Recently we informed you about Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's comeback in Bollywood cinema with the movie titled Happy Anniversary. What's interesting is that this movie is being produced by Gaurang Doshi who was once accused of domestic violence. If you take a walk down the memory lane, you can recall that Aishwarya had rejected working on a project called Happy Birthday because it was going to be produced by Gaurang Doshi. She did this because of his domestic violence case.
Keeping this in mind, it's a little strange that she has said yes to Happy Anniversary. It looks like Ash has forgotten the incident or she just chooses to ignore the past and look ahead. Doshi was allegedly accused of physically assaulting his ex-girlfriend starlet Flora Saini.
During this entire episode, Doshi had even admitted that due to his problems with Flora, Aishwarya decided not be part of his project. Now that she has accepted the offer to work for his project which is directed by Prahlad Kakkar, Doshi is pleasantly surprised. "Aishwarya's nod to his project now has come as a surprise. She may have agreed to be part of it due to her association with director Prahlad Kakkar. But she seems to have forgotten her past decisions," said a source.
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Aishwarya, who played a victim of domestic violence on screen in the movie Provoked, decided against being part of Doshi's film as he was involved in a domestic violence case.
Happy Birthday was even supposed to have John Abraham as Aishwarya's co-star. However, this did not happen due to the entire issue.
Happy Anniversary will star Aishwarya's husband Abhishek Bachchan paired opposite to her. This will be their first movie together post marriage.
This off-screen couple have earlier starred in movies such as Guru, Dhai Akshar Prem Ke, Kuch Naa Kaho, Dhoom 2, Raavan and Sarkaar Raj.
Gaurang Doshi has made movies Aankhen in 2002 and Deewaar in 2004. Happy Anniversary will be his comeback.
Happy Anniversary will be made on budget of Rs 65 crore and will go on floors early next year and will be shot in South Africa.