It wasn’t just the audience who were shocked to learn that Vidya Balan would be playing the role of southern sex symbol ‘Silk Smitha’ in ‘The Dirty Picture’. Vidya Balan herself was shocked when Milan Luthria approached her for the role.
"I don't know how Milan could have thought of me for this film", confesses Vidya.
The actress added that she never regretted saying yes to such a sensuous and bold character. She in fact said that she never enjoyed playing any other character more.
“I've never enjoyed being a woman more than in The Dirty Picture. It celebrates a woman like a rainbow in all her colors,” she said.
She is also added that she is thankful that her directorMilanwalked her through her character.
"Before starting this film, I toldMilan that I want you to hold my hands and guide me through the film. I just knew that I had to trust Milan completely. And I can say it is so worth it,” concluded the actress.
The movie ‘The Dirty Picture’ is a biopic on tragic life of Southern Siren ‘Silk Smitha’.
The movie will release on December 26th.