Krishnaraj Aishwarya Rai was born 1st October 1973 in Mangalore. Her father Krishnaraj Rai is an engineer and mother Vrinda Rai a writer. She has the elder brother Aditya Rai merchant. He also happened to Dil Ka Rishta with co-production in 2003, when Ash played. The family moved to Mumbai where attended the Arya Vidya Mandir and later moved to Ruparel College. She hopes to study architecture, but it did nothing for her career in the industry took off brilliance.