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.


 






  MENA News Headlines
 Sep 1 2014 - Power oil & gas sectors account for 60 of SR84.9bn contractsArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) Saudi Arabia recorded a significant upswing in the value of awarded contracts during the second quarter of 2014 as it reached SR84.9 billion. It marked a strong rebound from the ...

 Sep 1 2014 - TADAWUL: Insurance Energy sectors surge over 2Arab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) Saudi Arabia's benchmark the Tadawul All-Share Index (TASI) closed at 11112.12 and ended its Sunday's trading up over seventy points or 0.63 percent. Its year-to-date return ...

 Sep 1 2014 - Basketball: US Spain move to 2-0 Senegal picks up historic winArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) SEVILLE Spain: United States and Spain both collected their second straight win at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup on Sunday while Croatia fought off tough Argentina and ...

 Sep 1 2014 - Gilas Pilipinas under pressure after 2nd defeat by GreeceArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) SEVILLE Spain: Gilas Pilipinas ran into a solid Greek wall on Sunday night and was driven on cliff's edge in the Fiba World Cup.Greece used its huge advantage in size and heft to ...

 Sep 1 2014 - Saudi - Labor law violation: 18773 companies face actionArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) The Labor Ministry has slapped fines worth more than SR10 million on companies after its inspectors found 62762 labor rule violations during raids carried out over the past nine ...

 Sep 1 2014 - Salman-Hollande talks to focus on Mideast turmoilArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) Turmoil across the Middle East which has led to the death and displacement of millions of innocent people will top the agenda of talks between Crown Prince Salman deputy premier ...

 Sep 1 2014 - Pakistani Army vows to protect democracyArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) ISLAMABAD: The much-vaunted Pakistan Army declared on Sunday that it was committed to protecting democracy in the wake of anti-government protests.According to media reports ...

 Sep 1 2014 - Breakthrough in GCC-Qatar rowArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) Saudi Arabia and other GCC states have reached a breakthrough toward ending their dispute with Qatar having agreed on principles to overcome differences leaders of thesix-member ...

 Sep 1 2014 - Cyberspace turning into battlefieldArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) The US has launched a social media offensive against the Islamic State (IS) and Al-Qaeda setting out to win the war of ideas by ridiculing the militants with a mixture of blunt ...

 Sep 1 2014 - Japan France share spoils in team eventArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) CHELYABINSK Russia: Japan and France took home the gold medals in the team competition on the final day of the judo World Championships in Chelyabinsk on Sunday.Japan recovered ...

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