Bollywood Diva Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has turned 47 today. The actress who started her career in B-Town in 1998 and since then she has become a global icon. Apart from the Bollywood movies, this stunning beauty has featured in many Hollywood movies as well which includes Bride and Prejudice and Provoked.
Today we have come up with 10 interesting facts about Aishwarya Rai Bachchan which you may not know.
Do you know when Aishwarya Rai first came onto the screen? Well it was not Bollywood, shocked.. Yes she first appeared in a TV commercial when she was studying in 9th grade. It was a Camlin Pencil’s TV commercial.
Aishwarya Rai was looking for pursuing a career in medicine. As time go by she decided to study architecture and was enrolled at Rachana Sansad Academy of Architecture before entering into the glamourous world of Bollywood.
She was crowned Miss World in the year 1994 and since then she has worked in almost 45 movies.
Do you guys remember the famous Pepsi Ad of 1993? Well It was Aishwarya Rai starring in that Pepsi ad along with Mahima Chaudhary and Aamir Khan. It was before she won the Miss World title.
Aishwarya was the first ever Indian actress who was a jury member at the Cannes Film Festival in 2003.
There are many tulips at the Keukenhof Gardens in Netherlands which are named after Aishwarya Rai.
She made her acting debut with a Tamil film iruvar in 1997. in the same year she featured in her first Bollywood movie opposite Bobby Deol titled Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is the first female to have a statue at Madame Tussaud’s museum.
She is the first Indian to be invited to the Oprah Winfrey show.
Aishwarya Rai has been honoured with Padma Shri in the year 2009. She ahs also been awarded Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the Government of France in 2012.
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