Aishwarya Rai Bachchan: From Miss World to mom-to-be

Movies | | June 22, 2011, 1:59 pm
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Miss World Aishwarya Rai waves from a horse-drawn carriage during a torch light procession in her honour after return to Bombay, December 16, 1994 (Reuters)

Miss World Aishwarya Rai waves from a horse-drawn carriage during a torch light procession in her honour after return to Bombay, December 16, 1994 (Reuters)

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Miss World Aishwarya Rai of India poses for photographers at a media conference November 20, 1994 (Reuters)

Miss World Aishwarya Rai of India poses for photographers at a media conference November 20, 1994 (Reuters)

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Miss World 1994, Aishwarya Rai (R) with the then Indian Prime Minister PV Narasimha Rao at his office in New Delhi on December 19, 1994. (Reuters)

Miss World 1994, Aishwarya Rai (R) with the then Indian Prime Minister PV Narasimha Rao at his office in New Delhi on December 19, 1994. (Reuters)

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Indian Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee (R) shares a laugh with film actresses Sridevi (L) and Aishwarya Rai in New Delhi while an unidentified man looks on. (Reuters)

Indian Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee (R) shares a laugh with film actresses Sridevi (L) and Aishwarya Rai in New Delhi while an unidentified man looks on. (Reuters)

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Aishwarya Rai in a movie still with Abhisekh Bachchan. (Reuters)

Aishwarya Rai in a movie still with Abhisekh Bachchan. (Reuters)

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is soon going to be a mom. The news was revealed by her father-in-law Amitabh Bachchan via a tweet. It been over 16 years since she became an international celebrity after winning the Miss World title in 1994. Here's a look back at Ash's life from when she was Miss World to a mom-to-be.<br><br>Photo: Miss India Aishwarya Rai adjusts her crown after winning the Miss World 1994 title. (Reuters)

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is soon going to be a mom. The news was revealed by her father-in-law Amitabh Bachchan via a tweet. It been over 16 years since she became an international celebrity after winning the Miss World title in 1994. Here's a look back at Ash's life from when she was Miss World to a mom-to-be.

Photo: Miss India Aishwarya Rai adjusts her crown after winning the Miss World 1994 title. (Reuters)

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Miss Venezuela Jacqueline Aguilera Marcano, 19, (C) is crowned Miss World 1995 by former Miss World Miss India Aishwarya Rai as the first princess Miss Croatia Anica Martinovic (R) applauds, November 18, 1995 (Reuters)

Miss Venezuela Jacqueline Aguilera Marcano, 19, (C) is crowned Miss World 1995 by former Miss World Miss India Aishwarya Rai as the first princess Miss Croatia Anica Martinovic (R) applauds, November 18, 1995 (Reuters)

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Aishwarya Rai and Shahrukh Khan pose for photographers at Cannes. (Reuters)

Aishwarya Rai and Shahrukh Khan pose for photographers at Cannes. (Reuters)

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Aishwarya Rai waves to orphan children during a visit to the Missionaries of Charityin Kolkata, December 17, 2002. REUTERS/Jayanta Shaw

Aishwarya Rai waves to orphan children during a visit to the Missionaries of Charityin Kolkata, December 17, 2002. REUTERS/Jayanta Shaw

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Bollywood star Aishwarya Rai reacts during the launch of a diamond jewellery collection in Mumbai, May 7, 2003. REUTERS/Roy Madhur

Bollywood star Aishwarya Rai reacts during the launch of a diamond jewellery collection in Mumbai, May 7, 2003. REUTERS/Roy Madhur

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Aishwarya Rai presents an ethnic outfit by designer Shahab Durazi during a show in Mumbai. (Reuters)

Aishwarya Rai presents an ethnic outfit by designer Shahab Durazi during a show in Mumbai. (Reuters)

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Former Miss India and Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai takes a break from shooting on her latest film the Bengali language movie Chokher Bali in Calcutta March 4, 2003. REUTERS/Sucheta Das

Former Miss India and Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai takes a break from shooting on her latest film the Bengali language movie Chokher Bali in Calcutta March 4, 2003. REUTERS/Sucheta Das

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Aishwarya Rai, is rushed to a hospital in Mumbai early April 3, 2003. She had sustained a minor fracture on the little toe of her left foot and abrasions on her elbow and back when a jeep accidentally hit her during the shooting of a Bollywood movie, near Triambakeshwar town, around 200 kms from Mumbai. REUTERS/Deepak Salvi

Aishwarya Rai, is rushed to a hospital in Mumbai early April 3, 2003. She had sustained a minor fracture on the little toe of her left foot and abrasions on her elbow and back when a jeep accidentally hit her during the shooting of a Bollywood movie, near Triambakeshwar town, around 200 kms from Mumbai. REUTERS/Deepak Salvi

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Actress Aishwarya Rai attends the opening ceremony of the 56th International Cannes Film Festival at the Palais de Festival and the premiere of FanFan La Tulipe on May 14, 2003 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Getty Images)

Actress Aishwarya Rai attends the opening ceremony of the 56th International Cannes Film Festival at the Palais de Festival and the premiere of FanFan La Tulipe on May 14, 2003 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Getty Images)

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Actress Aishurya Rai attends the premiere of The Matrix Reloaded at the 56th International Film Festival on May 15, 2003 in Cannes. (Photo by Dave Hogan/Getty Images)

Actress Aishurya Rai attends the premiere of The Matrix Reloaded at the 56th International Film Festival on May 15, 2003 in Cannes. (Photo by Dave Hogan/Getty Images)

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Actress Aishwarya Rai holds a copy of a Film India Worldwide magazine at the Cine Classics ribbon cutting and interview at the Indian Pavilion during the 57th International Cannes Film Festival May 13, 2004 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Getty Images)

Actress Aishwarya Rai holds a copy of a Film India Worldwide magazine at the Cine Classics ribbon cutting and interview at the Indian Pavilion during the 57th International Cannes Film Festival May 13, 2004 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Getty Images)

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Bollywood Actress Aishwarya Rai is carryed out into the arena during the Closing Ceremony for the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games at the Melbourne Cricket Ground March 26, 2006 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

Bollywood Actress Aishwarya Rai is carryed out into the arena during the Closing Ceremony for the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games at the Melbourne Cricket Ground March 26, 2006 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

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Actress Aishwarya Rai poses for a picture as she attends a photocall promoting the film 'Provoked' during the 59th International Cannes Film Festival May 19, 2006 in Cannes, France.  (Photo by Peter Kramer/Getty Images)

Actress Aishwarya Rai poses for a picture as she attends a photocall promoting the film 'Provoked' during the 59th International Cannes Film Festival May 19, 2006 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Peter Kramer/Getty Images)

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Actress Aishwarya Rai poses for a photo during a portrait session during the 59th International Cannes Film Festival May 19, 2006 in Cannes, France.   (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Getty Images)

Actress Aishwarya Rai poses for a photo during a portrait session during the 59th International Cannes Film Festival May 19, 2006 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Getty Images)

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Former Miss World Aishwarya Rai (right) receives a kiss from Presenter Coolio,  at the MOBO Awards 2006 at the Royal Albert Hall on September 20, 2006 in London, England.  (Photo by Jo Hale/Getty Images)

Former Miss World Aishwarya Rai (right) receives a kiss from Presenter Coolio, at the MOBO Awards 2006 at the Royal Albert Hall on September 20, 2006 in London, England. (Photo by Jo Hale/Getty Images)

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Actors Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai arrive at 'My Blueberry Nights' premiere and 60th International Cannes Film Festival Opening Night on May 16, 2007 in Cannes, France.  (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Actors Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai arrive at 'My Blueberry Nights' premiere and 60th International Cannes Film Festival Opening Night on May 16, 2007 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

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Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan and his wife Aishwarya Rai arrive at the International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFAs) at the Sheffield Hallam Arena on June 9, 2007 in Sheffield, England.   (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan and his wife Aishwarya Rai arrive at the International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFAs) at the Sheffield Hallam Arena on June 9, 2007 in Sheffield, England. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

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Actresses Eva Longoria and Aishwarya Rai arrive at the Blindness premiere at the Palais des Festivals during the 61st International Cannes Film Festival on May 14, 2008 in Cannes, France.  (Photo by Kristian Dowling/Getty Images)

Actresses Eva Longoria and Aishwarya Rai arrive at the Blindness premiere at the Palais des Festivals during the 61st International Cannes Film Festival on May 14, 2008 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Kristian Dowling/Getty Images)

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Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai arrives at the premiere for the film 'Vicky Cristina Barcelona' at the Palais des Festivals during the 61st International Cannes Film Festival on May 17 , 2008 in Cannes, France.  (Photo by Kristian Dowling/Getty Images)

Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai arrives at the premiere for the film 'Vicky Cristina Barcelona' at the Palais des Festivals during the 61st International Cannes Film Festival on May 17 , 2008 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Kristian Dowling/Getty Images)

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Maria Furtwaengler and Aishwarya Rai arrives at the Indiana Jones and The Kingdom of The Crystal Skull Premiere at the Palais des Festivals during the 61st International Cannes Film Festival on May 18 , 2008 in Cannes, France.  (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Maria Furtwaengler and Aishwarya Rai arrives at the Indiana Jones and The Kingdom of The Crystal Skull Premiere at the Palais des Festivals during the 61st International Cannes Film Festival on May 18 , 2008 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

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Bollywood stars Abhishek Bachchan, wife Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Amitabh Bachchan pose for photographs during the photocall for the Unforgettable Tour on August 18, 2008 in London, England.  (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Bollywood stars Abhishek Bachchan, wife Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Amitabh Bachchan pose for photographs during the photocall for the Unforgettable Tour on August 18, 2008 in London, England. (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

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Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan attends the premiere for 'Pink Panther 2' as part of the 59th Berlin Film Festival at the Berlinale Palast on February 13, 2009 in Berlin, Germany.  (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan attends the premiere for 'Pink Panther 2' as part of the 59th Berlin Film Festival at the Berlinale Palast on February 13, 2009 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

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Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and actor Abhishek Bachchan attend the Spring Fever Premiere held at the Palais Des Festival during the 62nd International Cannes Film Festival on May 14, 2009 in Cannes, France.  (Photo by Francois Durand/Getty Images)

Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and actor Abhishek Bachchan attend the Spring Fever Premiere held at the Palais Des Festival during the 62nd International Cannes Film Festival on May 14, 2009 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Francois Durand/Getty Images)

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Bollywood icon and IIFA Ambassador Amitabh Bachchan (R) poses with a waxwork figure of himself, his son, actor Abhishek Bachchan (L) and his wife, actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan during the 2009 International Indian Film Academy Awards at the Venetian Macao-Hotel-Resort on June 11, 2009 in Macau, China.  (Photo by Victor Fraile/Getty Images)

Bollywood icon and IIFA Ambassador Amitabh Bachchan (R) poses with a waxwork figure of himself, his son, actor Abhishek Bachchan (L) and his wife, actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan during the 2009 International Indian Film Academy Awards at the Venetian Macao-Hotel-Resort on June 11, 2009 in Macau, China. (Photo by Victor Fraile/Getty Images)

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In this handout image supplied by IIAF Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan receives the Female Star of the Decade award from Bollywood films director Ashutosh Gowarikar during the 2009 International Indian Film Academy Awards ceremony at the Venetian Macao-Hotel-Resort on June 13, 2009 in Macau.  (Photo by IIFA via Getty Images)

In this handout image supplied by IIAF Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan receives the Female Star of the Decade award from Bollywood films director Ashutosh Gowarikar during the 2009 International Indian Film Academy Awards ceremony at the Venetian Macao-Hotel-Resort on June 13, 2009 in Macau. (Photo by IIFA via Getty Images)

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In this handout image supplied by IIAF Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan performs as she wear an Indian costume during the 2009 International Indian Film Academy Awards ceremony at the Venetian Macao-Hotel-Resort on June 13, 2009 in Macau.  (Photo by IIFA via Getty Images)

In this handout image supplied by IIAF Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan performs as she wear an Indian costume during the 2009 International Indian Film Academy Awards ceremony at the Venetian Macao-Hotel-Resort on June 13, 2009 in Macau. (Photo by IIFA via Getty Images)

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In this handout image supplied by IIAF Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan receives the Female Star of the Decade award during the 2009 International Indian Film Academy Awards ceremony at the Venetian Macao-Hotel-Resort on June 13, 2009 in Macau.  (Photo by IIFA via Getty Images)

In this handout image supplied by IIAF Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan receives the Female Star of the Decade award during the 2009 International Indian Film Academy Awards ceremony at the Venetian Macao-Hotel-Resort on June 13, 2009 in Macau. (Photo by IIFA via Getty Images)

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Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan, his actor son Abhishek Bachchan and his wife Aishwarya Rai (3L), along with Indian politician Amar Singh (C) attend a party hosted by Indian businessman Anil Ambani and his actress wife Tina, February 28, 2010 in Mumbai. (Photo by Getty Images)

Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan, his actor son Abhishek Bachchan and his wife Aishwarya Rai (3L), along with Indian politician Amar Singh (C) attend a party hosted by Indian businessman Anil Ambani and his actress wife Tina, February 28, 2010 in Mumbai. (Photo by Getty Images)

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Husband-wife actor duo Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai with lyricist Gulzar (right) during the launch of Bollywood movie 'Raavan' (or Demon King), in Mumbai on Saturday April 24, 2010. (Photo by Getty Images)

Husband-wife actor duo Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai with lyricist Gulzar (right) during the launch of Bollywood movie 'Raavan' (or Demon King), in Mumbai on Saturday April 24, 2010. (Photo by Getty Images)

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Actress Eva Longoria Parker (L) and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan attend the 'On Tour' Premiere at the Palais des Festivals during the 63rd Annual Cannes Film Festival on May 13, 2010 in Cannes, France.  (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Actress Eva Longoria Parker (L) and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan attend the 'On Tour' Premiere at the Palais des Festivals during the 63rd Annual Cannes Film Festival on May 13, 2010 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

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(L-R) Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai arrive at the World Premiere of Raavan at the BFI Southbank on June 16, 2010 in London, England.  (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)

(L-R) Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai arrive at the World Premiere of Raavan at the BFI Southbank on June 16, 2010 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)

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Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan  arrives at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards held at the Kodak Theatre on February 27, 2011 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan arrives at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards held at the Kodak Theatre on February 27, 2011 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

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Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan arrives at the 'Sleeping Beauty' premiere during the 64th Annual Cannes Film Festival at the Palais des Festivals on May 12, 2011 in Cannes, France.  (Photo by Francois Durand/Getty Images)

Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan arrives at the 'Sleeping Beauty' premiere during the 64th Annual Cannes Film Festival at the Palais des Festivals on May 12, 2011 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Francois Durand/Getty Images)

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Actress Aishwarya Rai attends a photocall  at the Majestic Beach Pier during the 64th Cannes Film Festival on May 13, 2011 in Cannes, France.  (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Actress Aishwarya Rai attends a photocall at the Majestic Beach Pier during the 64th Cannes Film Festival on May 13, 2011 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

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Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, left, gives the winning trophy of the Prix de Diane horse race to German owner Dietrich Von Boetticher, second right, and his son Alexandre, right,  in Chantilly, West of Paris, Sunday June 12, 2011. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, left, gives the winning trophy of the Prix de Diane horse race to German owner Dietrich Von Boetticher, second right, and his son Alexandre, right, in Chantilly, West of Paris, Sunday June 12, 2011. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)