By Hindustan Times
The Maharashtra government has gone from Hrithik to Madhuri and back to him in a search of a face for the state. The authorities, who had approached actor Madhuri Dixit have dropped the idea of appointing her as the ambassador after she demanded Rs. 10 crore. Now, the fight is between the tourism officials’ first choice, actor Hrithik Roshan, and the latest entrant, Bal Shivba, an illustration of young Shivaji. “Hrithik is one of the strongest contenders but nothing has been finalised yet, so we thought why not have a non-bollywood option too?” says Nitesh Rane, chief of the Swabhimaan Sanghathan.
While Bollywood biggies Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan are busy promoting Gujarat Tourism and Incredible India respectively, without a fee, actor Madhuri Dixit struck a different chord when she reportedly demanded crores to promote Mahar