Mumbai: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, the only member of the Bachchan family who is yet to work with Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions, is set to change that. Our sources say that the Bachchan bahu, who is looking to make a comeback, has said yes to a role offered by Karan.
A source close to both families says, “Aishwarya has never worked with Dharma Productions. She was supposed to do Dostana. But then she felt that the audiences would not accept her walking away with another man (Bobby Deol) when Abhishek was courting her in the film.”
The source reveals that Karan has now offered her a role in a film that he plans to make with Aamir Khan in the lead. “Aamir and Aishwarya have never been together except for one scene in Dharmesh Darshan’s Mela.
It would be a casting coup... From Dharmesh to Dharma.... Ash and Aamir together for the first time and both working for Dharma Productions for the first time.”
The source also reveals that Karan feels that the role in Shuddhi would have been ideal for Aishwarya. “But Salman Khan is playing the male lead in Shuddhi. So that’s out of question,”...