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Gurinder Chadha updates us on Bride and Prejudice

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Now that's what we call a leading lady. Brit director Gurinder Chadha has managed a major casting coup by nabbing perhaps the starriest star of Bollywood - and former Miss World - Aishwarya Rai for her Bollywood take on Jane Austen's classic novel "Pride and Prejudice." Exclusively talking to Empire Online at the European Film Awards in Rome this weekend where her last movie Bend It Like Beckham was up for the Best European Film gong, Chadha let slip that her Eastern reinvention of Mr Darcy and friends will be called Bride and Prejudice and with obvious relish described her next project

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