It seems that the death of Sridevi is found to be lucky for her biggest rival Madhuri Dixit. Though Madhuri Dixit is the most popular actress in her time. But when she came back after a long duration then she couldn’t able to give a hit. She wasn’t able to grab the large public for her movie.

But Sridevi comes back performances was praised by everyone. So the death of Sridevi may give her a chance to impress her viewers again.

The role which was earlier assigned to Sridevi is given to Madhuri. This is only due to the sudden demise of our favorite actress Sridevi.

The known director Karan Johar has confirmed the news. It’s confirmed that Madhuri Dixit Nene has substituted Sridevi in an upcoming Abhishek Varman directorial. Karan took to social media to clarify that the movie is not Shiddhat.

Also a few hours later Sridevi’s daughter Janhvi Kapoor announced on Instagram that Madhuri has stepped into the shoes of the late actress.

What Karan Johar tweeted-

“Some clarifications!!! Yes…we are honored and humbled to have @MadhuriDixit on board for @abhivarman ‘s next! NO, the film is NOT titled SHIDHAT! Yes, the film will Commence shooting in mid-April! The films final cast and credits will be announced soon!”


Although Janhvi in her post did not mention any title of the film, it was believed that it’s Shiddat that the Dhadak actress was referring to.

Janhvi thanks Madhuri


She recently posted on Instagram that “Abhishek Varman’s next film was very close to mom’s heart …Dad, Khushi and I are thankful to Madhuriji for now being a part of this beautiful film…”

Earlier there were reports that Karan had roped in Sridevi for Shiddat that would also feature Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt, and Sanjay Dutt.

It is to be directed by Abhishek Varman. Shiddat was reportedly thought to bring back Sridevi with Sanjay Dutt after 25 years. The two had earlier featured together in Gumrah which was a blockbuster hit.

Although now it’s confirmed that Madhuri has been taken on board for Abhishek’s next film. But it’s also clear that the film is not titled Shiddat.

Sridevi a versatile actress

Sridevi had made a strong comeback on the big screen with English Vinglish. Then she was seen playing another powerful character in Mom. She was highly praised for her performances in both the films.

Through these movies, the versatile actress had clearly shown that she had a lot of acting left in her. And was supposed to appear in a number of projects.

However, she passed away on February 24 due to accidental drowning inside a bathtub at a Dubai hotel. She had gone there to attend her nephew Mohit Marwah’s wedding.

Sridevi’s daughter Janhvi is ready to make her Bollywood debut in Karan Johar’s production Dhadak. Shahid Kapoor’s brother Ishaan Khatter will be appearing with her in the film.This is a Hindi remake of Marathi film Sairat.

It is directed by Shashank Khaitan, Dhadak is set to be released on July 20, 2018.

Also, read Know why he was the first love of Sridevi?


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