Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has not opened up on her project with Mani Ratnam yet. The offer was made by the maverick filmmaker a few months ago. But so far, neither the actress nor the director has given clarification on the same. Now, the latest buzz is that she has opted out of the project due to her pregnancy with the second child.
Rumour are rife in cine circle that Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was interested to work with Mani Ratnam. Indeed, they have a few rounds of discussion. But now it appears like she has turned down the offer due to her pregnancy.
Mani Ratnam had introduced Aishwarya Rai to films with his Tamil movie Iruvar in 1997. It had earned her a good name and eventually got good offers from Bollywood. Later, she was seen in Kollywood flicks like Shankar's Jeans, Ajith Kumar starrer Kandukondain Kandukondain, Raavanan, Endhiran etc.
It was said that she shares good rapport with Mani Ratnam and the actress would not turn down the offer. But the latest development on her pregnancy has reportedly forced her to drop the flick. Continue reading the story on the slideshow...
Official News Awaited
However, the official news on her come-back movie is eagerly awaited by her fans. She was also in talks for a few Hindi movies.
Aishwaraya's Project With Vasu
Not to forget, it became a sensation when P Vasu announced that Aishwarya Rai had given her consent to act in his woman-centric project. A poster of her was also released.
Later, Aishwarya Rai clarified that she held talks with P Vasu but nothing was confirmed yet. It had caused a huge embarsement to director P Vasu.
Meanwhile, Mani Ratnam has roped in Telugu superstars like Mahesh Babu and Nagarjuna for the movie. Shruti Hassan is also part of the project.