ApunKaChoice : Bollywood

HOME | SCOOP!! & NEWS | BOLLYWOOD

Aishwarya RaiAishwarya, Sushmita contend to play Rani Laxmi Bai
29th June 2006  22.40 IST
By ApunKaChoice Bureau  


Both the beauty queens are slated to play the valiant queen of Jhansi in separate projects.

Aishwarya Rai and Sushmita Sen are in contention to play the role of Rani Laxmibai. Ash, a former Miss World, is already slated to play the said role in filmmaker Ketan Mehta 's second movie on the Indian freedom struggle after his 'Mangal Pandey The Rising ' last year.




Sush, a former Miss Universe, is said to be thinking of venturing into film production with a film on Rani Laxmi Bai.

It is learnt that Sush is eager to play the valiant queen herself.

She intends to train in horse riding and sword fighting to prepare for her role.

Rumours have also been abuzz that Sush's boyfriend, ad filmmaker Manav Menon, might direct the film. However, Sush says nothing is finalized as yet, and either the film's director or cinematographer will be from Hollywood.

Coincidentally, Sushmita's birthday falls on November 19, which also happens to be the birthdate of Rani Laxmibai.

Sush is also tipped to play the fifth wife of Mauryan king Ashoka in a movie to be directed by Dr. Chandraprakash Dwivedi, the maker of Pinjar .



Related
Aishwarya Rai
Sushmita Sen
Ketan Mehta
The Rising
Pinjar





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

Katrina Kaif sheds weight for 'Jagga Jasoos'
Katrina Kaif sports svelte frame!
Filmmakers will be soft target until censorship is made final authority: Karan Johar
Pooja Bhatt wants to host a cookery show on TV
James Franco, Seth Rogen in hilarious ‘The Interview’ video
Arjun Rampal, Mehr are friends and have been for years: Sussanne Khan
Hrithik Roshan, Arjun Rampal slam news story on Sussanne Khan’s alleged affair with Arjun
I've written some bad films: Anurag Kashyap confesses
‘Ungli’ is a fun take on the angst of today's youth: Emraan Hashmi
I want to make '3 Idiots' in different languages: Vidhu Vinod Chopra
Pix: Athiya Shetty wows in pink at Arpita Khan’s wedding reception
Watch video: Priyanka Chopra leads Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in Versova
Every moment in 'Bigg Boss 8' was a living nightmare: Nigaar Z. Khan
Salman Khan jokes about morphed smooch photo with Shah Rukh Khan
Nigaar Khan evicted from ‘Bigg Boss 8’
Katrina Kaif beats Deepika Padukone to top Maxim India HOT 100 list

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...