Sudhir Mishra worked with Chitrangada Singh in 'Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi'' and soon became her mentor. Later Sudhir and Chitrangada got together with 'Yeh Saali Zindagi''. And recently she did was seen in 'Inkaar' opposite Arjun Rampal.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali showed Bollywood that Aishwarya Rai is a capable actress through 'Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam'' and then she went on to become his eternal muse. Sanjay cast Ash in 'Devdas'' and 'Guzaarish''.
Karan Johar's association with Kajol is right from their 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai'' days. Kajol became the lucky charm for the director and his movies are incomplete without her presence. The superstition of Karan Johar is to an extent that he prepared Kajol to give an appearance for few seconds in 'Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna'' and 'Student of the Year' too.
Painter M F Husain has had a very strong connection Madhuri. Husain wanted to trace her on his canvas. He cast her in his dream project Gaj Gamini.
Priyanka Chopra''s 'Kaminey'' act impressed Vishal Bhardwaj and she became his first choice. The director considers Piggy Chops as one of the finest actresses in Bollywood. She did '7 Khoon Maaf'' too with Vishal Bhardwaj.
Ram Gopal Varma's evident favourite was Urmila Matondkar. He gave hits like Rangeela, Daud, Satya, Kaun, Mast, Jungle, Bhoot, Pyar Tune Kya Kiya and Ek Hasina Thi with her.