She is a diva with a million dollar smile and her looks and talent made her what she is today. But when Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's first movie Aur Pray Ho Gaya bombed at the Box-Office many critics said that she is an expressionless model with a beautiful face. However, Aishwarya took everything in stride and soon conquered Bollywood with her brilliant acting in films like Devdas and Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan became a household name after she shot the famous Pepsi ad campaign with Aamir Khan. Aishwarya won the Miss World Pageant in 1994. After winning the crown, she was showered with tempting Bollywood and Hollywood offers. She found international fame from the Hollywood movie Bride and Prejudice.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan married Abhishek Bachchan in 2007. Their love story began on the sets of JP Dutta's Umrao Jaan. It is said that after the premiere of the film Guru, Abhishek Bachchan proposed marriage to Aishwarya.
Here are some rare and unseen pictures of Aishwarya from behind the sets.