Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has always been the talk of the town for whatsoever she does. From her onscreen liplock in Dhoom 2 till her weight gain controversy post pregnancy, the media hasn't spared this beautiful women in any case. But, what we love about Ash is the way she carries herself even during the time of crisis.
Aishwarya's fans want to know everything that's happening in her life and she is constantly under the media scanner. She was chased by the media ever since she rose to fame after winning the Miss World contest in 1994. She was slammed by the media and public in every single occasion, but a dignified Mrs Rai Bachchan has always maintained a silence over all these scandals and gossips.
In the past, Ash faced extreme gossips related to her relationships. Then came her skin lightening controversy in 2010. But, things turned really worse after she became the Bachchan bahu. We still harp on her alleged fight with filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar, after a pregnant Aishwarya was unceremoniously dropped from the film Heroine.
She became the subject of harsh controversy, after she became a mother. She gained oodles of weight and double-chinned picture at Mukesh Ambani's party evoked extreme criticism. Things went on and on, the Ash detractors would thrash the actress for every small reason.
Here's the top scandals and controversies about Aishwarya.
Aishwarya's Skin Lightening Controversy
In 2010, Ash had hit the headlines over her skin lightening controversy for the Elle magazine. It was said that though Ash is a fair complexioned woman, she looked excessively pale on cover of Elle magazine. According to the gossips, Rai's skin appeared to have been digitally lightened on the cover, that left the actress furious.
Controversial Kiss In Dhoom 2
When Aishwarya Rai shared a liplock with co-star Hrithik Roshan in Dhoom 2, it evoked extreme criticisms across the nation.
Ash And Madhur Bhandarkar Fight
This is possibly one such news that rocked the entire nation. Aishwarya, who was supposed to do Madhur Bhandarkar's film Heroine, was allegedly dropped by the filmmaker. Reason given, her unexpected pregnancy that was allegedly being hidden from Bhandarkar. This evoked extreme controversy, until Kareena was finally chosen for Heroine.
Aaradhya Bachchan Controversy
Finally, Ash became a mother after she gave birth to a little baby girl on November 16, 2011. And, then what? The nation went almost crazy to know about each and every detail related to the Bachchan baby. Her name, looks, complexion, naming ceremony and what not? People demanded every minute detail about the nation's youngest celebrity.
Rai's Post Baby Weight
The actress was slammed by her detractors and the media for gaining oodles of weight, post pregnancy. But, Ash hardly paid any heed to these criticisms.
Aishwarya Rai Comeback Controversy
It's been a year now that we hear every other day that Rai is all set make her comeback in Bollywood soon. But, nothing has been confirmed yet.
A while ago, after Aishwarya Rai Bachchan faced the camera for the first time post her pregnancy for Kalyan Jewellers, she was struck with the controversy that her slim figure in the print ads is possibly the result of photoshopping. If you observe the image meticulously, you know what we mean!