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Aishwarya RaiAishwarya Rai's face stopped J.P. Dutta from going to war again
03rd Nov 2006  14.01 IST
By Agencies  


The gorgeous Aishwarya Rai made J.P. Dutta change the genre of his films leading him to make Umrao Jaan .

"Aishwarya is my Helen of Troy whose face stopped me from going to war again," quipped Dutta, director of war-zone magnum opuses like Border and LoC Kargil .



At the premier of the film in Dubai on Thursday, attended by Ash and Abhishek Bachchan , Dutta said the former 'Miss World' made him change his genre when she finally consented to do the movie, he had been planning for 13 years.

On her part, Ash, who flew in from Mumbai after celebrating her 33rd birthday on November 1, laughed off queries as to whether she would be a contender for the Oscars in future.

Asked when he and Ash were getting married, Abhishek said, "You tell us, since you have been telling us that since the past year."

Questioned on his being branded the 'sexiest man in Asia', Bachchan junior said, "it is not true, but thank you for making me feel embarrassed."

Abhishek topped the list of the '50 Sexiest Men' in Asia in a survey by Eastern Eye, Britain's most popular Asian newspaper.

"It's shocking. Are people blind?" he had responded then.

Ash and Abhishek will also be seen together soon in Dhoom 2 , though they are not paired opposite each other in the thriller.

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