Produced by Ekta Kapoor, The Dirty Picture raised Bollywood levels at the time of its release. The film was considered to be the boldest film centered around a female character. Vidya Balan who played the lead role of Silk Smitha earned a lot of praise as it became the most iconic role of her career. As we talk about the film, there are reports that the sequel of the film is all set to come. Yes! You read it right According to the reports, According to reports, Ekta finally has an idea for the film and wants to make a film with Kangana Ranaut. There is a bad news for Vidya’s fans. Scroll down to know more.
Released in 2011, the film is a biographical musical drama based on the life of Silk, known for his erotic roles. The film was directed by Milan Luthria and also stars Emraan Hashmi, Naseeruddin Shah and Tusshar Kapoor in lead roles. During that time the film earned 117 crores at the box office. The film won three National Film Award Which includes Best Actress, three Filmfare Awards and six Screen Awards. While the film was a blockbuster hit, the song ‘Ooh La La’ created panic among the people.
According to Peeping Moon, producer Ekta Kapoor was planning the sequel of Dirty Picture for a long time and it seems that now she has locked down a perfect script for the upcoming film. However, the bad news is that the film will not feature Vidya Balan, instead Taapsee Pannu and Kriti Sanon have shown their interest to play the lead roles. On the other hand, TV actress wanted to cast Kangana Ranaut but the actress turned down the role due to personal reasons.
A source close to the development said, “Producer Ekta Kapoor has been planning a sequel to The Dirty Picture for a long time. And he has finally cracked an idea after discovering dozens of them over the years. Screenwriter Kanika Dhillon, who is known for penning critically acclaimed female lead stories such as Manmarziyaan, Haseen Dilruba, Judgmental Hai Kya, and Rashmi Rocket, has been brought on board to pen the film. She is writing the screenplay with a male writer, and is expected to be completed by the end of the year. Ekta and her team at Balaji Motion Pictures are all excited about this special project, and plans to go on floors in the first quarter of 2023.
“Ekta wanted to cast Kangana Ranaut, but she politely turned down the offer as she does not want to tarnish her true image. Taapsee, Kriti and others have expressed their interest, but Ekta requests them to wait till the writing is over. It is still unclear whether Milan Luthria will return to direct or someone else will handle it this time,” said the source.
It is also being said that Dirty Picture 2 will have a different story as the character Vidya balan dies in the end, leaving no room for a future film. As of now, everything related to the sequel has been kept a secret, but Ekta Kapoor is expected to make an official announcement soon. Meanwhile, the insider further adds that the sequel will be a bold, sexy and colorful story of a powerful woman.
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