Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Photos Gallery
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is a leading contemporary actress of Indian cinema. She was the first runner-up of the Miss India pageant and the winner of the Miss World pageant of 1994. She has been honoured with 2 Filmfare Awards, 2 Screen Awards, and 2 IIFA Awards for her various performances in Bollywood. She was awarded with ‘Padma Shri' by the Government of India in 2009 and ‘Ordre des Arts et des Lettres' by the Government of France in 2012. She will soon be seen in an upcoming flick Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. She is the brand ambassador of L'Oreal Paris and has represented the cosmetic giant at the 69th Cannes International Film Festival.
Aishwarya Rai was born on 1 November 1973 in Mangalore, Karnataka. Later, her family moved to Mumbai where she attended Arya Vidya Mandir High School. She did her intermediate schooling from Jai Hind College for a year and then joined DG Ruparel College in Matunga. She is trained in classical dance and music for five years during her teens. She initially wanted a career in medicine but later decided to become an architect and got enrolled at Raheja College. Later, gave up her education to pursue a career in modelling.