On her 44th birthday today we have gathered some interesting and lesser-known facts about Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s life. The media has often termed this Bollywood diva as the most beautiful women in the world. As the age fails to disgrace her beauty her fans would always love to know some facts about her personal life, her career, and family affairs. Ash has given Hindi cinema many hits and she has backed several accolades for her acting abilities.
Let’s browse through some rarely known facts about the gorgeous lady – Aishwarya Rai Bachchan!
Her Favorite Things
Aishwarya’s slam book page has been fluttering across Twitter where she notes down her favorite things. Take a look!
First Commercial Ad
Aishwarya’s first commercial ad was done for Camlin pencils when she was in standard 9. Though unclear we have managed to get a picture of her from the add!
First Debut Film
She started her acting career with her debut in a Tamil film “Iruvar” in 1997.
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
The role of Tina in KKHH was offered to Ash but, she refused the role as she was working on movie Jeans at that time.
Aishwarya’s nickname is ‘GULLU’. She does not like to spoil her good mane by being called ‘Ash’, however that’s the most common name her fans give her.
Aishwarya Rai Family Profile
Ash was born to a Tulu speaking family on November 1st, 1973 in Mangalore, Karnataka. Krishnaraj Rai, an Army biologist and Vrinda Rai, a homemaker are here parents. She has an elder brother, Aditya Rai who is an engineer in merchant navy.
Ash Admits She Didn’t Have A Beach Perfect Body
Aishwarya influenced the organizers of international beauty pageant to exclude the bikini round from the competition. Reports confirm that she quoted, “When I became Miss Word, I was definitely not the best beach body of all the 87 contestants. I can vouch for it… I can put a stamp on it. And yet I won the title. People believe that this (swimwear round) is an imperative round and this becomes the deciding factor. That’s not true.”
The Gorgeous Eyes
The former Miss World is known for her glittery sea-green eyes. Ash is the most googled celebrity and most of the questions are about the color of her eyes – whether real or contact lenses? The fact is that the gorgeous diva is blessed with the rare combination of sea green eyes and beautiful looks.
Wax Statue At Madame Tussauds, London
Adding to the list of her achievements in the acting prowess, Ash bags another feather to her hat when her wax statue was included at Madame Tussauds Museum, London.
Her Career Interest In School
Ash wanted to pursue her career in medicine as her favourite subject was Zoology. Growing up she enrolled her for an architecture course but dropped out and chose to pursue the modelling career.
Jury Member At Cannes Film Festival
Ash sits amongst the jury members at Cannes Film Festival in 2003. She was the first Bollywood actress to achieve this feat!
We bet you didn’t know most of these!!