Ayesha Jhulka, who was the leading lady of many super-hit films from the 90’s such as Kurbaan (1991), Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar (1992), Khiladi (1992), Meherbaan (1993), Dalaal (1993), Balmaa (1993), Waqt Hamara Hai (1993), Rang (1993), Sangram (1993 film), Jai Kishen (1994), and Masoom (1996), vanished from the Bollywood industry all of a sudden. The actress who was last seen in ADA… A way of life is all set to make a comeback in Gadar fame Anil Sharma’s next directorial titled Genius.
Genius is going to be the debut film of Anil Sharma’s son Utkarsh in which Ayesha Jhulka will be playing the mother of the leading lady, Ishita Chauhan. Talking about the film, Ayesha said, “”I was not really prepared to work again, but Anil ji was really insistent. My character is a classy, elegant and an independent woman who is also a liberal mother and has a friendly relationship with her daughter. It’s not the typical, conventional mother, which is what made me say ‘yes’ to it.”
The project will go on floors from December 8. Ayesha Jhulka also revealed that she would soon venture into filmmaking. “My husband and I will be jointly directing a love story with consumerism as the backdrop. We should be able to take it on the floors in a year or so,” Ayesha said. Ayesha made her television debut with series titled Rishton Ka Chakravyuh and appeared in a few Bollywood movies such as Socha Na Tha in 2005, Umrao Jaan in 2006 and many others in small roles.