Aishwarya Rai was born into a Bunt family in Mangalore, Karnataka. Her father, Krishnaraj, was a marine biologist, while her mother, Brinda, is a homemaker. In 1999, Rai starred in the romantic drama Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam which became a significant turning point in her career. Devdas and international recognition (2002–07)
Aishwarya Rai (b. 1 November 1973 to a Bunt family in Mangalore, Karnataka) is an Indian film actress and model.She was the first runner-up of the Miss India pageant, and the winner of the Miss World pageant of 1994. Following a troubled relationship with actor Salman Khan, Rai married actor Abhishek Bachchan in 2007. She was awarded with the Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2009. Her daughter was born on 16 November 2011.