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How Beautiful! Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Looks So Pretty Even In Her Old Passport Photo!

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    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is known as the world's most beautiful woman! And now we know why! People, just look at her passport photo; she looks so beautiful even in that!

    This picture was clicked when Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was studying in college. Check out Aishwarya's passport picture and her other gorgeous images below.

    Aishwarya's Birth

    Aishwarya Rai was born into a Tulu-speaking family in Mangalore, Karnataka. Her father, Krishnaraj, was an army biologist.

    (In Pic-Modelling days picture of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan)

    Aishwarya's Ad With Aamir

    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan became an overnight sensation when she worked in the famous ad with superstar Aamir Khan.

    (In Pic- An old picture of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan)

    Aishwarya's Soft Drink Ad

    The single line - "Hi, I'm Sanjana," from her dialogue in the commercial became hugely popular.

    (In Picture-Beauty Queen and Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan)

    Miss India

    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan participated in the 1994 Miss India pageant and won the second place (Sushmita Sen won the contest). She was crowned Miss India World.

    (In Pic-Aishwarya Rai Bachchan)


    Aishwarya Rai also won five other sub-titles:"Miss Catwalk", "Miss Miraculous", "Miss Photogenic", "Miss Perfect Ten" and "Miss Popular".

    (In Pic-Aishwarya Rai Bachchan modelling for a product)

    Miss World

    Later, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan participated in the Miss World Pageant and won the contest. She also won the "Miss Photogenic'' title and the''Miss World Continental Queen of Beauty - Asia and Oceania'' title.

    (In Pic-Aishwarya Rai Bachchan)

    Acting Debut

    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan made her acting debut in 1997 with Mani Ratnam's Tamil film Iruvar, a political drama, featuring Mohanlal, Prakash Raj, Tabu and Revathi.

    (In Pic-Aishwarya Rai)


    Talking about Iruvar, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan told a leading daily, ''Mani Ratnam was one of the filmmakers who always drove me nuts. I had many offers to do top Bollywood films.''

    (In Pic-Aishwarya Rai Bachchan)

    Aishwarya's Tamil Film

    She added, ''I didn't choose a Tamil film as I didn't have work, but I wanted to work with Mani Ratnam and signed my first film Iruvar in Tamil.''

    (In Pic-Aishwarya Rai Bachchan)

    Aishwarya On Her First Film

    ''And I will always be proud that that was my first film. A lot of the choices I made would flummox a lot of people as they were against the natural choices of the secure box office projects, but those films always find the first mention in any interactions, creatively and with audiences,'' she said.

    Bollywood Debut

    In 1997 Aishwarya Rai Bachchan made her Bollywood debut with Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya, a romantic comedy film opposite Bobby Deol.

    (In Picture-Aishwarya Rai Bachchan)

    Box Office Failure

    Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya was a big box office failure. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan also received many negative reviews for her acting in the movie.

    (In Pic-Aishwarya Rai Bachchan)

    Commercial Success

    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan tasted commercial success with Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam. Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, the movie released in 1999.

    (In Pic-Aishwarya Rai Bachchan)


    Hum Dil De Chuke was a blockbuster and also starred Salman Khan and Ajay Devgn. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan received huge praises for her acting in the movie.

    (In Pic-Aishwarya Rai Bachchan)

    Filmfare Award

    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan also won a Filmfare award for her superb acting in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam.

    (In Pic-Aishwarya Rai Bachchan)


    In 1999, Aishwarya Rai began dating Bollywood actor Salman Khan. Reportedly, they fell in love on the sets of Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam. The couple separated in 2002.

    (In Pic-Aishwarya Rai Bachchan)


    Later, during the shooting of Guru, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan fell in love with Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan.

    (In Pic-Aishwarya Rai Bachchan)


    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan married Abhishek Bachchan on 20 April 2007 according to traditional Hindu rites. The wedding took place in a private ceremony at the Bachchan residence.

    (In Pic-Aishwarya with a friend)

    Not many people are aware that Aishwarya wanted to do a course in medicine in college but later switched to Architecture.

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    Talking about her journey, Aishwarya told a leading daily in an interview, ''While I was born in Mangalore, I lived my entire life in Mumbai. I went to Arya Vidya Mandir (Santacruz) and then to junior college at Jai Hind and Ruparel College. While I wanted to do my medicine and all my best friends are doctors, last minute I switched to architecture as I thought I was also artistically inclined.''

    In the same interview, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan also revealed how she came into the world of modelling, ''One of my professors in college who had cancer was also a photojournalist, so she requested me to do a photoshoot for her. I actually did it just for her, given her situation but the professionals who were there on set saw me and word spread like wildfire and the whole business was constantly asking me to join it,'' Aishwarya said.

    Aishwarya added, ''Having lived in Bandra, everyone was around there so there were so many people after me and they all thought that I was meant to come here.''

    And they all were right Ash!

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