Juhi Chawla and Jackie Shroff – besties?? Apparently! This duo, which had been seen in films like Aaina (1993), Bandish (1996), One 2 Ka 4 (2001), and 3 Deewarein (2003), will appear in the next episode of BFFs with Vogue. And going by the early signs, these two happily get into the secret-spilling mode.
At least Jackie definitely does, proudly admitting that his Bollywood crushes were Juhi, Madhuri Dixit, and Dimple Kapadia. Juhi also admits that her ‘healthy competition’ was Madhuri Dixit.
Of course, it hadn’t been as healthy back in the day! Years later when Juhi and Madhuri came together for Gulab Gang, Juhi had revealed, “We were rivals earlier. There was rivalry which remained for some years. We used to meet only on occasions like some film sets or functions. We would not talk beyond a 'hello', just used to exchange pleasantries. After so many years, we got a chance to work in one film.” Now we’re hoping she will spill more details.
We also can’t wait to see if Jackie will discuss his infamous rivalry with Anil Kapoor. The duo had acted together in 11 films, starting from 1984 to 2001. While they had been friendly enough, problems arose during the time of Andar Bahar. Anil Kapoor had mostly been a part of multi-starrers till this film, while Jackie Shroff had already had a solo hit film. The duo shot for Andar Bahar, and also bonded well on the sets. However, when the film was ready for release, director Ramesh Sippy was in a quandary – which actor’s name should come first in the title credits?
The ego and competition between the two actors supposedly led to repeated delays. Finally, Sippy had a brainwave: both names would appear in a single frame. Now Anil Kapoor agreed to this, considering his last release Laila had tanked. The distributors, however, wanted to cash in on Jackie Shroff’s rise to stardom and they went ahead and redid the banners! Now Jackie was highlighted in the new posters.
Fed up with the entire fracas, Ramesh Sippy supposedly edited the entire title credits from the film! It was this decision that helped keep the Anil-Jackie partnership intact.