For perhaps the first time since she snuck into our hearts as Miss World, Aishwarya Rai was not the centre of attention.
The green-eyed stunner recently attended a close friend's wedding and for once she wasn't the belle of the ball.
The Bollywood stunner was photographed surrounded by husband Abhishek's family, the Bachchans, including patriarch Amitabh Bachchan, wife Jaya, their daughter Shweta and her two children, Agastya and Navya.
Amitabh Bachchan, who starred in this year's "The Great Gatsby," tweeted his happiness:
"A day with the family and the children and the well wishers of Sunday .. later a wedding event of friend .. fully final day !!"
T 1200 -A day with the family and the children and the well wishers of Sunday .. later a wedding event of friend .. fully final day !!— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) August 11, 2013
Even though Ash is a Bollywood superstar, the Cannes Film Festival favourite stood demurely behind her hubby's family, wearing a pink outfit (from what we can tell) and let her gorgeous niece revel in the spotlight. The only person missing from the picture? Aishwarya's beautiful daughter Aaradhya!
Perhaps the 39-year-old was taking a night off from looking after the future Most Beautiful Woman in the World (and heiress of mom's beautiful saris).
The "Pink Panther 2" star has been on a self-imposed break from filming movies ever since she gave birth to her daughter in 2011 and although rumours keep swirling that she is about to make her return to the silver screen any day now, so far, the reports have been proven false.
So while we patiently wait for our favourite Bollywood style maven to return to her natural habitat, we will have to make do with looking at few and far between photos of her. Even if we can barely see her outfit.
Aishwarya Rai on the set of "The Pink Panther 2"
Aishwarya Rai gets a kiss on the cheek from director Jim Sonzero.
Aishwarya Rai of India competes in the swimsuit parade during the finals for Miss World 1994 in Sun City, November 20, 1994.
Miss World 1994 Aishwarya Rai of India poses for photographers a day after winning her crown in Sun City, 20 November 1994.
Former Miss World and Bollywood actress, Aishwarya Rai, poses during a launch campaign of the Longines DolceVita Diamond in New Delhi, 08 December 2001.
Miss World 'Aishwarya Rai' 'Carina Lau' celebration of '170th anniversary of Longines' at Longines by Swatch group.
Aishwarya Rai, a famous Bollywood actress speaks to a reporter at the India premeire of "Devdas" in Bombay, India on Thursday, July 11, 2002.
Indian actress Aishwarya Rai poses for photographers during the photocall for Indian director Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film 'Devdas' during the 55th Cannes film festival 23 May 2002.
Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai laughs during the promotion of her signature line jewellery collection 'Nakshatra' in Bombay, 07 May 2003.
Indian actress Aishwarya Rai, jury member of the 56th Cannes film festival, arrives on stage during the opening ceremony at the Palais des Festivals on 14 May 2003.
Aishwarya Rai arrives for the screening of the film 'Matrix Reloaded' at the Palais des Festivals during the 56th International Cannes Film Festival May 15, 2003 in Cannes, France.
Indian actress and jury member Aishwarya Rai poses for photographers as she arrives at the palais des festivals to attend the screening of 'Les Egares' by French director Andre Techine during the 56th Cannes film festival 16 May 2003.
Actress Aishwarya Rai poses at the photo call for 'Pride and Prejudice' during the 56th International Cannes Film Festival 2003 on May 17, 2003 in Cannes, France.
Actress Aishwarya Rai attends the 'Dogville' premiere at the Palais Des Festival during 56th International Cannes Film Festival 2003 on May 19, 2003 in Cannes, France.
Aishwarya Rai attends amfAR's 'Cinema Against AIDS' benefit during the 56th International Cannes Film Festival 2003 on May 22, 2003 in Cannes, France.
Indian film actress Aishwariya Rai addresses a press conference in Amritsar, 06 October 2003.
In this picture taken on 27 February 2004, Indian actors Aishwariya Rai (L) and Ajay Devgan act in the Hindi movie 'Raincoat' during shooting in Calcutta.
Actress Aishwarya Rai arrives at the 57th International Cannes Film Festival opening ceremony dinner May 12, 2004 in Cannes, France.
Former Miss World and Bollywood star, Aishwarya Rai, poses in front of large poster of her at a press conference in Bombay, 28 May 2004.
Actress Aishwarya Rai poses at the 'Bollywood 4 Beginners' photocall at Madame Tussauds on September 30, 2004 in London.
Actress Aishwarya Rai arrives at the UK Premiere of 'Bride & Prejudice' at the London Palladium on October 4, 2004 in London.
Indian actress Aishwarya Rai poses at the 4th edition of the International Film Festival in Marrakesh on Dec. 11, 2004.
Former Miss World Aishwarya Rai performs at the 'Help Telethon Concert' in aid of tsunami victims in Bombay in February 2005.
Actress Aishwarya Rai arrives for the premiere of Miramax's 'Bride And Prejudice' on February 9, 2005 in New York City.
Actress Aishwarya Rai arrives for Time Magazine Celebrates New 'Time 100' list of Most Influential People In The World on April 19, 2005 in New York City.
Former Miss World, Indian model and film star Aishwarya Rai attends the premiere for the film 'Lemming' at Le Palais de Festival on the opening night of the 58th International Cannes Film Festival on May 11, 2005 in Cannes, France.
India's Aishwarya Rai (top) takes part in a Bollywood performance as part of the closing ceremony for the 2006 Commonwealth Games at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on March 26, 2006.
Actresses Aishwarya Rai, Andie MacDowell and Kerry Washington attend the 'The Wind That Shakes The Barley' premiere during the 59th International Cannes Film Festival on May 18, 2006 in Cannes, France.
In this file picture taken May 12, 2005, Indian actress Aishwarya Rai smiles as she arrives for the screening of US director Woody Allen's film 'Match Point' during the 58th edition of the International Cannes Film Festival.
Former Miss World Aishwarya Rai arrives at the MOBO Awards held at the Royal Albert Hall on September 20th, 2006 in London, England.
Former Miss World and Indian film actress Aishwarya Rai reacts at a press conference to launch a new Nakshatra collection of diamond jewellery from Diamond Trading Corporation (DTC) in Mumbai on Oct. 3, 2006.
Aishwarya Rai during World Premiere of 'Guru' in Toronto at Elgin Theatre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Actress and L'Oreal model Aishwarya Rai and actor Steve McFadden pose at a photocall for the general release of the film 'Provoked: A True Story' at the Courthouse Hotel on April 3, 2007 in London, England.
Indian actors Abhishek Bachchan (R) and Aishwarya Rai take prasad (blessed food) during a visit to The Lord Venkatesh Wara Temple at Tirupati on April 22, 2007.
Actors Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai arrive at the 'My Blueberry Nights' premiere on May 16, 2007 in Cannes, France.
Aishwarya Rai at The Martinez Hotel during 2007 Cannes Film Festival.
Indian actress Aishwarya Rai and her husband Abhishek Bachchan arrive at the International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFAs) ceremony at the Hallam Arena in Sheffield, northern England on June 9, 2007.
Actress Aishwarya Rai attends the screening of 'Guru' as part of the 'India Splendor' film festival on August 14, 2007 in Westwood, California.
Indian actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan walks the ramp during the launch of a bridal collection of watches by Swiss watchmaker Longines, in New Delhi on Dec. 5, 2007.
Indian actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan arrives at a press conference in New Delhi on Dec. 19 2007.
Indian actress and former Miss World Aishwarya Rai Bacchan smiles at a promotional event for her upcoming film 'Jodhaa Akbar' in Mumbai in January 2008.
(From L) French actress Rachida Brakni, US actress Eva Longoria Parker and Indian actress Aishwarya Rai pose as they arrive to attend the opening ceremony and the screening of Brazilian director Fernando Meirelles' film 'Blindness' at the 61st edition of the Cannes Film Festival on May 14, 2008.
Indian actress Aishwarya Rai (R) and her husband Indian actor Abhishek Bachchan pose as they arrive to attend the screening of 'Kung Fu Panda' at the 61st Cannes International Film Festival on May 15, 2008.
Indian actress Aishwarya Rai (L) holds the hand of her father-in-law, actor Amitabh Bachchan, as she arrives to attend the screening of 'Vicky Cristina Barcelona' at the 61st Cannes International Film Festival on May 17, 2008.
(From R) Tunisian actress Afef Jnifen, Indian actress Aishwarya Rai and German actress Maria Furtwaengler arrive to attend the screening of 'Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull' at the 61st Cannes International Film Festival on May 18, 2008.
Indian Bollywood actress and former Miss World Aishwarya Rai-Bachchan and her actor husband Abhishek Bachchan walk barefoot on their way to pray at the Siddhivinayak temple in Mumbai early morning on May 27, 2008.
Indian film actor Abhishek Bachchan poses with his actress wife Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as they arrive for the world premiere of their film 'Sarkar Raj' (Absolute Ruler) on the first day of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards 2008, a three-day long Bollywood extravaganza, in Bangkok on June 6, 2008.
Indian actor Abhishek Bachchan (C) poses with his mother Jaya Bachchan (L) and wife Aishwarya Rai-Bachchan (R) on arriving at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards 2008 ceremony in Bangkok on June 8, 2008.
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