Urmilla Matondkar

1. – Karisma Kapoor, Aashiq, India, 2001.      Both Ash and Urmil Matondkar were debated over for Pooja.

2. – Anmtara Mali, Road, India, 2002.      Urmila and Saif Ali Khan were first due to be the eloping lovers finding themselves in a terrifying thriller.

3. – Konkona Sen Sharma, Life in a Metro, India, 2007.      First, but not final choice for Shruti Ghosh in Anurag Basu’s collection of six tales – two of them being closely “inspired” by David Lean’s Brief Encounter, 1945, and Billy Wilder’s The Apartment, 1959.

4. – Tabu, Dil Bole Hadippa! India, 2009.      “This September… dil bole sing & dance… dil bole bat & bowl…” Urmila dropped her cricket film cameo – and Tabu caught it.

 Birth year: Death year: Other name: Casting Calls:  4