Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
The new bahu of the Bachchan parivaar is one of the best-known Indian faces around the world. But her road to Hollywood was pretty bumpy. She made her debut on the international stage with the disastrous Bride and Prejudice in 2004. She followed it up with the much hyped but expectedly insipid Mistress of Spices.
Then Ash found her feetÃÂwith films like Provoked and The Last Legion. In 2007, she joined the cast of The Pink Panther Deux, where she plays a detective alongside the likes of Andi Garcia, Alfred Molina and, of course, Steve Martin. She has also bagged Singularity, a war drama co-starring Brendan Fraser.