Mumbai: Bollywood actress Karisma Kapoor has said that all the actresses including me in the film “Dil To Paagal Hai” had refused to work against Madhuri, but at the insistence of her mother, I acted in the film.
Karisma Kapoor was awarded the Filmfare and National Award for her outstanding performance in the film ‘Dil To Paagal Hai’. The 1997 film stars Bollywood’s ‘King’ actor Shah Rukh Khan, ‘Dancing Queen’ Madhuri Dixit and Karisma Kapoor together.
Speaking on a reality show in India, actress Karisma Kapoor said that many actresses were offered for the film ‘Dil To Paagal Hai’ but all of them refused. In the end, I was offered for the film but I also almost Had refused
Explaining the reason, Karisma Kapoor said that since it was a dance film, everyone refused. I said that it is a dance film and I have to compete with Madhuri Dixit in it, so it can’t happen.
The actress says that after her refusal, film directors Yash Chopra and Aditya Chopra explained the whole story of the film to her. “My mother asked me to accept the challenge and told me that Madhuri is your favorite actress so you should definitely work together and you will be prominent after which I signed for the film,” said Kareena Kapoor.