Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Height, Weight, Lifestyle, Personal Stats, Filmography, Awards, Biography

By Sonali Panda

May 23, 2018  Updated On : May 26, 2018

INTRODUCTION AND BIO:

Name

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Nickname

Ash and Gullu

Profession

Actress and Model

Age

45 Years

Date of Birth

01-09-1973

Birthplace

Mangalore, Karnataka, India

Nationality

Indian

Zodiac sign

Scorpio

Signature

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School

Arya Vidya Mandir, Mumbai

College

Jai Hind College, Mumbai D. G. Ruparel College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Mumbai

Education

College dropout


HEIGHT, WEIGHT, AND BODY/FIGURE MEASUREMENTS:

Height

170 cm, 1.70 m, 5` 7”

Weight

56 kg, 123 lbs

Body Measurements

Bra Size-34B

Waist Size-26 Inches

Hip Size-35 Inches

Shoe Size

8 (US)

Eye Colour

Dark Brown

Hair Colour

Black


MOVIE STATS:

Debut Film

Iruvar (1997, Tamil film)

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Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya (1997, Bollywood film)

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Highest Grossing

Dhoom 2 (2006) -81 crores

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Most popularly Paired With

Hrithik Roshan                               Salman Khan

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Biggest Hit

Mohabbatein-41.88crores   Devdas-41.65 crores

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Biggest Flop

Raincoat  (2004) 2.54 crores

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Popular Characters Played by

Nandini in Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam

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Paro in Devdas

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Brand Endorsements

Titan Watches, Longines watches, L`Oréal, Coca-Cola, Lakmé Cosmetics, Casio pager, Philips, Palmolive, Lux, Fuji films, Nakshatra Diamond Jewellery, and Kalyan Jewellers.De Beers diamonds


SOCIAL LIFE, FAMILY, PETS, AND HUMANITARIAN WORK:

Parents

Father -Krishnaraj Rai,                          Mother -Vrinda Rai

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Brother

Aditya Rai (Engineer in merchant navy)

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Sister

N/A

Relatives

Father-in-law: Amitabh Bachchan

Mother-in-law: Jaya Bachchan          

Friends

Preity Zinta,                 Twinkle Khanna, Madhuri Dixit

                              

Charity and associations

Aishwarya has pledged to donate her beautiful eyes to Eye Bank Association of India. She has established Aishwarya Rai Foundation to help and support people in need. She was given a special award for her charity work at the Miss World 2014 ceremony. Since 1994; she has supported many causes such as AIDS and HIV, Marrow and Organ Donation, Mentally and Physically challenged people etc. She is the ambassador of Smile Train, a foundation that helps children with a cleft lip or a palate.


PERSONAL STATS:

Religion

Hindu

Address

Jalsa, B/2, Kapol Housing Society, VL Mehta Road, Juhu, Mumbai

Hobbies

Knitting, collecting watches and reading


LIFESTYLE:

House

Jalsa, B/2, Kapol Housing Society, VL Mehta Road, Juhu, Mumbai

Cars and bikes

Audi A8

Pets

N/A


FAVOURITE THINGS:

Favourite food and cuisine

Chicken Curry and Chocolates

(Indian Cuisine)

Favourite beverage

Tea, Coca-Cola, coffee, lime & honey in a hot water

Favourite actors

Amitabh Bachchan, Dilip Kumar,     Raj Kapoor  

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Favourite actresses

Madhubala,                                         Nargis

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Favourite films

Hollywood: Casablanca (1942)        

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Favourite song

N/A

Favourite singer

N/A

Favourite musician

N/A

Favourite colours

Black, white and blue

Favourite sport

N/A

Favourite perfume

Happy by Clinique

Favourite sportsman

N/A

Favourite book

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho


Favourite co-stars

Shah Rukh Khan

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Favourite hotel

N/A

Favourite holiday destination

France, Dubai and South Africa

Favourite designer

Giorgio Armani

Favourite vehicle

Mercedes, Toyota Celica

Favourite brand

N/A


WEALTH:

Net worth

9-10 crore/film (INR)

Salary

$35 million


RELATIONSHIPS:

Marital Relationships

Married (Abhishek Bachchan)

Past relationship

Rajeev Mulchandani (Model),        Vivek Oberoi (Actor),

Salman Khan (1999-2001),

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Extramarital

N/A

Children

Daughter-Aaradhya Bachchan (born 16 November 2011)

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5 INTERESTING UNKNOWN FACTS:

1. She was a bright student and consistently used to score above 90%.

2. If not an actress, she would have either been an architect or in medicine line as she always liked Zoology.

3. Before becoming famous, she tried her luck in voice-dubbing for a TV serial but was rejected.

4. During the making of the song Dola Re Dola from the film Devdas (2002), she suffered from ear bleeding due to heavy earrings.

5. She is the only actress to have featured for both Pepsi and Coca-Cola.

6. She had a photograph with Ranbir Kapoor in 1998, and 18 years later in 2016, they came together in the film Ae Dil Hai Mushkil.

7. During the shooting of her film Khakee (2004), she had an accident due to the out of control car of the stuntman, after which she suffered severe cuts.


5 FAMOUS QUOTES:

1. Do men still say, “I love you” and want to marry you as soon as they set eyes on you?

2. My values are proper and middle-class. And I’m proud of them.

3. Life may be one BIG drama, and we, character in it... But... LIVE IT... Every moment in it.

4. It`s nice to be important, but it`s more important to be nice.

5. You give to the world your greatest gift when you`re being yourself.


5 MOST POPULAR DIALOGUES:

1. Main Kisi ki zaroorat Nahi ... khwaish banna chahti hoon...

2. Mujhe samjhane ki koshish mat karna ... kyun ki agar samjhaoge toh samajh jaaongi ... agar samajh gayi toh bikhar jaaongi...

3. Mohabbat bahut khoobsurat hoti hai ... toh kya hua agar woh apne saath thoda sa dard laati hai...

4. Kabhi kabhi insaan kuch nahi kehkar bhi ... sab kuch keh deta hai...

5. Har shayara ko shaadi kar leni chahiye ... shohar achcha mile toh zindagi achchi kat jaati hai ... na mile toh shayari achchi ho hi jaati hai….


CONTROVERSIES:

1. In 1996, she sued the Star and Style magazine for an amount of 20 million (2 crore INR) for publishing that actress Raveena Tandon had caught her and Akshay Kumar in a compromising position at the poolside of a 5-star hotel.                             

2. Her relationship with Salman Khan from 1999 to 2001 was controversial, and after her break-up, she said that she faced abuse (verbal, physical and emotional) from Salman Khan.

3. After the casting couch sting operation of  Shakti Kapoor in 2005, he said that Aishwarya had traded sexual favors for a spot in Subhash Ghai’s movies. But, later he apologized for his words and considered it as a result of his anger.


DIET PLAN AND WORKOUT:

Work out type

Yoga, crunches, push-ups, squats and pull-ups

Diet type

high protein, mixed diet, vegetarian


PERSONAL HABITS:

Smokes or not

No

Illness

serious blood disorder

Other Businesses



AWARDS

National Award:

Year

Movies

Category

2002


Rajiv Gandhi Award for Excellence in Field of Entertainment.

2002


India Times named Aishwarya Rai No.1 on the list of the "100 Most Beautiful Indian Women in the Past Century".

2003


V. Shantaram Awards – Best Actress for Devdas

2004


GR8! Women Award for Contribution to Cinema.

2009


Padma Shri, India`s fourth highest civilian award from the Government of India for her contribution to cinema. She created a history by being the first youngest actress received the award

2009


V. Shantaram Awards – Best Actress for Jodhaa Akbar

2010


The India Today Woman Summit Awards – To greet the role of the modernistic Indian woman to the workforce.

2010


India Today Women Award for Global Achievement

2010


GR8! Women Award for Social services and international recognition

2010


Teacher`s people achievers award at Teacher`s Achievement Award.

2011


A newer variety of guava, produced by Padma Shri winner horticulturist Haji Kaleemullah was named after he

2011


FICCI Frames Excellence Awards – Decade of Global Achievement for contribution to Hindi cinema & acting.

2011


FICCI Award of a Decade of Global Achievement

2011


Honoured with the Pazhassi Raja Puraskaram ‘Abhinaya Kala Ratna’ instituted by the Pazhassi Raja Charitable Trust.

2011


March 2011 Rai was honoured by Karnataka Chief Minister B. S. Yeddyurappa at World Kannada Meet (Vishwa Kannada Sammelana) for her contributions to the arts

2013


Giant Award - Outstanding Contribution to Indian Cinema

2014


Asiavision Awards - Icon Of India.

2016


Gauravvanta Gujarati Award

2016


7th Outlook Business Outstanding Women Awards - Outstanding Celebrity Woman of the Year

2017

Sarbjit

Dadasaheb Phalke Award - Best Actress

2018


Honoured by President of India Ram Nath Kovind

2018


April 2018, Bunt Community Honoured Aishwarya Rai with "Woman of Substance" title


International Honours and Recognitions:

Year

Movies

Category

1991


Rai won the International Ford Supermodel Contest at the age of 17 and was eventually featured in the American edition of Vogue.



winner of Miss World 1994 where she also won the "Miss Photogenic" award and Miss World Continental Queen of Beauty − Asia and Oceania


Miss World:

Year

Category

1994

Miss World 1994.

1994

Miss World Continental Queen of Beauty − Asia and Oceania

1994

Miss Photogenic

2000

Most Beautiful Miss World of All Times-Received the highest score of 9.911

2010

She was selected as The Most beautiful Miss World ever for the second time in 2010 by Global Beauties Magazine

2014

Declared as the Most Successful Miss World of All Times by Miss World Organisation

2014

Lifetime Beauty With a Purpose Award for charitable work by Miss World Organisation


Filmfare Awards:

Year

Movies

Category

2000

Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam

Filmfare Best Actress Award

2003

Devdas

Filmfare Best Actress Award

Stardust Awards:

Year

Movies

Category

2007

Dhoom 2

Stardust Star of the Year Award - Female

2011

Guzaarish

Stardust Award for Best Drama Actress

2015

Jazbaa

Power-packed Performer of the Year

2016

Sarbjit

Editor’s Choice Most Iconic Performance of the Year


Star Screen Awards:

Year

Movies

Category

1997


Star Screen Award for Most Promising Newcomer

1997


Star Screen Awards – Discovery of the year

1999

Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam

Star Screen Award Best Actress

2002


Star Screen Award Jodi No. 1 (shared with Shahrukh Khan)

2002

Devdas

Star Screen Award Best Actress

2009


Star Screen Award for Best Actress (Popular Choice)

2011


Star Screen Award Jodi No. 1(shared with Hrithik Roshan)


International Indian Film Academy Awards:

Year

Movies

Category

2000

Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam

IIFA Best Actress Award

2003

Devdas

IIFA Best Actress Award

2005


IIFA Global Indian Media Personality Award

2007


IIFA Glamorous Star Award

2007


IIFA Most Searched Personality on MSN India

2009


IIFA Star of the Decade – Female

2009


IIFA Outstanding Achievement by an Indian in International Cinema


Zee Cine Awards:

Year

Movies

Category

2000


Lux Face of the Year

2000

Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam

Zee Cine Award Best Actor- Female

2003

Devdas

Zee Cine Award Best Actor- Female

2003


Zee Cine Awards - True Indian Beauty Award

2005

Raincoat

Zee Cine Critics` Best Actor Award- Female

2011

Guzaarish

Zee Cine Critics` Best Actor Award- Female


Producers Guild Film Awards:

Year

Movies

Category

2010

Guzaarish

Critics` Choice Cinematic Excellence Best Actress

2013


HTC Honour (Won Along with Abhishek Bachchan)


BIG Star Entertainment Awards:

Year

Movies

Category

2010


BIG Star – Film Actor (Female) of the Decade


BIG Zee Entertainment Awards:

Year

Movies

Category

2017

Sarbjit

BIG Zee Most Entertaining Actor in a Drama Film – Female

2017

Ae Dil Hai Mushkil

BIG Zee Most Entertaining Actor in a Romantic Film – Female

Femina Miss India:

Year

Category

1994

Miss India World

1994

Miss Catwalk

Miss Miraculous

Miss Photogenic

Miss Perfect Ten

Miss Popular

Most Photogenic Face


Other Awards and Recognitions:

Year

Movies

Category

2000

Taal

Zee Gold Best Actress Award

2000

Taal

Zee Gold Best Actress in a sensational role


Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam

Zee Gold Critics Best Actress Award


Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam

Priyadarshini International Award category – Best Actress


Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam

Rupa Filmgoers Millennium Best Actress Award

2001

Mohabbatein

BWSX Fantasy Award: Best Supporting Actress

2002

Devdas

RACE Award: Best Actress

2002

Devdas

Sansui Best Actress Award

2003

Devdas

Bollywood Movie Award – Best Actress

2003

Chokher Bali

Anandalok Puraskar Award – Anandalok Best Actress Award

2004


F Awards-For Excellence in Indian Fashion - Female Celebrity Model of the Year

2004


Global Foreign Artiste Debutantes to Mainstream Media Award

2005


MTV Immies Best Performance in a Song ("Kajra Re")

2006


Zee Astitva Awards – Outstanding Contribution to Cinema

2007

Dhoom 2

MTV Lycra Style Awards: Most Stylish Female

2007

Dhoom 2

MTV Lycra Style Awards: Most Stylish Couple along with Hrithik Roshan

2008


Reebok Zoom Glam Awards: Glam Couple Award along with Abhishek Bachchan

2008

Guru

Central European Bollywood Awards: Best Actress Award

2008


She was selected by Verve Magazine in its list of the country`s most powerful women

2009


Indian Youth Icon Awards: Global Face of the Year

2009


A poll conducted by the newspaper Daily News and Analysis, she was voted as one of India`s most popular icons

2010


NDTV Awards: "Icon of 21 years of Entertainment Award

2010


GQ awards: "Global Indian Woman" or woman of substance.

2010


GQ Men of the Year Awards – Excellence Award.

2010


Masala Awards – Global Artist Of The Year

2010


DNA India Style Awards – Beauty Icon Award

2010


NDTV Indian of The Year Awards – Indian Icon of the year

2010


She ranked 2nd in The Times of India`s 50 most desirable women

2010


`Hello! Hall Of Fame` Awards: Global Icon Award.

2010

Raavan

Anandalok Puraskar Award – Anandalok Award for Best Actress (Hindi)

2011


Cosmopolitan Awards – Female of All Time

2011


Big Ima Music Awards – The best Visualized Female Song – Udi Guzaarish

2011


She ranked 9th in The Times of India`s 50 most desirable women

2011


Vogue Beauty Awards – Global Beauty Icon award.

2012


Loreal Paris Femina Women Awards – The Iconic Woman of Worth Award.

2012


Cosmopolitan Fun, Fearless Awards – Power Couple (Aishwarya & Abhishek).

2013


Rai was voted as the "most popular actress" in the Filmfare 100 years of cinema issue in 2013.

2013


listed in Filmfare 100 years of cinema issue list of top 5 `global Icon" at #2 also being the only female in it.

2014


Filmfare Glamour & Style Awards for Global Icon of the year (Female)

2014


Filmfare Glamour & Style Awards for Most Glamorous Real-Life Couple (Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan)

2014


Aishwarya Rai has topped the list of 20 most searched successful Indian women on Google

2014


The Times Of India`s Forever Desirable woman.

2015


HT Style Awards - The most stylish couple of the year award ( Aishwarya Rai Bachchan & Abhishek Bachchan )

2015


HT Style Awards - Most Stylish Global Icon of the Year (Female)

2015


Filmfare Glamour & Style Awards for Global Icon of the year (Female)

2015


Filmfare Glamour & Style Awards for Most Glamorous Real-Life Couple (Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan)

2016


NRI Of The Year Award - Global Indian of the Year Award

2016


`Hello! Hall Of Fame` Awards: Glamour Icon of the Year

2016


HT Most Stylish Awards - Most Stylish Female Superstar award

2016


HT Most Stylish Awards - The Most stylish couple (Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan)

2016


Filmfare Glamour & Style Awards - Most Glamorous Star (Female)

2016


Filmfare Glamour & Style Awards - Trendsetter Of The Year

2017


Lions Gold Awards - Best Actress of the Year

2017


Vogue Beauty Awards - Most Beautiful Global Indian Icon of the decade

2017


Indian Film Festival of Melbourne - Westpac IFFM Excellence in Global Cinema

2017


Vogue Women Of The Year Awards - Vogue Influencer of the Decade`

2018


HT Most Stylish Awards - Timeless Style Diva

2018


Femina Beauty Awards - Global Beauty Icon

2018


Femina Beauty Awards - Powerhouse Entertainer for Two Decades





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