Happy birthday, Aishwarya!
The gorgeous Aishwarya Rai Bachchan turns 43 on November 1.
Whatever the outcome of her new film Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, we decided to look back at the 12 major benchmarks in her life.
Aishwarya Rai started her career with a Camiln commercial when she was in Standard Nine.
But it was her 1993 Pepsi ad with Aamir Khan and Mahima Chaudry, which got her recognition. It was shot by Prahlad Kakkar.
Aishwarya's life changed when she bagged the Miss World title in 1994.
Aishwarya started on her film career with Mani Ratnam's Tamil film Iruvar in 1997. It co-starred Malayalam film superstar Mohanlal.
Aishwarya's first Bollywood debut also released in 1997 -- Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya -- opposite Bobby Deol.
The first time Aishwarya went to the Cannes Film Festival was when her film Devdas travelled there in 2002.
The next year, Ash started her annual trip to the French locale as the brand ambassador of L'Oreal, which she endorses till today.
Aishwarya's first big hit was Subhash Ghai's 1999 film Taal with Anil Kapoor and Akshaye Khanna.
Aishwarya made her foray into Hollywood with Gurinder Chadha's 2004 film Bride & Prejudice, based on Jane Austen's novel, Pride And Prejudice.
Aishwarya and Abhishek Bachchan fell in love while they were filming Guru.
They got married in 2007.
Aishwarya made her first public appearance as Mrs Bachchan during a visit to a temple in Tirupati after their wedding.
Aishwarya's last Hollywood film was Pink Panther 2, and she looked smashing at its premiere at the 59th Berlinale Film Festival in Berlin in 2009.
Aishwarya delivered a baby girl in 2011.
Aaradhya has become already become a star!
Aishwarya made a movie comeback with 2015's Jazbaa. Directed by Sanjay Gupta, it did not find much favour with the audiences.
Hopefully, her new film Ae Dil Hai Mushkil will work wonders for the birthday girl.