Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Aishwarya Rai Role The Husband Of Buddha

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, after playing Mumtaz for Sir Ben Kingsley's Taj Mahal, not simply the role of Yashodhara - wife of Siddharth, known throughout the world as the Lord Gautama Buddha, an NRI in the film. Pan Nalin, who made the critically acclaimed Valley of Flowers starring Milind Soman and his French wife Jampanoï Mylène, was reportedly assured by Aishwarya Rai Bachchan that it is prepared to do the role.

"This is a multi-billion dollar project, and I am backed by Oscar winner Barnet Bian producer and one of the major companies in India that enters homes in film production with this project. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is perfect for the role," said Pan, who is in Mumbai to convince the bahu Bachchan to make his film.

Ash apparently heard the story and asked Pan various technical issues and logistics on the project. She wanted to see his previous film and promised to come back to him. The highlight of the meeting was when Ash reportedly called Pan, which will play Gautama Budha. The filmmaker says, "I replied" Abhishek Bachchan, it is not perfect for the role? "Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was zapped and told me to get in touch with her husband who is in Jaipur. My only concern is that Abhishek will shave his head. "

Pan is aware that few films about Buddha are already in the pipeline Shekhar Kapoor and Shyam Benegal expressing interest in doing so. "But my film will be different, it will be told from the point of Gautam Buddha's wife, Yashodhara," says producer shaken ..