Recently, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has appeared at the red carpet of Cannes Film Festival and everyone has raved about her style and looks. However, she has not been seen in a movie lately. Now, Aishwarya is ready to work with her mentor Mani Ratnam once again. Last release of Aishwarya has been Fanney Khan with Anil Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao. So, fans have been waiting to see her in movies at the moment.
Some time back, it has been reported that Aishwarya will be seen in the Mani Ratnam’s next. It is expected to be a multilingual movie that is based upon the Tamil novel called Ponniyin Selvan. So, the movie will be a period drama. During an interview with Anupama Chopra, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has confirmed that she is indeed doing the movie with Mani Ratnam.
On the occasion, Aishwarya has said “What I will commit to is because even though Mani (Ratnam) hasn’t formally announced it himself but the word is out. So yes, I will commit to the fact that yes, I am working with him. I won’t say I agreed…I will always be more than thrilled, excited, overwhelmed, humbled and just happy to work with my guru, Mani. So ya, that is happening.”
Earlier, it has been also said that Aishwarya will be seen in negative shade in Mani Ratnam’s next. In the movie, she will play a character of power loving and mysterious woman who uses her husband to ensure downfall of Chola Empire. Character of Aishwarya likes to destroy the Chola Empire in order to take revenge of wrong doing that has been done against her. So, we really like to see her back on a movie set soon.