The stage is set for the return of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. The actress, who took a break after delivering a baby, is game to make a comeback with bang. The interesting part of the story is that she has chosen a Tamil movie. And once again it is Mani Ratnam, who has convinced her to accept the movie.
It was Mani Ratnam, who had introduced her to film industry. The maverick filmmaker had launched her in Tamil movie Iruvar way back in 1997. The film became a perfect platform for her to showcase her acting skills and the flick had won good appreciation from various quarters. This, indeed, had helped her to get good offers in Bollywood.
Like many actresses, who just takes South film industry as a stage to enter Bollywood and keep themselves busy in Hindi movies, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan did not say no to Kollywood. After her first Tamil movie, she returned again with Shankar's Jeans starring Prashanth. Two years later, when the actress was flooded with good offers in Bollywood, she ensured to act again in Kollywood flick Kandukondain Kandukondain starring Ajith Kumar and Mammootty.
But, she was not seen in Tamil films for many years. Continue reading the story on the slideshow...
Aish Signed Endhiran
It was Shankar, who roped in her again for his mega-budget movie Endhiran - The Robot starring superstar Rajinikanth. The film was also dubbed in Hindi.
Aish Returned With Mani's Project
But Endhiran got delayed and in the mean time, Mani Ratnam signed her for his bilingual movie Raavanan. It was also simultaneously made in Hindi as Raavan.
Aish Won Good Reviews
Her project with Mani Ratnam got released first before Shankar's Endhiran. Both the films earned her good name.
Aish's Comeback Film
Now, once again, she is ready to impress Tamil audience, as she has reportedly given her consent to act in Mani Ratnam's untitled next movie.
Mani Ratnam's men had met last month and offered her the film. She is excited about the project and given green signal to the project.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will be seen alongside Telugu superstars Nagarjuna and Mahesh Babu. The film will also star Shruti Hassan in the key role.
Formal Announcement Soon
However, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is yet to announce officially. She is expected to formally confirm the news soon.