Aishwarya Rai Bachchan surprised everyone at the recently held Sansui Stardust Awards, when she called Rekha 'Maa'. We all know that Jaya Bachchan and Rekha are not too friendly and the reason behind it is Rekha's alleged affair (in the past) with Amitabh Bachchan.
Both Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Amitabh Bachchan attended the Sansui Stardust awards together. At the function, Aishwarya received an award from veteran actress Rekha. When Rekha gave the award to Aishwarya, she addressed the veteran actress as 'Maa' which surprised the on-lookers.
Both Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Amitabh Bachchan won awards at the Sansui Stradust Screen Awards.
(In Pic-Aish, Big B's Candid Moment)
Veteran actress Rekha gave Aishwarya Rai Bachchan the Power-Packed Performance Award for her movie Jazbaa at the recently held Sansui Stardust Awards .
While receiving the award from Rekha, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan addressed her as 'Maa'. People were surprised after hearing this, as they all know about Rekha and Big B's rumoured link up.
Superstar Amitabh Bachchan won the Best Actor Award at the Sansui Stardust Awards for his mind-blowing performances in the movies like Shamitabh and Piku.
After a gap of five years, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan made a comeback in Bollywood with Sanjay Gupta's Jazbaa.
(In Pic-Aish snapped at the Stardust Awards)
Bollywood celebs like Shahrukh Khan and Kajol also attended the Sansui Stardust Awards. Both of them also performed on their song 'Gerua' from the movie Dilwale.
Kajol With SRK
Shahrukh Khan and Kajol snapped while talking to the media at the Sansui Stardust Awards. Bollywood diva Kajol was looking stunning in her Red saree at the event.
Salman Khan posing for the shutterbugs at the Sansui Stardust Awards. Salman Khan was looking super hot in his blue suit on the awards night.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan said, "It is great to receive it from 'Maa'. To this Rekha replied, "I hope I can give it to you for many more years." Though both Rekha and Jaya Bachchan recently hugged and greeted each other at the recently held Screen Awards, this statement of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan might still not go down too well with Jaya!
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Not many people know that as a young model, Aishwarya once had a close encounter with actress Rekha in a Mumbai grocery store. Rekha recognized Ash from her ads and wished her all the best. And when Aish became a famous model, Rekha had said, "Among the models I admire, I find Aishwarya is the best. I disagree with the media that she is 'plastic'. I find her very expressive.''
Rekha have praised Aishwarya in many interviews, ''She doesn't need to go to Hollywood to prove herself. She's our own. Why Bride & Prejudice? Who are these people from outside trying to tap Ash's potential? She's our treasure. It's time we acknowledge her.She was fabulous in Sanjay Bhansali's Devdas. Everyone wondered how she would compare to Suchitra Sen's performance as Paro in Bimal Roy's Devdas.''