Why Famous: Aishwarya Rai came to fame when she won the Miss World pageant in 1994. She has gone on to establish herself as a successful and critically acclaimed actress appearing in such films as " Kandukondain Kandukondain" (2000) and "Mohabbatein" (2000).
Rai has won two Filmfare Best Actress awards for roles in "Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam" (1999) and "Devdas" (2002).
- 2007-04-20 Indian film actor and producer Abhishek Bachchan (31) weds actress Aishwarya Rai (33) at the Bachchan residence in Juhu, Mumbai
- 1994-11-19 Aishwarya Rai, 21, of India, crowned 44th Miss World
- 1999-06-18 Hindi film "Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam" premieres directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, starring Salman Khan, Ajay Devgn and Aishwarya Rai
- 2002-07-12 Hindi film "Devdas" premieres directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and starring Shah Rukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai and Madhuri Dixit (Best Film Filmfare Awards)