There is no denying of the fact that Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is one of the most popular celebrities across the world, courtesy to her stunning looks and acting skills. It is Aishwarya Rai who made us proud on a global level before Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra ventured into Hollywood movies.
Notably, not one, Aishwarya Rai featured in multiple Hollywood projects such as Bride and Prejudice, The Mistress Of Spices, Provoked, The Last Legion and The Pink Panther 2. If anything to go by media reports, Aishwarya will soon star in yet another Hollywood movie.
Aishwarya Rai still remains popular in the West, in an earlier interview, popular Hollywood actor Brad Pitt made a startling revelation that he would love to work with the winner of Miss World 1994 pageant.
While promoting his then upcoming film Killing Me Softly, in an interview with IANS, Brad Pitt had gushed about Rai saying, “Given a chance, I would like to work with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, because she’s a versatile actor,” and added, “She is one of the most popular actresses of Bollywood, who has achieved huge acclaim in the west for her style, beauty and acting skills. I think we missed an opportunity to be cast together for Troy.”
For the uninformed, Aishwarya Rai was offered the role of Briseis opposite Brad Pitt in the year 2004 Wolfgang Petersen directorial but Aishwarya refused to star in the film. The reason why Aishwarya turned down the offer was reportedly Rai’s trepidation towards the lovemaking scenes with the Once Upon a Time in Hollywood star. When she did not accept the offer, it went to the Rose Byrne.
Meanwhile, Brad Pitt had also spoken fondly about Bollywood movies and how they are making an impact on an international level. “I would love to work in a Bollywood film as there is so much drama and color in the films there… I might decide to work in a Bollywood film and do one of those dance numbers with the whole crew in the backdrop,” the 56-year-old actor had said to IANS.
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