Aishwarya Rai originates from Mangalore in Karnataka the South of India. Krishnaraj Rai her father is an engineer specialising in marine projects and Aishwarya’s mother Vrinda is a talented writer. Aishwarya Rai’s brother Ravi is a budding director and has directed a film that his sister starred in.
Aishwarya Rai’s language from birth is Tulu but she is fluent in many other languages including Urdu, Hindi, Tamil, Kannada, Marathi, and of course English. Aish Rai attended the Arya Vidya Mandir school located at Santa Cruz Mumbai and after that she went on to higher studies at Ruparel College in Matunga, Mumbai. Aish Rai always wanted to become an architect originally but while studying she also began modeling part time.
After her schooling she decided to enter Miss India contest and was finally chosen as a contestant in the Miss India during 1994, which she narrowly missed from the hands of the winner Sushmita Sen. After that she participated in the Miss World later that year and went ahead to win it easily. After that she became busy involved in various welfare work but Bollywood apparently began calling Aishwarya. She appeared in her first film ‘Iruvar’ (in Tamil language) and after doing some further filming in Tamil she was introduced to Hindi films with her first Hindi title ‘Hum dil de Chuke Sanam’. This Hindi film was directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. After that film Aish Rai never looked back and has gone on to star in many stunning films and even won many Film Fare and best actress awards for her roles. She has gone on to also star in some Hollywood films and her talent is now appreciated internationally.
Aishwarya prefers not to talk to the media about her personal life, but celebrities lives will always be in the media. In between her bust filming schedules in her personal life Aish has dated other Bollywood celebrities such as Salman Khan. That relationship didn’t go well and few years later it they broke up. After some time Aish recently got married to Abhishek Bachchan the famous son of great star Amitabh Bachchan. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has been described by other actors and directors from the Bollywood film industry as having traditional values and being a very traditional woman, which all helps make her a lovely person as well as a great actress.
Source by Gary Smithe