When love is lost
Some fights between actors and filmmakers that have made news in the recent times...
Kangna Ranaut - Sanjay Dutt
A little over a month ago, Kangna Ranaut fell out of favour with Sanjay Dutt, her co-star and producer of the recently released Rascals.
According to reports, she left the dubbing mid-way due to non-payment of her pending remuneration. However, there's more to it than meets the eye. Insiders reveal that she was not too pleased to be left out of the movie's pre-release promotional events.
Sources explain that Dutt and Devgn weren't too happy with Kangna going around claiming to be great friends with the duo. However, some time before this, she fell out of favour with Maanayata Dutt. Though buzz is that Ameesha Patel getting closer to the Dutt family has caused Kangna's ouster.
Salman Khan - Anees Bazmee
To begin with, Anees Bazmee was nowhere in the firing line of Salman Khan. During the Bangkok outdoor of Ready, Salman had major differences with the co-producer Rajat Rawail. While the actor was firing all cylinders, Anees tried to play peacemaker and tried to stand up for Rajat.
That was enough for Salman to aim his guns at his director. Infuriated by the filmmaker's intervention and siding with his opponent, the fiery actor started showering barbs on him.
Realising that his hero was in a bad mood and unwilling to reason, the director packed his bags and returned to Mumbai.
Aamir Khan -Amol Gupte
When Amol Gupte first met Aamir Khan with the script of Taare Zameen Par, the actor insisted the former direct the film.
However, after some days, when he wasn't too happy with the result, Aamir conveyed his displeasure to Gupte. The actor-producer then maintained that he was willing to let Amol make the film with another producer, but he couldn't back it any more.
Reportedly, Gupte felt that they had invested enough work in the subject to allow someone else control it. So, he's said to have suggested that Aamir direct it himself. While the rest is history, the friendship the two shared before embarking on the film soured.
Back then, Gupte was said to claim that Aamir gave him a raw deal. On the other hand, the actor-filmmaker maintained that he continued with Gupte as the creative supervisor of the film.
Ajay Devgn - Anubhav Sinha
At one time, Ajay Devgn was most gung-ho about the heist thriller Cash, directed by Anubhav Sinha. However, Sinha was seeing Shilpa Shetty then and was said to be partial to her sister Shamita, who played Devgn's love interest in the movie.
Things changed when Anubhav had major differences with the film's producer, Sohail Maklai, also a good friend of Ajay. Needless to say, the actor sided with his producer buddy, for whom he agreed to do the movie.
It's another thing that the matter went to court before being resolved in time for the release. But Ajay didn't promote the film and had then stated that he'd never work with Anubhav again.
Some famous truce treaties
Kareena Kapoor - Karan Johar
Although they claim to be like siblings, Kareena and Karan fell out over monetary issues regarding Kal Ho Naa Ho.
Kareena felt that she should be paid her market price as it was being directed by a first timer, Nikhil Advani. However, Karan felt that she was being unreasonable and replaced her with Preity Zinta.
Of course, the bhai-bahen patched up after over a year. But she's still to work under his direction again, after Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham.
Kareena Kapoor - Madhur Bhandarkar
There are a couple of theories over their differences. One is that she wanted him to make some changes in her character in Heroine.
But he was unwilling to compromise. And after months of going back and forth, she opted out citing a busy date diary.
Another theory is that Bhandarkar insulted her director friend Lovely Singh's father, Amarjeet Singh, consequently infuriating Kareena enough to keep him hanging till they parted ways over Heroine.
However, less than 15 days after he started shooting the film with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, it came to be known that she was expecting. Left with no choice, Madhur had to eat a humble pie and go back to Kareena.