Aishwarya in Jazbaa to Sridevi in English Vinglish: ‘Comeback’ films of some of the favorite Bollywood heroines

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s “comeback” film Jazbaa released a trailer online recently, and it has met with equally disastrous and certain responses. Whether we favourite a trailer or not, one can’t repudiate that it is lovely to see a former heading thespian behind in business. It usually means that phrases like “a Bollywood heroine’s shelf life” is removing a critical re-hash. While we might not be totally prepared to make a pierce to impression driven roles, as opposite to star-driven roles, during slightest we’re removing there one step during a time.

In a past few years, a garland of heading film actresses from a 90s have returned to a large screen. Whether it’s Madhuri’s Aaja Nachle or Sridevi’s  English Vinglish, what is engaging to note is that many “comeback” films are centered usually around a womanlike character. Aishwarya seems to usually be furthering this trend with Jazbaa. And so, here’s a demeanour at how some of Aishwarya’s contemporaries from a 90s achieved in their “comeback” films:

Karishma Kapoor in Dangerous Ishhq


Karishma Kapoor in Dangerous Ishhq. Image from Youtube.

Karishma Kapoor. Vikram Bhatt. Supernatural thriller. These are 3 difference that we didn’t design to hear in a same sentence. Especially during Kapoor’s primary time, when she was doing roles like Dil Toh Pagal Hai and Zubeidaa. Only Karishma herself knows because she chose Dangerous Ishq to be her quip film (her co-star was Rajneesh Duggal. Google him), however, let’s pierce on.

In a film Karishma plays 4 conflicting roles, as a film is centered around a thesis of reincarnation. While a film didn’t do anything for Karishma’s career, it’s good to know that a whole film was roving on her shoulders.

Madhuri Dixit in Aaja Nachle


Madhuri Dixit in Aaja Nachle. Image from IBN live.

No matter what anyone says, one can get a proof behind Madhuri Dixit choice of a quip film: personification to your strengths. Infact a film is arrange of autobiographical. Madhuri Dixit plays a dance instructor who earnings to India after being in New York for many years. The film plays out a hurdles she has to face.

Unfortunately, even though we all adore to watch Madhuri dance, Aaja Nachle  didn’t do unequivocally good during a box office.

Kajol in Fanaa


Kajol in Fanaa. Image from Facebook.

There’s hardly a 6 year opening between Kabhi Kushi Kabhi Gham  and Kajol’s touted quip film Fanaa. However, by personification a visually challenged impression and starring conflicting an actor who she has never been pitted opposite romantically (Aamir Khan, and no, Ishq doesn’t count) Kajol ensured a dedicated series of eyeballs.

Even though Fanaa  was radically centered around Aamir Khan’s character, Kajol was praised for her opening and a film did good during a box bureau as well.

Raveena Tandon in Bombay Velvet and brief film Jai Hind

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Raveena Tandon in Bombay Velvet. Image from Youtube.

Raveena Tandon hasn’t unequivocally done a quip yet, though she’s been doing tiny snippets here and there, reminding us because she was a “mast mast” lady of a 90s. At initial it was her sizzling though blink-and-miss opening as a jazz thespian in Anurag Kashyap’s Bombay Velvet,  where, one can argue, Tandon has some-more oomph that Anushka Sharma herself.

This was afterwards followed by her opening in a Oyo Hotels sponsored brief film Jai Hind  where she plays a mom of  Manoj Bajpayee. Raveena might be teasing us with her occasionally performances, though could it meant that she’s open to returning full time?

Sridevi in English Vinglish


Sridevi in English Vinglish. Image from IBN live.

Yes, we’ve saved a best for a last. Sridevi’s final movie, before her epic quip with Gauri Shinde’s English Vinglish was Meri Biwi Ka Jawab Nahi (in 2004) but Judaai  was a final film that we saw her personification a distinguished role. What maybe won a hearts a many about Sridevi’s rolen as a mom and houseiwfe is a fact that she slips into such a regular, bland impression with so most ease.

With a success of English Vinglish Sridevi proved that age might not be a cause for films to do well, and to be a womanlike lead in a Bollywood film, an thespian doesn’t have to be young, and conventional.