A Pregnant Pause for ‘Heroine’
Mumbai: The entire country has been celebrating ever since the news of imminent addition to Bollywood’s first family came in. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s pregnancy is the talk of the town. Everyone is happy and wishes the best for the parents to be.
However, into each life some rain must fall. The people behind Aishwarya’s current and only project ‘Heroine’ are a worried lot these days. Director Madhur Bhandarkar and producers UTV are spending time with their heroine to work out how best to proceed with minimal discomfort to her. Aishwarya herself, always the true professional, sees no issues in completing her project well within the required time frame. She can take inspiration from her colleague Kajol, who shot for ‘We are Family’ in an advanced stage of pregnancy.
The script of ‘Herione’ revolves around the ups and downs in the life of a Bollywood actress. There are certain darkly intense and emotional moments in the film as the character stares failure in the face and realizes that things are not going according to plan. Madhur is understandably concerned about Aishwarya going through the intense emotional turmoil of the character to portray these scenes, given her delicate condition. Efforts are on to rework the script to tone down certain portions. Another important aspect is to wrap up the schedule rapidly before the pregnancy starts to show.
However, we need not have any concerns. With both Madhur and Aishwarya at its helm, the project is in safe hands. Madhur will ensure necessary modifications in the script without taking away from its essence and Aishwarya will ensure full justice to it. After all, Aiswarya Rai Bachchan is a ‘Heroine’ in the true sense.