It seems that Bollywood is beckoning married actresses to make a comeback. Some of the heartthrobs of yesteryears will make a comeback this year.
Next month, actress Karisma Kapoor who married industrialist Sanjay Kapur on September 29, 2003, will be seen again in the silver-screen in an erotic film "Dangerous Ishq". The film, directed by Vikram Bhatt, is a female oriented one that would revolve around the character of the actress who is playing a model.
However, in a recent interview, the 37-year-old actress, who was last seen in the 2006 film "Mere Jeevan Saathi", refused to state that "Dangerous Ishq" is her comeback flick.
"You can't call joining your job a comeback. Similarly, I would like to consider myself as a professional and my job is acting. I had taken a sabbatical and now I am back to work," Trans World Features quoted Karisma as saying.
The promotion and propaganda of the upcoming film "Dangerous Ishq" is in a full swing and it will hit the theatre on May 11, 2012.
Other married Bollywood actresses who are bidding for a comeback this year include Madhuri Dixit Nene, Manisha Koirala, Sridevi, Raveena Tandon and Juhi Chawla.
Madhuri Dixit Nene: Post her marriage to Shriram Madhav Nene, a cardiovascular surgeon based in Denver, US, she made a failed comeback with "Aaja Nachle" (2007). And again the "Pukar" actress is returning to the silver-screen with "Dedh Ishqiya", a remake of actress Vidya Balan-starrer film "Ishqiya."
Apart from "Dedh Ishqiya," the 44-year-old actress, a mother of two sons, will be seen in an upcoming film directed by Vishal Bharadwaj "Gulab Gang".
Manisha Koirala: The 41-year-old actress, who married Samrat Dahal on June 19, 2010, is trying to revive her career in the industry again.
Koirala was last seen in director Onir's film "I Am" (2010) in a cameo appearance.
Her upcoming film, a sequel to Ram Gopal Varma's "Bhoot," is a 3D horror flick.
Sridevi: The 48-year-old actress married producer Boney Kapoor in 1996 and post marriage, she has been concentrating on her married life. However, the "Judaai" (2007) actress will be seen in Gauri Shinde direction flick "English Vinglish".
Raveena Tandon: Among the married actresses who are making a comeback this year, Raveena will be seen in a bold avatar.
Recently, she was seen doing small roles in some movies like "Sandwich" (2006) and "Aap Ke Liye Hum," and in "Bbuddah Hoga Teraa Baap" (2011).
However, the 37-year-old actress is playing a lead role in director Sudipto Chattopadhyaya's upcoming film "Shobhna's 7 Nights".
Juhi Chawla: The 44-year-old actress, who married to industrialist Jai Mehta, will be seen in a lead role opposite actor Ajay Devgn in "S.O.S.-Son Of Sardar."
Juhi is the only actress who has been in active in the industry even after her marriage. Post marriage, she was seen in many films like "My Brother Nikhil" (2005), "Bas Ek Pal" (2006), "Krazzy 4" (2008) "Kismat Konnection" (2008) and "I AM" (2011).
She was nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in "I Am."