Hello peeps! To make your Monday, an interesting one, we have brought to you an old interview of Juhi Chawla, in which she had talked about her rival, Madhuri Dixit Nene.
In the same interview, the actress also admitted that she rejected a film, owing to Madhuri Dixit as she didn't want to come out 'looking second best'.
Juhi On Refusing The Film ‘Rishta’ That Featured Anil Kapoor & Madhuri Dixit
"I wasn't sure that my role would be on par with Madhuri's. Perhaps I wouldn't have had such doubts if I trusted the director completely."
I Don’t Have Anything Against Madhuri: Juhi
"I don't have anything against Madhuri Dixit though. She has been warm whenever we have met. And she is a good actress and an excellent dancer."
‘I Didn’t Want To Get Into A Chakkar’
"If I am pitted against her in a film, I don't want to come out looking second best. Comparisons are bound to arise when we are seen together. So I just didn't want to get into a chakkar."
Juhi Reveals Why It Was Difficult For Two Actresses To Be Friend
"See, the system works differently here. The number of good roles is limited while the heroines are a dime a dozen."
I & Madhuri Not Competing ‘Personally’
"Now Madhuri and I may not be competing personally for the same roles but each of our secretaries does try to get the best ones for us."
‘Juhi Wanted To Outshine Other Heroines All The Time’
"So camps are formed, tongues wag, naturally, our defenses are up when we meet each other in public, it kind of becomes difficult to be friendly in such an atmosphere. You want to outshine the other heroine all the time," Juhi said.
Was Juhi Chawla Insecure Of Madhuri Dixit?
When asked about the same, Juhi said, "No, I mean why should I feel insecure? I admire Madhuri for her dedication to work."
"She gives her performance all she's got. I think if you want to excel at something you have got to give it all your time and effort."
Interestingly, the duo worked together in 'Gulaab Gang' and left their fans in awe!