Aishwarya Rai Rejected Troy
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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was offered to play the role of Briseis in Hollywood’s 2004 hit historical epic ‘Troy’ opposite Brad Pitt. However, according to a Pinkvilla report, Aishwarya turned down the role because she was uncomfortable shooting intimate scenes with Hollywood star Brad Pitt. The film ‘Troy’ was a huge hit at the box office and earned almost $500 million globally and was also nominated for one Academy Award.


Directed by Wolfgang Petersen, the movie starred an ensemble cast comprising of Eric Bana, Orlando Bloom and Diane Kruger among others. The role, which was supposed to played by Aishwarya Rai in the epic, went to Rose Byrne.

It is to be noted that this is not the only Hollywood film which was offered to Aishwarya. She has acted in several Hollywood movies which includes ‘The Pink Panther 2’, ‘Bride & Prejudice’ and ‘The Mistress of Spices’.

Aishwarya was last seen in the 2018 drama ‘Fanney Khan’ which also starred Anil Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao. However, the film tanked at the box office.

Earlier, there were reports stating that in her next film, Aishwarya would reunite with her husband Abhishek Bachchan for the first time since ‘Raavan’ in ‘Gulab Jamun’. However, recent reports suggest that the couple have walked out of the film.

Wishing her hubby Abhishek Bachchan on his birthday, Aishwarya took to Instagram and shared a baby picture of Jr Bachchan and wrote a caption: “always…My Baby HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY BAAABYYY.”

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