Aishwarya Rai Bachchan: News

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is an Indian actress and model who was the winner of the Miss World Pageant in 1994. She is mostly known for her work in Tamil and Bollywood films. She has been named one of the most influential and popular celebrities in India. The actress was born on November 1, 1973, in Mangalore. She has received two Filmfare awards throughout her acting career and has been honored with the Padma Shri in 2009. In 2012, the Government of France honored her with the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. Indian media has often cited her as the world’s most beautiful woman. Aishwarya made her acting debut with the 1997 Tamil film ‘Iruvar’ by Mani Ratnam. She made her Bollywood debut in the same year with ‘Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya.’ Following this, she went on to appear in Bollywood films like ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam,’ ‘Mohabbatein,’ and ‘Devdas,’ among several others. She became the first Indian actress to be on the jury of the Cannes Film Festival. She is married to actor Abhishek Bachchan and has one daughter.

22 May 2024

Cannes Film Festival

Jacqueline Fernandez stuns in sheer dress at Cannes; see pictures

Jacqueline Fernandez, renowned for her distinctive style, recently showcased her second outfit at the ongoing 77th Cannes Film Festival.

19 May 2024

Cannes Film Festival

Amid criticism, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan calls her Cannes outfit 'magical'

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, a regular at the Cannes Film Festival, has defended her outfit choice for the 2024 event amid widespread criticism on social media.

18 May 2024

Cannes Film Festival

Cannes: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan wows in show-stopping Falguni Shane Peacock

Bollywood actor and global icon, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, is creating waves at the ongoing 77th Cannes Film Festival.

17 May 2024


Day 3 at Cannes: Aishwarya Rai stuns; 'Megalopolis,' 'Bird' premiere

The third day of the 77th Cannes Film Festival (May 16, 2024) was a star-studded event with numerous Hollywood and Bollywood celebrities in attendance.

17 May 2024

Cannes Film Festival

Cannes 2024: Aishwarya Rai stuns in Falguni Shane Peacock gown

India's very own Queen of Cannes, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan made a stunning appearance at the 77th Cannes Film Festival on Day 3.

16 May 2024

Cannes Film Festival

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and daughter get grand welcome at Cannes

Bollywood actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her daughter Aaradhya have arrived at the 77th Cannes Film Festival, which commenced on Tuesday.

16 May 2024

Cannes Film Festival

Despite injury, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan departs for Cannes 2024

Cannes Film Festival regular Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was spotted at Mumbai airport on Wednesday night, heading for the French Riviera.

15 May 2024

Cannes Film Festival

Influencer Kinnari Jain heads to Cannes for Smita Patil's 'Manthan'

The 77th Cannes Film Festival, which began on Tuesday, is experiencing a significant representation of Indian cinema this year.

14 May 2024

Kiara Advani

Kiara to represent India at Cannes's 'Women in Cinema' gala

Kiara Advani is all set to represent India at the prestigious 77th Cannes Film Festival, which begins on Tuesday in Cannes, France.

09 May 2024

Aditi Rao Hydari

Cannes Film Festival 2024: Aishwarya, Aditi to attend

The 77th Cannes Film Festival, commencing on May 14, will once again host Bollywood stars Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Aditi Rao Hydari.

01 Apr 2024

Abhishek Bachchan

Will Aishwarya join 'What the Hell Navya'? Navya Naveli reveals

Gen Z entrepreneur and podcast host, Navya Naveli Nanda, has recently expressed her interest in diversifying the guest list for her podcast What the Hell Navya.

04 Mar 2024

Ranbir Kapoor

Aaradhya, Jeh, Taimur: Kids who stole spotlight at Anant-Radhika's pre-wedding

Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant's pre-wedding celebrations—spanning Friday to Sunday—transpired at Jamnagar, Gujarat.

03 Mar 2024

Amitabh Bachchan

Anant-Radhika pre-wedding day 3: Bachchan family to be in attendance 

Almost the entire Bollywood, particularly the A-list celebrities, are currently in Jamnagar, Gujarat, for the pre-wedding festivities of Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant.

27 Feb 2024


Amitabh-Aishwarya to attend 'Laapataa Ladies' premiere: Report

The highly anticipated film Laapataa Ladies, directed by Kiran Rao, is gearing up for a star-studded premiere in Mumbai on Tuesday.

21 Feb 2024

Rahul Gandhi

Sona Mohapatra slams Rahul Gandhi for targeting Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Singer Sona Mohapatra has come out in defense of actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan after Congress leader Rahul Gandhi targeted her during his "Bharat Jodo Nyaya Yatra."

05 Feb 2024

Happy Birthday

Abhishek Bachchan's birthday: Explore behind-the-scenes trivia from actor's films, childhood

With over 70 films under his belt, Abhishek Bachchan is a cinematic force to reckon with.

28 Jan 2024

Bengali Cinema

Bengali actor Sreela Majumdar (65) dies: Reflecting on her career

Acclaimed Bengali actor Sreela Majumdar, who worked with esteemed directors like Mrinal Sen, Shyam Benegal, and Prakash Jha, died at her Kolkata residence on Saturday. She was 65.

30 Dec 2023

Ranbir Kapoor

Ranbir to SRK: X users debate best performers of 2023

Each year, the Indian film industry provides us with several striking performances that stay with us for months after we watch a movie.

21 Dec 2023


World Saree Day: Celebrating saree, a global fashion affair

From Beyonce's ethereal saree gown to Gigi Hadid and Zendaya donning NMACC looks in 2023, the saree has transcended traditional boundaries, gracing international fashion with iconic moments.

17 Dec 2023

Aaradhya Bachchan

Decoding ramifications of Indians' obsession with celebrity kids 

If you're an avid social media user, your feed must be teeming with the recent annual day at Dhirubhai Ambani International School, Mumbai.

14 Nov 2023

ICC Cricket World Cup

'Terrible,' say netizens after ex-Pakistan cricketer's controversial comments on Aishwarya

The Pakistan cricket team has been facing massive criticism over its performance in the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup 2023. The team was knocked out of the race with only four wins in its kitty.

01 Nov 2023


Happy birthday, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan! Here are her beauty secrets

There is no denying the fact that Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is the epitome of beauty. After all, she was once (and is still) counted as among the most beautiful women globally.

01 Nov 2023

Happy Birthday

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's birthday: Times she collaborated with Mani Ratnam

Every time Mani Ratnam chose Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as the leading lady for his films, the result of their collaboration has been nothing less than magic. The critically acclaimed filmmaker isn't only her first director, but also her favorite.

18 Oct 2023


Navratri 2023: Bollywood films that got the festive portrayal right 

One of the most spiritually significant and vibrant Hindu festivals, Navratri, the nine-night extravaganza dedicated to Goddess Durga is a time of colorful traditions, graceful dance performances, and elaborate rituals.

12 Oct 2023

Amitabh Bachchan

Uproar over Aishwarya cropping Jaya-Navya-Agastya from Big B-Aaradhya's picture

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan recently posted a picture of her daughter Aaradhya Bachchan with Amitabh Bachchan on the latter's 81st birthday. But looks like a number of people on the internet are wondering if all's well in the Bachchan family.

17 Sep 2023

Madhuri Dixit

Madhuri being considered for Saroj Khan biopic: Their timeless bond

The biopic of legendary choreographer Saroj Khan, directed by Hansal Mehta, is reportedly in the early stages of development, with casting decisions still being finalized.

22 May 2023

Cannes Film Festival

Cannes 2023: 5 outfits that are Met Gala-worthy

The Cannes Film Festival kick-started on Tuesday with movie A-listers from across the globe in attendance.

19 May 2023

Cannes Film Festival

Cannes 2023: After alligator necklace, Urvashi opts for electric-blue lips

Remember Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's purple lips at Cannes Film Festival in 2016? Little did she know that her look would serve as lifetime fodder for memes.

19 May 2023

Box Office Collection

#BoxOfficeCollection: 'Ponniyin Selvan: II' is slow amidst competition 

Mani Ratnam is a maverick on celluloid and has directed several modern-day classics, over the years. His recently released magnum opus Ponniyin Selvan: II has received positive reviews from critics and is loved by many all across the world.

19 May 2023

Cannes Film Festival

Cannes 2023: Was Aishwarya's 'hooded glamor' a hit

Many Indian stars made their debut in the first two days, but all eyes were glued to the screens on Thursday when Aishwarya Rai Bachchan walked the red carpet at Cannes Film Festival.

18 May 2023

Cannes Film Festival

Cannes 2023: Recap of Aishwarya's past looks ahead of appearance

A regular at the Cannes Film Festival, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will be gracing the red carpet once again. The actor arrived with her daughter Aradhya Bachchan on the French Riviera for the 76th edition of the Festival de Cannes.

18 May 2023

Box Office Collection

#BoxOfficeCollection: 'Ponniyin Selvan: II' is losing the momentum

Mani Ratnam is having a great run with his films. His recently released magnum opus Ponniyin Selvan: II has been loved by viewers and has had a humongous box office collection. The film also received rave reviews from critics.

17 May 2023

Box Office Collection

#BoxOfficeCollection: 'Ponniyin Selvan: II' is on a downhill

Mani Ratnam is genius of a filmmaker. Over the years, he has made some stellar films and his recent release is no exception. Ponniyin Selvan: II has been receiving love from all over the world. The magnum opus has been praised by critics and viewers.

16 May 2023

Box Office

#BoxOfficeCollection: 'Ponniyin Selvan: II' haul drops significantly 

Mani Ratnam is currently the talk of the town, especially after the humongous success of Ponniyin Selvan: II. The duology has been a dream of Tamil cinema for six decades. It received critical acclaim too.

15 May 2023

Box Office

Box office: 'Ponniyin Selvan: II' is slow yet steady

Mani Ratnam is one of the most adept filmmakers in India and the director has produced stellar work over the years. His recent directorial Ponniyin Selvan: II has been working like a miracle and it has done quite well at the box office.

12 May 2023

Box Office

Box office: 'Ponniyin Selvan: II' inches toward Rs. 350cr-mark

Mani Ratnam's magnum opus Ponniyin Selvan: II is all over the moon!

11 May 2023

Box Office

Box office: 'Ponniyin Selvan: II' is stable in second week

Mani Ratnam's magnum opus Ponniyin Selvan: II is having a dream run at the box office.

10 May 2023

Box Office

Box office: 'Ponniyin Selvan: II' is quite steady

Mani Ratnam is a maverick in his own right and he has translated the six-decade-old Tamil cinema dream on celluloid. Yes, the Ponniyin Selvan franchise was that dream, and now the second installment—Ponniyin Selvan: II—has been raking in huge numbers at the box office.

09 May 2023

Box Office

Box office collection: 'Ponniyin Selvan: II' is here to rule

Mani Ratnam's magnum opus Ponniyin Selvan: II is raking in good money even 11 days after release and has been quite steady at the box office. It has reportedly entered the Rs. 300 crore club globally.

08 May 2023

Box Office

Box office: 'Ponniyin Selvan: II' crosses Rs. 300 crore worldwide

Filmmaker Mani Ratnam has delivered numerous acclaimed films over the decades, and his recent magnum opus Ponniyin Selvan: II is proving to be yet another addition to this list.

05 May 2023

Box Office

Box office: 'Ponniyin Selvan: II' looks solid; anticipating higher collections

Mani Ratnam's magnum opus Ponniyin Selvan: II is a prime example of how a box office biggie should perform on weekdays. The film had a great run in its first week and is touted to earn even bigger on weekends.

04 May 2023

Box Office

Box office: 'Ponniyin Selvan: II' is quite steady

Mani Ratnam is an adept director and he made the six-decade-old dream of Tamil cinema come true!

03 May 2023

Ponniyin Selvan

AR Rahman's composition in 'PS: II' faces plagiarism allegations

Last year, the Kantara makers faced allegations of plagiarism regarding one of its songs. While the controversy ruled headlines for months, a similar allegation has been pressed against one of AR Rahman's compositions for the movie Ponniyin Selvan: II or PS: II.

03 May 2023

Box Office

Box office: 'Ponniyin Selvan: II' minting impressive figures on weekdays

Mani Ratnam is one of the most adept filmmakers of Indian cinema. The director has produced several landmark films and his recently released magnum opus Ponniyin Selvan: II is the latest addition to that list.

02 May 2023

Box Office

Box office: 'Ponniyin Selvan: II' clinches its throne

Mani Ratnam's magnum opus Ponniyin Selvan: II is on a roll!

01 May 2023

Box Office

Box office: 'Ponniyin Selvan: II' shines amid positive buzz

Mani Ratnam's recently released film Ponniyin Selvan: II was in buzz ever since the first installment was released in theaters. This film is Tamil cinema's passion project and many have failed earlier to adapt the classic.

30 Apr 2023

Abhishek Bachchan

Why Abhishek Bachchan's feminist remark is winning hearts on Twitter

Abhishek Bachchan often keeps winning hearts on Twitter due to his heartwarming and humble responses.

30 Apr 2023

Box Office

'PS II' box office: Mani Ratnam's historical-drama crosses Rs. 50cr

The highly-awaited sequel to Mani Ratnam's magnum opus Ponniyin Selvan: I finally hit the theaters on Friday and witnessed an overwhelming response from the audiences.

29 Apr 2023

Ponniyin Selvan

'PS II' OTT release: When, where to watch Mani Ratnam-directorial

The second installment of Mani Ratnam's magnum opus film series Ponniyin Selvan was released in the theaters on Friday.

29 Apr 2023

Ponniyin Selvan

'PS II' box office: Mani Ratnam directorial mints Rs. 32cr

After the worldwide success of Ponniyin Selvan: I (2022), Mani Ratnam is all set to witness the triumph of the film's sequel this year.

28 Apr 2023

Movie Review

'Ponniyin Selvan: II' review: Mani Ratnam's magnum opus is masterpiece

What led to Nandini's bitterness toward the Chola empire, especially for Aditya Karilkalan? Were the Cholas able to save their dynasty? Was Arulmozhi Varman saved from the waters? All these questions were answered with the release of Ponniyin Selvan: II on Friday.

28 Apr 2023

Box Office

Box office prediction: 'Ponniyin Selvan: II' will activate minting mode   

Mani Ratnam's magnum opus Ponniyin Selvan: II is one of the most anticipated films of this year. After the humongous success of the first installment, fans are finally happy as Part 2 has been released in theaters.

26 Apr 2023

Tamil Cinema

'Ponniyin Selvan: II' global screening details out

Ponniyin Selvan: II is one of the most anticipated films of 2023. The sequel to Mani Ratnam's magnum opus has been in the buzz and it is on the verge of creating a sensation at the global box office.

22 Apr 2023

Ponniyin Selvan

'Ponniyin Selvan: II': Intro video released in Kamal Haasan's voice

Mani Ratnam's Ponniyin Selvan: I left us with many questions: Why did Nandini turn bitter toward the Chola dynasty? Will the Cholas be able to save their throne?

20 Apr 2023

Bollywood Life

Aaradhya Bachchan fake news case: Delhi HC schools Google

Aaradhya Bachchan, the daughter of Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, is one of the most famous star kids in India.

17 Apr 2023

Tamil Cinema

Vikram Prabhu's first look from 'Ponniyin Selvan: II' is out

Mani Ratnam is one of the most acclaimed filmmakers of Indian cinema. His recent directorial Ponniyin Selvan: I was a blockbuster and fans were eagerly waiting for the historical drama's second installment titled Ponniyin Selvan: II.

28 Mar 2023

Jaya Bachchan

Jaya Bachchan reacts to 'Big Bang Theory's Madhuri Dixit dialogue 

An age-old scene featured in the famous American situational comedy, The Big Bang Theory is experiencing a lot of heat now in 2023.

20 Mar 2023

Tamil Cinema

'Ponniyin Selvan II's first single 'Aga Naga' is out now 

Ponniyin Selvan II is one of the most anticipated ventures. Mani Ratnam awed the viewers with the first installment and it was a huge money spinner at the box office. The pan-India film series is a period drama.

11 Mar 2023


Priyanka Chopra to Sonakshi Sinha, Bollywood beauties who were body-shamed

Actors have often opened up on their awful experiences of being body-shamed by others and how it can impact a person's mental health.

05 Feb 2023

Abhishek Bachchan

Happy Birthday, Abhishek Bachchan: 5 award-winning roles of 'Dasvi' actor

One of the celebrated actors in Bollywood, Abhishek Bachchan has delivered a number of hit films in his career. From Yuva to his most recent release Dasvi, Bachchan has proved his acting caliber time and again.

20 Jan 2023

Mukesh Ambani

Anant Ambani-Radhika Merchant engagement: Meet the surprise ringbearer

Industrialist Mukesh Ambani's younger son, Anant Ambani got engaged to Radhika Merchant on Thursday. While many considered the Ambani family dance as the highlight of the evening, the surprise element was way too adorable.

18 Jan 2023

Bollywood Life

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan promises to pay tax after non-payment notice

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was served a notice by the Sinnar Tehsil Office in the Nashik district of Maharashtra after the actor did not pay the agricultural tax.

10 Jan 2023

Hrithik Roshan

Happy birthday Hrithik Roshan: Reminiscing 'Guzaarish' on his 49th birthday

Hrithik Roshan is a bonafide superstar for more than two decades now and has donned multiple characters of varied shades and fans have loved him thoroughly. From Rohit in Koi... Mil Gaya to Dhoom and from Super 30 to Vikram Vedha, he has proved his mettle in Bollywood.

30 Dec 2022

South Indian Cinema

Year wrap: 2022's best performances in South Indian films

It looks like the year 2022 got over in a jiffy!

28 Dec 2022

Ponniyin Selvan

Mani Ratnam's 'Ponniyin Selvan-2': Makers announce release date with teaser

Fans of the Ponniyin Selvan (PS) franchise can now rejoice!