She made her film debut in Mani Ratnam's Tamil film Iruvar (1997), and had her f (More)
She made her film debut in Mani Ratnam's Tamil film Iruvar (1997), and had her first critical and commercial success with Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999), with whom she repeated this success with Devdas (2002). Since then, she has acted in nearly forty Hindi, Tamil, Bengali and English films.
Often touted as the most beautiful woman in the world, she is one of the most popular actresses of India and has worked on many international projects, such as Bride & Prejudice (2003) and The Last Legion (2007). Rai is currently married to Indian actor Abhishek Bachchan and is the daughter-in-law of Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan. (Less)