By: Subhash K. Jha, IndiaFM
Thursday, July 12, 2007
The impish diva of the 1980s who stole millions of hearts with her supreme spontaneity is back. Married to producer Boney Kapoor, and mother of two daughters ,Sridevi will soon be sizzling on screen again.
Boney has just returned from a 5-week tour of the US and Russia looking for virgin locations for his wife's comeback project.
The return of the screen goddess has been in the pipeline for months now. But now when Madhuri Dixit who at one time was Sridevi's closest competitor, has almost completed work on her comeback film Aaja Nachle, the mood in the Boney camp regarding the stunning Sri's return is upbeat.
Says a source, "If Madhuri can be re-launched with such style by Yashraj Films why not Sri? With Aaja Nachle almost complete Boney Kapoor has decided to speeden up his still-gorgeous wife's comeback project." In fact some years ago Yashraj was all set to re-launch Sridevi's career. That project fell through.
Boney is sparing no pains to ensure that Sridevi, last seen in Boney's Judaai ten years ago, is brought back in style.
Confirms Boney, "We're certainly putting together a project that will hopefully do full justice to Sri's comeback. I'm aware her fans haven't changed their loyalties. As for Madhuri she is in many ways a product of our production house. She did some of her finest films like Pukar for me. Both Sri and I are very proud of her."