ApunKaChoice : Bollywood

HOME | SCOOP!! & NEWS | BOLLYWOOD

Aishwarya RaiIIFA : Aishwarya has an eventful day
15th June 2006  21.30 IST
By ApunKaChoice Bureau  


The gorgeous actress attended a movie premiere and left her handprint in Dubai Studio City.

At last, Aishwarya Rai did make it to Dubai on the opening day of the seventh International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) weekend. The actress has been shooting for Mani Ratnam's movie Guru in Chennai and could make it to IIFA for a day only.




But quite an eventful day it was for Ms Rai on Wednesday.

Aishwarya attended the premiere of her movie Provoked , which is directed by Jagmohan Mundhra . The film has Ash playing a real-life character of a Punjabi woman (in Britain) who kills her husband after suffering years of physical and mental abuse at his hands.

The movie's premiere was a star-studded event attended by Amitabh Bachchan , his wife Jaya Bachchan , Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar .

The response to the movie was quite heartening and Jagmohan Mundhra particularly looked elated.

When asked by a journalist what prompted him to make this movie, Mundhra said: "Once somebody asked Kiranjit (the story's protagonist) how she felt when she was serving her sentence in jail. She said I feel free. Which is a telling statement. It shows how bonded she was with her husband who tortured her."

Besides the 'Provoked' premiere, Ash also left her handprint on the Dubai Studio City's Hall of Fame. She is the first Bollywood celebrity to have this honor.

After leaving her handprint, Ash said: "It is like leaving a part of myself here. I am extending my hand of friendship to Dubai."

Just last year, Ash had a tulip named after her in Amsterdam at the IIFA 2005 weekend in Holland.

Ash now returns to Chennai to resume the shooting of Mani Ratnam's film. She is not likely to attend the award function on June 16.



Related
Aishwarya Rai
Guru
Provoked
Jagmohan Mundhra
Amitabh Bachchan
Jaya Bachchan
Shabana Azmi
Javed Akhtar





Now Trending : Salman Khan | Shahrukh Khan | Ranbir Kapoor | Priyanka Chopra Aishwarya Rai | Katrina Kaif | Kareena Kapoor | Priyanka Chopra | Alia Bhatt | Surveen Chawla | New Hindi Movies

Enjoying the process of working in an alien language: Vidyut Jamwal
Vidyut Jamwal confident about 'Anjaan' success
Kajol losing weight for her next to be produced by Ajay Devgn
Lakme Fashion Week: Shantanu, Nikhil to showcase nature-inspired designs
Sridevi not teaming up with Kamal Haasan for 'Drishyam' Tamil remake
Shahrukh, Amitabh, Akshay, Hrithik wish fans Eid Mubarak
Emraan Hashmi hesitant to get kissed by Humaima Malick in 'Raja Natwarlal'
Will Sonali Raut get a resurrection in 'The Xpose' sequel?
Photos: Pretty Katrina Kaif, rugged Saif Ali Khan shoot for ‘Phantom’ in London
Kareena says 'Bajrangi Baijaan' with Salman not based on her personal life
Puja Banerjee eliminated from ‘Jhalak’, eyes Bollywood
Watch: Akshay Kumar, Tamannaah fooling villains in song ‘Teri Mahima Aprampaar’
Pix: Jay Bhanushali gets cozy with Sasheh Aagha in 'Desi Kattey'
Govinda’s daughter Narmada Ahuja to work with Dharmendra
Pix: Hrithik Roshan, Aamir Khan, Alia Bhatt, Sidharth Malhotra clicked at Karan Johar’s house party
Mahesh Bhatt approaches police over fake Facebook account

AKC HOT INDEX

ECARDS > Valentines Day, New Year, Diwali, Birthday, Valentines, Love, Christmas
CardWeaver.com > Birthday, Holi

MOVIES


celebs wallpapers the celeb A-Z
who's in Freida Pinto | Anushka Sharma | Katrina Kaif | Deepika Padukone | Ranbir Kapoor | Dev Patel | Aishwarya Rai | Abhishek Bachchan | Imran Khan | Shahrukh Khan | Salman Khan | Aamir Khan | Hrithik Roshan | Akshay Kumar | Zayed Khan | Saif Ali Khan | John Abraham | Shahid Kapur | Kareena Kapoor | Vidya Balan | Priyanka Chopra | Rani Mukherjee | Mallika Sherawat | Bipasha Basu | Preity Zinta | Kajol | Neha Dhupia | Sameera Reddy | Juhi Chawla | Karisma Kapoor | Madhuri Dixit | Chitrangada Singh | Payal Rohatgi | Sneha Ullal | Mahima Chaudhary | Meghna Naidu | Rakhi Sawant | Bhumika Chawla | Lisa Ray | Dimple Kapadia | Ayesha Takia | Dia Mirza | Sushmita Sen | Amisha Patel | Esha Deol | Amrita Rao | Amrita Arora | Genelia D'Souza | Arjun Rampal | Amitabh Bachchan | Vivek Oberoi | Raima Sen | Riya Sen | Rekha | Rimi Sen | Nigar Khan | Tanushree Dutta | Yana Gupta | Shilpa Shetty | Celina Jaitley | Sonam Kapoor | Neha Oberoi | Nisha Rawal | Manjari Fadnis | Kamal Haasan | Rajnikant | Asin | Sanjay Dutt | Shahid Kapoor | Sherlyn Chopra | Farhan Akhtar | Prachi Desai | Mandira Bedi | Shahana Goswami | Konkona Sen Sharma | Kangana Ranaut | Mugdha Godse | Masumeh Makhija | Minissha Lamba | Nandana Sen | Malaika Arora | Shweta Kumar | Namitha | Kalki Koechlin | Mahi Gill | Shakeela | Lara Dutta | A R Rahman | Trisha | Shruti Haasan | Neetu Chandra | Shriya Saran | Padma Lakshmi | Emma Watson | Kelly Clarkson | Britney Spears | Anne Hathaway | Anjana Sukhani | Tila Tequila | Soha Ali Khan | Priyamani | Sonal Chauhan | Vaishali Desai | Jackky Bhagnani | Kristen Stewart | Robert Pattinson | Neil Nitin Mukesh | Shiney Ahuja | more...