Kolkata: Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai has said she is looking forward to working again with national award winning director Rituparno Ghosh.
"I loved working with Rituda. It was a wonderful experience. I loved being Binodini in his ‘Chokher Bali`. Even working with him in ‘Raincoat` was a brilliant experience. I am looking forward to experiencing it again. So far my schedules have not permitted," Aishwarya told reporters while addressing a promotional of ‘Guzaarish` here Sunday.
In Ghosh`s ‘Chokher Bali’, Aishwarya played a young beautiful widow Binodini who falls in love with a married man Mahendra, played by Prosenjit Chatterjee.
The film revolved around the characters of Binodini, Mahendra, Mahendra`s wife Ashalata (Raima Sen). The film received the 2004 National Film Award for best feature film in Bengali.
’Raincoat’ was a story of two lovers Neeru, played by Aishwarya, and Manu, played by Ajay Devgan, who were separated by fate. The film won the National Film Award for best feature film in Hindi in 2005.
"Rituda is also a very dear friend. He has discussed a lot of subjects with me. Recently we met at the national awards ceremony. He was asking me when we can work together again. I told him `you tell me, Rituda`," she said.
"I was very busy for the last two years. I am looking forward to working with him. So let`s see what lies in store," Aishwarya said.