Big B aka Amitabh Bachchan’s daughter-in-law: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who had been away from all the limelight for the past few days, is back in action. Just recently, she graced the Hindi trailer launch of Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil, in which she has given voice-over for Angelina Jolie.
In a F2F with Rajeev Masand, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan spoke about doing Maleficent & revealed how an unpredictable film choice of hers had once proved 3 Big Bollywood Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Ajay Devgn and Akshay Kumar all wrong.
Aishwarya Shared An Interesting Story About Khakee
Aishwarya said while signing the project, she was unaware of the fact that her character would be a negative one.
She added when Big B, Ajay Devgn & Akshay Kumar came to know about this they started to mock director Rajkumar Santoshi that she will never do a negative character & they also asked the director that they want to see Aishwarya’s reaction when she is told about the film’s climax!
Aishwarya Was Ready To Take The Challenge
Aishwarya shared that all 3 of them were quite confident that she will refuse to portray a negative character as it was the initial years of her film career. But Aishwarya who’s a multi-faceted personality surprised everyone with her ‘cool’ reaction & instantly gave her nod to Rajkumar Santoshi, proving these 3 superstars wrong at all ends.
Aishwarya Shares About Maleficent
Talking about dubbing for Maleficent’s Hindi version & shooting a small promo for the film, Aishwarya said she was very excited and her ultimate intention was to pique the interest among the audiences. She shared that both her husband and daughter i.e. Abhishek and Aaradhya Bachchan respectively loved Aishwarya’s look & voice-over in the recently-released promo.
On The Work Front
Aishwarya’s next project will be Mani Ratnam’s Ponniyin Selvan. When she was questioned why she hasn’t signed any other project to date, she blamed it on slim pickings. In other words, she’s waiting for the right project!