October 29, 2011 12:52:59 PM IST Joginder Tuteja, Glamsham Editorial
In a career spanning a decade and a half, Sanjay Leela Bhansali has made quite a few actresses go through the drill of some intense dancing. While he witnessed the pinnacle of dancing prowess once Madhuri Dixit and Aishwarya Rai came together for DEVDAS, the lofty standards set by him means that not many can boast of being appreciated by the man who knows a thing or two about song and dance routine. However, Sonakshi Sinha has now managed to get an entry into this elite club, what with her moves managing to catch attention of the maverick director.
''Sonakshi has impressed Sanjay a lot during the shooting schedule of ROWDY RATHORE,' says a well placed source, ''Though he doesn't like being on the sets when he has entrusted another director to make a film for him (in this case Prabhu Deva), he wanted to be around while the dance sequence was being shot since he loves the art. Also since he had heard a lot about Sonakshi's expertise with dancing, he wanted to get a first-hand experience.''
''Yes, Sonakshi was doing a song with Saroj Khan on one side and Prabhu Deva on the other,' confirms Sanjay, ''Both of them are two of the most talented choreographers around and still Sonakshi was dancing away as if there was no tomorrow. She stood up to the pressure, worked really hard and met all the huge expectations I had from her.''
Continuing to sound really impressed by his newest leading lady, Sanjay adds, ''She is a talent to watch out for. It is wonderful to work with different minds, temperament and sensitivity as you end up learning from everyone. Trust me; I have taken so much from each and every one of them, whether it is Sonakshi or Akshay.''
Well Sanjay, now that you sound so pleased, are you hinting that these two could well form a part of your own directorial outing as well?