Later the media reported that Abhishek Bachchan stepped out of the project and they blamed Aishwarya Rai to be the reason for the same. Apparently, the rumors stated that Aishwarya advised Abhishek not to play a father at this point of time in his career and Abhishek has followed the same.
The spokespersons of Aishwarya Rai have given a clarity on the same. They have opined that it is not good to say that Aishwarya Rai is the reason for not signing Sonali Bose project. They have given clarity that Aishwarya Rai has nothing to do with this.