The 39-year-old channeled French film siren Brigitte Bardot with big '60s hair, lots of lashes and a gorgeous bubble gum pink Dior gown while taking a walk along the beach (in sexy black pumps, of course).
The inside photo spread included pics of the L'Oreal spokesperson rocking a green-and-blue beaded gown, a fall 2013 on-trend oversize coat and a behind-the-scenes look at her styling team.
Heralded as "the return of the Queen," Ash looked every inch a Bollywood starlet and ready for her big screen comeback, which was rumoured to be in the film "Happy Anniversary," although Rai's husband Abhishek Bachchan has dismissed the reports.
Whether or not that film will be the one to re-launch her career, the Cannes Film Festival regular has tons to occupy her days including looking after daughter Aaradhya Bachchan, posing poolside for photo shoots, mingling with Hollywood royalty and attending store openings.
If we can't watch the talented actress on the big screen then we're glad we can still see her in beautiful fashion photos.
Isn't Ash lovely?
Indian actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan poses on May 23, 2013 as she arrives for the amfAR's 20th Annual Cinema Against AIDS during the 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Cap d'Antibes, southern France. AFP PHOTO / ALBERTO PIZZOLI (Photo credit should read ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)
Indian Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai arrives for a function at the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and industry (FICCI) Frames in Mumbai on March 25, 2011. FICCI Frames, the media and entertainment industry convention, brings together global and Indian media and entertainment industry together on one platform. AFP PHOTO/ Punit PARANJPE (Photo credit should read PUNIT PARANJPE/AFP/Getty Images)
Indian Bollywood actress and daughter-in-law of Amitabh Bachchan (L) Aishwarya Rai Bachchan (R) arrive for the 'Big Star Entertainment Awards' ceremony in Mumbai on December 21, 2010. AFP PHOTO/STR (Photo credit should read STRDEL/AFP/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 16: Aishwarya Rai arrives at the World Premiere of Raavan at the BFI Southbank on June 16, 2010 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 17: Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan attends 'Outrage' Premiere at the Palais des Festivals during the 63rd Annual Cannes Film Festival on May 17, 2010 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan at '56th Idea Filmfare' awards nominations bash at JW Marriott in Mumbai on January 19, 2011.
Closing Marrakech Film Festival On December 12, 2004 In Marrakech, Marroco. Aishwarya Rai (Photo by Serge BENHAMOU/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
Indian Bollywood actors Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan attend the unveiling ceremony for Hindi movie 'Raavan' directed and produced by Mani Ratnam in Mumbai on April 24, 2010. AFP PHOTO/STR (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
Indian Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan (L) and actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan arrive to attend an awards ceremony in Mumbai late January 9, 2010. AFP PHOTO/STR (Photo credit should read STRDEL/AFP/Getty Images)
Indian film actor Abhishek Bachchan (L) arrives with his actress wife Aishwarya Rai Bachchan 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. IIFA - one the most respected South Asian film academy - is a movement aimed to bring together the worlds of Indian and International Cinema and business on one common global platform. IIFA weekend Bangkok 2008, in its ninth year, will see its culmination with the coveted IDEA IIFA Awards 2008 on June 8. AFP PHOTO/Indranil MUKHERJEE (Photo credit should read INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP/Getty Images)
55th Cannes film festival: Stairs of 'Devdas' In Cannes, France On May 23, 2002-Actress Aishwarya Rai, and Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali. (Photo by Pool BENAINOUS/DUCLOS/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
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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.
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Indian actress Aishwarya Rai poses at the 4th edition of the International Film Festival in Marrakesh on Dec. 11, 2004.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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