Ravishing Bachchan Bahurani Ash, turns a year older on November 1.
So on the Birthday of this gorgeous yet, elegant diva let's have look at some of the rare known facts about her.
Aishwarya's Rendezvous With Opera
In April 2005, Ash was the first woman of Indian or South Asian origin to be featured on The Oprah Show.
Brisies of Troy Could Have Been an Indian
If reports are to be believed then Ash turned down the role of Briseis in the film 'Troy' which was offered to her in 2004.
Subsequently, she also let go the role she was offered to play in Hollywood flick 'The Myth' which eventually went to Mallika.
What! Ash failed in an Audition
Reports even suggest that before stepping in the glamour aisles, Ash was once auditioned for voice dubbing for a television serial, but got rejected.
The True Beginning
It is widely believed that Pepsi ad was the first advertisement break through for this doe eyed beauty, but actually it was not.
For Ash her first advertisement break through was Camelin pencil commercial which she did when she was in 9th grade.
Youngest Padam Shri Diva
Besides being the a globally recognised icon of Bollywood, Ash is also the youngest actress to receive the Padam Shri award , the fourth highest civilian honor awarded by Indian government for outstanding contribution to cinema.
American Library Association's Poster Women
Ash is first Indian women who is been signed by American library Association to be on the poster of the foundation.
Most Adored Indian Barbie Doll
In 2005 a limited edition range of Barbie dolls inspired from the elegance of Ash were launched in Britain, which went out of stock within minutes of their launch.