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Anushka Shetty turns down ‘The Dirty Picture’ remake
Southern babe Anushka Shetty has refuted media reports that she’ll be playing the lead role in the Tamil and Telugu remakes of the Bollywood flick, The Dirty Picture – a bio-pic on the late actor Silk Smitha
The spokesperson of the south actor who was last seen in Vijay’s God’s Own Child says, “Anushka has not signed the film. Click here to read more
Vidya Balan makes local tailors’ dream come true
The Dirty Picture is around the corner and Vidya Balan has become the talk of the town. Ekta Kapoor and Milan Luthria are finding novel ways to promote their film. Taking a step forward in marketing, Balaji Motion Pictures have planned a very different approach to connect with the B and C centres for their film. Vidya who has been showcased in cleavage-showing blouses and stylish saris in the promos will give local tailors from select Indian cities an opportunity to stitch a matching blouse for a sari she picks from the local market. As the actor visits Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, Lucknow and other cities to promote The Dirty Picture, she will wear a sari from the markets in these cities. The most popular tailor of each city will be given the chance to stitch a matching blouse for the sexy siren. Now tailors from the cities are clamouring to design the clothes for the sizzling actor. Let’s see who gets lucky!
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Vidya Balan to be booked for obscenity in ‘The Dirty Picture’
Controversies continue to dog The Dirty Picture with a city court directing police to book actor Vidya Balan for posing indecently in photographs for the film posters and promos. Nampally criminal court in Andhra Pradesh ordered the Nallakunta police station in the city to book a criminal case against the Bollywood star. The court passed the orders on a petition filed by an advocate SK Azad. The judge asked police to book the actor under relevant sections of Indian Penal Code and also under Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act, 1986. Police was also asked to take action against public display of posters and promotional advertisements of the controversial movie. The petitioner said the posters and hoardings of the film were spoiling the minds of the people and causing harm to the society. Produced by Balaji Telefilms, starring Vidya, Naseeruddin Shah, Emraan Hashmi and Tusshar Kapoor, the film was released all over the country on Friday. There have been protests by anti-obscenity activists in parts of Hyderabad and other towns in the state during last two days. The film before its release had landed into trouble when former south Indian actress Silk Smitha’s brother V Naga Varaprasad Rao moved the Andhra Pradesh High Court, objecting to the way her late sister was portrayed in the film. The court on December 1 refused to stop the film’s release after the filmmaker denied that it is based on Silk Smitha’s life.
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