As we gear up for the release of 'Saheb Biwi aur Gangster Returns', we can't help but notice that the bold Mahie Gill once again features in director Tigmanshu Dhulia's film. Tabloids have often linked the two off the sets as well. After their first hit 'Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster', Mahie will now feature in its sequel, 'Saheb Biwi aur Gangster Returns' with Jimmy Shergill, Randeep Hooda, Irrfan Khan and Soha Ali Khan. Not immune to her sultry charms, Dhulia's upcoming Saif- Sonakshi starrer 'Bullet Raja' also features Mahi in an item song. We look at other directors who've picked leading ladies they would rather not do without.
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Sudhir Misra and Chitrangada Singh
Starting from her debut in 'Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi', Singh has landed a part in several Mishra movies like 'Yeh Saali Zindagi' and his production 'Kal: Yesterday and Tomorrow '. His magnum opus 'Mehrunissa' will reportedly also see her romancing two megastars, Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor.
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Karan Johar and Kajol
While Karan Johar's love for Shah Rukh Khan is no big news, actress Kajol also is a close competitor for the director's affections. Kajol and Karan's connection predates even his directorial debut 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai'. Johar also shared screen space with Shah Rukh and Kajol in Aditya Chopra's directorial debut, 'Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge'. If not a role, Kajol has a cameo in songs of his films like 'Rock N Roll Soniye' from 'Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna', 'Mahi Ve' in 'Kal Ho Na Ho' and 'Disco Deewane' in 'Student Of The Year'. He calls her his lucky charm and we're inclined to believe him.
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Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Aishwariya Rai Bachchan
Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali will always hold a candle in his heart for Aishwarya Rai-Bachchan, who delivered powerful performances under his guidance. After the huge success of 'Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam', Bhansali immortalized her as 'Paro' in his film 'Devdas'. Her sexy-but-stern role in 'Guzaarish' was also lauded by critics. One can't help but wonder if the director feels handicapped without his muse, now that family obligations have kept her away from the big screen.
Ram Gopal Varma and Urmila Matondkar
Director Ram Gopal Varma has a long list of muses, but actress Urmila Matondkar was one of the earliest to earn his favour. He first cast her in little-known film 'Drohi', but it was 'Rangeela' that catapulted the actress into the spotlight. He went on to cast her in 'Satya', 'Kaun', 'Mast', 'Jungle' and 'Bhoot', as well.