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Vidya Balan as Silk Smitha News

  • | February 17th, 2012

    Kareena Kapoor unhappy with being compared to Vidya Balan

    Kareena Kapoor unhappy with being compared to Vidya Balan

    Kareena is being hounded with questions about whether her role in Heroine is similar to Vidya Balan’s The Dirty Picture act. And the actor is not too thrilled about it
    In Madhur Bhandarkar’s much-talked about next, Heroine, Kareena Kapoor will be playing the character of a Bollywood heroine named Mahhi Khanna who goes through the various highs and lows that come with stardom. We hear that her character is based on lives of yesteryear divas like Madhubala and Marilyn Monroe, whose careers touched the peaks before treading the path of a proverbial decline. Doesn’t the story line remind you of the recent blockbuster The Dirty Picture? Many people think so, and that hasn’t really down well with Kareena, who has been clarifying how her character is different from that of Vidya Balan’s Silk Smitha. Click here to read more

  • | November 30th, 2011

    Does Vidya Balan have the Silk-y touch?

    Does Vidya Balan have the Silk-y touch?

    Can Vidya Balan be a good Silk Smitha on screen? We find out
    There’s a lot being said about Vidya Balan and her ability to portray south seductresses like Silk Smitha and Polyester Padmini in the The Dirty Picture. When Milan Luthria first chose Vids for the role, it shocked all her fans as till then, she had a very girl-next-door image. But Vidya took this up as a challenge and went all out to portray her character of a seductress in Tamil cinema. She has also admitted that she’s never enjoyed being a woman more than she did while shooting for the film. Does that automatically make her the right choice to play an uninhibitedly sexy character? We took a look at the qualities of Silk and tried to figure out if Vidya was a good match. Here’s our take… Click here to read more

  • | September 13th, 2011

    Vidya Balan: Hot scenes from ‘The Dirty Picture’ not sleazy

    Vidya Balan: Hot scenes from ‘The Dirty Picture’ not sleazy

    Vidya Balan never stops experimenting with her roles. And the latest is: we see her shedding her goody-girl avatar and playing southern siren Silk Smitha in The Dirty Picture. Excerpts from a chat with the sexy actor
    How was it playing Silk Smitha?
    I have never enjoyed being a woman more than in The Dirty Picture. It celebrates the woman like a rainbow in all her colours. Some people might have a problem in digesting the character but as a woman I am sure you will like the film. Click here to read more