Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is a model turned into actress mainly active in the Bollywood film industry. She is also the winner of the Miss World 1994 pageant.
She was born on 1 November 1973 in Mangalore, Karnataka. She completed her college from Jai Hind College, Mumbai and D.G. Ruparel College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Mumbai.
Her hobbies are knitting, collecting watches, and reading. At a very young age, she did her first commercial ad for Camlin pencils.
Before becoming famous across the whole world, including the Bollywood industry, she also tried for voice-dubbing in a TV serial but was rejected.After her first commercial ad, she starred in many other commercial ads like Pepsi.
After winning Miss World 1994 pageant, she received two Filmfare awards and was also honoured by the Government of India with Padma Shri.