Prior to winning the Miss World title in 1994, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan had first shot to fame as a model with a Pepsi ad in which she was cast opposite Aamir Khan. The ad-director, Prahlad Kakkar, still considers Rai Bachchan his favourite and looks forward to casting her in his first film.
I cannot think of anybody in my movie except Aishwarya. She has been my favourite. I launched her in the Pepsi ad and now it۪s Aishwarya۪s turn to launch me in Bollywood, Kakkar said to Absolute India.
News of Rai Bachchan being cast in Kakkar۪s film had started circulating last year and the film was being touted as the actress۪ comeback vehicle. However, Rai Bachchan will now be making her comeback with Sanjay Gupta۪s Jazbaa۪, as Kakkar۪s film has faced delay.
Jazbaa۪, for which the actress has already started shooting, also stars Irrfan Khan, Shabana Azmi, Anupam Kher, John Abraham and Siddhanth Kapoor.
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