The ethereal beauty of Bollywood Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who has been ruling the roost for almost two decades now, celebrates her 39th birthday today on 1st November 2012.
On this lovely occasion let’s celebrate her birthday cherishing some of her best performances till date and also send her all the good wishes.
|HUM DIL DE CHUKE SANAM|
HUM DIL DE CHUKE SANAM: Unlike her first few films, Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s HUM DIL DE CHUKE SANAM was the one which looked beyond her beauty and gave recognition of a true performer. She won her first Best Actress award.
TAAL: Where HUM DIL… accredited her acting skills, this musical venture by Subhash Ghai only enhanced Aishwarya Rai’s performance setting her Taal just right in the film industry.
DEVDAS: It was a role of a lifetime for Aishwarya Rai working in a masterpiece like DEVDAS. Sanjay Leela Bhansali once again created spark with Aishwarya Rai. And the results were such that she not only achieved her second best actress award but also gave her a lot of international exposure.
RAINCOAT: Though this Rituparno Ghosh film was a big dud, Aishwarya’s tear-jerking performance was highly acclaimed by the critics.
JODHAA AKBAR: It was described as one of her finest outings on screen. Her performance was well received by critics and audiences alike. It only stated Ash is here to rule!
SARKAR RAJ: After creating ripples with immensely popular ‘Kajrare’ song from BUNTY AUR BABLI, the Bachchan trio Amitabh, Abhishek Aishwarya Bachchan came together in Ram Gopal Varma’s film SARKAR RAJ, sequel to SARKAR, and ruled through their raj.
|THE PINK PANTHER 2|
THE PINK PANTHER 2: Among the many Hollywood films, Aishwarya starred in the popular THE PINK PATHER sequel and created quite a buzz. Her portrayal of a criminal expert in the film was talk of the town. With PINK PANTHER she became the symbol of the rise of Bollywood in the west.
RAAVAN: Aishwarya once again paired with hubby Abhishek Bachchan in Mani Ratnam’s film RAAVAN. The film was a washout nevertheless her performance was regarded.
ROBOT: It was a casting coup of sorts with two biggest icons of the country – Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Rajnikanth pairing. The film, needless to say, was a huge hit and swayed the audience.
ACTION REPLAYY: After the successful pairing in KHAKEE Aishwarya and Akshay once again came together in Vipul Shah’s ACTION REPLAYY. The film was not well received by critics but Aishwarya’s glamourous retro avatar was appreciated.
GUZAARISH: The film may have not done well at the Box-office but it was certainly a special film for the sparkling lady as it brought back the director-actor, Sanjay Leela Bhansali-Aishwarya Rai together. Moreover it was Aishwarya’s third film with Hrithik Roshan, with whom she did two successful films DHOOM:2 & JODHAA AKBAR.