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The Dirty Picture   (2011 - Hindi)

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  • Pritam Roy
    Pritam Roywrote on 27 Nov 2011

    Vidya Balan watched movies like Chicago, Burlesque to prepare for the role and also took Salsa lessons.

  • Pritam Roy
    Pritam Roywrote on 27 Nov 2011

    Vidya Balan had started her career with Balaji in TV serial Huma Paanch and now back in this Balaji movie.

  • Pritam Roy
    Pritam Roywrote on 27 Nov 2011

    Naseeruddin Shah has a dance number in this movie. Before this, he had danced in the song, Tirchi Topiwale from Tridev (1989).

  • Amit R
    Amit Rwrote on 31 Jul 2011

    Producers of the film launched the trailer in a single screen (Galaxy theater) at Bandra in Mumbai. The theater was decorated to bring back the retro look of the 80s.

  • Amit R
    Amit Rwrote on 31 Jul 2011

    In a scene, where Vidya and Emraan had to insult each other, was shot in promptu as the actors never rehearsed the scene before, and didn't have any prior knowledge about the scene. Director Mithun Luthria later said that he wanted to catch the discomfort and awkwardness between them on screen, hence never disclosed about it before.

  • Amit R
    Amit Rwrote on 20 Jul 2011

    The first phase of the filming was done in Mumbai's Filmcity, where a set was made re-creating the Chennai of the 80's. The next phase of shooting was done at Ramoji Film City in Hiderabad

  • Amit R
    Amit Rwrote on 27 Jul 2011

    Vidya Balan was initially skeptical about taking up the role, as she was not uncomfortable with the kind of dresses she needed to wear for the film. It was producer Ekta Kapoor who persuaded hard to get her approval.

  • Amit R
    Amit Rwrote on 31 Oct 2011

    The song Ishq Sufiyana was shot at Golkonda fort in old Hyderabad

  • Vinayak Chandra
    Vinayak Chandrawrote on 18 Feb 2011

    The film is based on the life of popular softcore film actress Silk Smitha. Vidya Balan apparently wanted the intimate scenes to be shot very aesthetically and not wear too much of revealing clothes.

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