Doordarshan once rejected Madhuri Dixit; read what happened next

First Published Nov 29, 2020, 3:06 PM IST

The Dhak Dhak girl was very disappointed when Doordarshan rejected her
 

<p style="text-align: justify;">There was a time when dancing diva Madhuri Dixit was not good enough for Doordarshan, which said 'no' to a TV show starring her and Benjamin Gilani.</p>

There was a time when dancing diva Madhuri Dixit was not good enough for Doordarshan, which said 'no' to a TV show starring her and Benjamin Gilani.

<p style="text-align: justify;">According to SpotboyE, the bureaucrats at New Delhi's Mandi House, where Doordarshan headquarters is located, had rejected a TV serial titled Bombay Meri Hai starring Madhuri Dixit way back in the mid-1980s. The TV show was to be directed by Anil Tejani.&nbsp;</p>

According to SpotboyE, the bureaucrats at New Delhi's Mandi House, where Doordarshan headquarters is located, had rejected a TV serial titled Bombay Meri Hai starring Madhuri Dixit way back in the mid-1980s. The TV show was to be directed by Anil Tejani. 

<p style="text-align: justify;">The Dhak Dhak girl was very disappointed. She again faced the same thing with Govind Nihalani's offbeat film because it didn't happen.&nbsp;</p>

The Dhak Dhak girl was very disappointed. She again faced the same thing with Govind Nihalani's offbeat film because it didn't happen. 

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Finally, she got Rajshri Productions' Abodh (1984) but that also didn't work well for her. Later, Subhash Ghai relaunched her with an ad campaign in the weekly film paper Screen.</p>


Finally, she got Rajshri Productions' Abodh (1984) but that also didn't work well for her. Later, Subhash Ghai relaunched her with an ad campaign in the weekly film paper Screen.

<p style="text-align: justify;">And the rest is history...</p>

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And the rest is history...