Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s next English movie is the The Pink Panther 2. This movie will get released on 13 February 2009. The Pink Panther 2 will be Aishwarya’s fifth English language movie. The Pink Panther 2 is a comedy movie in which Aishwarya Rai will be seen playing a role of a detective named Sonia. The Pink Panther 2 is the sequel of 2006 film The Pink Panther starring Steve Martin in the protagonist role.
In the sequel, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will be seen acting alongside Steve Martin, Jean Reno, Emily Mortimer, John Cleese etc. Aishwarya’s last English movie, The Last Legion, was released in 2007. Her three other Engliush language movies are Provoked, Mistress of Spices, Bride & Prejudice. All her previous four English movies were expected to be very successful in the box office, but after releaase, none of those films fared well in the box office. Now, The Pink Panther 2 is expected to do well in the box office as its sequel was a box office hit in 2006. At this moment, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is shooting for Mani Ratnam’s Raavan, Robot and Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s next movie.
Bollywood’s recent film Dostana has fared well in the box office. Starring Priyanka Chopra, Abhishek Bachchan and John Abraham, Dostana was supposed to be Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s first movie after her marriage. However, Aishwarya Rai was replaced by Priyanka Chopra later on in the movie. From 1997 to 2008, Aishwarya Rai acted in 38 movies including 36 in Hindi, 4 in English, 3 in Tamil, 1 in Telugu and 1 in Bengali languages. In 2010, Aishwarya’s fourth Tamil movie will be released.