Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is the epitome of charisma and on-screen presence. She mesmerizes the audience with her excellent acting skills. In her career spanning decades, Aishwarya has proved her acting prowess and has pulled off every role with perfection. She shot to worldwide stardom after winning the Miss World title in 1994. The host of the British television show The Morning made a sexist comment on her in an interview at the time. The host tells her that beauty pageants encourage men to sit in front of the television, stare, and look at beautiful bodies in swimsuits. Aishwarya said it is beauty with a purpose; This helps the winner become an ambassador, thereby generating a lot of money for charity. He also told the journalist that charitable organizations around the world benefit from these funds. “The gist is fun but there is a purpose behind it. The evening will be glamorous because it is entertainment, it is showbiz,” said Aishwarya.
Aishwarya admitted in a press conference that she did not feel comfortable wearing a bikini on the ramp. She also told this to the organizers and later they canceled the swimwear round in 1995. According to Aishwarya, she was speaking not only for herself but also for many girls in other countries where swimwear is not mandatory.
Aishwarya recently grabbed headlines for her captivating performance in the Ponniyin Selvan franchise. She played the double role of Nandini, the wife of Periya Pazhuvettarayar (played by actor Mohan Babu). Her other role was that of Nandini’s mute mother, Rani Mandakini Devi. The franchise is based on the popular 1950 novel of the same name by author Kalki Krishnamurthy. It is of about 2200 pages and is based on the life of the Chola king Arunmozhi Varman.