When Amitabh Bachchan told Abhishek, 'Aishwarya Rai was far better than you'
In an interview, Abhishek Bachchan had once revealed that his father Amitabh Bachchan found his daughter-in-law, Aishwarya Rai's performance in a film better than his son's.
We all know Aishwarya Rai is more talented and popular than her husband Abhishek Bachchan. She also has many hit films to her credit, not just in Bollywood but in Hollywood too.
A few years ago, during an interview, Abhishek Bachchan told the media that his father Amitabh Bachchan thinks that Aishwarya Rai is a better actor than him. After watching Raavan, Amitabh said Aishwarya acted better. "My father turned to me and patted me on the back, and said, 'Well done'. And then he said Aishwarya was better than me."
When asked about competing with Aishwarya, he said, "No. I don't compete with my wife. I think she is one of the best actors we have in the film industry. Her work speaks for itself. I don't need to compete with anybody; the only person with whom I have to compete is me."
He added, "For me, it is important to improve upon every performance. If you haven't managed to improve upon your last performance, then you don't deserve to be an actor. First do that, and then think of competing with other people."
Aishwarya and Abhishek tied the knot on April 20, 2007. The power couple was blessed with a baby girl in 2011 and they named her Aaradhya. Just like her parents, Aaradhya also has a massive social media following and is one of the most loved star kids in Bollywood.
Abhishek Bachchan movies:
Abhishek, on the other hand, has been on a roll. He was seen in Breathe 2 a web series, Ludo a Netflix movie directed by Anurag Basu. And he will be next seen in Big Bull and Kahaani as Bob Biswas.
Aishwarya Rai movies:
Aishwarya was last seen in Fanney Khan with Anil Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao. She will next be seen in Mani Ratnam's Ponniyin Selvan (Son of Kaveri), a film based on the Tamil classic novel of the same name. The film has an ensemble cast, including Vikram, Karthi, Jayam Ravi, Keerthy Suresh and Amala Paul.