Personal Profile

Full Name: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Nicknames: Aish/Aishu/Gullu

Birthday: November 1, 1973 ( Tuesday )

Birthplace: Karnataka, Mangalore - India

Star Sign: Scorpio

Height: 5'7.5"

Marital Status: Married to Abhishek Bachchan

Family: Father- Krishnaraj Rai, ex-merchant navy officer
Mother- Vrinda Rai, writer, homemaker
Brother- Aditya Rai, merchant navy officer (born 1970, older than Aish)

Education: Arya Vidya Mandir, Santacruz, Bombay India
DG Ruparel College, Mantunga, Bombay India (Considered as the #1 Science College in the City) Raheja College of Architecture, Bandra, Bombay India

Best Performances: 2008 Jodhaa in "Jodhaa Akbar"
1999 Nandini in "Hum Dil De chuke Sanam"
2002 Paro in "Devdas"
For Rest of Aish's Movies check out her Filmography

Philosophy: "Happiness is a relative term. It's the way you like to perceive it. Happiness plays a lot of hide-n-seek with me, but happiness and I are good friends." - Aishwarya Rai
More Quotes

Producers: Aishwarya and her family own a production company called Target Films.

Endorsements: Longines, L'Oreal, Coke, Nakshatra, Lux

Model History: Aishwarya posed in several different ad campaigns for Longines, L'Oreal, Cola, Nakshatra, Lux, Fuji Film, Pepsi, Palmolive, Rupa Cosmetics, Eye Bank Association of India, Lakme, Colgate, etc.

Organizations: Eye Bank Association of India (EBAI), PETA India, Polio Campaign

Int'l Representation:
Simone Sheffield (International Manager)
Canyon Entertainment
P.O.B. #256
Palm Springs, CA 92263

Close Friends: Preity Zinta and Twinkle Khanna

Features: Voted 100 Most Influential People in the World by Time Magazine

Favorite Actor/Actress: Raj Kapoor and Nargis

Favorite Movie: Casablanca

Favorite Perfume: Happy by Clinique

Slogan: "Be Kind, there are battles being fought and not all of them are on the battlefield."

Excerpt from Old Cineblitz Interview:
Clothes, Casuals and Formals: "I like structure jackets, form fitting gowns for formal wear and chikan salwaar kameez for casual wear. Jeans & T- Shirt do very well too. I hate anything that's fussy and frilly."

Food habits: ."Fussy about very plain fare. I am not fussy about food at all. I can survive on dhal chawal and vegetables.."

Do you diet: ."NO!."

What makes you happiest: "My family and a very close group of friends."

What scares you the most: "Cockroaches, I abhor them."

What do you absolutely hate: "Gossip, hypocrisy."

Your dream man: "Should be handsome but not necessarily tall and dark!"

Your idea of love: "Is what my parents share."

Your weakness: "My willing-ness to take people at face value."

Your strength: "My self-assurance. It's ever present even in the worst situations."

The most outrageous pass made at you: "Nah, can't talk about it."

Your idea of bliss: "Lies somewhere in the vicinity of my bed (I love to laze, that's all I mean!)."

You're possessive about: "The people I care for."

Favourite colognes: "Happy by Clinique."

What turns you on: "Razor sharp intelligence, witty repartees."

Do you have a favourite pastime: "Sleeping (Alone, mind you!)."

Your idea of sexy: "A combination of vulnerability and intelligence."

Music: "What kind?"

Do you try practical jokes: "No, I don't! I am too polite for that."

Favourite holiday resort: "Any place that gives me peace of mind."

You admire: "Strength of character."

You believe in: "In God first and then myself."

Best compliment you've received: "A child at an orphange told me that my warmth over shines my beauty. I was bowled over!"

Any pets: "I can only think of one right now, me!"

You're paranoid about: "Being an under-achiever."

Any colours you're crazy about: "Black, I love it!"

You're booked in the industry till: "I utter the magic words, 'I Do'."

The saddest moment in your life: "When I didn't make it to the top three in my 10th grade."

Message to fans: "Life may be one BIG drama, and we, character in it.... But....LIVE IT.....Every moment in it!!?!!"

All content on this site are found from outside sources such as magazines and newspaper articles on Aishwarya Rai. Words in quotation marks are directly from Aishwarya Rai herself. Therefore, any content, work, or verbiage taken from this section and claimed as your own is considered plagiarism. The necessary actions or consequences will be taken at hand to those who violate these terms.