Aishwarya shares her first picture on Instagram

Mumbai, May 12: Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has already made her much awaited debut on social media through Instagram.

So far the 44-year-old actor remained steered clear of the digital space and now considering the demand of her fans she made her debut on the photo-video sharing social networking service.

"Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has always been a private person and her presence on the social media platform is basically her way of thanking all her well wishers who have been hiving her so much love through the start of her career; a way to directly connect with them," a press release from the actor's PR team stated.A source close to Aishwarya revealed it is due to constant requests from her well-wishers and admirers from across the globe that she opted to have an official handle on Instagram to keep her fans abreast of her life, projects, etc.

See her beautiful picture on her Instagram account

Aishwarya will also attend the ongoing Cannes Film Festival.

On the work front, the actor will be seen in "Fanne Khan" opposite Anil Kapoor along with Rajkummar Rao in a pivotal role. PTI