Aishwarya Rai Bachchan attended the trailer launch of Angelina Jolie starrer Maleficent: Mistress of Evil. She is lending her voice to Jolie for the Hindi version of the film. All Pictures/Yogen Shah
The former Miss World struck to her evil character at the trailer launch, looking beautiful in a black blazer which she teamed up with V-neck blouse and matching trousers. Her open hair and nude make-up enhanced her look.
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil is a sequel to the 2014 film Maleficent, where the fans witnessed the events that made the most notorious villain curse a baby Princess Aurora. In an interview with PTI, the actress said it felt prophetic to voice Jolie's character in Hindi as she had watched the film in the same week the offer came to her.
"The idea of doing a voice-over than an actual performance delivered by another actor was interesting and unique. It all happened very quickly and suddenly. I surrendered to what I felt was some kind of divine push", she said.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan revealed her daughter Aaradhya was very happy when she heard her talk about Maleficent. "Aaradhya and we loved Maleficent' as a character", she added.
Joachim Ronning is directing the film and the story has been written by Linda Woolverton. Joe Roth, Angelina Jolie, and Duncan Henderson are producing the film. Matt Smith, Jeff Kirschenbaum and Michael Vieira will be executive producing the film. The film is scheduled to hit the screens on October 18.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan promotes Maleficent: Mistress of Evil at a plush hotel in Juhu, Mumbai. We have pictures
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