The epitome of beauty Aishwarya Rai Bachchan turns 40 today, but this doesn't make her look anything less than fabulous. Even at 40, Ash looks splendid, mesmerising and as radiant as ever. She remains flawless in every sense with timeless beauty, sea-green eyes, elegance and poise. Today, she is not only one of the leading stars in our film industry, but is reckoned internationally as an iconic beauty.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's tryst with destiny began when she started modelling at the age of 17. She was then crowned the world's most beautiful woman in 1994. This Mangalorean beauty later went on becoming the reigning queen of the hindi film industry, after delivering several hits like Taal, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Devdas, Mohabbatein and many more. Aishwarya was showered with tempting Bollywood and Hollywood offers. Today, Ash is idolised by many young Indian women who want to enroll in beauty pageants and prefer to follow in her footsteps.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has captured our attention not only because of her beauty, intelligence and incredible films, but her evolving style has kept us salivating for more. From being wooed by the big production houses and high-profile brands to having millions smitten by her beauty, Mrs Rai Bachchan has the world at her feet.
But, for Ash, her world changed after she became a mother to a cute little baby girl on November 16, 2011. Aaradhya Bachchan, her first child with hubby Abhishek Bachchan, was a blessing to Aishwarya.
From becoming the Miss World to an idol, Ash is definitely a phenomenon! Come, wish the beautiful Aishwarya Rai on her 40th birthday!
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