‘Response to my look in Sarbjit encouraging’
Actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is elated at the positive response for her de-glam look in her upcoming film Sarbjit has received.
The biopic on Indian convict Sarabjit Singh, who was beaten to death in a Pakistani jail, is being helmed by Mary Kom director Omung Kumar.
Aishwarya is playing Sarabjit’s sister Dalbir Kaur, while Randeep Hooda will be seen in the titular role. A picture from the set showed Aishwarya dressed as an aged woman, wearing spectacles.
“We have started filming and would like to first say that, the picture is already out and I am very thankful for the response... It has been very encouraging, even for the choice of subject. Work has begun and it is (the film) intense,” the 41-year-old actor told reporters.
Sarbjit is produced by Sandeep Singh, Kumar and Vashu Bhagnani. The film is slated to release on May 20, 2016.