Thursday, May 3, 2007

No More Aishwarya Rai; It is Now Aishwarya Bachchan

Former Miss World Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai has decided to take Bachchan as her new surname leaving Rai, her old surname. Aishwarya Rai got married to Abhishek Bachchan, one of the popular Bollywood stars at present. Abhishek Bachchan is the son of Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan, one of the most popular actresses in the history of Bollywood. It has been reported that Aishwarya has already signed an autograph as Aishwarya Bachchan. reported:

Rai, who married Abhishek Bachchan last weekend in a gala affair dubbed "the wedding of the century," has already signed an autograph as Aishwarya Bachchan, said her father-in-law, Indian superstar actor Amitabh Bachchan.

"She desires to use Bachchan as her surname," he told The Times of India in an interview published Thursday.

The marriage ceremony of Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan has created a much-hype in the Indian media and the ceremony has been named as “the wedding of the century”. So, Aishwarya Rai is now Aishwarya Bachchan.