They both entered the modeling industry around the same time. They both are Marathi girls hailing from small towns and dreamt of making it big in Mumbai. And they made in their own ways. While one is former Miss India Namrata Shirodkar, the other one is beautiful heroine Sonali Bendre.
It is known that Namrata is busy taking care of Mahesh's work outside the screen and currently she is in the USA as the Superstar is shooting for Maharshi. At the same time, heroine Sonali Bendre, who got diagnosed with cancer, is getting treated in New York. To check out how her old pal is doing, Namrata paid a visit to Sonali.
Talking about the same, Namrata revealed that Sonali is a strong girl and ready to get back to normal life very soon. The both have recollected their old memories and laughed over them. "I promised Sonali that we will go for a walk in Central Park, but I'm missing it as our film unit is going out of NY for a couple of days. Once I'm back, I will go for that walk. It's my promise" added Namrata.
Sonali Bendre debuted in Tollywood with Mahesh Babu's "Murari" movie and buzz has that she was recommended by Namrata back then. Later Namrata retired from films, while Sonali became part of cult hits like Khadgam, Indra and Shankardada MBBS.