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Profession: Model and Actress

Address: 402 Ramlakshmi Nowas
16th Road (Near Khar Gym), Khar (W)
Mumbai 400 054

Tel: +91-22-6054440 / 6463744 / 6463930
(Try your luck!!! It worked for me)

Nick Name: Aishu

Popularly Known As: Ash

Date of Birth: 1st November, 1973

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

Place of Birth: Karnataka

Height: 5'7"

Weight: 55 kgs

Eyes: Green-Blue

Identification Marks: Mole on left hand above elbow

Languages Known: English, Hindi , Kannada, and Tamil

Awards: Miss World 1994,
Most Photogenic Face,
Miss India 1994,
Screen Weekly 1997,
Discovery of the year (Screen 1998)
Most Promising Newcomer,
and many more to come...

Clothes Casuals and Formals: Like structure jackets, form fitting gowns for formal wear and chikan salwaar kameez for casual wear. Jeans & T-Shirt do very well too. Hate anything that's fussy and frilly

Favourate Designer Objects : Longines Watches

Favourite Jewellry : Dainty Jewellry

Favourite Cars : Toyota Celica

Favourite all-time movie: Casablanca

Food habits: Fussy About Very plain fare. Not fussy about food at all. Can survive on dal chawal and vegetables

Happy moments: Family and a very close group of friends

Scary moments: Cockroaches, she abhors them

Hate: Gossip, hypocrisy

Dream man: Handsome but not necessarily tall and dark!

Idea of love: Is what her parents share

Weakness: Willing-ness to take people at face value

Strength: Self-assurance. It's ever present even in the worst situations

Idea of bliss: Lies somewhere in the vicinity of her bed (loves to laze, that's all she mean!)

Possessive about: The people she care for

Favourite colognes: Happy by Clinique

What turns up on: Razor sharp intelligence, witty repartees

Fovourite pastime: Sleeping (Alone, mind you!)

Idea of sexy: A combination of vulnerability and intelligence

Favourite number-group: Very democratic in tastes, anything that's music to ears, will do

Sentimental about: A lot of things from her childhood

Favourite holiday resort: Any place that gives her peace of mind

Admire: Strength of character

Believe: In God first and then herself

Best compliment received: A child at an orphanage told her that her warmth over shines her beauty. She was bowled over!

Paranoid about: Being an under-achiever

Colours crazy about: Black, she love it!

Booked in the industry till: She utters the magic words, 'I Do'

The saddest moment: When she didn't make it to the top three in her 10th grade

Favorite Actor(s): Raj Kapoor

Favorite Actress(es): Madhubala and Nargis

Brother: One brother (Aditya, 3 years elder)

Father's Occupation: Merchant Navy Officer

Father's Name: Krishnaraj Rai

Mother's Name: Brindya Rai

Schooling: Arya Vidya Mandir, Santacruz, Bombay, India

Academic Record: Excellent

Intermediate College: DG Ruparel College, Matunga, Bombay, India

Favourite Subject At College: Zoology

Percentage Of Marks Obtained At Her HSC Exams: 90%

Career Selected After HSC: Architecture course at Raheja College

First modelling Assignment: When she was at 9th grade, for Camelin Industries

Other Modelling Assignments: Pamolive, Casio pager, Pepsi,Philips, Sheetal diva, Prudent

She Describes Herself In One Line: "I'm just average woman with average concerns"