Aishwarya Rai has made no secret that she is reading scripts for her Bollywood comeback. Now, the tinsel ville is abuzz with news that the diva’s comeback movie will have her hubby dear Abhishek Bachchan playing the lead.
The buzz is strong that the makers of the remake of Shekhar Kapur’s classic movie Masoom are keen to rope in Abhishek Bachchan as well as Aishwarya Rai to reprise the roles played by Naseeruddin Shah and Shabana Azmi respectively.
Himesh Reshammiya has reportedly negotiated for the remake rights of Masoom, a cult family drama, with the original producers Chanda Dutt and Devi Dutt, and has even roped in Bedabrata Pain to direct the film. Bedabrata came to the limelight when his historical drama Chittagong received rave reviews last year. The director has even confirmed that he is making Masoom in today’s context.
As per insiders, the project is just waiting for a nod from the Bachchans, and as soon as it is done, the movie will start rolling. The legendary Gulzar is writing the screenplay for the movie, and with such talents working on one film, it ought to be a delectable offering to the audiences.
Let’s wait to see when Aishwarya Rai makes an official statement about her comeback!