Aishwarya Rai Abhishek Bachan Wedding Photos and Videos
Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan
Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan, adored by millions of fans around the globe, were established Bollywood superstars long before they fell in love and got married in April 2007, in a quiet, private ceremony attended by close friends and family. The wedding was preceded by a traditional Sangeet (music) celebration and a Mehendi (henna) ceremony.
By Hollywood standards, the ceremonies were successfully guarded against an anticipated media circus though they were dramatically punctuated by one bizarre incident in which a fledgling actress—claiming to be groom's secret lover—publicly slit her wrists in protest.
Bollywood’s most wanted couple enjoyed their honeymoon in Venice. But the wedding has left many others wanting to enjoy the knot. Aishwarya Rai is a name that sure comes with value, and the value isn’t small—it runs into crores. Rai’s entry into the Bachchan Family has made the Bachchan clan worth Rs 700 crore!
The following are photos and videos of the wedding.
The Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachan Story
Abhishek Bachchan was born on 5 February 1976 in Mumbai to India’s ace actor Amitabh Bachchan and his star wife Jaya Bachchan. In 2006, Abhishek was named the sexiest man in Asia by UK magazine Eastern Eye. Abhishek Bachchan has starred in more than 40 films.
Before starting her acting career, Aishwarya Rai worked as a model and won international acclaim after winning the Miss World title in 1994. The gorgeous Aishwarya Rai soon became one of Bollywood's much sought-after actress. During her film career, Aishwarya has acted in over forty movies in many languages including Hindi, English, Tamil and Bengali. Aishwarya Rai has earned huge praises from Julia Roberts and Oprah Winfrey as the most beautiful woman on Earth.
Before they became man and wife on 20 April 2007, Aishwarya and Abhishek were the lead pair in a few films. Some years later, the co-stars were together at New York for the premiere of Guru, a film they worked on together, when Abhishek proposed.
Aishwarya Rai in Kajra Re Song Video
"After the premiere, we were back in the hotel," he says. " I took her to the balcony and asked her to marry me." After the engagement, the Aishwarya and Abhishek wedding became one of the most celebrated events in India.
The image-conscious couple came out publicly about their fairytale love on Oprah’s show. Not only did Abhishek candidly reveal how he proposed marriage to Aishwarya but he also planted a kiss on his wife’s cheek when Oprah asked them if they have ever kissed on camera.
Abhishek and Aishwarya continue to lead their glamorous lifestyles, but in complete harmony. As a matter of fact since their marriage, their film careers have only further flourished. Eager fans of the dream couple want them to settle down and bring the next generation of Bachchan superstars into the world.
Aishwarya's Baby — "IT'S A GIRL!!"
News Update: The happy couple was blessed with a cute baby girl at 10.00 AM on 16 November 2011 at Seven Hills Hospital, Mumbai. Abhishek must be very happy as he always wanted a daughter who looked like Aishwarya! The baby is the third grandchild of Amitabh and Jaya Bachchan, after Agastya and Navya Naveli, Shweta and Nikhil Nanda's children.
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