The Dirty Picture – Audio Launch
Mumbai, Nov 5 (TruthDive): The film ‘The Dirty Picture’ is a story based on the life of controversial south Indian actress Vijayalaxmi, popularly known as Silk Smitha. Vidya Balan is playing the character of Silk Smitha along with Tusshar Kapoor, Hashmi and Naseeruddin Shah.
The film’s music was launched at The Inorbit Mall, Malad in Mumbai on Friday evening. Vidya Balan, Naseeruddin Shah, Emraan Hashmi, Tusshar Kapoor, Bappi Lahiri, Shreya Ghoshal, Ekta Kapoor and Milan Luthria were present at the audio launch of ‘The Dirty Picture’.
Vidya Balan delivered a live performance at the event, singing and dancing in true filmi style. Interestingly, this is the first time that the 33-year-old actress performed live on stage.
Vidya Balan danced to the ‘Ooh la la’ number with other artists at the music launch. Emraan Hashmi, Naseeruddin Shah, Tusshar Kapoor, Bappi Lahiri and Shreya Ghoshal also performed at the event live.
Bappi Lahiri and Shreya Ghoshal rendered the chart-busting ‘Ooh La La’ while Kamal Khan crooned the romantic Ishq Sufiyana.
The performance was optimistic that the audience would appreciate the film and its music. Meanwhile, Tusshar Kapoor appreciated Balan for her performance in the movie. Speaking about his role in the movie, Kapoor said that his character in the film was a very colourful.
“With the way people have accepted and liked the music I hope they also like the film. I had never thought I would get to perform on Bappi Da’s song. I am happy to be part of this film and do this performance,” Vidya told reporters. “I hope the film creates history,” Hashmi added.
The music of the film is composed by Vishal-Shekhar and Rajat Aroraa has written the lyrics.
Directed by Milan Luthria and produced by Shobha Kapoor and Ekta Kapoor, the film is slated to hit the screens on December 02, 2011, on the birth anniversary of Smitha.