At the Movie Mela of Jio MAMI 2016, Anushka Sharma and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan behaved liked BFFs. The actresses claimed that they share a cordial relationship and had fun working together. Karan Johar though stated that it is very difficult for two actors/actresses to be friends. His heroines of Ae Dil Hai Mushkil may have got along but most directors find it tough to ease the tension between two actors on sets. When there is more than one male or female lead in the movie, things do get difficult. Here are other instances when having three central characters in a film proved to be a pain for everyone associated with it.
Padmavati (Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor)
Sanjay Leela Bhansali is reportedly struggling to please the lead actors – Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor – of his upcoming film, Padmavati. Deepika Padukone plays the lead character, while Shahid is her husband in the film. Singh, on the other hand, will be seen as the antagonist. Both the actors want maximum screen time and we wonder how SLB will manage that.
Chori Chori Chupke Chupke (Rani Mukerji and Preity Zinta)
Abbas Mustan’s 2001 drama – Chori Chori Chupke Chupke – was a superhit. The film, which starred Salman Khan, Rani Mukerji and Preity Zinta, talked about surrogacy in India. The two actresses were not the best of friends, and the fact that Rani wanted to do Preity's role made things worse.
Devdas (Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Madhuri Dixit)
They may not have had many scenes together but Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Madhuri Dixit shared cold vibes during the shoot of the track 'Dola Re Dola'. Dixit felt that she got a raw deal and didn't bother attending the promotional events of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film (remember Shah Rukh Khan as Devdas!).
Aitraaz (Kareena Kapoor Khan and Priyanka Chopra)
Since Priyanka had a more sensuous role, her character became popular as soon as Aitraaz hit theatres. People loved to hate her character, which tried to break up a happy marriage. Kareena, who was a bigger star at that time, was disappointed and later, it was revealed that the two did not see eye-to-eye.