The younger lot of actors are often compared to the more — established seniors — the recent case saw Alia Bhatt being likened to Kareena Kapoor Khan.
But Juhi Chawla is not one to compare herself to a younger actor.
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Ask her if she has been keeping tabs on the newer faces and she says, "I have seen Parineeti’s (Chopra) films and she is very good. But seriously, I can’t see myself from a third-person perspective (to make a comparison). I don’t know what I was and what I am like, so I don’t know how to compare."
Juhi isn’t fully updated about the new actors since she admits that she hasn’t been able to watch many films in recent times.
"I haven’t watched many [Hindi] films of late — at least for a couple of months. The last few films I ended up watching were the ones my children dragged me to, like Spider-Man, though. And, I didn’t really want to. I told them, ‘I want to go and watch my Hindi movies’," she says with a laugh.
Even though she’s out of touch with recent releases, Juhi has kept in touch with her old Bollywood friends. Thanks to the recently concluded Indian Premier League, she has often been seen with her co-star,
, with whom she co-owns a team.
When asked if she has been in touch with other co-stars like Aamir Khan and Anil Kapoor, she says, "I don’t meet them very often. I bump into them once in a while at film events. It’s mostly when you work together that you remain in touch."