By Hindustan Times
Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar’s decision to shelve his film rather than work with a pregnant actor has caused ripples in Bollywood. On Tuesday, Bhandarkar and production house UTV announced that they have decided to shelve their film, Heroine, out of concern for the lead actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s “good health and well being in face of incredibly demanding shooting schedules.” Aishwarya had already shot for ten days for the film before her pregnancy was announced to the world.
Sources reveal that ever since the announcement, Bhandarkar is depressed. “Madhur has just locked himself up in the room and refuses to talk. He has already spent four crore on the film and is worried about losses. Basically, he feels betrayed that Ash kept him in the dark. If the baby is due in November, Ash must already be pregnant when she