The blue-eyed beauty, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan celebrates her birthday today! The former Miss World managed to not just grab the attention of her fans in India but also those across the globe. She is not just a fine actress but also a beauty icon. From clinching the Miss India title to now being the prime face of the international red carpet events, the stunner has come a really really long way! So, here's a brief look-back to her journey to the star figure that she has become.
Miss India 1991: The actress clinched the second position in the Miss India pageant which was the baby step into the world of entertainment. This also helped her bag more amount of commercials.
Miss World 1994: She became a true household name when she was crowned for this title. In no time, she gained global fans of hers through this competition.
Movie Debut: She debuted in films through Tamil film Iruvar which was helmed by Mani Ratnam. In Bollywood, she was first seen in Aa Ab Laut Chale starring Akshaye Khanna and directed by Rishi Kapoor in the lead.
Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam: She did several movies but gained crazy fandom with her film with Salman Khan. This movie was the turning point of her career. From being a Sanjay Leela Bhansali film muse to her chemistry with the superstar Khan, the film is considered to be her best ones till date.
Devdas: She once again worked with Sanjay Leela Bhansali for Devdas. Her role of 'Paro' went international as she represented the flick at Cannes Film Festival 2002. In 2003, she became a global ambassador of L'Oréal brand and that's how she became a regular at the international red carpet events.
Bollywood Comeback: She did a string of movies and took a long five-year sabbatical from acting. Then she returned with her gritty performance in Irrfan Khan starrer Jazbaa. The recent that she mesmerize everyone was with her role in Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. She was last seen in a film named as Fanne Khan.