List of awards and nominations received by Aishwarya Rai

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Rai at the 55th Filmfare Awards
Awards and nominations
Award Wins Nominations
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Awards won 181
Nominations 44
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Aishwarya Rai (also known as Aishwarya Rai Bachchan) is an Indian film actress and former model. She has been called the "most beautiful woman in the world",[1][2] Rai won the Miss India and Miss World pageants in 1994.[3][4] After a brief stint with modeling, Rai made her cinematic debut through the 1997 Tamil film Iruvar, a semi-biographical political drama, directed by Mani Ratnam.[5] She followed with Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya, that marked her Bollywood debut and Jeans, her first commercial success.[5] The latter India's submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film for the year 1998.[6] As of May 2018, she has received two awards each at the Filmfare Awards, and numerous times at Screen Awards, and IIFA Awards ceremonies for her on-screen performances.

In 1999 Rai received critical acclaim and several awards in the "Best Actress" category for her performances in Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam and Taal; both films earned her a Filmfare Best Actress nomination with the former fetching her the award.[7] The following year, she acted in Yash Chopra's Mohabbatein. The film gained her a Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress nomination—her only nomination in the category till date—and was among the highest-grossing films released that year. Rai received her second Best Actress (Filmfare Award) for her role as "Parvati" in the romantic drama Devdas. After a brief hiatus, she acted in Dhoom 2 (2006). The film featuring an ensemble cast was her first major commercial success post the release of Devdas. Rai was appointed the member of the jury of the 2003 Cannes Film Festival; she was the first Indian actress to represent her country as a jury member in the festival.[8][9] The next year, she collaborated with Mani Ratnam for the second time in his biographical film, Guru. She portrayed the role of her future husband Abhishek Bachchan's wife gaining her a seventh "Best Actress" nomination. Rai's portrayal as "Jodha Bai" in the 2008 epic film Jodhaa Akbar earned her another Filmfare nomination. In 2010, she made a comeback to Tamil film industry through Mani Ratnam's Raavanan and Shankar's science fiction film Enthiran.[5][Note 1] Rai was nominated for the Best Actress for the ninth time when she was cast in Guzaarish; her third collaboration with Sanjay Leela Bhansali. The film remains her last film to date.[11]

She won Most Glamorous Star of the Year which is shared with Hrithik Roshan for Dhoom 2 in 2007 She won the Outstanding Achievement in International Cinema at Awards of the International Indian Film Academy in 2009. She has won numerous times at the International Indian Film Academy Awards, Star Screen Awards, Zee Cine Awards, and others. In 2009 Rai was awarded the Padma Shri, the fourth-highest Indian civilian award, for her contributions to Indian cinema.[12][13] Later that year she was declared the Female Star of The Decade at the tenth International Indian Film Academy Awards, held in Macau.[14] In December 2010 she was declared the "Actress of the Decade" at the BIG Star Entertainment Awards.[15] In March 2011 Rai was honoured by Karnataka Chief Minister B. S. Yeddyurappa at World Kannada Meet (Vishwa Kannada Sammelana) for her contributions to the arts.[16] Later that month she was presented with the "Decade of Global Achievement Honour" by FICCI.[17] In 2012, she finally accepted the second-highest Order of France, Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.[12][18] Earlier she refused it because her father was suffering from a serious illness, and she wanted her whole family to attend the award ceremony.[18][19]

In a poll conducted by HollywoodBuzz, to find "Top 30 World's Most Beautiful Women of 2014", Aishwarya Rai made it to the fourth position winning over 4 million polls worldwide.[20][21] During the Miss World 2014 award ceremony, Rai was presented with a special "Lifetime beauty with a purpose" award for charitable work.[22]

Civilian Awards[edit]

  • 2009 – Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian award from the Government of India for her contribution to cinema. She created a history by being the first youngest actress received the award.[23][24]
  • 2012 – She has been accorded France's second highest civilian honour, Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Order of the Arts and Literature) by the French government for her “exceptional career” in 2009. She finally accepted this honour in 2012.[25][26] Earlier she refused it because her father was suffering from a serious illness, and she wanted her whole family to attend the award ceremony.[27]

National Honours[edit]

International Honours and Recognitions[edit]

  • In 1991, Rai won the International Ford Supermodel Contest at the age of 17 and was eventually featured in the American edition of Vogue.[60]
  • Aishwarya Rai is the winner of Miss World 1994 where she also won the "Miss Photogenic" award and Miss World Continental Queen of Beauty − Asia and Oceania.[61][62]
  • Aishwarya Rai is Longines Ambassador of elegance since 1999. Longines is "The World's Oldest Watches Brand" founded by Auguste Agassiz in 1832.[63]
  • Most Beautiful Miss World of All Times - Received the highest score of 9.911 in 2000.[64]
  • Most Beautiful International Titleholder of All Times in 2000 (Gold Medal Winner).
  • She was ranked 7th in the list of the "Most admired Indians" by The Week, a British Magazine conducted a survey in 2000 where she was the only actress in that top list.[65]
  • In 2001, Forbes named Rai among the top five Indian movie stars.[66]
  • Aishwarya Rai has been attending the prestigious Cannes Film Festival since 2002 and often cited in the media as "The Queen of Cannes".[67][68][69][70][71] In 2002, her film Devdas was screened at Cannes Film Festival and the film received highly positive reviews from western film critics and Rai's performance and beauty was praised by many. Alan Morrison writing for Empire said "Aishwarya Rai proves she has the acting talent to back up her flawless looks" [72][73]
  • TIME Asia put her picture on its cover page in 2003. Before Aishwarya, only Parveen Babi’s picture was placed in 1976 in the Asian edition.[74]
  • She became the first Indian actor to be a member of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 2003.[75]
  • In April 2003 she became the first Indian actress to be part of L’Oréal dream team and signed as their new international brand ambassador.[76]
  • She has been voted the most attractive woman of 2003 by Hello Magazine.[77]
  • In 2003, Rai became the first Indian actor to have appeared in Rolling Stone magazine's annual "Hot List" (Issue 932, October 2, 2003).[78]
  • In 2004, Aishwarya Rai became the first Indian actress to have her own statue at London’s Madame Tussauds museum.[79]
  • Aishwarya Rai became the first Indian actress to be listed in Time magazine as one of 100 most influential people in the world (The 2004 TIME 100).[80][81]
  • She was featured in the 2004 edition of the Guinness Book of World Records.
  • Ran the Olympic-torch relay in June 2004.[82]
  • She has often been cited in the media as "The Most Beautiful Woman In The World".[83][84] The 17,000 Sites in her honor include poetry sites, a "Hindu shrine" site, even a site dedicated to her eyes (which she wants to leave to science when she dies).[80]
  • Aishwarya Rai became the first woman to reach Siachen Glacier in 2004.She traveled all the way to Siachen Glacier, which at a height of 13000 ft is the highest battlefield in the world, to boost the morale of the jawans.[85][86]
  • In 2005 Mattel released a limited edition of Barbie dolls of Aishwarya Rai in the United Kingdom.The actress joined the ranks of Hollywood divas like Elizabeth Taylor and Diana Ross, who have all had their own limited edition celebrity Barbies.The dolls were a super hit. They were sold within minutes after release.[87]
  • The British magazine Maxim ranked Rai first on their list of "Hottest Women of India".[88]
  • 2005 – Honoured with British Government Next Step World Diversity Champion Award in 2005. She is the first woman and 2nd person from Asia received such huge honour after Jackie Chan. Jackie Chan and Aishwarya Rai chosen for the honour for represent the glamorous face of Asian entertainment while championing the cause of their country and gender."[89]
  • Honoured with the 2005 Global Diversity award by the European Union for her contribution to diversity.[90]
  • In 2005, Rai appointed spokesperson for the International Year of Microcredit, raising awareness of the main goals and priorities of the United Nations' poverty alleviation efforts.[91]
  • She was voted number 12 on VH1's 50 Sexiest Actresses of the Last 20 Years in 2005.[92]
  • Rai became the first Indian actor to officially declare the opening of Cannes Film Festival 2005[93]
  • In 2005, a Tulip at the Keukenhof Gardens in the Netherlands was named "Aishwarya Rai" after her. Hans van Driem, Managing Director of Netherlands tourism board inaugurated the ceremony along with Aishwarya Rai and said that tulips were a celebration of her beauty.[94]
  • In 2005 Harpers and Queen's list of "Most Beautiful Women in The World" ranked her ninth[95]
  • in 2006, People listed Aishwarya Rai in "Beauties Around the Globe" from India. [96]
  • The first actress from India to get signed on with the American Library Association and also have a poster made of her for schools and libraries all across America.
  • She is the first and only Bollywood personality to have appeared on CBS 60 Minutes, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Good Morning America, The Tyra Banks Show, Sir David Frost's The Frost Interview, Martha Stewart's show Martha and the Late Show with David Letterman.[97]
  • The UK magazine Eastern Eye ranked her third in the list of "Asia's Sexiest Women" in 2006.[98]
  • She appeared along with various other Bollywood actors at the closing ceremony of the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne.The performance showcased Indian culture as a lead-up to India hosting the 2010 Commonwealth Games.[99]
  • Featured in People Magazine as one of the 100 Most Beautiful People in the World. (Issue May 8, 2006).
  • Aishwarya Rai became the first person to make her mark on the Dubai Studio City Wall of Fame during the IIFA Awards in Dubai 2006.[100]
  • E!: Entertainment Television, an American cable television voted her the "7th sexiest Celebrity in the World".
  • 2nd Wax New York's Madame Tussauds Wax museum at Time Square in 2007.[101]
  • Named one of the Global Young Leaders by the Geneva-based World Economic Forumin 2007.[102]
  • In 2008, she was ranked #90 in Premiere magazine's "100 Sexiest Movie Stars of All Time" list.[103]
  • She was the only Bollywood Celebrity to appear in the Most Desired Women List with Rank of 27 by AskMen.com in 2008.[104]
  • In 2008 American television channel E!: Entertainment Television listed Aishwarya's eyes as the sexiest on their Sexiest Body Parts list.[105]
  • Ranked 60 on Most Desired Woman List by Askmen.com in 2009.[106]
  • In 2009, Forbes listed Rai at 387th out of 1,411 actors on their list of the most bankable stars in Hollywood. She is the highest-ranked Indian actor on the list.[107]
  • In 2009 Rai was appointed as the first global Goodwill Ambassador of Smile Train, an international charity that provides free Cleft lip and palate surgery to children in need. Her work with Smile Train will focus not only on India, but on 76 different developing countries around the world.[108][109] In March 2018, Aishwarya Rai and Smile Train celebrated free cleft surgeries treatment of 5,00,000 children.[110][111]
  • Ranked 63 on the Most Desired Woman List by Askmen.com in 2010.[112]
  • She was in the list Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World in 2010. Aishwarya Rai is The only Indian Actress to be featured in Time Magazine’s Global Women Power-pack.[113]
  • She was selected as The Most beautiful Miss World ever for the second time in 2010 by Global Beauties Magazine.[114]
  • 13 Jun 2010, Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan was recognised by E! News Asia as the Most Powerful Celebrity Couple in Asia. [115][116]
  • 3rd Wax Blackpool's Madame Tussauds Wax museum in 2011.[117]
  • Aishwarya Rai was voted as the second "Most Attractive woman in 2011" by Hello Magazine.[118]
  • 4th Wax Hong Kong's Madame Tussauds Wax museum in 2012.[119]
  • 5th Wax Washington, DC's Madame Tussauds Wax museum in 2012.[120][121]
  • In December 2012, E!News listed Rai and her husband Abhishek Bachchan at number 10 on their list of World's Sexiest Couples.
  • In 2012, She has been ranked the 2nd most popular watch brand ambassador worldwide in a survey conducted by World Watch Report.[122]
  • In September 2012, Rai had joined United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and renowned Hollywood actor Michael Douglas at a ceremony to commemorate the International Day of Peace in New York.[123]
  • In 2012, Aishwarya Rai appointed as the new international Goodwill Ambassador for UNAIDS, the joint United Nations programme on AIDS and HIV. She will raise global awareness on protecting children from HIV infection and increasing access to antiretroviral treatment.[124] Dr Bilali Camara, UNAIDS Country Director for India - “Since 2013, Ms Aishwarya Rai has been working with us on prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV as the Goodwill Ambassador of UNAIDS, and from that date, the number of pregnant women tested for HIV increased from 9.7 million to 16.3 million in 2017. This is in part due to her tireless campaigning.”[125]
  • In 2012, She has made it to the issue of New York Magazine’s list of “Forty Women That Women Find Beautiful”, where she grabbed the 21st position in the list, with New York Magazine saying “She may be the “world’s most beautiful woman,” but what we really love is that she never feels fragile onscreen.[126]
  • In 2013,6th wax Statue at Musée Grévin waxwork museum in Paris.[127]
  • In 2014, a survey conducted by Hollywood Buzz listed Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as the most beautiful Indian woman across the world and finished second in worldwide list.
  • In 2014, Aishwarya Rai was ranked fourth in a poll of the world's most beautiful women. The survey was conducted by international website Hollywood Buzz. The list saw more than four million people send in their votes selecting the most intelligent, desirable and successful women in 2013-14.[128][129][130]
  • In Dec 2014, Aishwarya Rai was felicitated by the Miss World Organisation at the 64th edition of the international beauty pageant for her commitment to “beauty with a purpose” since winning the crown two decades ago. She also declared as the Most Successful Miss World of all times.[131][132]
  • May 2015, Aishwarya Rai topped a poll and voted as ‘Forever Desirable Women in the World’ a survey conducted by Leading Daily. Aishwarya Rai is the first women to enter this super special ‘Forever Desirable’ club.[88][133][134]
  • In Jan 2016, Aishwarya Rai listed in Forbes as one of Wikipedia's 100 Most Controversial People in the world based on the total number of page edits over 15 years, starting from the site’s launch on 15 January 2001 to 13 January 2016.[135]
  • Oct 2016 - 7th wax statue at Madame Tussauds wax museum in San Francisco, California.[136]
  • Jan 2017, Aishwarya Rai titled as the woman with the most beautiful eyes of the world by saying "her beautiful eyes attract a number of people towards her. She is undisputedly, the most beautiful woman on the planet with a gorgeous personality and the most beautiful eyes".[137]
  • March 2017, Aishwarya Rai won the Best Actress award for her performance in Sarbjit at the IFFAA ( International Film Festival and Awards of Australia)[138][139][140]
  • In June 2017, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences "Oscars" invited Rai for membership.[141][142]
  • August 2017, Aishwarya Rai became the first female actor ever to hoist the Indian National Flag at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne, an annual Australian celebration of films from India and the subcontinent. The actress achieved the feat on 12 August 2017 during her visit to the festival where she was also awarded with Excellence in Global Cinema award.[143][144][145]
  • February 2018, Aishwarya Rai top the list as woman with "The Most Beautiful Eyes In The World 2018". [146]
  • April 2018, Rai listed in top 20 "World's Most Admired Women" in 2018 according to the annual study conducted by YouGov. [147][148]
  • May 2018 at Cannes Film Festival 2018, Aishwarya Rai honoured by "The World's Largest Cosmetics Company" team L’Oréal Paris for her long run as their brand ambassador (15 Years) on the "L’Oréal Worth It show", alongside Helen Mirren.[149][150][151]

Miss World[edit]

Miss World is "The World's Oldest Running International Beauty Pageant". It was created in the United Kingdom by Eric Morley in 1951.Since Morley’s death in 2000, his wife, Julia Morley, has co-chaired the competition.[152]

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Femina Miss India[edit]

Miss India or Femina Miss India is a national beauty pageant in India that annually selects representatives to compete in Miss World, one of the Big Four major international beauty pageants.[159] It is organised by Femina, a women's magazine published by The Times Group. Since 2013, Femina also organizes Miss Diva separately which sends representatives to Miss Universe.[160]

Winner

Dadasaheb Phalke Award[edit]

The Dadasaheb Phalke Award is India's highest award in cinema. It is presented annually at the National Film Awards ceremony by the Directorate of Film Festivals, an organisation set up by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. The recipient is honoured for their "outstanding contribution to the growth and development of Indian cinema"[161] and is selected by a committee consisting of eminent personalities from the Indian film industry.[162]

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Filmfare Awards[edit]

The Filmfare Awards aka Clares are presented annually by The Times Group to honour both artistic and technical excellence of professionals. The Filmfare ceremony is one of the oldest film events in India.[163][164][165] The awards were first introduced in 1954, the same year as the National Film Awards.

Winner

Nominated

Star Screen Awards[edit]

The Star Screen Awards, is an annual awards ceremony held in India honouring professional excellence in the Bollywood Film Industry. The nomination and award selection is done by a panel of distinguished professionals from the industry.It was originally called the Screen Awards.[174]

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Nominated

Stardust Awards[edit]

The Stardust Awards is an award ceremony for Hindi movies, which is sponsored by Stardust magazine.[183][184] The first ceremony was held in 2004 for films released in 2003.[183][184]

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Nominated

Zee Cine Awards[edit]

The Zee Cine Awards (ZCA) is an awards ceremony for the Hindi film industry.

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Nominated

International Indian Film Academy Awards[edit]

The International Indian Film Academy Awards (also known as the IIFA Awards) are a set of awards presented annually by the International Indian Film Academy to honour both artistic and technical excellence of professionals in Bollywood, the Hindi language film industry. Instituted in 2000, the ceremony is held in different countries around the world every year.

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Producers Guild Film Awards[edit]

The Producers Guild Film Awards (previously known as the Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Award) is an accolade given by the Apsara Producers Guild to recognize excellence in Indian film and television.[196]

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Nominated

BIG Star Entertainment Awards[edit]

The BIG Star Entertainment Awards are presented annually by Reliance Broadcast Network Limited in association with Star India to honour personalities from the field of entertainment across movies, music, television, sports, theatre and dance. The award is touted to be a completely viewer driven award where in audience participation right from nominations to the final winners through SMS and online voting across the categories is used for deciding the winners.

Winner

  • 2010 – BIG Star – Film Actor (Female) of the Decade[200]

Nominated

  • 2010 – BIG Star – Most Entertaining Film Actor (Female) for Guzaarish[201]
  • 2015 – BIG Star – Most Entertaining Actor in an Action Role - Male/Female for Jazbaa[202]

V. Shantaram Awards[edit]

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Anandalok Puraskar Awards[edit]

Anandalok Puraskar' or Anandalok Awards (Bengali: আনন্দলোক পুরস্কার )[203][204] ceremony is one of the most prominent film events given for Bengali Cinemas in India.[204] The Anandalok, only film magazine in Bengali language, published from Ananda Publishers and Ananda Bazar Patrika presents this Award (Puraskar).

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Indian Film Festival of Melbourne[edit]

The Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) is an annual Indian film festival based in Melbourne, Australia. It is presented by Film Victoria and the State Government of Victoria, and produced by Mind Blowing Films, a Melbourne-based distributor of Indian cinema across Australia and New Zealand. Founded in 2010, the festival was previously called Bollywood & Beyond, and from 2012 was re-established as an initiative of the Victorian Coalition Government Victorian Government that aims to strengthen ties between the Indian film industry and Victoria.

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Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards[edit]

The Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA) is a group of film critics based in Washington, D.C. and founded in 2002. WAFCA is composed of nearly 50 DC-based film critics from television, radio, print, and internet.[207] Annually, the group gives awards to the best in film as selected by its members by vote.

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International Film Festival and Awards of Australia[edit]

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Zee Gold Bollywood Awards[edit]

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BIG Zee Entertainment Awards[edit]

Winner

  • 2017 – BIG Zee Most Entertaining Actor in a Drama Film – Female for Sarbjit[209]
  • 2017 – BIG Zee Most Entertaining Actor in a Romantic Film – Female for Ae Dil Hai Mushkil[210]

Nominated

  • 2017 – BIG Zee Most Entertaining Actor (Film) – Female for Sarbjit [210]

Bollywood Movie Awards[edit]

The Bollywood Movie Awards was an annual film award ceremony held between 1999 and 2007 in Long Island, New York, United States, celebrating films and actors from the Bollywood film industry based in Mumbai, India.

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Lions Gold Awards[edit]

The Lions Gold Awards is an accolade given by the Lions Club Mumbai to recognise excellence in Indian film and television industry.[211]

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Sansui Awards[edit]

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Vijay Awards[edit]

The Vijay Awards are presented by the Tamil television channel STAR Vijay to honour excellence in Tamil cinema.

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Filmfare Glamour & Style Awards[edit]

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Hindustan Times (HT) Most Stylish Awards[edit]

Winner

Vogue India Beauty Awards[edit]

Winner

  • 2011 – Vogue Beauty Awards – Global Beauty Icon award.[220]
  • 2017 – Vogue Beauty Awards – Most Beautiful Global Indian Icon of the decade [221]
  • 2017 – Vogue Women Of The Year Awards – Vogue Influencer of the Decade'[222]

HELLO! Hall of Fame Awards[edit]

Winner

  • 2010 – 'Hello! Hall Of Fame' Awards – Global Icon Award.[223]
  • 2016 – 'Hello! Hall Of Fame' Awards – Glamour Icon of the Year [224]

GQ Men of The Year Awards (India)[edit]

Winner

  • 2010 – GQ Men of the Year Awards – "Global Indian Woman" or woman of substance.[225]
  • 2010 – GQ Men of the Year Awards – Excellence Award.[226]

Cosmopolitan Awards[edit]

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MTV Awards[edit]

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NDTV Indian of the Year Awards[edit]

Winner

  • 2010 – NDTV Awards – "Icon of 21 years of Entertainment Award".[230]
  • 2010 – NDTV Indian of The Year Awards – Indian Icon of the year.

Femina Beauty Awards[edit]

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Other Awards (Film & Acting)[edit]

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Other Awards[edit]

Winner

  • 2004 – F Awards-For Excellence in Indian Fashion – Female Celebrity Model of the Year
  • 2004 – Global Foreign Artiste Debutantes to Mainstream Media Award
  • 2006 – Zee Astitva Awards – Outstanding Contribution to Cinema
  • 2008 – Reebok Zoom Glam Awards – Glam Couple Award along with Abhishek Bachchan[234]
  • 2009 – Indian Youth Icon Awards – Global Face of the Year[235]
  • 2010 – Masala Awards – Global Artist Of The Year
  • 2010 – DNA India Style Awards – Beauty Icon Award
  • 2016 – NRI Of The Year Award – Global Indian of the Year Award [236]

Media Honours, Recognitions and Polls[edit]

  • 2002 – The Times of India named Aishwarya Rai No.1 on the list of the "100 Most Beautiful Indian Women in the Past Century".
  • 2005 – Voted The Most Desired Dream Date.
  • 2006 – Came in #1 in BollySpice.com Magazine's list of "Top 10 Actresses of 2006".[237]
  • 2007 – Femina "Most Powerful Indian Woman". [238]
  • 2008 – She was selected by Verve (magazine) in its list of the country's "Most Powerful Women" [239]
  • 2009 – A poll conducted by the newspaper Daily News and Analysis, she was voted as one of India's most popular icons.[240]
  • 2009 – Aishwarya Rai listed in Filmfare's "50 Beautiful People".[241]
  • 2009 – She was selected by Verve (magazine) in its list of the country's "Most Influential Indian Women".[242]
  • 2010 – She ranked 2nd in The Times of India's 50 most desirable women [243]
  • 2011 – Named "India's Most Beautiful Woman" by Femina.[244]
  • 2011 – She ranked 9th in The Times of India's 50 most desirable women.[245]
  • 2012 – Aishwarya Rai voted as the best-dressed celebrity on the red carpet in an online survey conducted by Yahoo! India.[246][247]
  • 2012 – On Mother's Day 2012, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Voted as Ideal Celebrity Mother in Bollywood by online participants of a survey conducted by matrimonial site Shaadi.com. while in Hollywood, the title for the best celebrity mother goes to Angelina Jolie. [248]
  • 2013 – Rai was voted as the "most popular actress" in the Filmfare 100 years of cinema issue in 2013.
  • 2013 – She was also listed in Filmfare 100 years of cinema issue list of top 5 'global Icon" at #2 also being the only female in it.
  • 2013 – The Best of Filmfare – Iconic women who shaped our movie dreams.[249]
  • 2014 – Aishwarya Rai has topped the list of 20 most searched successful Indian women on Google.[250]
  • 2014 – The Times Of India's Forever Desirable woman.[251]
  • 2015 – Aishwarya Rai voted as the most Yummiest Mummy with 72% votes as Yummiest mummy in Bollywood.[252]
  • 2015 – Aishwarya Rai voted as best dressed at Cannes 2015 with 50.53% votes. [253]
  • 2015 – Hello! India magazine named Aishwarya Rai as "India’s Most Beautiful".[254]
  • 2016 – Aishwarya Rai listed in "19 Most Successful Women Achievers" in business/entrepreneur by Outlook (magazine) Business Magazine. [255]
  • 2017 – Listed no #1 as India’s Most Beautiful women by Femina.[256]
  • 2017 – Filmfare "Most Powerful Girl of Showbiz" in Bollywood.[257]
  • 2018 – Femina"India's Most Beautful Woman 2018" [258][259]
  • 2018 – Aishwarya Rai Top the list(#1) in Top 5 Must-See Looks From The Cannes 2018 Red Carpet beating the names like Cate Blanchett, Kendall Jenner, and Lupita Nyong'o. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan‘s gorgeous butterfly couture gown designed by Dubai-based Michael Cinco took 3,000 hours to make and showcases Swarovski crystals, intricate thread work as well as a 20-foot train. [260][261]
  • 2018 – Aishwarya Rai voted as "The Best Dressed for both Day 5 and 6 on the Red Carpet Of Cannes Film Festival 2018". She also won "Readers Choice Best Dressed of The Week" and "Critics Choice Best Dressed of The Week". A poll conducted by RCFA - Red Carpet Fashion Awards.[262].[263][264][265]
  • 2018 – Rai listed twice in "The Most Glamorous Looks from Cannes Film Festival 2018" by Harper's Bazaar for her two appearances on the red carpet. [266]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Raavanan was made separately in Hindi and released as Raavan.[10]

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