"I hope people are not bored seeing me. I love Madhuri Dixit (one of the judges earlier) and I miss her. I have always looked upto Madhuri as a movie star and a great actress. I grew to love her as a friend. We had developed a strong relationship," said Karan Johar
Sushmita Sen, a former Miss Universe, made her film debut in 1996 with Dastak and has featured in movies like Sirf Tum, Biwi No 1, Main Hoon Na and Bewafaa. Sushmita was last seen in 2015's Bengali film Nirbaak
They are high on content and performances but small-budget or indie movies receive step-motherly treatment when it comes to box-office space.
After Dedh Ishqiya starring Madhuri Dixit, small budget films - Miss Lovely starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Karle Pyaar Karle and Parathe Wali Gali - will try to lure movie buffs this weekend (January 16).