Aishwarya to romance John Abraham in ‘Jazbaa’

The cat is finally out of the bag. Sanjay Gupta’s upcoming film ‘Jazbaa’ will star Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and John Abraham in the lead. ‘Jazbaa’ is Aishwarya’s comeback film post delivery. Since she gave birth to Aaradhya in 2011, Aishwarya Rai has been away from showbiz. Fans have been waiting long for Ash to make a comeback and now it seems things are proceeding in the right track.

This is the first time Aishwarya would be paired opposite John Abraham and the actor is really excited to work with the former beauty queen turned actress. The film is said to be based on underworld 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”.

The action packed thriller will go on floor in January 2015.