Nov 1, 2023, 02:04 PM IST
Did you know Aishwarya was only in the 9th grade when she featured in her first commercial?
Not acting, but Aishwarya wanted to pursue a career in medicine. However, later she went on to study architecture.
Aishwarya Rai became the first Bollywood actress to be part of the Cannes Jury in 2003.
In 2005, Dutch tulips were named after Aishwarya Rai, former Miss World, at the Keukenhof Gardens in the Netherlands.
The actress was conferred with the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French government in 2012.
In 2005, Aishwarya became the first Indian actress to appear on Oprah's show.