Over past years, we have seen stars like Shah Rukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Varun Dhawan, Arjun Kapoor and others play double roles in films. The latest to join the bandwagon is none other than Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.
Yes, the actress who is currently busy in her upcoming film Fanne Khan with Anil Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao will be seen in a double role in her next thriller.
According to reports, the actress will kickstart this yet untitled flick by mid-2018 in Europe. The makers of the film are still on the hunt for a leading man to star opposite Aishwarya.
Meanwhile, she is also reportedly in talks to play the leading role in the ‘Raat Aur Din’ remake, which is believed to pay homage to Sanjay Dutt’s mother Nargis, details of the same are expected to be finalised soon.
A source revealed to the tabloid, “The film is ready to go on the floors and is expected to be shot in Europe mid-next year. Aishwarya has also shown interest in the Raat Aur Din adaptation, details of which are expected to be finalised soon.”
Producer Prernaa Arora confirmed the news to Mirror, saying, “Working with Aishwarya on Fanne Khan has been a pleasure. Now, there are two more films we are collaborating on with her. Siddharth Anand will be co-producing the film with me, which is an edgy thriller. This film will see Aishwarya in a double role and we will soon finalise the leading man opposite her.”
Arora also revealed that the Raat Aur Din remake is currently in the planning stage. “It will be a homage to Nargisji and is a special project for all of us. Aishwarya has already said that she would love to play the main role. I have also discussed the project with Sanjay sir (Dutt), and he has approved of the idea and our choice of Ash to play the role originally essayed by his late actress-mother,” Arora signed off.