Two-time Oscar-nominated director Wolfgang Petersen offered the most beautiful woman Aishwarya Rai Bachchan the role of Briseis originally but Ash turned down the offer. Briseis is historically known to be extremely good-looking and hence the director wants someone who is very beautiful. The one and only name that strikes Petersen’s mind was Aishwarya. But Ash refused the offer politely and finally the role went to actress Rose Byrne.
‘Troy’ was Hollywood biggest grosser and heavyweight Brad Pitt played the lead character of Achilles. It was a challenging role but what made the former beauty queen to turn down the offer is not yet known.
Aishwarya who is recently faced criticism for her weight gain has acted in several Hollywood movies like The Mistress of Spices, The Last Legion, The PInk Panther 2, Provoked and she is one of the most popular actress of Bollywood who achived huge acclamation in the west for her style, beauty and acting skill.
She has been a regular face at Cannes film festival and appeared at Oprah Winfrey show for more than two times.
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