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Aishwarya Rai

Actress Aishwarya Rai

Profession: Actress


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).

Born: November 1, 1973
Birthplace: Mangaluru, Karnataka, India
Age: 47 years old

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Scorpio

Married Life

  • 2007-04-20 Indian film actor and producer Abhishek Bachchan (31) weds actress Aishwarya Rai (33) at the Bachchan residence in Juhu, Mumbai

Historical Events

  • 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)

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