Aishwarya Rai Movies List

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Born into a traditional South Indian family Aishwarya Rai popularly
called as ‘Ash’ is one of Bollywood's pre-eminent leading ladies. She
started modeling at a very young age and appeared in a number of
commercials but it was the Pepsi ad with Mahima Choudhary that really
brought her into the limelight. In 1994 she was the runner-up to the
Miss India contest and became a strong contender for the Miss World
crown which she won.

Ash stormed into the Indian movie industry, where she has proven
herself a brilliant & genuine actress. Her performance in “Iruvar” (1997)
was critically acclaimed. She made her Bollywood debut with Rahul
Rawail’s “Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya” (1997). Though the film was not
commercially successful it won her the “Screen best female debutant
award”. The South Indian movie “Jeans” was her first commercially
successful film.

The year 1999 saw a steep rise in the career graph of Ash with her
blockbuster hits “Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam” and “Taal”. Her
performances in both the films were highly applauded and she won the
“Filmfare Best Actress Award” for the former. These films answered the
questions raised by critics on her acting talents and proved that she was
not just looks and charms but a rare talent that could deliver emotions,
dialogues and dance with great élan.

Between 2000 and 2001 she starred in a number of films like Josh, Dhai
Akshar Prem Ke, Albela, Mohabbatein etc. and starred next to major
actors like Shahrukh Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Govinda etc. In 2002
she landed a role in the lavishly produced “Devdas” next to Shahrukh
Khan and Madhuri Dixit. The film was a major box-office hit. It won her
the Filmfare Best Actress Award and also received international
acclaim. The film was screened at the Cannes film festival. It was during
that time that Ash signed a few Hollywood projects as well.

After that Rai stormed the international stage and claimed world wide
recognition by being a regular at the Cannes film festival. She was a
member of the jury in 2003. She was chosen as one of the World's "100
Most Influential People" by the Time magazine in 2004. She was the
subject of a 60 Minutes profile on January 2. A month later she
appeared on the Late Show with David Letterman. She was also
featured on Oprah's "Women Across the Globe" segment.

Ash’s first foreign film was “Pride and Prejudice” which was followed by
the “Mistress of Spices” which though was not commercially successful
earned the critics respects.

At the end of 2006 she starred in “Dhoom 2 “ which again brought her
back to attention. She starred next to Hritik Roshan and Abhishek
Bachchan who became her husband in April 2007.

Aishwarya Bachchan’s forthcoming releases include Jodha-Akbar,
Sarkar 2 (in which she would be starring next to her husband), Raaste
and Happy Birthday. She also has a long lineup of her Hollywood
releases including movies like The Rebel, Chaos and Singularity in which
she is starring with “The Mummy” fame Brandon Fraiser. Looks like

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