In 2005, Ricardo de Montreuil directed La Mujer De Mi Hermano (My
Brother's Wife), adapted from a novel by Peruvian
writer-journalist-anchor, Jaime Bayly. The star cast compromised of
Mexican superstar Anglica Aragn with Barbara Mori, Manolo Cardona
and Christian Meier. The award-winning Spanish film was a box-office
super-hit in Mexico and was also one of the biggest imported films in
the USA, loved by both Mexicans and South-American immigrants.
Barbara Mori last starred in Kites
opposite Hrithik Roshan which resulted in her gaining popularity in not
just South Asia but in most Bollywood fan circles throughout the
La Mujer De Mi Hermano has now been
dubbed in Hindi and in English before being released on November 19th,
2010. The Hindi dubbed version has claimed the title, Spanish Beauty with the English dubbed version going by A Beautiful Wife.
plays the character of Zoe, also known as Soniya as per the Hindi
version. Soniya is an attractive woman who has been married to Ishaan
for ten years. Due to the lack of sexual attraction in her marriage, she
has an affair with her husband's friend, Rohan. Believing that the
affair is nothing more than two people fulfilling
their more carnal needs, all is well until Ishaan finds out about
the infidelity. But then comes the shocking revelation - the affair was
merely revenge on the part of Rohan towards his friend.
With Kites receiving much criticism for it's English and Spanish dialogues, let's just hope the dubbed version brings Barbara more success.