| GEO Entertainment|
| Aishwarya, Akshay team up in Action Replay|
| Updated at: 1336 PST, Thursday, May 27, 2010|
MUMBAI: It looks like the year 2010 will be the year of comeback for actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. After teaming up with hubby Abhishek Bachchan and Vikram in Mani Ratnam’s Raavan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan teamed up with Bollywood’s Khiladi No.1, Akshay Kumar in Vipul Sah directed, Action Replayy, a romantic comedy.
This is the first movie of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan with Vipul Shah and second outing with Akshay Kumar. Previously, they worked in action movie, Khakee where Aishwarya Rai played a negative character.
The story of the movie is set in the 1970s which is considered to be the golden period in the history of Hindi cinema.
Already the first look of the movie has been unveiled which shows Aishwarya Rai and Akshay Kumar in the retro 70’s look. Akshay Kumar dons long hair, wears floral pink shirt and checked bell bottom pants which was very popular at that time. Aishwarya Rai wore a boot with a pink short dress printed with flower prints. They were sitting on a Lambretta Vespa scooter with hearts.
The movie has a theme of time travel. Aksyha Kumar and Aishwarya Rai played Kishen and Mala, two bickering senior citizens who rekindle their love life on their 33rd Anniversary after their son put them in rewind mode.
Akshay was very excited about the idea because it was a time when his father-in-law Rajesh Khanna was the superstar. He said, “Ash and I had a brief romantic interlude in Raj Kumar Santoshi's Khakee, but Action Replayy is our first romantic comedy together. Believe me, I was blushing through the making and there's a lot I wish to tell my audience about. But Vipul wants me to keep things under wraps for the moment.”
Vipul Shah said, “Akki and I have an impeccable box office record. We enjoyed success with Ankhein, Waqt -- Race Again Namastey London and Singh is Kinng. Action Replayy is a film where the two of us return after a gap of almost three years. And believe me, it is a great way to return.”