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Ekta Kapoor slams Silk Smitha’s boyfriend Vinu Chakravarthy for condemning her biopic on Silk Smitha and its lead actress Vidya Balan
Vickey Lalwani (MUMBAI MIRROR; February 21, 2011)
Ekta Kapoor, who has mellowed down from the days when she flung a phone on the floor for the smallest reason, is spitting fire after a long time. Ever since Silk Smitha’s former boyfriend, Tamil actor-writer-director Vinu Chakravarthy, lashed out at her for making a biopic on Silk Smitha (Dirty Picture), Ekta has been on edge.
Talking on Dirty Picture, Vinu has reportedly said, “It was I who created the phenomenon of Silk Smitha through my film Vandi Chakram way back in 1980. I wrote the script in 1976 and chiseled the character ‘Silk’ for almost three years before we took off in 1979.
Smitha, aka Vijayalakshmi, assumed the name Silk subsequently, as her character in the movie became so popular. ‘Silk’ is my creation and anyone who makes a film on her should take permission from me.
I want to go through the script or else I will raise an objection when they apply to the Censor Board.
This is because it is my genuine concern that Silk Smitha should not be projected in a demeaning way. I would gladly work for free if they approached me.”
Vinu also feels that Vidya Balan is unsuited to play the lead role in Dirty Picture. According to him, “Vidya has a sad face and the main attractiveness of Smitha lay in her large, inviting eyes. This is missing in Vidya. Deepika or More >