Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Aishwarya Rai, born in Mangalore, began her career as a model and beauty queen before moving into acting. She made her film debut in the Tamil film Iruvar in 1997, with her first Hindi film, Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya premiering the same year. Yet, her first commercial success was in the Tamil film Jeans in 1998, which was also dubbed into Telugu and Hindi.

Ash is also known for her roles in films such as Taal, Josh, Mohabbatein, Raincoat, Dhoom 2, and many more. Not a stranger to Hollywood either, Aishwarya starred in English language films such as Bride and Prejudice, Mistress of Spices, and The Pink Panther 2.

She married Abhishek Bachchan in 2007, and gave birth to a baby girl in November 2011.