Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Emma - Aisha

During Mr Knightley's Picnic held earlier this year I mentioned this upcoming Jane Austen related film in a post called Emma Bollywood which generated a bit of buzz.

For those who didn't already know...

Aisha (Emma) = Sonam Kapoor
Arjun (Mr Knightley) = Abhay Deol

Aisha is a film that is a modern day indian version of Jane Austen's Emma.

Directed by: Rajshree Ojha
Screenplay by: Devika Bhagat
Release date: August 6, 2010.

Aisha, a young upper class Delhite who has trouble minding her own business and loves interfering in other people's lives while Arjun, a rich Delhi boy who has problem with Aisha's ways and is trying to get her out of the mess she merrily gets herself into.

Official Aisha site - signup for updates

Aisha on Facebook

Aisha on Twitter

Looks super cute, like Clueless. I'm looking forward to watching it ;-D

The first trailer:


* image and info sources: here and here and here and description from here

* part of my Jane in June

* make sure to check out the main site for Book Rat's - Jane in June for all the reviews, interviews and giveaways galore!!!


  1. Yep, I thought it was too much like Clueless and in the trailer at least, I saw nothing distinctly Indian about it other than the Hindi of course. Still, should be fun to watch :)

    Plus Abhay Deol is gorgeous as Knightley! :D

  2. O
    Me too!
    I can't wait.
    The site is super fun too!

  3. It looks cute! I'll have to Netflix it. *grin*

  4. Anyone know if there'll be any singing and dancing in it? If there's no singing and dancing I might try it

  5. I didn't know about it! Now I have to watch it!>_<

  6. I'm going to have to look it up, sounds fab!


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