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14 October 2019 12:04

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'Maleficent: Mistress of Evil' Trailer Launch: From Aaradhya's reaction to meeting Angelina, Aishwarya Rai opens up

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan recently shot for a promo for the Angelina Jolie-starrer Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil in which she is the Hindi voice of Jolie. French make up artist and hairstylist Florian Hurel made Ash camera-ready in a look inspired by Maleficent, which channels the wickedness of the evil fairy. Florian Hurel, who also worked with Priyanka Chopra Jonas in The Sky Is Pink, adds that PeeCee and Deepika Padukone lovemaking drastic changes to their looks in films and photoshoots. Maleficent: Mistress of Evil is a sequel to the 2014 film Maleficent, where the fans witnessed the events that made the most notorious villain curse a baby Princess Aurora. The first 'Maleficent' was a box office smash minting USD 758.5 million globally on a budget of USD 180 million when it released in 2014.

Joachim Ronning is directing the film and the story has been written by Linda Woolverton. Joe Roth, Angelina Jolie, and Duncan Henderson are producing the film. Matt Smith, Jeff Kirschenbaum and Michael Vieira will be executive producing the film. The film is scheduled to hit the screens on October 18 Catch up on all the latest entertainment news and gossip here. Also download the new mid-day Android and iOS apps to get latest updates Today, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan attended the trailer launch event of 'Maleficent: Mistress of Evil' in Mumbai.

The actor lent her voice for Angelina Joli's character in the film. A few days back, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan announced that she will be lending her voice for Angelina Jolie's character in Maleficent: Mistress of Evil's Hindi version. This is the first time the actor has dubbed for another actor and that too for a Hollywood film. The film is based on Disney Princess and the trailer which was revealed earlier showed Aishwarya making for a perfect Maleficent. In the trailer, she was seen in an all-black look.

Today, at the trailer launch of Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, Aishwarya spoke at length about dubbing for a character, her daughter Aaradhya Bachchan's reaction to it and also revealed if she ever met Angelina Jolie. Aishwarya looked gorgeous as ever in an all-black look and made heads turn at the event. Check out the photos below: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is supremely excited for Angeline Jolie starrer Maleficent: Mistress of Evil and why not? The actress has dubbed the Hindi version of the Disney film and earlier today, she graced the Hindi trailer launch of the film. Donning an all-black look, Aishwarya looked every bit stunning.

At the event, Aishwarya, who has given the voiceover for Angelina's character, who plays the lead role, revealed how her daughter Aaradhya reacted to her trailer. Aishwarya revealed, "Aaradhya happily asked, 'Oh! You playing Maleficent!' and I said, 'No, I am dubbing for it.' She enjoyed the first one, I am sure she will love the second one too." Speaking of dubbing for a film for the first time, Aishwarya said, "This is the first time when I am not playing the character but dubbing for some other artist. I actually got into it completely, that's another reason I did it." At the same event, when Aishwarya was asked if she has ever met Angelina Jolie, she said, "I missed meeting her in South Africa when she attended IIFA Awards and presented the award to me with Shah Rukh Khan for Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam." Aishwarya further revealed that they met at the Cannes Film Festival but didn't have a long conversation. On the work front, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will be seen next in Mani Ratnam's Ponniyin Selvan.

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Speaking of the project, the actress said that she doesn't believe in revealing details about the film before even kick-starting work. However, she's very excited to begin the shoot and to collaborate with the maverick director, whom she considers her 'Guru'. Aishwarya Rai makes a power statement in a black pantsuit Key Highlights Aishwarya Rai attended the Hindi trailer launch of Maleficent: Mistress of Evil in Mumbai today The actress sported an all-black outfit for the event and looked stunning Aishwarya has lent her voice for Angelina Jolie's character in the Hindi version of the film It was recently revealed that Aishwarya Rai Bachchan will be giving the voiceover for Angelina Jolie's character in the Hindi version of Maleficent: Mistress of Evil. Today, the Bollywood star attended the trailer launch of the film in Mumbai and looked drop-dead gorgeous as she posed for the shutterbugs. For the event, Aishwarya opted for an all-black pantsuit with a monochrome top. She kept her long tresses loose and opted for a beige shade of lip colour. The actress completed her look with a pair of black stilettos. A few days ago, Aishwarya had announced on her Instagram that she would be lending her voice to Angelina Jolie's character in Maleficent: Mistress of Evil. She had even shared a video, in which she was dressed in black, in an avatar, which is very similar to Jolie's character in the film. Aishwarya had captioned her post, "Maleficent. Happy to be part of the Disney Family." The film is a sequel to 2014 film Maleficent, and will release worldwide on October 18. Directed by Joachim Rønning, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil also stars Elle Fanning, Michelle Pfeiffer and Juno Temple, among others. On the other hand, Aishwarya was last seen on the big screen in 2018's Fanney Khan, in which she played the role of a star singer named Baby Singh. Currently, the actress has Mani Ratnam's Ponniyin Selvan in her kitty. The film is set in the 10th century and is a multi-starrer. Besides this, Aishwarya is yet to announce her association with any Bollywood film. (Web Desk) – Hollywood superstar Angelina Jolie, who stars in Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, said female characters in films should not have to be portrayed as physically tough in order to be considered strong, reported BBC. Talking to media at the launch of film, Jolie said, "We have strong women, but the character that is wrong in the film and has to be taken out is also a woman. We show very diverse types of women between our characters, but also we have extraordinary men in the film, and I really want to press that point." Regarding to her own character and Princess Aurora, played by Elle Fanning, she said, "We both very much need and love and learn from the men." "And so I think that's also an important message for young girls, to find their own power, but to respect and learn from the men around them," she added. Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, the sequel to 2014's Maleficent, is released in the UK later this month and also stars Ed Skrein, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Michelle Pfeiffer.