Rishta was offered to me quite a while ago.
Madhuri, Anil and I were supposed to be in the film. Anil and Madhuri had worked with the unit earlier, I would have been the odd one out.
People close to me started wondering whether it would have been a wise move on my part.
I was unnerved by their speculations. So I refused the offer. (winks) Basically, I just chickened out.” [sic]