1) Aishwarya’s brand new avatar?
If the rumors are correct then Director Karan Johar is going to present Aishwarya in a never-seen-before avatar! Aishwarya, who is starring in Ae Dil Hai Mushkil alongside Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma, will be seen donning a complete new look which includes MINI SKIRTS! This ‘Mistress of Spices’ is going to sizzle for sure.
2) Parallels with Nirupa Roy
A website recently compared Aishwarya to Nirupa Roy, the iconic Mother India, for her role in Jazbaa. While Aishwarya plays the role of a Lawyer mom in the film, we are sure that her role will surely change the traditional ‘Maa’ of Bollywood.
3) The Casting Couch allegations
Now this one’s just plain shocking. When Shakti Kapoor was subjected to a sting operation, he “confessed” that Aishwarya Rai had been subjected to the infamous casting couch to bag a role in a Subhash Ghai film!
4) The ghost of the boyfriend past
Even a decade down, Aishwarya’s disastrous affair with Salman continues to make headlines. After their relationship crashed and burned, Aishwarya and Salman are said to have been in a permanent state of cold war. Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam fans, we feel you!
5) The post-pregnancy pictures
This, sadly, is one of the most shocking periods in the ex-Miss World’s career. When pictures of a post-pregnancy Aishwarya Rai, with all the gained weight, hit the media; all hell broke loose! Have some shame, guys. She, too, is a human after all!
6) When she accepted a film in just 15 minutes!
Known to be choosy with her films, and rightly so, Aishwarya has rejected blockbusters like Kuch Kuch Hota Hai and Badlapur in the past. But when director Omang Kumar met her for a script reading, she instantly agreed to do the film! Touted as one of her most challenging roles till date, she will be playing Dalbir Kaur: the sister of Sarabjit Singh.
7) The Racist Scandal
The actress unfortunately found herself bang in the middle of a raging controversy when a jewelry advertisement that she posed for raised allegations of racism and child labour to wide public disapproval.