List of awards and nominations received by Aishwarya Rai
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", Rai won the Miss India and Miss World pageants in 1994. 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. She followed with Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya, that marked her Bollywood debut and Jeans, her first commercial success. The latter India's submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film for the year 1998. As of November 2017, 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.
Rai at the Stardust Awards in 2015
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. 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. 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.[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. In 2013, Rai was even chosen as the "most popular actress" in the 100 years of cinema issue by the prestigious and most popular Indian entertainment magazine, 'Filmfare. She was also the only actress to be listed in its list of top 5 'global Icon" at #2.
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. Later that year she was declared the Female Star of The Decade at the tenth International Indian Film Academy Awards, held in Macau. In December 2010 she was declared the "Actress of the Decade" at the BIG Star Entertainment Awards. 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. Later that month she was presented with the "Decade of Global Achievement Honour" by FICCI. In 2012, she finally accepted the second-highest Order of France, Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. Earlier she refused it because her father was suffering from a serious illness, and she wanted her whole family to attend the award ceremony. She is the fourth Indian actor—after Sivaji Ganesan, Nandita Das, and Shahrukh Khan—to be chosen for the award. 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. During the Miss World 2014 award ceremony, Rai was presented with a special "Lifetime beauty with a purpose" award for charitable work.
- 2000 – Filmfare Best Actress Award for Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
- 2003 – Filmfare Best Actress Award for Devdas
- 2000 – Filmfare Best Actress Award for Taal
- 2001 – Filmfare Best Actress Award for Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai
- 2001 – Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress for Mohabbatein
- 2005 – Filmfare Best Actress Award for Raincoat
- 2007 – Filmfare Best Actress Award for Dhoom 2
- 2008 – Filmfare Best Actress Award for Guru
- 2009 – Filmfare Best Actress Award for Jodhaa Akbar
- 2011 – Filmfare Best Actress Award for Guzaarish
- 2017 – Filmfare Best Actress Award for Sarbjit
- 2000 – IIFA Best Actress Award for Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
- 2003 – IIFA Best Actress Award for Devdas
- 2005 – IIFA Global Indian Media Personality Award
- 2007 – IIFA Glamorous Star Award
- 2007 – IIFA Most Searched Personality on MSN India
- 2009 – IIFA Star of the Decade – Female
- 2009 – IIFA Outstanding Achievement by an Indian in International Cinema
- 1997 – Star Screen Award Most Promising Newcomer - Female for Aur Pyar Ho Gaya
- 1997 – Screen Awards – Discovery of the year
- 1999 – Star Screen Award Best Actress for Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
- 2002 – Star Screen Award Jodi No. 1 for 2002 (shared with Shahrukh Khan)
- 2002 – Star Screen Award Best Actress for Devdas
- 2009 – Star Screen Award for Best Actress (Popular Choice) for Jodhaa Akbar
- 2011 – Star Screen Award Jodi No. 1 for Guzaarish (shared with Hrithik Roshan)
- 1998 – Star Screen Award Best Actress for Taal
- 2000 – Star Screen Award Best Actress for Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai
- 2000 – Star Screen Award Best Supporting Actress for Mohabbatein
- 2004 – Star Screen Award Best Actress for Raincoat
- 2006 – Star Screen Award Best Actress for Dhoom 2
- 2006 – Star Screen Award Jodi No. 1 for Dhoom 2 (shared with Hrithik Roshan)
- 2007 – Star Screen Award Best Actress for Guru
- 2008 – Star Screen Award Best Actress for Jodhaa Akbar
- 2008 – Star Screen Award Jodi No. 1 for Jodha Akbar (shared with Hrithik Roshan)
- 2010 – Star Screen Award Best Actress for Guzaarish
- 2016 – Star Screen Award for Best Actress (Popular Choice) for Jazbaa.
- 2017 – Star Screen Award Best Supporting Actress for Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
- 2010 – BIG Star – Film Actor (Female) of the Decade
BIG Zee Entertainment AwardsEdit
- 2017 – BIG Zee Most Entertaining Actor in a Drama Film – Female for Sarbjit
- 2017 – BIG Zee Most Entertaining Actor in a Romantic Film – Female for Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
- 2000 – Lux Face of the Year
- 2000 – Zee Cine Award Best Actor- Female for Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
- 2003 – Zee Cine Award Best Actor- Female for Devdas
- 2003 – Zee Cine True Indian Beauty Award
- 2005 – Zee Cine Critics' Best Actor Award- Female for Raincoat
- 2011 – Zee Cine Critics' Best Actor Award- Female For Guzaarish
- 2005 – WAFCA Award Best Breakthrough Performance for Bride and Prejudice
- 2007 – Stardust Star of the Year Award - Female for Dhoom 2
- 2011 – Stardust Award for Best Drama Actress for Guzaarish
- 2015 – Power-packed Performer of the Year for Jazbaa 
- 2016 – Editor’s Choice Most Iconic Performance of the Year for Sarbjit 
- 2008 – Stardust Star of the Year Award - Female for Guru
- 2009 – Stardust Star of the Year Award - Female for Sarkar Raj
- 2009 – Stardust Star of the Year Award - Female for Jodha Akbar
- 2011 – Stardust Star of the Year Award - Female for Guzaarish
- 2016 – Stardust Best Supporting Actress Award for Ae Dil Hai Mushkil 
- 2016 – Performer of the year (Female) for Sarbjit 
Zee Gold AwardsEdit
- 2002 – Sansui Best ActressAward for Devdas
- 2010 – Critics' Choice Cinematic Excellence Best Actress for Guzaarish
- 2013 – HTC Honour (Won Along with Abhishek Bachchan)
- 1994 – Miss India World
- 1994 – Miss Catwalk
- 1994 – Miss Miraculous
- 1994 – Miss Photogenic
- 1994 – Miss Perfect Ten
- 1994 – Miss Popular
- 1994 – Miss Photogenic Face
- 2000 – Won Priyadarshini International Award category – Best Actress for Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
- 2000 – Rupa Filmgoers Millennium Best Actress Award for Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
- 2001 – Won BWSX Fantasy Award: Best Supporting Actress for Mohabbatein
- 2002 – Won RACE Award: Best Actress for Devdas
- 2003 – V. Shantaram Awards: Best Actress for Devdas
- 2003 – Won Anandalok Awards for Best Actress for Chokher Bali
- 2004 – F Awards-For Excellence in Indian Fashion - Female Celebrity Model of the Year
- 2004 – Global Foreign Artiste Debutantes to Mainstream Media Award
- 2005 – Voted The Most Desired Dream Date
- 2005 – MTV Immies Best Performance in a Song ("Kajra Re")
- 2006 – Zee Astitva Awards – Outstanding Contribution to Cinema
- 2007 – MTV Lycra Style Awards: Most Stylish Female for Dhoom 2
- 2007 – MTV Lycra Style Awards: Most Stylish Couple along with Hrithik Roshan for Dhoom 2
- 2008 – Reebok Zoom Glam Awards: Glam Couple Award along with Abhishek Bachchan
- 2008 – Central European Bollywood Awards: Best Actress Award for Guru
- 2009 – V. Shantaram Awards: Best Actress for Jodhaa Akbar
- 2009 – Indian Youth Icon Awards: Global Face of the Year
- 2010 – NDTV Awards: "Icon of 21 years of Entertainment Award".
- 2010 – GQ awards: "Global Indian Woman" or woman of substance.
- 2010 – GQ Men of the Year Awards – Excellence Award.
- 2010 – Masala Awards – Global Artist Of The Year
- 2010 – 'Hello! Hall Of Fame' Awards: Global Icon Award.
- 2011 – Anandalok Awards Best Actress for Raavan
- 2011 – Pazhassi Raja award 2011's Abhinaya Kala Ratna Award
- 2011 – Cosmopolitan Awards – Female of All Time
- 2011 – Big Ima Music Awards – The best Visualized Female Song – Udi Guzaarish
- 2012 – Loreal Paris Femina Women Awards – The Iconic Woman of Worth Award.
- 2012 – Cosmopolitan Fun, Fearless Awards – Power Couple (Aishwarya & Abhishek).
- 2014 – Filmfare Glamour & Style Awards for Global Icon of the year (Female)
- 2014 – Filmfare Glamour & Style Awards for Most Glamorous Real-Life Couple (Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan)
- 2015 – HT Style Awards - The most stylish couple of the year award ( Aishwarya Rai Bachchan & Abhishek Bachchan ) 
- 2015 – HT Style Awards - Most Stylish Global Icon of the Year (Female) 
- 2015 – Filmfare Glamour & Style Awards for Global Icon of the year (Female) 
- 2015 – Filmfare Glamour & Style Awards for Most Glamorous Real-Life Couple (Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan)
- 2016 – NRI Of The Year Award - Global Indian of the Year Award 
- 2016 – 'Hello! Hall Of Fame' Awards: Glamour Icon of the Year 
- 2016 – HT Most Stylish Awards - Most Stylish Female Superstar award 
- 2016 – HT Most Stylish Awards - Most stylish couple (Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan) 
- 2016 – Filmfare Glamour & Style Awards - Most Glamorous Star (Female)
- 2016 – Filmfare Glamour & Style Awards - Trendsetter Of The Year
- 2017 – Lions Gold Awards - Best Actress of the Year for Sarbjit 
- 2017 – Vogue Beauty Awards - Most Beautiful Global Indian Icon of the decade 
- 2017 – Indian Film Festival of Melbourne - Westpac IFFM Excellence in Global Cinema 
- 2017 – Vogue Women Of The Year Awards - Vogue Influencer of the Decade'
National honours and recognitionsEdit
- 2002 – Rajiv Gandhi Award for Excellence in Field of Entertainment.
- 2004 – GR8! Women Award for Contribution to Cinema.
- 2008 – She was selected by Verve Magazine in its list of the country's most powerful women 
- 2009 – A poll conducted by the newspaper Daily News and Analysis, she was voted as one of India's most popular icons.
- 2009 – Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian award from the Government of India.
- 2010 – The India Today Woman Summit Awards – To greet the role of modernistic Indian woman to the work force.
- 2010 – DNA India Style Awards – Beauty Icon Award
- 2010 – NDTV Indian of The Year Awards – Indian Icon of the year
- 2010 – India Today Women Award for Global Achievement.
- 2010 – She ranked 2nd in The Times of India's 50 most desirable women 
- 2010 – GR8! Women Award for Social services and international recognition.
- 2010 – Won Teacher's people achievers award at Teacher's Achievement Award.
- 2011 – She ranked 9th in The Times of India's 50 most desirable women.
- 2011 – Vogue Beauty Awards – Global Beauty Icon award.
- 2011 – A newer variety of guava, produced by Padma Shri winner holticulturist Haji Kaleemullah was named after her.
- 2011 – FICCI Frames Excellence Awards – Decade of Global Achievement for contribution to Hindi cinema & acting.
- 2011 – FICCI Award of a Decade of Global Achievement
- 2011 – Honoured with the Pazhassi Raja Purashkaram ‘Abhinaya Kaala Ratna’ instituted by the Pazhassi Raja Charitable Trust.
- 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 – Giant Award - Outstanding Contribution to Indian Cinema 
- 2014 – Aishwarya Rai has topped the list of 20 most searched successful Indian women on Google.
- 2014 – The Times Of India's Forever Desirable woman.
- 2014 – Asiavision Awards - Icon Of India.
- 2016 – Gauravvanta Gujarati Award
- 2016 – 7th Outlook Business Outstanding Women Awards - Outstanding Celebrity Woman of the Year.
- 2017 – Dadasaheb Phalke Award - Best Actress for Sarbjit 
International honours and recognitionsEdit
- In 1991, Rai won the International Ford Supermodel Contest at the age of 17 
- Miss World 1994
- Most Beautiful Miss World of All Times-Received the highest score of 9.911 in 2000.
- Most Beautiful International Titleholder of All Times Gold Medal Winner in 2000.
- 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.
- She became the first Indian actor to be a member of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 2003.
- 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.
- She has been voted the most attractive woman of 2003 by Hello Magazine.
- In 2003, she appeared in Rolling Stone magazine's annual "Hot List".
- In 2004, Aishwarya Rai became the first Indian actress to have her own statue at London’s Madame Tussauds museum.
- Become the first Indian actress to listed in Time magazine as one of 100 most influential people in the world (The 2004 TIME 100).
- She was featured in the 2004 edition of the Guinness Book of World Records.
- In 2005 Mattel released a limited edition of Barbie dolls of Aishwarya Rai in the United Kingdom.
- The British magazine Maxim ranked Rai first on their list of "Hottest Women of India.
- British Govt’s Next Step World Diversity Champion Award in 2005.
- She was voted number 12 on VH1's 50 Sexiest Actresses of the Last 20 Years in 2005.
- In 2005, a Tulip in the Netherlands was named "Aishwarya Rai" after her.
- In 2005 Harpers and Queen's list of "Most Beautiful Women in The World" ranked her ninth
- 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 library’s all across America.
- She is the only Bollywood personality 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.
- The UK magazine Eastern Eye ranked her third in the list of "Asia's Sexiest Women" in 2006.
- 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.
- Named one of the Global Young Leaders by the Geneva-based World Economic Forum.
- In 2008, she was ranked #90 in Premiere magazine's "100 Sexiest Movie Stars of All Time" list.
- She was the only Bollywood Celebrity to appear in the Most Desired Women List with Rank of 27 by AskMen.com in 2008.
- In 2008 American television channel E!: Entertainment Television listed Aishwarya's eyes as the sexiest on their Sexiest Body Parts list.
- Ranked 60 on Most Desired Woman List by Askmen.com in 2009.
- 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.
- 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. Earlier she refused it because her father was suffering from a serious illness, and she wanted her whole family to attend the award ceremony.
- Ranked 63 on Most Desired Woman List by Askmen.com in 2010.
- 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.
- She was selected as The Most beautiful Miss World ever for the second time in 2010 by Global Beauties Magazine.
- 3rd Wax Blackpool's Madame Tussauds Wax museum in 2011.
- 4th Wax Hong Kong's Madame Tussauds Wax museum in 2012.
- 5th Wax Washington, DC's Madame Tussauds Wax museum in 2012.
- 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.
- 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.
- In 2013,6th wax Statue at Musée Grévin waxwork museum in Paris.
- In 2014, a survey conducted by Hollywood Buzz listed Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as the most beautiful Indian women 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.
- 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 ever.
- 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.
- In Jan 2016, Aishwarya Rai listed in Wikipedia's 100 Most Controversial People 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.
- Oct 2016 - 7th wax statue at Madame Tussauds wax museum in San Francisco, California.
- Jan 2017, Aishwarya Rai titled as the woman with the most beautiful eyes of the world.
- March 2017, Aishwarya Rai won the best actress for her performance in Sarbjit at the IFFAA ( International Film Festival and Awards of Australia)
- August 2017, Aishwarya Rai become the first Indian woman hoisted the Indian national flag in Melbourn Australia at the Federation Square building to mark the 70th Indian Independence Day celebrations at the annual flag hoisting ceremony.
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