Amitabh Bachchan To Share Screen Space With Daughter-in-law Aishwarya

Amitabh Bachchan To Share Screen Space With Daughter-in-law Aishwarya

Amitabh Bachchan To Share Screen Space With Daughter-in-law Aishwarya

New Delhi: The film will reportedly be directed by Mani Ratnam and movie is said to be big budget film. "It's a big-budget historical drama, which is being planned on the lines of the Baahubali franchise. It's likely to be a bilingual project and star several other big names from the South Indian film industry. Mani approached his muse Aishwarya for the female lead and she signed on the dotted line," a source told DNA. 

Amitabh and Aishwarya were last seen together in the movie Sarkar Raj. Speaking of the untitled project, the source revealed that the film will reportedly be based on Kalki Krishnamurthy's popular historical novel Ponniyin Selvan. The source told DNA: "There will be an ensemble cast. The actors have already been asked to give bulk dates and commit a few years to this film, as it will be made in several parts. The book has five volumes, but the makers are planning to conceptualise it as three installments on screen." The source added, "Mani Ratnam has narrated the script to Amit ji. He is taking his time to decide whether he would like to do it. A confirmation from his end is yet to come but he has liked the idea."

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Amitabh Bachchan have co-starred in several film like Sarkar Raj, Khakee, Mohabbatein and Kyun! Ho Gaya Na... among others. They even co-starred in the song Kajra Re, from the 2005 film Bunty Aur Babli, which also featured Abhishek Bachchan.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's last release was Fanney Khan, co-starring Anil Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao, while Amitabh Bachchan was last seen in Thugs Of Hindostan, alongside Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Shaikh.

Aishwarya will next be seen in Good News co-starring Abhishek Bachchan. Amitabh Bachchan's line-up of films includes Badla and Brahmastra.