Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is considered as one of the most beautiful and talented actresses of Bollywood. Born in Mangalore to South Indian parents, Aishwarya moved to Mumbai at a very tender age. But, Rai has been very close connected with South Indian culture and movies.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is a big name today globally, but, it was initially in South India, where she had received her first big break. Rai made her acting debut in 1997 with Mani Ratnam's Tamil film Iruvar, that also featured Malayalam superstar Mohanlal.
Later, she went on to do several other South Indian films like Jeans, Ravoyi Chandamama, Kandukondain Kandukondain, Raavanan, Enthiran. Even in her personal life, Rai's wedding and baby shower ceremony were conduced according to South Indian style and tradition.
Check out a few stills of Aishwarya Rai in South Indian films: