Unlike all the other individuals mentioned on our list, Kiran Rao's role is more behind the camera than in front of it. She started her career as an assistant director on various television commercials and in the year 2000, she moved into the feature film space as an assistant director for Aamir Khan's Productions' first presentation - 'Lagaan'. Fortuitous? Absolutely! And in more ways than one! Little did she know that not only was she associating herself with what would go on to be an Oscar nominated film, she was also about to meet the love of her life and the man she was going to marry - heartthrob, brilliant actor and superstar Aamir Khan.
In December 2005, Kiran and Aamir got married in a private ceremony in Panchagani in Maharashtra. Six months later, they also celebrated with a reception in Bangalore, from where Kiran's family hails.
Today, the couple enjoys being married to each other, as well as working side by side on in-house productions such as 'Taare Zameen Par' and 'Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na'. Kiran will soon be seen directing Aamir in her first directorial venture, 'Dhobi Ghaat'. Wife telling husband exactly how to behave? Sounds about right!