Aishwarya, Abhishek Bachchan to come together for `Happy Anniversary`
Mumbai: Real life couple Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan will be teaming up for producer Gaurang Doshi`s Bollywood comeback venture `Happy Anniversary`.
Gaurang, who produced Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar and Arjun Rampal-starrer `Aankhen` in 2002 and `Deewaar` (2004), also starring the senior Bachchan, is making a comeback with two Bollywood projects in pipeline.
First among them is `Happy Anniversary`, which he said was based on theme "anatomy of marriage", and will be directed by adman Prahlad Kakkar. The film will be Aishwarya`s comeback to silver screen after the birth of her daughter Aaradhya.
"We have finalised Aishwarya and Abhishek Bachchan for `Happy Anniversary`. They are ideal married couple and we felt they fit the bill. Prahlad`s relation with Aishwarya and mine with Bachchan`s apart, the script also attracted the couple to do the film," Gaurang said.
Abhishek and Aishwarya have worked together in films- `Dhai Akshar Prem Ke`, `Kuch Naa Kaho`, `Guru`, `Dhoom 2`, `Sarkaar Raj` and the two also shook leg in a special song in `Bunty Aur Babli`.
Gaurang said `Happy Anniversary`, to be made on budget of Rs 65 crore, will go on floors early next year and will be shot in South Africa.