Aishwarya Rai also known as Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is an Indian film actress and model. She won the Miss India and Miss World pageants of 1994, and has acted in over 40 films in different genres. She is a leading contemporary actress of Indian cinema and has received two Filmfare Awards, two Screen Awards, and two IIFA Awards for her performances in Hindi films of Bollywood. Rai is regarded as one of the most popular and influential celebrities in India and is often cited in the media as the "most beautiful woman in the world". She also received praise for portraying a nurse in the drama Guzaarish (2010). Rai took a sabbatical from film acting in 2010, and made her comeback with the thriller Jazbaa (2015). Rai will appear in Karan Johar's romantic drama Ae Dil Hai Mushkil alongside Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma in late 2016, the film is slated to release on 28th October, 2016.