Miss World organisation felicitated Bollywood diva Aishwarya Rai Bachchan during the grand finale of the 64th edition of the beauty pageant. The coronation night was held in London on 14 December.
Aishwarya Rai celebrated the 20th anniversary of her Miss World 1994 title victory this year. The beauty pageant honoured Aishwarya Rai on Sunday night for her commitment towards her "Beauty With a Purpose" charity since winning the crown 20 years ago.
The pageant also said that Aishwarya Rai is the most successful and impactful Miss World so far. Miss World Chairman Julia Morley awarded Aishwarya Rai for her humanitarian work.
"I stand here overwhelmed by this honour. I thank Miss World Organization for such an incredible honour that I have received..." Aishwarya Rai said in her acceptance speech.
"To have the opportunity to hold the title, to wear the crown with pride... that was my one time to go out there and experience beauty with a purpose...," she added.
The Bollywood diva was accompanied by her mother Vrinda Rai, husband Abhishek Bachchan and daughter Aaradhya on stage.
She looked gorgeous in a silver Roberto Cavalli gown, while Abhishek looked handsome in black suit.
Aishwarya Rai won the Miss World 1994 title 20 years back at Sun City, South Africa. After becoming the Miss World, she was named as "World's Most Beautiful Woman".
Aishwarya Rai is not only a very successful and impactful Miss World, but she is also one of the most successful Bollywood actresses.