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Silk Smitha

Top 5 unknown facts about Silk Smitha!

Silk Smitha was born on this day (December 2, 1960) and bid goodbye on September 23, 1996.

Dec 02, 2015, 15:01 PM IST

Guru Dutt to Jiah Khan: Sad saga of Bollywood stars

Jiah Khan`s alleged suicide has shocked Bollywood but it is not an isolated case in showbiz.

Jun 04, 2013, 14:32 PM IST

Biopic not easy to make: Director Anil

Biopics aren`t easy to execute, feels Tamil director Anil.

Apr 09, 2013, 13:57 PM IST

Ekta Kapoor again gears up for a biopic

After tasting the success of a biopic film with ‘The Dirty Picture’, inspired by the life of late southern sex symbol Silk Smitha, producer Ekta Kapoor is gearing up to begin work on another biopic soon.

Apr 06, 2013, 16:46 PM IST

Vidya Balan goes `Silk` way in real life too

People who have watched `The Dirty Picture` will certainly accept the fact that the very talented Vidya Balan has pulled off an award winning performance in the recently released film.

Dec 07, 2011, 11:16 AM IST

Role of Silk in ‘Dirty Picture’ my boldest act ever: Vidya Balan

Vidya Balan has confessed that her character, Silk, in the upcoming film ‘Dirty Picture’ was the boldest character she has ever played in her career.

Nov 30, 2011, 15:23 PM IST

Ekta silences Silk’s bro with caveat petitions

On seeing the sleazy promos of the film, Vadlapatla Naga Vara Prasad, brother of the late sex symbol had filed a petition in the Andhra Pradesh High Court against the release of the film.

Nov 16, 2011, 15:17 PM IST

Vidya`s oomph may bowl out other biggies

Vidya Balan`s sexy avatar, itsy bitsy clothes and cleavage-showing blouses.

Nov 11, 2011, 12:03 PM IST

Silk Smitha`s family irked by `The Dirty Picture`

Silk Smitha`s brother V Naga Vara Prasad has accused Ekta Kapoor and Milan Luthria, the makers of `The Dirty Picture`, of making a film on her life without the family`s consent.

Nov 07, 2011, 09:17 AM IST

‘Dirty Picture’ not a formal biopic

The makers of have clarified that the film is not a formal biopic.

Nov 04, 2011, 18:47 PM IST

Silk Smitha was exploited in a wrong way: Vidya Balan

Vidya Balan, who essays the role of southern sex siren Silk Smitha in her forthcoming film `The Dirty Picture`, says, as Silk was bold and fearless, she was exploited in a wrong way.

Nov 04, 2011, 11:59 AM IST

‘The Dirty Picture’ runs into trouble

‘The Dirty Picture’ has run into dirty waters it seems. Family members of actress Silk Smitha, on whose life the film is based on, have alleged that the makers of the film did not seek permission from them before making the film.

Nov 03, 2011, 17:06 PM IST

Vidya to go down South with ‘The Dirty Picture’!

Vidya Balan, who has shed her girl-next-door image with her `Ooh La La` avatar in ‘The Dirty Picture’ is all set to stir South India too.

Oct 30, 2011, 16:58 PM IST

Vidya cannot match up to Silk Smitha

Vidya Balan’s latest film, ‘The Dirty Picture’ is based on southern actress Silk Smitha’s life. While the film fraternity is going gaga about Vidya’s bold avatar, many feel that the actress does not resemble the sultry siren of the 80s.

Sep 02, 2011, 10:23 AM IST

Vidya is a bad choice to play Silk Smitha, says Vinu Chakravarthy

Vidya Balan, who has proved her acting prowess by working in offbeat films like ‘Paa’ and ‘Ishqiya’ is all set to play South Indian sex icon ‘Silk Smitha in Ekta Kapoor’s ‘Dirty Picture’. But Vinu Chakravarthy, a filmmaker from down South, who claims to have created the “phenomenon” of the sexy ‘Silk’ siren is of the opinion that Vidya will not befit the role. He was blunt enough to say that the talented actress has a sad face.

Feb 21, 2011, 14:18 PM IST

The offer to play Silk Smitha came as a shock: Vidya Balan

Having donned diverse roles during her five-year-old career, Vidya Balan says she was "shocked" when she was offered a role to play Silk Smitha.

Jan 11, 2011, 13:52 PM IST

Vidya says no to frontal nudity for her Silk Smitha act

Vidya Balan is a method actress and the beauty leaves no stone unturned to get into the skin of any character she plays.

Oct 08, 2010, 10:36 AM IST

Vidya Balan to play Silk Smitha in ‘Dirty Picture’

Directed by Milan Luthria and produced by Ekta Kapoor, the film is a biopic on the life and times of Silk Smitha and is tentatively titled ‘Dirty Picture.’

Oct 02, 2010, 20:16 PM IST