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Ash may star opposite Will Smith

Subhash K Jha | March 06, 2006 12:19 IST

Aishwarya RaiHollywood star Will Smith met our very own Aishwarya Raion February 26.

And the two stars hit it offvery well.

At the end of the hour-long meeting,Smith'sbusiness manager JamesLassiter offeredAshthe lead opposite the actor inafilmto be produced later this year.The detailsare now being worked out.

Will Smith really likes Ash!

Says an eyewitness to the Will-Ash meeting: "To say theyhit it off instantly wouldbe anunderstatement. It was clear fromthe start of their meeting that Ashand Will were going to be buddies. Theirlaughter could beheard all the wayto the ground floor! When Will's business manager offered Ash arole, she was all for it, more so whenshe heard the story."

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It might be recalled that Ash was supposed to co-star with Smith in last year's comedy Hitch. Director Andy Tennant had confirmed this when this writer spoke to him.

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Thistime, Will is determined to have his way.

Will SmithSmith's wife Jada Pankett-Smith could not accompany him on his India tour because she was playing music with her band in the US.

Shereceived a sarifromAsh. "It was a lovely gesture and Will seemed so touched," the eyewitness added.

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This will be Ash's next international project, after Jagmohan Mundra'sProvoked andDoug Lefler'sThe Lost Legion.

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Sub: ASH - The perennial victim

I hold the media responsible for all the hate messages Aishwarya gets. She just met Will Smith & he offered her a film and the ...

Posted by suraj

Sub: Ash can act

Shame on you people! instead of supporting her all of you just put her down. If Rani or Kareena or Priety would have done it, ...

Posted by Antony DeSilva

Sub: Ash cashing men openly

Ash is cold and old, so is trying to grab whatever she can on the way! She has already been kissed by vivek oberoi onscreen ...

Posted by raima

Sub: Rephrase the headline

Change it to "Ash may finally star opposite a Hollywood star" For all we know Ash is going on for about three years about doing ...

Posted by Shruti

Sub: Smith having ash

Will Ash be comfortable with the American Kissing scenen, well money and fame has no self respect. First Salu, then Vivek now Mr.Junior Bachan and ...

Posted by Mick Malik



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