Miss World 1994, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, is considered one of the most beautiful women in the world. Her eyes are so mesmerising that you can’t help but fall under her spell. She is also the recipient of the Padma Shri by the Government of India (2009) and the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the Government of France (2012).
Aishwarya began her journey in the Bollywood film industry in 1997 and has delivered one amazing hit release after another. We at UrbanAsian present you some films where she established herself as a talented performer on screen.
Take a look at these 10 films where Aishwarya Rai Bachchan proved to all what a versatile and talented actress she is:
Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999)
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan won the best actress Filmfare award for her portrayal of Nandini in this Sanjay Leela Bhansali directorial.
In this film, Aishwarya played Shirley Dias – Max’s (Shah Rukh Khan) twin sister, a fun girl who loves her brother to the core and helped him in all his pranks.
In the tragic love story by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Aishwarya essayed the role of Parvati “Paro” Chakraborty. Her love for Dev and the pain she felt when they were separated made all our eyes moist.
Dhoom 2 (2006)
She played Sunene – a sexy robber who not only helped Hrithik Roshan’s character in his heists but also robbed our hearts.
Aishwarya played Sujata Desai in this Mani Ratnam directorial opposite Abhishek Bachchan. We love how their off-screen chemistry reflected on screen.
Jodha Akbar (2008)
In this Ashutosh Gowariker film, the actress played Rajput princess Jodha – one of Akbar’s many wives. The poise and grace with which she carried herself in the film made it feel like she was from that era itself.
Aishwarya played Sana, a medical student and Rajinikanth’s love interest in this science fiction film directed by S. Shankar. Her friendship with the Robot, Chitti, was beautiful
In this romantic drama written, composed and directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Rai-Bachchan played a nurse to the quadriplegic Ethan Mascarenhas.
In this drama based on the life if Sarabjit– an Indian farmer who was imprisoned in Pakistan, Aishwarya played Randeep Hooda’s sister. Her struggles to set her brother free was really heart wrenching.
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil (2016)
In this Karan Johar film, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was paired with Ranbir Kapoor. What can we say, she slayed it as, especially with the way she delivered her dialogues.
Besides being citied the World’s most beautiful women, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is also the ambassador for several charity organisations and campaigns. She is a Goodwill Ambassador for the Joint United Nations Programme on AIDS (UNAIDS) as well as the first Indian actress to become a jury member at the Cannes Film Festival.