• Chitrangada led to director-producer war

    19th August 2013
    There is no doubt that Chitrangada Singh is mentor Sudhir Mishra's favourite leading lady, but would he dare to lose a producer to have her in a project is a question. And this is what happened to his next release 'Mehrunissa'.
    Since the film was announced, Sudhir was quite sure that Chitrangada will be his 'Mehrunissa' and he was also excited about Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor working in the same film together after ages.
    Apparently, producer Nikhil Advani was not too keen on having Chitraganda play the lead and reportedly he also discussed the project with Priyanka Chopra.
    Grapevine in the buzz is that Mishra was quite adamant that only Chitrangada can do justice to the role and this led to Advani's ouster. However, Advani says that it was his busy schedule with 'D-Day' when the decisions were being made is the actual reason. The film has now found another producer.
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