Aishwarya to play a lawyer, Irrfan Khan a cop in ‘Jazbaa’

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will star opposite Irrfan Khan in Sanjay Gupta’s ‘Jazbaa’. The movie will mark the comeback film of the actress. Aishwarya is away from acting for four years, after the birth of Aaradhya she has become a hands-on mom and totally dedicated to her family. Now that Aaradhya has grown up a bit, she is ready to hit the silver screen yet again.

According to a report, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will play a lawyer in the film and Irrfan Khan a suspected cop who has problem with authority. For the first time, Ash will be seen in the role of a lawyer. ‘Jazbaa’, an action packed thriller is said to go on floors in January 2015.

Sanjay Gupta is working with Ash for the first time. The film also stars John Abraham, playing the role of a gangster, Abu Salem.

According to a source, "John is very happy to work with Aishwarya. He loved the role and immediately said yes."

While John has worked with Sanjay in five films, Aishwarya is teaming with the director for the first time.

Speaking about his project, an excited John said, "I think Aishwarya and I will make a good couple. It's a great script, Sriram is a good director and I am extremely excited about it."

"Yes guys it's true. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will play the dynamic female lead in my action/thriller 'Jazbaa'," Gupta who directed films like ‘Kaante’, ‘Shootout at Lokhandwala’ tweeted.

Aishwarya finally confirms doing Sanjay’s action thriller, she said, “Yes, and Mani’s film as well. The choices are about working with these film-makers and on those subjects, because I find them exciting. I’m not giving in to the pressure and expectation of questions about what my comeback film will be”.