Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who is acting in Jazbaa is often referred to as one of the most beautiful woman in the world and her beauty sometimes overshadows her work in Bollywood films but today we are going to list out those movies of the actress that prove she was a indeed a talented leading lady.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was into modelling before entering Bollywood. After she won her Miss world title, she did her first movie. She debuted in a Tamil film by the name Iruvar which was directed by Mani Ratnam. She later did two Bollywood movies Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya and Aa Ab Laut Chalen before she bagged Sanjay Leela Bhansali's super-hit film, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam which gave her the much needed push in her Bollywood career.
The actress has been part of many disastrous films and people even used to make fun of her smile saying it was plastic, etc. But unlike many negative views about the actress, she was indeed talented and has essayed many memorable roles in Bollywood movies.
The actress was one of the lucky few who was blessed with both talent and looks, there is no actress from her league in Bollywood who can dance as well as Aishwarya. Madhuri Dixit's dancing skills could not be challenged by anybody, that was only till Aishwarya came along.
She is the only leading lady who can match Hrithik's energy and finesse of dancing. She is truly a multi talented person who used to get into the skin of the characters she used to essay in movies. From Guru to Umrao Jaan to Dhoom 2, each film was extremely different from the other but Aishwarya showed her acting prowess by performing brilliantly in all these movies.
Here is a list of her top 10 best Bollywood movies that will prove to you people that Aishwarya Rai Bachchan can indeed act and steal you hearts as well.
Guzaarish is a 2010 Indian drama romance film directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, starring Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai in the lead roles. The film is produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Ronnie Screwvala under the banner of SLB Films and UTV Motion Pictures.
Sarkar Raj is a 2008 Indian dramatic thriller film set in the world of politics and crime. It was directed by Ram Gopal Varma. It is the sequel to Sarkar (2005). The blockbuster film was premiered in the Marché du Film section at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival,and New York Asian Film Festival. The film was archived at the Academy of Motion Pictures library.
Jodhaa Akbar is an Indian epic historical drama film. It is directed and produced by Ashutosh Gowariker. It stars Hrithik Roshan, Aishwarya Rai and Sonu Sood in the lead roles. This movie was also dubbed in Tamil & Telugu languages.
Guru is a 2007 Indian biographical film loosely based on the life of Dhirubhai Ambani, a business magnate who founded Reliance Industries. The film was co-written and directed by Mani Ratnam. It stars Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai, R. Madhavan, Vidya Balan, Arya Babbar, Mithun Chakraborty in the leading roles.
Dhoom 2 is a 2006 Indian action thriller film directed by Sanjay Gadhvi and produced by Aditya Chopra and Yash Chopra at an estimated budget of INR 350 million (US$5.7 million) under the Yash Raj Films banner. It is the second in the Dhoom series.
Umrao Jaan is a Bollywood film about the famous courtesan of the title. Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai stars in the lead roles. The film is directed by J. P. Dutta and also stars Shabana Azmi, Sunil Shetty, Divya Dutta, Himani Shivpuri and Kulbhushan Kharbanda.
Chokher Bali is a Bengali drama film based on the novel Chokher Bali by Rabindranath Tagore. Chokher Bali met with positive critical and box office reception. It even won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Bengali and was nominated for the Golden Leopard (Best Film) award at the Locarno International Film Festival in 2003.
Devdas is a 2002 Indian romantic drama film directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and based on the 1917 Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay novella Devdas. It was declared a hit by Box Office India and won the Filmfare Award for Best Film. The film also won five National Awards and a further nine Filmfare Awards, tied with Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge with the most Filmfare Awards any film had won at the time. It was later beaten in 2005 by Bhansali's Black.
Taal is a 1999 Bollywood musical romantic drama directed by Subhash Ghai. Taal was an official selection by Roger Ebert for his 2005 Overlooked Film Festival. It was quite successful in India and overseas, becoming the first Indian film to reach the top 20 on Variety's box office list.
Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam-1999
Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam is a 1999 Bollywood romantic drama film directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. The story is adopted from Maitreyi Devi's Bengali novel Na Hanyate, and is based on a love triangle.