Amitabh Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan can share the screen space after eleven long years, reports DNA. The film will eventually be directed by Mani Ratnam, and it will be a "big budget movie". "It is a great budget historical drama that is being planned in line with Baahubali franchise. It's likely to be a bilingual project and put several other big names from the southern Indian film industry. Mani approached the mouse Aishwarya for female management, and she signed on the dotted line, "a source of DNA said. Bachchan and Aishwarya were last seen together in Ram Gopal Varma's 2008 movie Sarkar Raj.
As for the untitled project, the source revealed that the movie will be based on Kalki Krishnamurthy's popular historical novel Ponniyin Selvan (Pony zone). The source told DNA: "It will be an ensemble cast. The actors have already been asked to give mass dates and commit a few years to this movie, as it will be done in several parts. The book has five volumes, but decision makers plan to conceptualize it. as three installments on the screen. "The source added," Mani Ratnam has told the script to Amit ji. He takes the time to decide if he would like to do so. A confirmation from his end has not yet arrived, but he has liked the idea. "
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her father-in-law Amitabh Bachchan have appeared in several films, including Sarkar Raj, Khakee, Mohabbatein and Kyun! Ho Gaya Na … among others. They were on the star in the song Kajra Re, from the 2005 film Bunty Aur Babli, which also contained Abhishek Bachchan.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's latest release was Fanny Khan, starring Anil Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao, while Amitabh Bachchan was last seen Thugs Of Hindostan, along with Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Shaikh.
Aishwarya will be seen next Good news co-starring Abhishek Bachchan. Amitabh Bachhan's selection of films includes Badl and Brahmastra.