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The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?

  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • She is at her boldest ever in The Dirty Picture, but actress Vidya Balan says she never felt a sense of discomfort shooting for the movie as she was in the "trusted hands" of director Milan Luthria.
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • Vidya Balan has never exposed as much - but in the first look of 'The Dirty Picture', inspired by late southern sex icon Silk Smitha's life.
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • She has painted a perfect picture in an itsy-bitsy red blouse matched with luscious red lipstick.
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • The actress stands undaunted against three male leads - Naseeruddin Shah, Tusshar Kapoor and Emraan Hashmi.
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • The poster and the logo of the film has a very 1980s feel to it because the movie is set in that period.
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • The film is set to be released on December 2, the birth anniversary of Silk Smitha, who became a symbol of sensuality after featuring in bold and semi-nude roles.
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • Financial crises and personal problems took a toll on Smitha's life. It is this moving story that has been captured in this latest offering by Ekta Kapoor.
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • In tune with the period that the movie is set in, the Balaji unit has chosen to launch the first trailer at Galaxy, a single screen theatre in Mumbai.
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • Directed by Milan Luthria, the film chronicles the romantic journey of the erstwhile screen sensation, Silk Smitha. Luthria believes the choice of Vidya Balan to portray Silk Smitha is a casting coup of sorts.
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • Naseeruddin Shah is Vidya's co-star in the film. The duo last worked together in the 2010 hit 'Ishqiya'.
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • Balaji's keenly awaited multi-starrer 'The Dirty Picture' starring Vidya Balan in the lead role, will be released on December 2 on the birth anniversary of controversial actress and southern sex symbol Silk Smitha.
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • Music-packed, humorous and unabashed, 'The Dirty Picture' traces the controversial romances of Smitha. Emraan Hashmi and Vidya Balan have been cast opposite each other for the first time.
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • Born Vijayalakshimi in to a poor family in Eluru in Andhra Pradesh, she left school early, driven to become a movie star.
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • Going in with her aunt in Chennai, she soon found a sponsor who re-named her Smitha. After garnering much notice and acclaim with her first major role in the Tamil movie, 'Vandi Chakkaram' in 1979, Smitha assumed the name Silk, after the name of her character.
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • She was a big South Indian sensation, known for her bold and daring erotica on celluloid. Film makers could not imagine releasing a film without a titillating song or cameo by Smitha. She was every film maker's lucky charm.
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • Her most popular role is 'Layanam' (Malayalam, 1989) directed by Thulasidas. In fact 'Layanam' became so famous that it was remade in Hindi as the controversial 'Reshma Ki Jawani.'
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • The tragic life and death of Silk Smitha, the sex siren who became an inseparable part of South Indian cinema will no doubt make for interesting viewing.
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • This is producer Ekta Kapoor's biopic inspired by the actress.
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • Vidya who has stood her own in heroine oriented films like 'Parineeta' and 'Ishqiya' now has the tough task of breathing life into Silk Smitha's complex and tragic journey from poor village girl to popular soft porn actress.
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • The film's starcast also includes Tusshar Kapoor and Emraan Hashmi who play the romantic interests in Silk Smitha's life.
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • Vidya is known for her clever and different selection of films. She has done roles in the past that other popular mainstream actors shied away from.
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • It has taken actor Vidya Balan six years, but the versatile actress has established herself in the film industry as someone who can pull off listless scripts and cerebral roles deemed difficult for a mainstream actor to do.
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • Since, her debut in Parineeta, she has experimented a lot with her characters. It has just been six years but she has shown courage and will to be known as one of the industry%u2019s versatile actors.
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • This experimentation is crucial because Vidya is doing it in an era when established actors would be reluctant to change their popular public image.
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?
  • The Dirty Picture: Vidya Balan's boldest film ever?