• The former Miss World Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has come across a long way in her acting career in Bollywood. But it was not easy for the diva to make a mark in the industry without any bizarre controversies.Varinder Chawla
  • A cold war brewed between Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Manisha Koirala in the year 1994. The latter actress allegedly claimed that her then boyfriend Rajeev Mulchandani had dumped Rai for her. This made the former Miss World upset and since then both the actresses never looked at each other.Reuters
  • The famous patch-up and break-up love story of Salman Khan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is known to everyone. The duo started dating each other during the filming of “Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam” and became one of the hot couples in Bollywood. But the relationship ended soon as the actress accused Khan of being physically and mentally abusive.Varinder Chawla
  • It is said that Salman Khan has created trouble by barging in on the sets of Shah Rukh Khan’s film “Chalte Chalte” in which Rai was the lead actress. When the situation went out of control SRK replaced Rai with Rani Mukherjee.Reuters
  • In a sting operation, Shakti Kapoor asked an undercover reporter, who went to him as a struggling actress, about seeking sexual favours in return. He also said that Aishwarya Rai Bachchan did the same to bag a role with Subash Ghai. Later on, Kapoor apologised saying he was misquoted.Creative Commons/FilmiTadka
  • The then newbie of Bollywood Vivek Oberoi was dating the former Miss World and told the media that Salman Khan was threatening him. Oberoi called upon a press conference and said that Khan called him forty one times and threatened to kill him, on which Aishwarya Rai called her then boyfriend ‘immature’.Varinder Chawla
  • It was said that the Bachchan family didn’t like their Bahu’s passionate kissing scene with her co-star Hrithik Roshan in the film “Dhoom 2”.Varinder Chawla
  • The most eccentric controversy of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was when she was allegedly linked-up with her father-in-law. As in most of the events Big B and Rai were seen together without their spouses triggered such news.Varinder Chawla
  • Sonam Kapoor, who was chosen as brand Ambassador for one of the products of L’Oreal, made the mistake of calling the beauty queen Aishwarya Rai as ‘aunty’. Kapoor’s dream of walking on the red carpet at Cannes with the Bachchan Bahu got thrashed as the latter refused to do so.Varinder Chawla

The stunning Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has always mesmerised the viewers with her beauty and acting talent. Currently, the beauty queen is the Bahu of Bachchan family and happily settled along with her daughter Aaradhya.

The diva has entertained her fans for a long time and has given some of the popular hits to the Indian film industry. But as fame comes, the actress also made headlines with many controversies throughout her career.

From the famous break-up with Salman Khan to bizarre link-up with Big B, the actress has been targeted by the media many times. Still she succeeded to become the most talented and leading actress of Bollywood. This has helped her leave a mark in the coveted space of Hollywood as well.

Check out the above slideshow of the shocking controversies in Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's career.