Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has carved her niche in Bollywood as well as the West with her stellar performances until date and fans are crazy about her. The actress has managed to win the hearts of her fans since long now but many were disappointed when she turned down the offer to star in the Hollywood blockbuster Troy. In a throwback interview, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan revealed why she decided not to do the 2004 Hollywood blockbuster, Troy co-starring Brad Pitt. The actress shared the story behind her decision.
In a 2018 interview with InUth.com, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan opened up about why she turned down the 2004 film Troy. Talking about her decision to not do Troy, Aishwarya revealed that she already had films she had locked down. The actress mentioned that she already had films in her schedule and said that as she was committed to her films, she couldn't choose something over that. Aishwarya then spoke on how films in the West work a little bit differently. Aishwarya then explained that as Troy was a huge film, it was difficult for her to lock off a film for at least 6 to 9 months.
Talking about it further, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan said, “The films in the West and here work a little differently. In the sense that when they meet you, and these terms were new to me, they say greenlit and ready to roll like in two months and then they lock you (your dates) off for that period of time because of the insurance.” She then added, “The way the entire film’s schedule is, you’re locked off.” The actress then mentioned that for her to lock off that time when she had some films already that she was committed to, she just couldn’t kick those films to the curb.
Meanwhile, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was offered the role of Briseis in the 2004 film Troy. Directed by Wolfgang Petersen, the 2004 historical film starred Brad Pitt, Eric Bana, Orlando Bloom, Dian Kruger, among others. While Aishwarya turned down the role, it eventually went to actress Rose Byrne, who played the character of Briseis in the movie. Also Read: #20YearsOfDhadkan: Shilpa Shetty Gets Nostalgic; Reveals Akshay Kumar Was Certain That Film's Music Will Work Even In 2020
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