Mumbai, April 29 (IANS) Actor Ankur Bhatia, who will essay the role of actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s character’s husband in the forthcoming film “Sarbjit”, says that he was not at all intimidated by the former Miss World.
Ankur, who hails from New York, auditioned for the film. Then he met the film’s director Omung Kumar and producer Sandeep Singh and soon he was signed up for the role.
“I was not at all intimidated by Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. It was absolutely wonderful working with her. She is a fine actor, amazingly beautiful and a very dignified woman,” Ankur told IANS.
“Sarbjit” is based on the life of Indian farmer Sarabjit Singh, who strayed into Pakistan, was convicted of terrorism and spying in Pakistan and sentenced to death.
The film, which also features actors Richa Chadha and Randeep Hooda, is set to release on May 20.