Aishwarya Rai Height, Age, Boyfriend, Husband, Children

Aishwarya Rai Height, Age, Boyfriend, Husband, Children

Aishwarya Bachchan Rai: Bollywood's Timeless Beauty

Aishwarya Bachchan Rai, formerly known as Aishwarya Rai, was born on November 1, 1973, in Mangalore, Karnataka state, India. Her classic beauty and exceptional talent propelled her to stardom, making her one of Bollywood's most celebrated actresses.

Rai was brought up in a traditional South Indian household and was on a path to pursue a career in architecture when she achieved international recognition by winning the title of Miss World in 1994. This significant achievement catapulted her into the world of modeling, leading to lucrative opportunities with industry giants like PepsiCo, Inc. and Vogue magazine. In 2003, she further solidified her presence by becoming a spokesmodel for L'Oréal Paris.

Her journey in the world of acting took a promising turn with remarkable performances in films like "Iruvar" (1997; The Duo) and "...Aur pyaar ho gaya" (1997; inspired by the 1994 American movie "Only You"). These films marked a departure from the traditional structure typical of Bollywood productions at the time and played a pivotal role in thrusting Aishwarya Rai into the forefront of the "New Bollywood" movement.

For decades, the Indian film industry had been known for producing formulaic and clichéd films, primarily enjoyed by South Asian audiences. However, Bollywood was undergoing transformation in terms of financing, production, and artistic quality, striving to reach a broader global audience. Aishwarya Bachchan Rai became a symbol of this evolving Bollywood, where creativity and diversity were celebrated, transcending cultural boundaries.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan: A Brief Profile

  • Full Name: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
  • Nicknames: Ash, Gullu, Gulu Maami
  • Birth Date: November 1, 1973
  • Age: 49
  • Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
  • Height: 5' 7"
  • Relationship Status: Married
  • Net Worth: $100 million


  1. She wanted a career in medicine

    Before becoming a famous actress, Bachchan actually had aspirations of pursuing a career in medicine.

  2. She loves aromatherapy

    Bachchan reveals that she loves aromatherapy as it is a way for her to relax after a long day.

  3. She doesn’t like dieting

    Bachchan claims that she loves food and never really cares to count calories, but she sticks to eating healthy food.

  4. A flower named after her

    A special type of tulip in the Keukenhof garden in the Netherlands was named after Bachchan to celebrate her beauty.

  5. She wants to try directing movies

    In 2019, Bachchan stated that she wanted to start getting into producing and directing movies.

    Awards & Achievements 1994 – Miss India World 1994
    2000 – Smita Patil Memorial Award for Best Actress
    2003 – V. Shantaram Awards – Best Actress for Devdas
    2009 – Padma Shri, India’s 4th biggest civilian grand from the Government of India for her contribution to cinema.
    2009 – Film fare’s “Most Beautiful People”
    2013 – Film fare Special Centenary Award for Best Actress
    2014 – Asiavision Awards – Icon Of India.
    2017 – Femina “Most Beautiful Indian Woman”
    2018 – Femina “India’s Most Adorable Woman 2018”

    A Glimpse into Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's Personal Life

    In 1999, Aishwarya Rai's romantic journey began with Bollywood actor Salman Khan, a relationship that garnered substantial media attention. However, the couple parted ways in 2002, with Rai citing reasons such as verbal, physical, and emotional abuse, infidelity, and indignity as the driving forces behind their separation. Following this, she entered into a romantic relationship with actor Vivek Oberoi, which eventually came to an end in 2005.

    A significant turning point in her personal life occurred during the filming of "Dhoom 2," when she crossed paths with actor Abhishek Bachchan. Their blossoming romance led to an engagement announcement on January 14, 2007, which was later confirmed by Abhishek's father, Amitabh Bachchan. The couple's union on April 20, 2007, was celebrated through traditional Hindu rituals of the Bunt community, to which Aishwarya belongs. Additionally, they honored North Indian and Bengali customs. The wedding transpired in a private ceremony at the Bachchan residence, "Prateeksha," located in Juhu, Mumbai. Their union has earned them the title of a "supercouple" in the Indian media.

    Aishwarya Rai holds her Hindu faith close to her heart and is deeply religious. Her international prominence soared when she graced the Cannes Film Festival alongside Abhishek Bachchan shortly after their wedding. They later appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show on September 28, 2009. The couple's fame even led them to be regarded as a more prominent duo than Brangelina.

    On November 16, 2011, Aishwarya Rai welcomed a daughter into her family. While she is affectionately known as "Ash" or "Aish" by fans and the media, she has expressed her preference for being addressed by her full name, "Aishwarya," as she values maintaining her good name.

    A pivotal moment in her life occurred on July 12, 2020, when Aishwarya Rai and her daughter tested positive for COVID-19. Subsequently, on July 17, they were admitted to a hospital. Fortunately, both mother and daughter recovered from the illness and were discharged from the hospital on July 27, 2020.