Aishwarya Rai

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Place: Mangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 11/01/1973, Scorpio
  • Profession: Actor; model
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Aishwarya Rai Fast Facts:
  • Started modeling when she was in the ninth grade.
  • At 17, she entered and won the Ford Supermodel Contest; she was featured on the cover of Vogue magazine soon after.
  • Was named runner up at the Miss Femina World contest in 1994; won the Miss World pageant that same year in South Africa.
  • In 1998, she won India's Screen Best Female Debut award for her role in Iruvar (1997), despite having little acting experience.
  • Sat on the jury at the 2003 Cannes Film Festival, the first Indian actress to do so.
  • Starred in her first English-language film, Bride & Prejudice, an adaptation of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, in 2004.
  • Put off accepting the Officer Dan Ordre Des Arts Et Des Lettres, the second highest civilian award in France, until her ill father was able to attend the ceremony.
  • The Netherlands honored her by naming a special variety of the tulip after her.
  • Is the first Indian woman to have a wax statue at Madame Tussaud's museum in London.
  • Aishwarya Rai Relationships:
  • Aditya Rai - Brother
  • Salman Khan - Ex-significant Other
  • Vrinda Rai - Mother
  • Abhishek Bachchan - Husband
  • Vivek Oberoi - Ex-significant Other
  • Krishnaraj Rai - Father
  • Aaradhya Bachchan - Daughter
  • College:
  • Attended Jai Hind College, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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