John Abraham has been signed opposite Aishwarya Rai Bachchan for her comeback vehicle, Jazbaa۪. The film, being directed by Sanjay Gupta, will see Abraham and Rai Bachchan pair up for the very first time.

John is very happy to work with Aishwarya. He loved the role and immediately said yes_ John۪s role may not be very big in Jazbaa۪ but it is a significant part of the story,۝ a source informed Mumbai Mirror.

Gupta has already gone on record to confirm that Rai Bachchan۪s comeback vehicle sees her as the protagonist and hero of the film. While this means Abraham۪s role may not be the central character, his role is still expected to be a great one. Abraham has previously worked with Gupta in films like Zinda۪ (2006) and Shootout at Wadala۪ (2013), which have been turning points in his acting career.

Jazbaa۪ is expected to go on floors from January 2015.

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