One of Bollywood’s iconic actresses Aishwarya Rai Bachchan celebrates her 41st birthday today. As a birthday gift, we’re listing some little known facts that only a true fan would know.
1. Karan Johar had said once that Aishwarya was one of the nine actresses he had approached to play Tina in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai.
2. Initially, when Aishwarya didn’t step into the glam world, the lady wanted to be an architect.
3. She has a habit of collecting watches and she hates jewellery.
4. Aishwarya is the first Bollywood actress to get a wax statue hosted at Madam Tussauds.
5. Aishwarya’s favourite film is Casablanca, starring Ingrid Bergman and Humphrey Bogart.
6. Aishwarya’s favourite actor-actress are Raj Kapoor and Nargis.
7. Aishwarya was once rejected for a TV serial dubbing job before she became famous.
8. Aishwarya Rai is the first Indian to participate in the famous Oprah Winfrey show in America.
9. She was said to have in a relationship with Salman Khan and Vivek Oberoi, before getting married to Abhishek Bachchan, who is one year younger to her. After Nargis, she is the only actress in industry who married a younger man.
10. Aishwarya declined to work opposite Brad Pitt in Troy as well. Brad Pitt once said he missed an opportunity to work with her.