Aishwarya Rai’s modelling bill from ’92 surfaces; she was paid Rs 1,500!

12:35 PM May 25, 2022 | Team Udayavani |

A copy of actress and former Miss World Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s modeling invoice from her early career has surfaced on the internet.


The bill was drafted on May 23, 1992, just two years before she was crowned Miss World in 1994. It says that the actress was paid Rs 1,500 for her participation in a magazine shoot.

A copy of the bill shared by a Reddit user details the nature of contract and work that the ‘Guru’ actress undertook.

It specifies that Aishwarya, who was “aged about 18 years” at the time, “agreed to work as a model” for a firm called Krupa Kreations for a magazine catalogue shoot. The bill carries her signature at the bottom, and tells that the deal was signed in Mumbai.

A Twitter user named Vimal Upadhyay shared pictures from the magazine shoot on Twitter in a series of tweets, complete with the catalogue photos and the magazine cover.


One of the tweets read, “Hello, Today I am celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Fashion Catalogue published by me. Aishwarya Rai, Sonali Bendre, Niki Aneja, Tejaswini Kolhapure were few of the models posed for this Catalogue (sic).”

Meanwhile, Aishwarya recently marked her 21st appearance at the ongoing 75th edition of the Cannes Film Festival, where she is a regular fixture at the red carpet.

(With inputs from IANS)


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