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12-08-2010, 10:12 PM #1
“We were destined to come together”: Aishwarya Rai.
Bollywood’s gorgeous; Aishwarya Rai is the leading star Rituparno Ghosh’s film Devi Chaudhurani, which is an adaptation of Bankim Chandra Chatterjee’s 1884 novel. The film will be made in Hindi and Bengali. Ash has earlier worked with Ritu in Chokher Bali and Raincoat.
Bankim Chandra’s novel advocated violence against the ruling British empire to get independence. Therefore the British banned it. The ban was only lifted after India got independence.
In Devi Chaudhurani, Ash will be seen as an exceptionally good looking woman who is non-conservative and ahead of her times. Her life’s journey takes many intriguing twists and turns until the day she becomes one of the most powerful woman of Bengal.
Confirming the news, Aishwarya said to a tabloid, “Ritu has been coming with so many wonderful offers after Chokher Bali and Raincoat,” “We were destined to come together.”
The film will be shot in Kolkata. “The city always welcomes me with open arms. I’d love to work here again,” says Aishwarya.
Ash is currently on a break…...being a human...