Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is back in Hollywood with a bang . The 45 year-old former Miss World has made her striking presence felt once again this time in a Walt Disney venture .
She in the past too had featured in a foreign film . It was in 2004 when she starred with Martin Henderson in Gurinder Chadha’s British film Bride and Prejudice. In 2005 , A lead role of Tilo in Paul Mayeda Berges’s romantic fantasy film The Mistress of Spices. Kiranjit Ahluwalia in the British drama film Provoked (2006).
Aishwarya will be lending her voice to the hindi version of Maleficent: Mistress of Evil. where she will dub for the role of Maleficent, originally played by Angelina Jolie. The teaser of the film slated to release on October 18 is out and Aishwarya portrays the negative character with finesse.
Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil is a sequel to 2014 film Maleficent, which featured Sharlto Copley, Juno Temple, Imelda Staunton and Sam Riley along with Angelina and Elle. The Disney film was based on the classic fairy tale The Sleeping Beauty.