Celebs attend ‘Jazbaa’ special screening at Yashraj studios


A special screening of upcoming film ‘Jazbaa’ was held at Yashraj studios for Bollywood celebrities on Tuesday, prior to its release. The film is being eagerly awaited as one of the most beautiful actresses Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is returning on-screen after a gap of five years.

The special screening was attended by the film’s director Sanjay Gupta, Aishwarya and Irrfan Khan, besides many other B-towners.

Aishwarya looked stunning in a Gauri & Nainika colorblocked dress which she matched with a Dior watch and Ferragamo pumps. The former beauty queen was gorgeous with smoky eyes and nude lip-colour. Her co-star Irrfan sported a light blue tee and navy blue chequered jacket teamed with light grey trousers. The actors also also gave a round of interviews.

Sanjay Gupta who had earlier directed action films like 'Shootout at Wadala' and 'Kaante', got emotional after watching the film which was the result of his months of hard work and struggle. “Last evening was the first screening of JAZBAA. I was in tears through most of it. After all these months of hard work & struggle. Finally," the director posted on Twitter on Wednesday. Sanjay’s wife Anu Lekhi was also there to watch her husband's latest venture.

Some star kids harbouring the wish to become actors were seen arriving to catch the special screening of the thriller ‘Jazbaa’. Shahid Kapoor’s half-brother Ishaan Khattar was seen along with his friends. Ishaan is the son of former actress Nileema Azeem and Rajesh Khattar and is said to be quite talented like his star brother. He was casually dressed in a blue shirt and denims. Actor Danny Denzongpa's son Rinzing was also seen with a friend

Actress Bhagyashree of ‘Maine Pyar Kiya’ fame and her husband Himalaya Dasani along with the couple’s son Abhimanyu were spotted attending the show. it is said that Abhimanyu is interested in acting and his mother Bhagyashree is also keen to launch her son in Bollywood.

Producer Krishika Lulla and singer Sonu Nigam along with his wife Madhurima were also spotted arriving for the screening.

‘Jazbaa’ which is a remake of 2007 South Korean film ‘Seven Days’, also stars Shabana Azmi, Chandan Roy Sanyal, Jackie Shroff, Atul Kulkarni among others. It also stars Shakti Kapoor’s son Siddhanth Kapoor who debuted with Sanjay’s previous film ‘Shootout at Wadala’.

The film is set to hit theatres this Friday, October 9.