Beauty Queen Aishwarya Rai turns 39 - The New Indian Express

Beauty Queen Aishwarya Rai turns 39

  • Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who turns 39 on Thursday, is all set to have a grand birthday. PTI
  • She will be receiving the second highest French civilian award ‘Officer Dan Ordre Arts et des Lettres’, in Mumbai. AP
  • Aishwarya is the only actress from mainstream Bollywood to become the face of Hindi cinema for the west. AP
  • In a recent interview, Hollywood's Brad Pitt expressed his wish to work with Aishwarya Rai in a Bollywood movie. AP
  • After beginning her film career in the Tamil industry through Mani Ratnam’s Iruvar, the former Miss World went on to become the undisputed queen of Bollywood at one instance. AP
  • In her early days, she did appear in a few Tamil films but focused a lot more on Bollywood and the Hollywood offers that came thereafter. AP
  • Reportedly, Abhishek Bachchan is planning a sweet surprise for his lovely wife by whisking her all the way to Goa which is the couple’s favorite holiday destination. AP
  • News has it that Abhi has taken break from work to spend some quality time together with Ash and their daughter Aaradhya. AP
  • Aish was first supposed to have received the award from the French government in 2009, but had to defer it due to her father Krishnaraj Rai's illness.
  • This marks the second international distinction the birthday girl will receive this year. Aishwarya was earlier appointed as the Goodwill Ambassador for UNAIDS on 24 September, 2012. AP
  • Ash is reportedly the youngest ever recipient of the award. AP
  • In 1999 Rai participated in a world tour called the Magnificent Five, along with Aamir Khan, Rani Mukerji, Akshaye Khanna, and Twinkle Khanna. AP
  • Aish is married to actor Abhishek Bachchan, they met in 1997. Their engagement was announced on 14 January 2007 and later confirmed by his father, Amitabh Bachchan. AP
  • The actress gave birth to a baby girl on 16 November 2011. AP
  • Her daughter became quite popular by the name of "Beti B" which was christened by the fans and the media, since the couple took over four months to name their daughter. AP