Indo-Asian News Service
Toronto, Jan 13 (IANS) A dazzling Aishwarya Rai captured the most attention at the Toronto premiere of Bollywood film "Guru" as she walked the red carpet with co-star Abhishek Bachchan, who have been romantically linked.
Asked about working with Abhishek in the film, Bollywood Trade quoted Aishwarya as saying: "We've both worked with commitment. I enjoyed working with Abhishek."
And wedding bells? Rai answered: "I'm a normal girl. I do believe in the institution of marriage. It'll be a joyous occasion for me, and one I'd like to share with everyone. But please wait for the announcement, and do not make assumptions."
There is intense speculation that Aishwarya and Abhishek are set to marry. They recently went together to two temples in India. But neither the actors nor their families have confirmed or denied reports about their marriage.
The premiere of the Mani Rathnam film is the first Bollywood film to be launched in Toronto, according to Sheeraz Hasan, founder of www.Hollywood.tv.
There is so much demand for "Guru" that 600 conventional celluloid prints and 200 digital prints were ordered for its global release.
In "Guru", a rags-to-riches story, Abhishek plays the part of a man who strives to climb to the top of the business ladder. The films is said to be based on the life of late business tycoon Dhirubhai Ambani.