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This Bollywood star introduced Abhishek Bachchan to Aishwarya Rai

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 20 April 2022, 14:09 IST
Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai 15th wedding anniversary (File Pic)

Bollywood’s most loved couple Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is celebrating their 15th wedding anniversary today, April 20. From being good friends to becoming a life partner, the couple has come a long way. They are also proud parents to their ten-year-old daughter Aaradhya Bachchan.


On their 14th wedding anniversary, let us take you down memory lane when the love story of the star couple was started.

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However, the couple tied the knot on April 20, 2007, but their love story was started in 1997 when Abhishek Bachchan was working as a production boy.


In an interview with a portal, Abhishek had revealed the name of the Bollywood star who first introduced him to Aishwarya Rai.

Can you guess the name of the actor? Well, it was Bobby Deol. Yes, you read that right!

According to reports, Bobby Deol was shooting for his debut film Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya opposite Aishwarya Rai in Switzerland where Abhishek Bachchan had gone for a recce for Amitabh Bachchan’s film Mrityudata.

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During the podcast with YouTuber Ranveer Allahbadia, Abhishek revealed how he met Aishwarya when he was a production boy.


Recalling his first meeting with the actress, the Guru actor told, “I first met her when I was a production boy. There was a film my father was making called Mrityudata, and I had gone for the location recce to Switzerland because the company felt that because I had grown up in Switzerland in boarding school, therefore, I would be able to take them to nice locations. I had been there for a couple of days, all alone. And that's when a childhood friend of mine, Bobby Deol, was shooting for his first film - Aur Pyar Ho Gaya. And he got to know I was there and said 'Hey, why don't you come over for dinner?' And that's the first time when they were shooting when I met Aishwarya."

On the professional front, Aishwarya and Abhishek have worked together in several films-- Dhaai Akshar Prem Ke, Kuch Naa Kaho, Guru, Umrao Jaan, Dhoom 2, and Raavan, among others.

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First published: 20 April 2022, 14:09 IST