Indian Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai arrives for the screening of Carol during the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival in 2015. Photo: EPA-EFE Indian Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai arrives for the screening of Carol during the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival in 2015. Photo: EPA-EFE
Indian Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai arrives for the screening of Carol during the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival in 2015. Photo: EPA-EFE

How Aishwarya Rai Bachchan went from blue-eyed schoolgirl beauty to Miss World, to film superstar and one half of a Bollywood power couple with husband Abhishek Bachchan

The Devdas and Dhoom 2 star seemed destined for fame from a young age, and then her appearance in a 90s Pepsi advert changed everything

Topic |   Asian cinema: Bollywood
Indian Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai arrives for the screening of Carol during the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival in 2015. Photo: EPA-EFE Indian Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai arrives for the screening of Carol during the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival in 2015. Photo: EPA-EFE
Indian Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai arrives for the screening of Carol during the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival in 2015. Photo: EPA-EFE
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