After eight years, Aishwarya-Abhishek pairs up for ‘Gulab Jamun’


Almost after eight years, Bollywood’s adorable married couple Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan are reuniting for the film, titled, ‘Gulab Jamun’.

Confirming the news to Mid-Day. Aishwarya said, “AB [Abhishek] and I have agreed to do Gulab Jamun. I told AB that he needs to decide what he wants to do after Manmarziyan.” She also revealed that they were offered the script about one and a half year ago. “We had agreed on the idea then. However, it was around the same time that AB decided to take a time-out. After the hiatus, he returned with Manmarziyan, which coincidentally is directed by Anurag Kashyap. That’s when the chatter around Gulab Jamun began again, and we finally came on board. It is a beautiful script, and we fit the narrative perfectly,” the actress added.

Last seen in Mani Ratnam’s ‘Raavan’, Ash revealed what entice her to do ‘Gulab Jamun’. “The script has to be interesting if a real-life couple is coming together. We have got many scripts, and at times, we got tempted too. But then, we discuss it out loud. We take stock and say, ‘Does it excite us?’ Why should marriage define our choices? Shouldn’t we be actually approaching the story as individual actors?” the actress reveals.

On the work front, the actress will be next seen in Anil Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao starrer ‘Fanney Khan’. While Abhishek will be next seen in ‘Manmarziyan’.