Why Sridevi Refused To Work With Sanjay Dutt After Their 1993 Film Gumrah – News18

Sridevi was last seen in Hindi language crime thriller film Mom.

Sridevi was last seen in Hindi language crime thriller film Mom.

Sanjay Dutt and Sridevi appeared together in Mahesh Bhatt’s 1993’s action crime drama film Gumrah.

Sridevi might not be present with us anymore, but she still has a special place in the hearts of her fans. She is known among one of the most influential actresses of the film industry. She was a superstar and once the highest-paid actress who ruled not only Bollywood, but also the South film industry with her outstanding acting prowess. Did you know that once this successful actress faced such trouble with Sanjay Dutt. She even refused to work with him. Sanjay Dutt and Sridevi have once become a much-loved pair among the audience after they appeared together in Mahesh Bhatt’s 1993’s action crime drama film Gumrah. Despite the fact that the film was a success, the couple never collaborated on another project again.

According to reports, Sridevi had refused to work with Sanjay Dutt even during Gumrah, but she still signed the film but the two never spoke to each other on set. Sridevi would leave the film set without talking or even looking at him.

Sanjay Dutt himself has revealed in an interview in 1993 to Filmfare that he once went to meet Sridevi on the sets of Himmatwala as he was her big fan. When he could not find her on the set, he barged into her makeup room. After seeing him drunk, Sridevi was scared and shocked. It was reportedly because of this incident that Sridevi decided to not to work with Sanjay Dutt again.

Following this incident, Sridevi was required to sign a contract with Sanjay Dutt for the film Zameen. Even at this point, she put forward a condition that she would only work in the film if she was not required to share a single scene with him. The movie was never released.

Sridevi was last seen in Hindi language crime thriller film Mom. It was directed by Ravi Udyawa, with a screenplay by Girish Kohli. Mom was released on July 7, 2017 in four languages. It was a global blockbuster, grossing Rs 175.7 crore worldwide.

Sridevi was found dead after an accidental drowning in her guest room at Dubai’s Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel in February 2018.