22 September, 2020

Roaring Forties Storm B-Town

Actresses from the Eighties and Nineties are reclaiming Bollywood territory

Sridevi in Mom
Roaring Forties Storm B-Town

Filmmakers are queuing up in B-town these days, all hoping to snap up the 20-year-old Jhanvi Kapoor for her launch vehicle, but Sridevi thinks the time to discuss the impending debut of her promising daughter has not come yet.

For, she has her own movie to hardsell at the moment. “Today, we will talk about Jhanvi’s mom; we will talk about Jhanvi later,” the veteran actress tells the media at a promotional of her latest venture, Mom, slated for release next week.

The middle-aged triumvirate of Salman Khan, Aamir Khan and Shahrukh Khan may still be holding the fort as reigning superstars more than 25 years since their debut, but it is now the turn of their once-upon-a-time leading ladies to bounce back and soak in a fresh spurt of stardom—some after years of matrimony and motherhood, others after a prolonged spell of inertia in tinsel town.

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