Friday, July 2, 2010

Aishwarya rai - biography

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Aishwarya rai Profile

NameAishwarya Rai ( Tulu, Kannada: ಐಶ್ವರ್ಯಾ ರೈ)
Date of BirthNovember 1, 1973
Other names (nicknames)Aishu, Aish, Ash, Bachchan bahu, gullu
Blog address/ official Website/ Social network site-
Birth PlaceMangalore, Karnataka
Name meaningwealth
Prominent featureHer eyes, genuine smile
Sexual orientationstraight
Hair colorBrown to Black
Eye colorBlue Green
famous for?Won miss world in 1994, Cover face of Cosmopolitan, Elle, has been the face of many ads
Star SignScorpio
Height / weight5' 7"/ ~ 55
SpouseAbhishek Bachchan (married on 20th April 2007)
DatedSalman Khan (1999- 2001), Vivek Oberoi ( -2005)
FatherKrishnaraj Ra
MotherVrinda Rai
BrothersAditya Rai
Schoool, college, educationArya Vidya Mandir high (Santa cruz), Jai Hind College ( Churchgate), Ruparel College (Matunga) (Mumbai)
Languages knownHindi, English, Tulu, Marathi, Tamil, Kannada
First movie (debut movie)Iruvar (Tamil)
Favourite actorAmitabh Bachchan, Dilip Kumar, Raj Kapoor
Favourite actressMadhubala , Nargis
Favorite movieCassablanca (1942)
Favourite colorBlue, white
Favourite foodChocolates
Favourite Book/ writerThe Alchemist
Qualities: honesty, dignity
DislikesHypocrisy, Cockroaches, Gossips
Turn-onsIntelligence, wit

Aishwarya rai Biography
Aishwara Rai was born on November 1st of 1973 in the Mangalore city of Karnataka, India. Her family moved to Mumbai when she was young, She studied at Arya Vidya mandir High School, Jai Hind college, Ruparel college, Later joined for a course in architecture but destiny had other plans for her, she gave up studies when she went for modelling.

Aishwarya Rai at Miss world competition, 1994
Aishwarya rai in bikini at miss world competition 1994 Aishwarya rai at miss world 1994

Aishwarya rai miss world 1994 photos

Aishwarya Rai competed for Miss India title and came second next to Sushmita Sen, In the very next year (1994) she went on to win Miss World competition. Her acting career began with Maniratnam's movie Iruvar in 1997. People began noticing her acting talents through Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999) and Devdas (2002). Her acting has ben brilliant in Umrao Jaan (2006) and Jodha Akbar (2008).

Aishwarya Rai and salman khan
Aishwarya rai with Salman Khan and break up
Aishwarya Rai and Salman khan were first noticed together in 1999, the became close during the filming of movie Hum Dil De Shuke Sanam in which both of  them starred alongside Ajay Devgan. Their relationship was good until things went wrong in 2001, Salman Khan is said to have dragged Aishwarya Rai out of the sets of movie Chalte chalte (later her role went to Rani Mukherji), and pushed   Shahrukh khan away when he tried to stop him, Aishwarya broke her relationship with him in the same year

Aishwarya rai with Vivek Oberoi and break up

Later Aishwarya Rai and Vivek Oberoi started going out together, it led to Salman Khan threating Vivek Oberoi, Vivek and Aishwarya starred together in Kyun..! Ho gaya na (2004), their relationship ended in 2005.

Aishwarya Rai's marriage to Abhishek Bachchan

Aishwarya rai and abhishek bachchan marriage
Aishwarya rai and abhishek bachchan marriage
Aishwarya rai and abhishek bachchan marriage
Aishwarya rai and abhishek bachchan marriage

Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek bachchan got engaged on 14th of January 2007 and got married on 20th April 2007 According to the bunt community (mangalore) rituals, North indian ceremonies were held as Bachchans are northern India, Their wedding was very private and only close family friends were invited
Aishwarya Rai Trivia and facts

  1. She appeared on the cover of Time Magazine in 2004
  2. She was listed in top 100 most influential people of 2004 by time
  3. Listed in 2003's Asian edition of Time
  4. Her wax idol is in display in London at Madame Tussaud's wax museum since October 2004
  5. She speaks in Tulu with her parents
  6. She was on of the juries at Cannes film festival during 2003
  7. She is an ambassador of India's Eye Bank association
  8. She performed at the Common wealth games closing ceremony at Melbourne (2006)
  9. Julia Roberts considers Aishwarya Rai as the most beautiful woman
  10. She has appeared in Oprah (2005), Martha Stewart (2009) and Tyra Banks' Shows (2009) 

Aishwarya Rai Quotes

  1. My family is my strength and my weakness.
  2. Right now, I'm following the Buddhist principle: Smile as abuse is hurled your way and this too shall pass.
  3. I'm just average woman with average concerns.
  4. You give to the world your greatest gift when you're being yourself.
  5. Comedy is difficult for an actor. But I think I have a good sense of humor and manage to make people laugh and make them happy.
  6. I have never done a kissing scene nor do I have intentions to.
  7. It's nice to be important, but it's more important to be nice
  8. Life is a stage, and we are all characters. So play your part and play it well!

More Aishwarya Rai Pictures

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aishwarya rai in saree

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aishwarya rai in saree

Thursday, June 17, 2010

List of top Audrey Hepburn movies, best of her films

Breakfast at Tiffany's

Story of an young woman who unwillingly falls in love with a young writer who moves to her apartment. He was supported financially by a woman who he was having an affair with. She was supported by the men who were desiring to be with her.

My Fair Lady

Audrey becomes the subject for the test, two professors get into a challenge, one says it's possible for a flower girl to transform into a disciplined Victorian girl, other doubts it and Audrey agrees to become their subject

Roman Holiday

An young princess gets bored of her routine life and runs away from her people in Rome, hand of destiny guides her to an american newsman (Gregory Peck), both of them who were off duty at that time share wonderful moments together before they had to apart to attend to their duties



Wait Until Dark

How to Steal a Million

Funny Face

War and Peace

The Nun's Story

Sunday, June 13, 2010

Top 10 Meryl Streep movies

1. Out of Africa

Life of Karen Blixen a woman from Denmark who comes to Africa to be with and get married to her future husband, To me personally this is the best role she has ever been in, She does Danish accent so good. Sydney Pollack is the director and Robert Redford leads the cast, less known movie, but one of the wonderful dramas ever made.

2. Deer Hunter

A movie about the pre war, war and post war life of a deer hunter (Robert De Niro), Meryl plays the role of his friend's girlfriend, gradually notices Michael's interest in her (Robert De Niro), you must watch the movie for more.

3. The Devil Wears Prada

A movie on fashion industry, Meryl plays the role of a tough boss,  she does it so good in fact I hated her for that

4. Kramer vs. Kramer

>A nice drama, Mr Kramer (Dustin Hoffman) fights Mrs Kramer (ex-wife) (Meryl Streep) for the custody of their son, Mr Kramer , after his wife left him, when he had to take care of his son alone survives the struggle and becomes a nice, loving father gradually.

5. Adaptation

Meryl plays Susan a writer who writes about life, Tilda Swinton and Nicholas Cage are in the cast

6. The Hours

Story of three women from different generations who had to deal with suicide in their lives. Nicole Kidman and Julianne Moore are the other two women you get to see.

7. The Bridges of Madison County

A very touching romantic movie, A mid age wife of a farmer of a county falls in love with a wild photographer when her husband and kids were out of the place, she thinks of running away with him, but decides to stay with her family for the sake of her teen kids

8. Lions for Lambs

A Robert Redford movie on war, two patriotic youngsters decide to become soldiers and fight for their country, Meryl's role is about the different perception.

9. It's Complicated

A Nancy Meyers comedy movie, fun guaranteed, A woman with three grown up kids gets into an affair with her ex husband who is married to another woman.

10. Sophie's Choice, Mamma Mia!, Julie and Julia, Doubt

Mamma Mia is a very musical movie, Meryl plays a mother who doesn't remember who was the father of her daughter among the three gentlemen she met in her youth at the same time.
In Julie and Julia she plays Julia, an american woman in France who masters French recipes and writes a book on them.
In Sophie's choice she is Sophie a Holocaust survivor.

In Manhattan she plays the role of Woody Allen's ex-wife who has had left him for another woman.
Dark Matter and Rendition are good ones too. Help us improve this list by adding any movie missing in the top 10

Top 10 Sci-Fi (Science fiction) movies of 2009


1. Avatar

Highest money making movie of the year, Another Grand James Cameron movie, though has no great story is still the pick of the year for its luxurious fantasy, Jimmy Cameron has taken 3d movie making to a new level with this movie. Sigourney Weaver, Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana and Michelle Rodriguez are in the cast

2. District 9

This year's another alien flick, movie is set in a fictional place (district 9) where some aliens are living on earth and are in no good terms with the humans, story of a news reporter who gets infected by the alien virus, good to watch, kinda funny (don't know if it was intended).Sharlto Copley,Jason Cope,David James,Nathalie Boltt are in cast

3. Star Trek

Another very good Star Trek movie with thrilling space adventures of the Star Trek crew. Space, Aliens, Love,Fight.. you name it, it has it

4. Terminator Salvation

A Terminator sequel that stands up to its previous standards, Christian Bale, Sam Worthington, Bryce Dallas Howard are all wonderful, I was bit of disappointed for not getting to see much of Arnold, movie is real fun

5. Watchmen

A gang of superheroes guard the country from the evil, One of them tries to kill others and threaten the world so that they all unite to find the common enemy, another moral story, Zach Snyder's another good movie, for me personally 300 was much better

6. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

Much awaited sequel of the super hit Transformers, Megan is very watchable again, movie is good if you haven't seen the first and had not expected to exceed it. Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox are in the lead, Michael Bay has not compromised with the technology or investment

7. X-Men Origins: Wolverine

How Logan becomes Wolverine? why? to avenge the death of his girlfriend, Wolverine's (Hugh Jackman) fans liked it, I did

8. G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

A group of specially trained soldiers with advanced gadgets fight a gang of bad men who are equally strong and technologically advanced, movie has 5.8 rating on imdb with more than 40000 votes, it think its underrated 

9. 2012

Made hell of a lot money, Fun to watch on big screen, movie is about the End of the world , and how John Cusack fights to save his family from the disaster and gets back with his ex

10. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Harry Potter continues to rock, as it can be said about all Harry Potter movies , good movie but book is better