Silk Smitha

  • I don't follow industry rules, says Milan Luthria August 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Be it casting Vidya Balan as sex siren Silk Smitha in 'The Dirty Picture' or helming Emraan Hashmi shed his serial kisser image in 'Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai', director Milan Luthria says he loves casting his actors against their established image. Luthria, who has made eight films...
  • Vidya Balan's 'Silk' in 'Dirty Picture' now a case study? March 19, 2013

    Vidya Balan won a National Award for portraying southern siren and soft porn actress Silk Smitha in her film 'The Dirty Picture'. She won wide acclaim for taking on a role that many of her contemporaries would have shied away from. The role of Silk is now a case study...
  • Sana Khan's next is a biopic on Silk Smitha December 16, 2012

    'Silambattam' girl Sana Khan is currently playing the lead role in a Malayalam film titled 'Climax', which is said to be a biopic on late actress Silk Smitha. Directed by Anil, the film is scripted by Antony Eastman, who directed a movie titled 'Inaiyai Thedi', which had Silk Smitha in the...
  • Heroine: Not another of Bhandarkar's realistic films September 22, 2012

    New Delhi: Normally, Madhur Bhandarkar is perceived as a filmmaker who tries to remain close to the apparent reality; however this strategy doesnt work all the time. The style that Madhur has adopted since Chandni Bar (Trishakti is a forgettable film), has so far worked for him, except in Aan...
  • Dirty Picture: Is 'Silk Smitha' too dirty for TV? August 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Is showing a kiss on television really a big deal now? Is Vidya Balan aka Silk really too hot for television? Finally, director Milan Luthrias award winning film The Dirty Picture was aired on television on August 26, 2012. After 56 cuts, the Central Board of Film Certification...
  • Sana is excited to play Silk Smitha in 'Climax' August 8, 2012

    Sana Khan, who plays Silk Smitha in the Malayalam flick 'Climax', is all excited for having bagged a dream role. "Being a part of such a project makes me elated. I feel lucky as biopics on yesteryear actors are rare in the film industry," smiles Sana. The 'Silambattam' girl, however, admits...
  • Actress Sana Khan as 'Silk' Smitha in Malayalam June 19, 2012

    Silk Smithas life witnessed an anticlimactic end. That may be the reason why the makers have decided to opt the title 'Climax' for the sexy siren's biopic which will be made in Malayalam. Bollywood glamour girl Sana Khan will live the life of Silk Smitha in the film. Directed by...
  • B'wood gives mixed response to censor cuts on TV May 8, 2012

    Mumbai: The no show of Vidya Balan's superhit movie 'The Dirty Picture' on television has met with mixed reactions from Bollywood, with some filmmakers not in favour of editing the bold content, while others agreeing to the censor board's decision. Vidya Balan's portrayal as southern siren Silk Smitha in 'The Dirty...
  • Now a Malayalam film on 'real' Silk Smitha May 5, 2012

    Kochi: The Dirty Picture may have been one of the most popular Hindi films of 2011 but it appears not everyone is convinced that it was an authentic biopic on Silk Smitha's life. It is the argument of those pushing for a 'real' take on Silk Smitha that all...
  • Veena Malik is the new Silk Smitha April 20, 2012

    The Pakistani actress is going to be playing the lead in a Kannada film on the south siren, suspiciously titled 'Dirty Picture: Silk Sakkath Maga'. ...
  • Anushka to play Silk in Tamil 'Dirty Picture' April 4, 2012

    New Delhi: After Vidya Balan sizzled the screen with the role of Silk in the film 'The Dirty Picture', the latest buzz is that the movie will be remade in Telugu and Tamil. Guess who will step into the shoes of Vidya in the remake. Well, if we are to...
  • FIR against Vidya Balan for 'indecent' exposure December 19, 2011

    Hyderabad: Police today registered an FIR against actor Vidya Balan following a complaint by an advocate who alleged she had posed for 'indecent' photographs on the posters and promos of the film 'The Dirty Picture'. The complainant, Sai Krishna Azad, a practising lawyer, had last month approached the Nampally court here...
  • Vidya excited over the response to 'The Dirty Picture' December 7, 2011

    Vidya Balan spoke to CNN-IBN at the HT Leadership Summit, about 'The Dirty Picture' and her wedding plans. ...
  • 'The Dirty Picture' continues to rule the BO December 6, 2011

    Mumbai: It wasn't very long ago when actress Neha Dhupia famously said that in India, only sex and Shah Rukh Khan sells. Since then Aamir and Salman's films have done much better than Shah Rukh Khan's. But looking at the opening weekend's box office numbers of 'The Dirty Picture', one...
  • I enjoy and celebrate my body like Silk: Vidya Balan December 3, 2011

    Actors Vidya Balan and Farhan Akhtar speak at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2011 about their films and Bollywood. ...
  • Snapshot: Silk Smitha shakes a leg with Rajini December 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Sexy southern star Silk Smitha is back in news, thanks to Vidya Balan's 'The Dirty Picture'. Born on December 2, 1960, Silk is still remembered for her sensuous onscreen avatars. She starred in almost 450 films in different languages. In the following picture, Silk Smitha is seen dancing...
  • 'Dirty Picture' Director on Vidya, Naseer December 2, 2011

    'The Dirty Picture' director Milind Luthria talks about his pet project, and on casting Naseeruddin Shah and Vidya Balan in the raunchy roles. ...
  • 'The Dirty Picture' gets mix reactions December 2, 2011

    Some fans say the film is awesome and hot, while some say the story was not so good. ...
  • Friday releases: 'The Dirty Picture', 'Puss in Boots' December 2, 2011

    The much awaited 'Puss in Boots' and Vidya Balan starrer 'The Dirty Picture' hit theatres this Friday. ...
  • Friday Release: Can 'Dirty Picture' meet the hype? December 2, 2011

    New Delhi: Movie enthusiasts have been waiting for the first public display of 'The Dirty Picture' since the arrival of its initial teasers. Vidya Balan's avatar as an ambitious actress has taken everyone with amusement. Initial reactions to the film have started to pour in and most of them are positive...
  • AP HC to decide on 'The Dirty Picture' today December 1, 2011

    New Delhi: The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Thursday will give its verdict on the writ petition filed by Silk Smitha's brother against the makers of 'The Dirty Picture'. The film ran into trouble when Silk Smitha's brother Naga Vara Prasad objected to the way she's been portrayed in the film...
  • The making of Vidya Balan starrer 'Dirty Picture' November 30, 2011

    Catch all behind the scenes action of 'Dirty Picture' starring Vidya Balan, Naseeruddin Shah, Emraan Hashmi and Tusshar Kapoor. ...
  • Silk is sexy, desirable, but not sleazy: Vidya November 29, 2011

    Bangalore: It's just her characters that change, swing like a pendulum rather. One day she's a mother to a progeric child, and then she's a 70s sex symbol. But Vidya Balan the person thankfully remains the same. She still greets you with a disarming smile and speaks with characteristic...
  • Many told me not to do the role of Silk: Vidya Balan November 24, 2011

    'The Dirty Picture' actress Vidya Balan said she took up the role of Silk despite many asking her not too. ...
  • Wasn't easy to prepare for 'The Dirty Picture': Vidya November 22, 2011

    'The Dirty Picture' surely wasn't as easy as it looks, and Vidya had her share of stumbling blocks along the way. The movie is set to release on December 2. ...
  • Vidya Balan talks about 'The Dirty Picture' November 19, 2011

    Bollywood actor Vidya Balan said that she enjoyed playing Silk in her upcoming movie 'The Dirty Picture'. ...
  • 'The Dirty Picture' not inspired by Smitha: Ekta November 18, 2011

    New Delhi: After running into controversies, lead actress Vidya Balan and producer Ekta Kapoor of 'The Dirty Picture' talk about the film. Speaking exclusively to Rajdeep Sardesai, the duo said that the film is not inspired by Silk Smitha, but a recreation of that era. Here's the transcript of the discussion: ...
  • 'The Dirty Picture' runs into legal trouble November 17, 2011

    Silk Smitha's brother Naga Vara Prasad has filed a writ petition at the AP High Court objecting to her portrayal in the film. ...
  • Smitha's brother drags 'The Dirty Picture' to HC November 16, 2011

    Hyderabad: The makers of Vidya Balan starrer ‘The Dirty Picture’ have been dragged to the Andhra Pradesh High Court by the brother of south Indian actress Silk Smitha. Smitha's brother Naga Vara Prasad filed a writ petition in the High Court, alleging character assassination of her sister, and saying that the...
  • Sneak peek: 'The Dirty Picture' November 12, 2011

    Despite protests from Silk Smitha's kin, the promos of 'The Dirty Picture' continue to create a lot of buzz among the audience. ...