After appearing in Fanney Khan and sharing the screen with Anil Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao, now the Beauty queen of Bollywood Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is all set with her next film. According to media sources, the actress has signed the film of Mani Ratnam.

In an interaction, with media, she said even though Mani Ratnam hasn’t formally announced it himself but the word is out. Aishwarya committed to the fact that she is working with him.

She will always be more than thrilled, excited, overwhelmed, humbled and just happy to work with her guru, Mani, she added.

Aishwarya will play the role of a mysterious, power-hungry woman ‘Nandani’ in the film who manipulates her husband to plan the downfall of the Chola empire because she has been wronged by them.┬áThe story of the film revolves around the 10th century before Raja Chola became a king.

This project is going to be super special for both of them as Aishwarya’s first break in the film industry was because of Mani Ratnam, he was the one who directed Aishwarya ‘s debut film ‘Iruvar.’