Bollywood has been seeing quite a number of Hollywood personalities lately. Recently, Nicole Kidman joined the list. Last month, she shot an ad with Arjun Rampal and the young Latika of Slumdog millionaire, Rubina Ali. The ad was directed by Arjun's friend, Shekhar Kapoor, to endorse Schwepps, a beverage company. Ridley Scott, the well known director of American Gangster and Gladiator, was the producer.
The ad was shot in Udaipur, Rajashthan. They had a hectic shooting schedule for 5 days even though most of the shots were taken at night while the team rested during the day. According to Arjun, Nicole is a professional and completely devoted to her work. Maybe that's why our thoughtful Arjun asked his wife, Meher, to gift her a Tarun Tahiliani Sari, which is an Italian metallic chiffon Sari with tiny swarovski crystals sprinkled on it. Since Nicole couldn't go for shopping herself due to the schedule, she was thrilled to get such a sweet parting gift.
As for little Rubina, she is on cloud nine. The ad paid her more than the movie. Her parents are quite hopeful. At this rate, they will be out of the slums soon.