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Abhi-Ash miss Raavan's screening at Venice festival

Written by: Sampurn Wire
Published: Wednesday, September 1, 2010, 13:58 [IST]

It was earlier reported that filmmaker Mani Ratnam"s latest Bollywood release Raavan is going to be screened at the prestigious 67th Venice Film Festival and the stars Aishwarya Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan were supposed to attend the event. However, as per the latest reports the couple would not be able to attend the screening of their movie because of prior promise to their brand endorsements.

The festival is going to start this Wednesday and will showcase the Tamil and Hindi versions of the Mani Ratnam film Ravanan and Raavan. That Girl In Yellow Boots by Anurag Kashyap will also be screened at the festival.

A source close to Abhi-Ash was quoted saying that both the actors are unable to attend the Venice Film Festival as it was reported because their previous commitments fall on the same dates as the festival. Aishwarya, who is the brand ambassador of Longines, will have to an event for the brand and Abhishek will have to leave for Italy to shoot for Omega, the source informed.

The source further added that the star couple has been invited in many other film festivals like Doha and Pusan to showcase their movie and also for individual honours. However, as per the source, the couple will chalk out a plan to attend some of them as per their schedules.

Topics: raavan, girl in yellow boots, anurag kashyap, aishwarya rai bachchan, abhishek bachchan, mani ratnam
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