Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Gets Emotional On Stage As She Remembers her father watch video
Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan on Tuesday attended an event where she got emotional Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was extremely close to her father Krishnaraj Rai, who passed away last year in March.
At the event hosted by charity foundation Smile Train in Mumbai on Tuesday, Aishwarya got sentimental as she recalled her father and her journey with the NGO.The 44-year-old actress, who looked gorgeous in a Manish Malhotra anarkali suit, also spoke about her daughter Aaradhya’s connection with the NGO which the father-daughter duo supported, honoured this close bond by announcing Mr. Rai’s birthday on 20 November as the ‘Day of Smiles’, with Aishwarya, her mother Brinda and daughter Aaradhya spending time with kids on the day.
The NGO has worked diligently in enabling cleft surgeries for kids in the last few years and on Tuesday, the actress got emotional and took pauses multiple times due to a lump in her throat at an event celebrating their journey together.
Aisjhwarya said, “Last year, Smile Train very generously offered to honour my father, late Mr Krishnaraj Rai, by announcing his birthday, 20th of November, as the ‘day of smiles.’ Thank you because this meant so much to us. My father worked with me with Smile Train. I like to always do something more effective and concrete on every personal occasion of our family, that’s what my parents always taught me.
“My daughter’s birthday is on the 16th and my father’s on 20th, so it was the year before, his last, that we celebrated together. This year was particularly emotional for us as a family and with daddy, it had to be about smiles. Celebrating everything he has taught me, everything he has passed through me to Aaradhya, it had to be about bringing a smile to people’s lives. Thank you that we have decided that 20th November will be the day of smiles Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will next be seen alongside Anil Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao in ‘Fanne Khan’. She was last seen on the big screen in Karan Johar’s ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’.