"First thought was that Ashutosh is my friend. First thought was that he gave me a film like Akbar (Jodhaa Akbar). My first thought was of immense joy that he is considering me for another film," said Hrithik
Mohenjo Daro, Hrithik Roshan's second collaboration with Ashutosh Gowariker after Jodhaa Akbar, is scheduled for an Independence Day release when it will fight for audience attention with Akshay Kumar's Rustom
Hrithik, son of filmmaker-actor Rakesh Roshan and wife Pinky, made his debut in Bollywood with 2000's Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai, co-starring Ameesha Patel. Hrithik, who has also featured in films like Fiza, Mission Kashmir, Koi... Mil Gaya, Krrish and Jodhaa Akbar, was last seen in 2014's Bang Bang!
Rajesh Vivek, 66, died on January 14 due to a heart attack. Mr Vivek appeared in films like Jodhaa Akbar, Bunty Aur Babli, Agneepath, Bandit Queen and Son Of Sardaar. His best-known work is as the astrologer Guran in Aamir Khan's 2001 blockbuster Lagaan
It's been more than 15 years since Aishwarya Rai Bachchan burst into the world of Bollywood movies. And there has been no looking back for her since then. The actress, who made her acting debut with Iruvar(1997), has worked with some well-known directors in the industry and has been a part of successful films like Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999), Devdas (2002) and Jodhaa Akbar (2008). She has also proven her acting prowess in parallel films such as Rituparno Ghosh's 2004 film Raincoat and Chokher Bali (2003). She has attracted international media with cross-over films like Bride and Prejudice (2004) and The Pink Panther 2 (2009) etc.
As Ash turns 40 today, here's a look at some of her memorable films.