Will Smith is a popular name in the Hollywood industry. According to media reports, Will Smith recently revealed he wishes to work alongside Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in an out-and-out Bollywood masala entertainment film.
Smith reportedly said, "One of the things on my bucket list is to be in a Bollywood dance sequence. I met Aishwarya 15 years ago, we had conversations about doing something together but never happened. Perhaps I would do a film with her."
Smith said that he absolutely loves being in India and finds the country diverse and beautiful. "On any street corner, you could cross a thousand years. There could be someone on a brand new cellphone and someone on a cart. The intermingling of the ages and the lifestyle is amazing," he said.
The veteran actor considers 'Ali' as a pivotal point in his life and marked his transformation as an artist. "Playing Muhammad Ali was the most formative time in my career. It changed me forever."
The film was a biographical sports drama film based on the life of boxing legend, Muhammad Ali. Recalling the reaction of the original boxer, Smith revealed that he was sitting behind Muhammad Ali when they were watching the movie for the first time.
"For an hour he didn't move and I thought he hates it. There is a scene where I was screaming and he turned to his wife and said, 'Was I that crazy?' and he turned to me and said, 'Man, you've done a great job'."
A popular hip-hop artiste, Will Smith got into acting by chance. "My transition from music to films wasn't really a choice. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) took all my stuff and I moved to LA. I got rid of everything in Philadelphia. I was broke and our next album flopped. I had gone from having millions of dollars to going broke," the actor said. Smith has numerous hits to his name including 'Ali', 'The Pursuit of Happiness', 'Men in Black', 'Independence Day', and 'Suicide Squad' among others. His movie 'Hitch' was remade in Bollywood titled 'Partner' starring Salman Khan and Govinda in lead roles.
He recently celebrated his 50th birthday by bungee jumping from a helicopter at the Grand Canyon. Smith is happily married to Jada Pinkett Smith and has three children Trey, Jaden and Willow Smith. Jaden has co-starred alongside Smith in the movie 'The Pursuit of Happiness'. His daughter, Willow, has her father's genes and is a famous singer in America. He is considered among one of the best actors in the world.
(With Inputs from PTI)
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