Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, the renowned actress often referred to as one of the most beautiful women in the world, has graced the Indian film industry with her talent and charisma. However, it might come as a surprise to many that she rejected the opportunity to work with the iconic Rajinikanth not once, but four times in a row.

According to reports from the Times of India, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan declined four offers to work with Rajinikanth before finally collaborating with him in the blockbuster film “Enthiran,” also known as “Robot.” The initial offers included the superhit film “Padayappa,” featuring Ramya Krishnan and Soundarya, along with “Baba,” “Chandramukhi,” and “Sivaji: The Boss.” It wasn’t until “Enthiran” directed by Shankar that Aishwarya Rai Bachchan joined forces with the legendary actor.

“Enthiran” turned out to be a massive success, earning accolades and two National Film Awards for Best Special Effects and Best Production Design. However, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan did not continue with the sequel, “Robot 2.0,” which starred Akshay Kumar alongside Rajinikanth.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s cinematic journey began in 1997 with the Tamil film “Iruvar,” directed by Mani Ratnam. Despite the film not achieving significant success at the box office, it went on to become a cult classic. The actress shared the screen with an ensemble cast, including Mohanlal, Prakash Raj, Revathi, Gautami, Tabu, and Nassar. Despite the initial setback, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s talent and allure eventually propelled her to stardom.

Beyond her acting career, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has made a name for herself in various fields, including modeling, brand endorsements, and philanthropy. Her net worth is estimated to be around Rs 776 crore, solidifying her status as one of the wealthiest actresses in the Indian film industry.

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Despite the initial rejection of Rajinikanth’s offers, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s journey in the film industry is a testament to her resilience, talent, and enduring success. Today, she stands as a respected figure, not just for her beauty but also for her substantial contributions to Indian cinema.