Madhuri, Juhi to act together in Gulab Gang

Last Updated: Tue, Nov 20, 2012 09:08 hrs

Anubhav Sinha's scored a casting coup!

Erstwhile rivals Madhuri Dixit and Juhi Chawla are turning co-stars in the director's next film, Gulab Gang.

The two actresses have agreed to come together on the big screen for the first time in this film which is about two iconic female characters.

"Gulab Gang is about two iconic female characters. I couldn't have pulled off a better cast than the two most iconic female stars, Madhuri and Juhi, together for the first time on Indian screen," said Sinha.

"My film is an action and drama piece with two women at loggerheads. I needed actors who would justifiably match up to each other, both in terms of their performance and stature," he said. "I think this is the best the film could get because the subject material is so strong."

The film is based on the Gulabi Gang - a women's group from Uttar Pradesh's Bundelkhand region that fights for women facing violence at home and other social problems.

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