It seems that the comeback trail of actress Madhuri Dixit Nene, who was one of the successful actresses over a decade ago, is going to a mission impossible as the actress is fixed to a whooping price tag and not firm about her choice right at this point of time.
Ever since Madhuri relocated to Mumbai from Denver in the US last year, she has reportedly been approached by many film producers and directors to cast her in their films.
However, due to some reasons, she could not make her comeback on the silver-screen. The latest story doing the round in the industry is that her price tag is too high. If media reports are to be believed, the 44-year-old yesteryear's actress demanded Rs 5 crore for a film, surpassing the entire top actresses in B-town.
It's also believed that this might be the reason behind why some of the remake films approached by producers went to others.
After much rumor, a remake of 1982 "Satte Pe Satta" went to Karisma Kapoor and another remake of Lindsay Lohan-starrer Hollywood flick "Freaky Friday" was suddenly put on hold by actor-producer Anil Kapoor.
Here, Madhuri, who had failed at her earlier comeback trial post marriage with a flop "Aaja Nachle" (2007), seems to forget the fee structure of B-town.
Comparatively, some of the A-list actresses in Bollywood like Kareena Kapoor, Katrina Kaif, Priyanka Chopra, Vidya Balan and Deepika Padukone charge around Rs. 6-7 cr, Rs. 4-5 Cr, Rs. 3-4cr, Rs. 3-4 cr and Rs 2.5-3.5 cr respectively.?
After Vidya Balan's heroine-oriented films like "The Dirty Picture" and "Kahaani" became successful, Madhuri is also looking out for such movies.
In the history of Bollywood, female oriented films did not perform well at the box office, except for some films like director Rajkumar Santoshi's 1993 hit film "Damini", Priyanka Chopra's "Fashion" (2008) which declared average, and very recently Vidya Balan's "No One Killed Jessica" (2011) "The Dirty Picture" and "Kahaani."
However, Madhuri's female-oriented and a social commentary on social and gender injustice film "Mrityudand" (1997) performed very poor at the box office.
We all are looking forward for a successful comeback for Madhuri and want we see her "Dhak dhak" on the silver-screen again.