Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan have been one of the much-loved couples in the film industry.
The duo, who last co-starred in Mani Ratnam's Raavan, may star in the remake of Amitabh and Jaya Bachchan superhit film Abhimaan. It holds special significance for the family since Aishwarya’s in-laws were the main lead and to recreate that magic would definitely be a family achievement.
According to a leading daily, the duo has set their sights on the remake of 1973 Amitabh Bachchan-Jaya Bhaduri classic film, Abhimaan. The movie is all set to get a millennial treatment, this time in the hands of Tamil cinematographer director Rajiv Menon.
The film by Hrishikesh Mukherjee is one of the best films in Amitabh and Jaya Bachchan’s careers. And we hope that their son and daughter in law do justice to their character as they both are stepping into their shoes for the reboot.
The movie is about a singing couple who drift apart when the wife becomes more successful than the husband. Jaya won a Filmfare award for her performance in the film, SD Burman, too, bagged a Filmfare for the music. All the songs of the film were chartbusters and remain on top of playlists till date.
The report quotes an insider as saying, “For a very long time, Abhishek and Aishwarya have wanted to do another film together. The last time they came together was for Mani Ratnam’s Raavan in 2010. Abhimaan seems like a perfect vehicle to showcase their shared affections.”
This news, however, is a contradiction to an earlier Facebook live interaction with fans where Abhishek had said, “Abhimaan is a very extraordinary movie. From all the movies that my mom and dad have done, this one is my favourite but to make a remake out of it will be very difficult.”
Abhishek and Aishwarya had been approached for a film called ‘Gulab Jamun’ as well. On the other hand, Aishwarya Rai will be next seen in Anil Kapoor- Rajkummar Rao starrer Fanney Khan.
Do you think Ash and Abhi are the perfect choices for the classic?