Real life couple Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan will be teaming up for producer Gaurang Doshi's Bollywood comeback venture Happy Anniversary.
Gaurang, who produced Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar
and Arjun Rampal-starrer Aankhen in 2002 and Deewaar
(2004), also starring the senior Bachchan, is making a
comeback with two Bollywood projects in pipeline.
First among them is Happy Anniversary, which he said
was based on theme "anatomy of marriage", and will be directed
by adman Prahlad Kakkar. The film will be Aishwarya's comeback
to silver screen after the birth of her daughter Aaradhya.
"We have finalised Aishwarya and Abhishek Bachchan for
Happy Anniversary. They are ideal married couple and we felt
they fit the bill. Prahlad's relation with Aishwarya and mine
with Bachchan's apart, the script also attracted the couple to
do the film," Gaurang told PTI.
Abhishek and Aishwarya have worked together in films-
Dhai Akshar Prem Ke, Kuch Naa Kaho, Guru, Dhoom 2,
Sarkaar Raj and the two also shook leg in a special song in
Bunty Aur Babli.
Gaurang said Happy Anniversary, to be made on budget
of Rs 65 crore, will go on floors early next year and will be
shot in South Africa.