Gorgeous, glamorous and graceful, she is the diva who captured the world with her mesmerizing beauty in the Miss World pageant in 1994. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is one of the few actresses in the film industry who has successfully established a career in modeling as well as films. Recognized worldwide, Mrs. Bachchan’s career has witnessed several ups-and-downs before she could prove her mettle as an actor. Today on her birthday, let’s take a look at five of her best feature films, wherein she made the nation swoon with her stupendous performances:
Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam: Touted as one of her best roles in the Hindi film industry, this garnered substantial recognition for her portrayal of the beautiful Nandini. Her character’s intensity to find her unrequited love earned her several accolades from the masses as well as the critics.
Taal: Aishwariya surprised critics with her brilliant transformation from an effervescent village dame to a bewitching singer in Subhash Ghai’s Taal. The film helped her explore her beauty onscreen and she charmed the audience with her glamorous presentation.
Devdas: Rai’s striking personality, kohl eyes and graceful demure as Paro came as a path-breaking role in her career. Moreover, her brilliant collaboration with Madhuri Dixit in Dola Re is remembered as one of the most iconic dance sequences in the Hindi film industry.
Jodha Akbar: Blessed with natural grace, Aishwarya carried off the role of Jodha with élan. Decked in exquisite ornaments, she looked every bit the royal and breathtaking princess she was playing.
Sarkar Raj: Aishwarya brushed aside stereotype roles and appeared as Anita Ranjan, a strong-willed and inquisitive woman in this intense political drama. This was also the first time all three Bachchans appeared together in significant feature roles!
These are just five of the many things we love about the ethereal beauty! Here’s wishing this lovely lady a very happy birthday!