Aishwarya Rai-Beautiful and Intelligent
Bold and beautiful !
Even now she is charming and beaming, after becoming the mother of a child ! She visits many film festivals abroad, and accompanies her father-in-law Amitabh Bacchan to many functions.Even after becoming the mother of a 3 year old baby girl, she attracts crowds. This is evident by the applause she received at the recent Cannes Film Festival.
Aishwarya Rai- Queen of millions of hearts of film lovers in India and all over the world,in favor of who about 17,000/-websites are created by her admirers,is not only talented, beautiful, but also intelligent since her teen age days.Even though she has a growing baby girl to look after, she is still in great demand and attending many functions with her daughter Aradhya
Her daughter is now two years old.Aishwarya now moves with here little daughter wherever she can.After all, what could be more proud for a lady than her child.
Life in brief
Born on Nov 1, 1973,in Mangalore,Aishwarya, belongs to 'Bunts' community, whose native land is South Canara (Mangalore) district in Karnataka state in South India.Her mother tongue is Tulu language, which is spoken by some lakh people only, but that has rich vocabulary.Her mother is Mrs.Vrinda Rai.
She grew up in Mumbai,as her parents had settled there.She scored 90% of marks in her School final exam(HSC),which she completed from Ruparel College.
She proceeded with her education, without bothering about films or glamor,with great interest in science.She wanted to do a course in medicine,But some how she joined a course in Architecture.She was doing it with interest, and was faring well.
Just incidentally, her lady professor asked her to pose for a design she was preparing.To oblige her, she did it. That was a hit and advertisers were attracted by her way of presenting herself easily.Even though she had done modelling for Camlin pencils at the age of just 9, she had not given importance to that.
After the hit of that gestural performance, she was cajoled by some other Ad film producers to perform for them.She did modelling for Garden sarees, Pepsi, Casino,Prudent and Philips, etc.All those were a hit.
Famous film star Rekha,Who was, just like Aish, was well known for her glamor and talent in those days( she is keeping her figure equally attractive even now at the age of 57 now),on seeing her performance in Garden saree ads,exclaimed 'Oh,this girl will be tomorrow's heroine!'..Her exclamation became true by more than 100%.
Now- a mother
Such a glamorous Aish is now a mother. In the 3rd week of Nov,2011, she has given birth to a girl child, to the thrill of her family members and millions of fans. What is more important is, she chose to deliver the child in a normal way than going to caesarian.Even though she is 38, she preferred to suffer for 6 hours with the delivery pain and delivered the baby in the normal way. This is a message to young women to make their mind to avoid caesarians. For this purpose, there is no wonder that the Mumbai chief health officer congratulated her.
Never Looked Back
AS she got success in modelling without much training, she had to change her mind and take modelling as her career. She got training and attempted for Miss World competition in 2004.She was astonishingly successful.Film makers and advertising agencies stood in Que at her gate. But Aish was very choosy.She had intelligence , patience and talent.She waited till she get a well-known talented director offered her .When Manirathnam,who had bagged one or the other award for each of his films,approached her, she grabbed the chance.
Thus began her career in films-only to open-up new records in Hindi film field.
Her Film carreer
First film:IRUVAR- directed by Manirathnam,1977.Tamil film ;meaning-'TWO'. Her role was much appreciated.
In the same year, she played the leading role in Hindi film-'Aur Pyar Ho Gaya' (.....And love happened) directed by Rahul Rawal.It got her best actress award.Then she performed in other films like- Taal, Jeans(1988) and 'Hum Dil De chuke Sanam'( oh dear, We have given our heart!). The latter directed by Sanjay Leela Bansali,got her prestigious 'Film fare award'.
'Hamara dil Aapke pas hi' ( my heart is with you)was another film released in 2000.
Then she performed in the Hindi film-'Mohabbatten'(love)in 2001.
Then came the film 'Devdas' By Sanjay Leela Bansali.It was the recreation of the old film produced some 45 years ago.Aish played the leading role in it and filled glamor, emotions, luxury, talent, and everything in it.It was a box-office hit and created history.
She speaks five languages- Tulu,Kannada,Hindi, English,and Urdu.She can manage Marathi also
She learnt classical dance in her teens. She practiced it for five years.
She got her first award in her 20th year of age. Since 1994, she has won at least 100 important awards..
She is the first Indian woman to be a jury at the Cannes film festival.
TIME magazine cited her as one of the 100 most influential people in the world.
First Indian actress to have her bust in wax installed at Madam Tussaud's wax museum, London.This wax statue was borrowed to New york museum for six months.
Her 50 music videos appeared in 7 years.
She was featured in 2004th edition of Guinness book of World Records.
She has played leading roles in & films with her husband Abhishek Bacchan.That is the highest number she acted with any hero.
Got 'Padmashree' award at the youngest age.
Got prestigious 'V.Shantharam award' twice.
Got best actress award for her performance in 'Jodha Akbar' in 2009.
She is 5'7", Characterized by her famous blue green eyes.
There are striking similarities between Abhishek Bacchan and his father Amithabh Bacchan,in choosing their life partners.Amithabh , when proposed to Jaya Bhaduri, the then famous heroine, was a budding star of those days.Same is the case with Abhishekh also. And, Abhishekh is two years younger to Aishwarya,as is Amithabh to Jaya.
Accident and survival
Aish survived an accident in 2004 ,on the sets of the film Khakhee,when a car driven by a stuntman lost control and hit her. She had wounds and fracture in the foot.But luckily, she recovered without any permanent damage.
Aishwarya Rai, whose nickname is- Aish, and Gullu since her childhood, is a combination of talent,forethought, patience and dedicated hard work.Her success appears to be sudden, but it is not so. But luck also has favored her.So she is now the angel to millions, but quite sensible in her decisions and behaviors.