She had done quite a few international films like Bride and Prejudice with Martin Henderson, The Last Legion with Colin Firth and The Pink Panther 2 with Steve Martin.
But did you know she was offered Troy alongside Brad Pitt, which she had refused then due to her inhibition about doing intimate scenes in the film.
Gurinder Chadha, who previously directed the wonderful Bend It Like Beckham, is giving Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice the Bollywood treatment.
As the director said in an interview with BBC News Online, "Our version may have different cultures and settings but it's still about people marrying from different backgrounds."Chadha's film, which has a budget four times that of Bend It Like Beckham, will stay faithful to Austen's original story for the most part.
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See full summary » The book, Binodini, is the story of a young woman, who is left to her own devices when her sickly husband dies soon after they are married.
Instantly, this story's version of Elizabeth Bennett, Lalita (Aishwarya Rai) says that she will only marry for love, which naturally causes her mother no end of mental grief.
It's not long before Lalita meets the arrogant California snob Will Darcy, and there are instant sparks.
Was it daunting trying to find an actor to take the role? That's why I wanted my Mr Darcy to be very different.Aishwarya Rai Bachchan very gently schooled him saying, “It’s fine to live with your parents, because It’s also common in India, we don’t have to take appointments from the parents to meet for dinner.” This obviously evoked laughter among the studio audiences and David Letterman was left tight lipped as he didn’t expect Aishwarya to respond in such a sarcastic way.But Aishwarya Rai Bachchan proved no one messes with her, especially when it comes to defending the honour of her country at an international level.Unlike these days, international audience was still discovering India as a country and had those common stereotypes about it.During her interaction with David Letterman, she was asked about the different languages spoken in India and also if it’s true that she still lives with her parents like many other grown ups in India, sarcastically.