo shoot with lovebirds to bring awareness about the plight of lovebirds. Lovebirds are small members of the parrot family.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan And Sonam Kapoor To Perform At IIFA 2009
: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
, Sonam Kapoor
, and Kareena Kapoor
. are going to be performing on stage at the IIFA Awards in Macau on June 11, 2009. The IIFA awards will be hosted by Riteish Deshmukh
, Lara Dutta
and Boman Irani.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan And Sonam Kapoor To Walk On Red Carpet Cannes
: Sonam Kapoor
will walk the red carpet at the Cannes film international film festival along side Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
, Hollywood beauties Penelope Cruz
and Eva Longoria
as the face of a major international cosmetic giant. Sonam will be joined by her dad Anil Kapoor
, who is basking in the sun from the the Oscars and Golden Globes winning movie Slumdog Millionaire (Crorepati) (2008)
Hrithik Roshan And Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Together Again
After giving such box office hits as Jodha Akbar, Jodhaa Akbar (2007)
and Dhoom 2, Back In Action (2006)
, Hrithik Roshan
and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
has been singed by director Sanjay Leela Bhansali
for his next film, Guzaarish (2010)
, which is scheduled to go on the floors by the end of 2009 after Hrithik finishs up with Kites (2009)
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan The Most Powerful Female Actor In India
In an recent survey by Hansa Research, Indian film actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
came out to be most powerful female actor in India, ahead of Priyanka Chopra
, Katrina Kaif
and even Madhuri Dixit
. Aishwarya was at par with cinematic legends like Amitabh Bachchan
and cricketing star Sachin Tendulkar
and was the only female who is part of the top 10 recognized celebrities from all walks of life. The survey also pointed out that Aishwarya is one of the most popular faces among classes as well as the masses.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan And Akshay Kumar Receive Padma Shri Award
Indian film stars Akshay Kumar
and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
along with other from the India's industries were given the Padma Shri awards 2009 by President Pratibha Patil on Tuesday March 31, 2009 in New Delhi. The actors were among the 62 personalities who received the Padma awards. Bollywood dancing queen of yesteryears, Helen, was also given with the Padma Shri for her contribution to art and cinema.
We wish all the receipts the best wishes on their continues success.
Barbie Doll To Be Modelled On Miss World, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Mattel Toys (India) and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
are in the initial negotiating stages for having a series of Barbie Dolls designed on Aishwarya. If the deal is signed, then it would be the first time a Barbie inspired from an Indian actress would hit the market shelves and put Aishwarya in the league of Hollywood celebrities like Elizabeth Taylor, Diana Ross, Beyonce Knowles and Cher for whom such a Barbie has already be designed.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Awarded French Award
The French government has announced that they will give Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
the Officer Dan Ordre Des Arts Et Des Lettres (officer of the order of arts and letters), which is the second highest civilian honour given by the French government. But unfortunately, Ash has refused to accept the award at the date and time set by the French government because currently her father's health is not well. Ash would like all of her family to be there when she receives the award. This will also be the second person from Bollywood to receive such an honour. The first person to receive the honour was non other then the King Of Bollywood, Shahrukh Khan
Akshay Kumar And Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Awarded The Padma Shree
: Akshay Kumar
and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
were awarded the top civilian honours, the Padma Shree, on the 60th year of the Indian republic day. The awards were given by the Government of India. Akshay has worked hard to make a place in the film industry for himself also reward the award. He had a great 2008 with multiple box office hits, but started off 2009 with Chandni Chowk To China, Made In China, CC2C (2009)
, which did not meet the expectation and did not do well at the box office. Aishwarya will have her first Hollywood film, Pink Panther 2, The Next Pink Panther, The Pink Panther Deux (2009)
release in India this year. Helen, the well known item girl with many great hits was also given the Padma Shree.
AskMen List Of 2009 World’s Top 99 Most Desirable Women
AskMen.com announced there list of world’s top 99 most desirable women and it included some of Indian film industry. The list contains celebriteis from all over the world and they are voted for my the readers of AskMen.com. This year list has many new faces and many that have been on the list in the previous years. Britney Spears made a reappearance on the list at position 90. While Grey's Anatomy Katherine Heigl
dropped from number one in 2008 to number 81 for 2009, while Anne Hathaway
jumped 58 to no. 5. Eva Mendes
won the honors of being number 01, with Megan Fox
taking the second stop folloed by Marisa Miller
in third. From Bollywood it was first timer Katrina Kaif
at number 48 while Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
ended up at 60th place in 2009, but was no. 27 in 2008.
View the complete list at AskMen.com