Aishwarya Rai, IMO is without a doubt one of the most gorgeous women in the world today. I've been infatuated with this Indian beauty for awhile now, and think that not only is she just sooo pretty to look at, she is also a damn fine actress as well.
What a beauty
Aishwarya Rai Biography
Aishwarya was an architecture student before she entered modelling as her part time job. She initially rejected the film offers since she aimed to be an architect. However, she was crowned Miss World 1994. And soon after her winning, she again received offers to star in movies. Her beauty and charm made her India's darling. Aishwarya then stormed into the bollywood movie industry, where she set out to prove that she could make a good actress as well. Her performance in "Iruvar" (1997) was critically approved, as well as winning the screen best female debutant award for her role in "...Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya" (1997). She bagged Filmfare Award for best actress for her performance in "Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam" (1999s Ajay Devgan's wife who is in love with another man. She also won rave reviews for her performance as a rape victim in "Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai" (2000).
Aishwarya Rai facts
Ambassador for Longines watches since 1999.
The first Indian actress to be on the jury of the Cannes International Film Festival
Is the first actress and performer from India to be featured on the cover of Time magazine.
Was the Coca Cola Girl for the Middle Eastern countries.
Has achieved icon status all over South Asia.
Is featured in the Guinness Book of World Records 2004.
In a poll conducted by Hello Magazine, she was voted number one as the most attractive woman of 2003, beating actresses such as Nicole Kidman, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and Gwyneth Paltrow.
In April of 2003, L'Oreal signed her as its new international brand ambassador.
The first Bollywood star to appear in Rolling Stone magazine (Issue 932, October 2, 2003)
Is fluent in the languages English, Hindi, Kannada, Tamil and Urdu.
Was listed in Time magazine as one of 100 most influential people in the world (The 2004 TIME 100).
Ran the Olympic-torch relay in June 2004.
She is just sooooo GORGEOUS!!!