Speaking about his directorial venture Happy
Anniversary, reportedly starring Bollywood star couple
Abhishek and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, noted
adman Prahlad Kakkar said the couple have still not taken a look at
"We are working on it...we still have to present the script to
both Ash and Abhishek so that they can finally accept or not
accept...they are waiting for us to present the script to them,
then they will decide," Kakkar told reporters Thursday night on the
sidelines of the Indian Institute of Management-Calcutta
student-run international business summit Intaglio.
Happy Anniversary, to be directed by Kakkar, will be
produced by Gaurang Doshi and deals with the anatomy of marriage.
Kakkar also clarified that his team is looking at South Africa as a
possible filming locale. "We haven't decided yet but South Africa
is ready to give us massive subsidy so its very tempting to go
It might sound a little strange, but what's interesting is that
Gaurang Doshi, the producer of Happy Anniversary was once
accused of domestic violence on his ex-girlfriend Flora
Saini.Hence, Aishwarya had once turned down working on a project
titled Happy Birthday since Gaurang was the producer of the film.
During this entire episode, Doshi had even admitted that due to his
problems with Flora, Aishwarya decided not be part of his
If Aishwarya accepts to work in Happy Anniversary,
tongues are likely to wag! However, if Ash were to work on this
project, it would only be due to her friendship with Kakkar and the
script if that interests her.