1. – Aishwarya Rai, Endhiran/The Robot/Robo, India, 2010. The dream project of director S Shankar since 2001 when Kamal Hassan was set for the double role of scientist Dr Vasigaran and his creation, the robot, Chitthi… falling in love with co-star Aishwarya Rai… becoming the highest paid Indian actress in not just Tollywood’s but India’s priciest movie, $35m with costumes, stunts, SFX by the Batman, Matrix, Jurassic Park teams, locations in Austria, Brazil, Peru, USA! Also considered: Asin, Priyanka Chopra, Trisha Krishnan, Nayantara, Deepka Padukone, Shriya Saran. “There’s no other beauty in our generation like Aishwarya Rai,” Shankar said. “She’s a born artiste.” Like we didn’t know that.


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