Quotes: US MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Aishwarya Rai to do her own stunts in Jazba  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Khaleej Times - 21/05/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) For a while it seemed aishwarya?s first director mani ratnam would be helming her comeback film.

photo: afp

it’s the news fans all over the world have been waiting for. after many false reports comes news that aishwarya rai-bachchan has finalised her comeback movie. surprisingly enough she has chosen a full-fledged action film jazbaa directed by sanjay gupta. for a while it seemed aishwarya’s first director mani ratnam would be helming her comeback film. but that project has been put on hold. talk of aishwarya being in a film directed by adman prahlad kakkad also proved to be just talk.

confirming these developments gupta said: “we start jazbaa in january 2015. we’ll be showcasing jazbaa at the cannes film festival in 2015.”

the filmmaker clarified that it’s not a woman-centric drama.

“just because aishwarya is in jazbaa we should not label the film female-centric. to me she’s the hero of the film” he said.

ash had done some action scenes in dhoom 2 but she didn’t have the kind of stunts that hrithik roshan had. in gupta’s film she will do all the stunts without the help of a body-double. she has already started training for the role.

“there is no gender-specificity in what she does in the narrative. i’ve cast her in a role like any of the heroes in my films. she could be john abraham in shootout at wadala or sanjay dutt in zinda. it’s that kind of a role where her gender plays no role in the proceedings.”

two prominent male actors are yet to be cast alongside aishwarya.

interestingly gupta is also working with abhishek bachchan in khottey sikkay which he will make immediately after jazbaa.

“after a year’s gap when i was scripting i am now doing three back-to-back films beginning with mumbai saga starring anil kapoor john abraham vivek oberoi and manoj bajpayee. this will be followed by jazbaa featuring aishwarya and then khottey sikkay.”

the prolific filmmaker says he won’t compromise.

“there will be no breaks in the storytelling for item songs. i will tell the stories heedless of extraneous demands. though jazbaa will star aishwarya it won’t use her ultra-glamorous personality to light up the frames” said gupta.


 


Khaleej Times




  MENA News Headlines
 Oct 22 2014 - China Fiscal Revenue Rises 6.3% in SeptemberQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) China's fiscal revenue rose 6.3% year on year to 995.3 billion yuan about (162.6 billion US dollars) in September, quickening from a 6.1% rise in August, the Chinese Ministry of ...

 Oct 22 2014 - Tokyo Stocks End Sharply up WednesdayQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) Tokyo stocks ended sharply higher Wednesday, boosted by overnight rises in European and US stocks. The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average rose 391.49 points, or 2.64%, from Tuesday to ...

 Oct 22 2014 - Cooperating Robots Developed in China-US ProjectQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) An award-winning collaboration between Chinese and American researchers has pointed the way forward for the use of cloud computing to link different robots and make them more ...

 Oct 22 2014 - Summary of Local News Released Tuesday - 3-Qatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) - World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) has appointed chairperson for the WISH Dementia Forum that will mull current challenges, innovation in care-giving, financial models and ...

 Oct 22 2014 - Ban Calls for Investigation into Israeli Attacks on UN Facilities in GazaQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for a thorough investigation into incidents where UN facilities sustained hits and many innocent people were killed by the Israeli ...

 Oct 22 2014 - China Responds over "Hacker Infiltration to Apple's iCloud"Qatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) China reiterated opposition to cyber attacks from hackers in all forms after media reported Chinese hackers infiltrated Apple's iCloud. "China is resolutely opposed to hacker attacks ...

 Oct 22 2014 - At Least 37 Taliban Militants Killed in AfghanistanQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) At least 37 Taliban militants were killed following military operations by Afghan national security forces in the past 24. The Afghan Ministry of Interior said Wednesday that the ...

 Oct 22 2014 - Japan's KEPCO to Submit Revised Takahama Safety PlanQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) The operator of a power plant on the Sea of Japan coast says it will submit revised safety measures to the country's nuclear regulator as early as next week, Japan's (NHK World) ...

 Oct 22 2014 - OIC states condemn Israeli violations against Al-Aqsa Mosque and Muslim worshipers 3 New YorkSaudi Press Agency
(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency)  On Syria, the ambassador expressed deep concern about the escalation of acts of destruction, violence, murder and heinous crimes committed against the Syrian people as ...

 Oct 22 2014 - Saudi Transport Minister heads Kingdom's delegation to meetings of Arab Transport Ministers in EgyptSaudi Press Agency
(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency)  The Council of Arab Ministers of Transport started their 27th session here today in the presence of Ministers of Transport and Communications of various Arab ...

more...


 






Google

Click to Apply

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

IPO News
Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

US Markets Details

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Investment Game
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

My MENAFN
Portfolio Tracker

Voting

Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2000 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help