In her debut web series The Fame Game, Madhuri Dixit-Nene plays a superstar whose beauty and success has captivated Indian audiences. In other words, she is playing herself on screen, you must be thinking. But Dixit says the similarities between her character Anamika Anand and her ending are there. “Anamika’s equation with her family – be it with her husband or mother – is different from mine. He is a fictional character. how many stories did you read [about showbiz], i think the author [Sri Rao] have taken it [instances], and woven them into Anamika’s life. This is an exaggerated illustration; Not all film people are like this,” she says.
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The Netflix series tells the story of Anamika, whose entire life comes to a standstill after her disappearance. Through the hero’s journey, showrunner Sri Rao goes beyond the veneer of glamor to take a hard look at the loss of fame. Dixit, who has been in the industry for over three decades, has had a long romance with stardom. How does she handle her flipside? “I have never had to pay a big price for fame because for me, it is a by-product of what I do. My focus is on my art – be it dancing or acting – and my family. i have kept both [spheres] Separate. Stardom doesn’t define me. I like to learn new things. My personal happiness, my children and family, and my fan base are important to me. So, fame hasn’t affected me negatively. If you make fame your top [priority]So it has drawbacks.”