Seems like even after marriage, Aishwarya Rai-Bachchan is here to stay in industry, as the list of her admirers is growing. She has been favourite of many filmmakers. As if Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Mani Ratnam choose her over many other Bollywood actresses, one more filmmaker Vipul Shah has all the praises for her. Instantly, Aishwarya is working with Vipul for his film Action Replayy alongside Akshay Kumar.
Talking about Ash, Vipul said, “Akshay and I have worked together for sometime now and we share a comfort level. Working with Ash has been a revelation in this film. She has been very dedicated. A film that travels in time is not easy for actors. Also, both Akki and Ash are a very good-looking couple and make an attractive on-screen pair. She is certainly one of the best actresses that I have worked with.”
In a candid chat with Farah Khan on her chat show Tere Mere Beech Mein, Vivek Oberoi revealed some truths of his life including his infamous quarrel with Salman Khan, films and Aishwarya. Vivek was accompanied by Ritesh Deshmukh on the show. Promos of the show telecasted on many news channels on Thursday. However the show will be aired on Star Plus on Sunday.
During the conversation, when Vivek was asked about what made him to throw a press conference against Salman, he replied, “Uss waqt mere aaspas bahut log the aur woh apni ‘RAI’ dete the.’ Farah interrupted Vivek saying, “Accha word chunna aapne, ‘RAI’ (You choose a good word ‘RAI’
Vivek amended the word saying, “Mashwarra dete the and I went by their word. Moreover I was young that time and my father (Suresh Oberoi) too was not in town when I took that decision.”
Vivek later added that it was hurting for him when people whom he trusted didn’t stand by him during his hour of crisis. Allegedly, Vivek was dating Aishwarya Rai in 2003 just before their film together Kyon Ho Gaya Na. But later Aishwarya broke up with him.
Vivek didn’t make any direct statement against Ash, but said, “There is less plastic in Tupperware factory than our film industry. People with plastic smile and plastic heart.”
Mani Ratnam’s forthcoming film Raavana has always been in news because of its exotic shooting in the jungles of Kerala and also because of its hot lead couple Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai. Now story has got its new character, Bipasha Basu playing Mandodri (wife of Ravan). Ravan is being played by Abhishek.
Ever since the film started its shooting there has been curiosities about who will play Mandodri. Mandodri was top most beloved wife of Ravan, who always tried to bring Ravan back on the religious path.
One source revealed, “Bipasha immediately said ‘yes’ to the role. Actually, she had agreed to do it a month back. But Mani Ratnam had given strict instructions to her to keep quiet about it.”
“Bipasha’s costumes are ready. She is very happy with her look for the film. She is looking forward to joining the Raavana unit,” added the source.
When quizzed to Bipasha, she confirmed it and said, “Bipasha has not only an item number in the film but also a proper role, which can be termed as a special appearance. Right now, she is shooting for Priyadarashan’s film with Akshaye Khanna and Ajay Devgan. She will be shooting for 20 days for Raavana.”
The role was first offered to Sushmita Sen, but she refused to do it. May be because of the old rival Aishwarya is playing lead in the film. Meanwhile, Bips will start shooting for her part from mid of September.
SRK-Ash sizzling chemistry was missing since years. But it may end now as both the actors have no issues working with each other according to sources. The couple was last seen in the Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Devdas.
Though Ash was very part of the Chalte Chalte, the homeproduction of SRK, was replaced with Rani Mukherjee after alleged Salman Khan’s drama at the film set. As Shah Rukh was keen on Rani’s name, both ended to work with one another unofficially. But now all seems to be at end as recently SRK was present at the Premier of Drona of Abhi’s and then both Bachchans and Khan were good time with each other at the Karan Johar’s Birthday Party.
Cinematographer-director Rajiv Menon comes forward to cast them together. According to reports, Menon has flown to London to narrate the script to Shah Rukh. The actor has liked the script and no problem to work with Ash and vice versa.
Khiladi no. 1 Akshay Kumar and the most beautiful in the world Aishwarya Rai Bachchan are going to do the action replay after their 2002 film Khaaki. Don’t get confused. The actors who were acted together for the first time in 2002’s hit film Khaki are once again set to work together for Vipul Shah’s next film Action Replayy.
Action Replayy is a fantasy set in the times of 1970s. Set for the film is built in Karjat and is designed in a way which looks like a South Mumbai of 1970s. Vipul Shah is happy to cast the actors for his film as he says, “They’re two good looking people who complement each other physically.”
Well no doubt, the pair sure going to create big splash on screen.
The new Indian face for fashion, actress Sonam Kapoor will walk the red carpet at Cannes Film Festival along with our own Aishwarya Bachchan and likes of Hollywood beauties Eva Longoria and Penelope Cruz as the face of international cosmetic giant L’Oreal.
Sonam is naturally excited to have her first ever trip to France and which is also for an assignment at the prestigious international film festival.
Talking about Aishwarya, Sonam said, “Being on the same platform as Aishwarya, for me, is a big deal in itself.”
“I have always adored her but met her only once, during the Delhi 6 premiere,” added Sonam.
Sonam’s dad Anil Kapoor will also join her for the festival and they will walk the red carpet together. “Dad will be my date on the two nights that I’ll be there,” giggled Sonam.
“I will walk with him, it will be so beautiful,” adds the daughter.
Sonam is confident about herself that she will carry herself well at the event as the world’s paparazzi will be attending her. Designers Anamika, Gaurav and Manish have designed outfits for her. However for the event she will be wearing an outfit designed by an international designer.
Sonam is heading to France for the first time. “I’ve never been to Paris or any other part of France, except through books. I used to transport myself to these lovely destinations through my reading. It’s a dream come true for me,” adds Sonam.
The legendary Barbie doll company which is celebrating it 50th birthday anniversary in India, first approached Aishwarya Rai to become a new face of the dolls. But Aishwarya declined the offer due to her professional commitments. Eventually the offer goes into the kitty of another gorgeous Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif who is not less than Ash in terms of beauty and style.
Katrina is very happy with the assignment and also recently sizzled the Lakme Fashion Week ramp in Barbie outfits.
Excited Katrina says, “It is so much fun to endorse a Barbie doll. “Almost every girl has grown up playing with the doll and so have I, so it feels great. My sisters would be really happy to know that I am endorsing this brand.”
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The iconic doll toy ‘Barbie’ will soon appear in the form of Bollywood beauty Aishwarya Rai-Bachchan. For which the representatives of Ash are in negotiation with the toy company, Matel.
The doll will be named as ‘Bollywood Barbie’ after Aishwarya. The Barbie will appear with striking green eyes and in outfits designed by top Indian designers. The company which has just celebrated 50th birthday of the Barbie, came up with this idea to increase its sale in India.
With this Aishwarya will join the ranks of Hollywood beauties like Diana Ross, Elizabeth Taylor and Beyonce Knowles.
After proving as a super hit pair in Jodha-Akbar, Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai are all set to play another historic role of Ram and Sita. It’s Hrithik’s father-in-law Sanjay Khan, who is planning to produce the Ramayan for Bollywood. Actor Zayed Khan is supposed to play the Lakshman, while Mr. Amitabh Bachchan will play the role of Dashratha.
Zayed said, “My father is indeed making the Ramayana. It’s called The Legend of Rama. He has been planning this film for the last three years and looking for (someone) perfect to play Rama. And who but Hrithik could be the perfect choice for the role?”
Although the other characters have been decided, there is yet to decide who will play the character of Ravan for the film.