Mallika Sherawat"s older brother, Vikram Lamba, got a little
protective of his younger sister on the sets of Hissss. He
blasted the crew for making Mallika wear a skin-coloured, flimsy
The shot was being done on a dark, cold night. Director Jennifer
Lynch"s plan was to take Mallika"s close-ups and full body shots of
a naked body double. Mallika had to lean on a branch.
However, Vikram, one of the producers of the film, walked in and
shouted at the crew to stop the shooting. The body double ran off
to the vanity van while Vikram exploded and told the crew members
that Mallika would not wear such a bikini.
Vikram"s co-producer of the film, Govind Menon, tried to make
Vikram understand but the latter remained stubborn. The shooting
came to a halt for more than two hours as the producers fought.
While Mallika told her brother that she was ok with the outfit,
he still didn"t relent. It was only when her bikini was replaced by
a longer, skin-coloured bikini which was better than the previous
one that he finally agreed.
Though Rakesh Rathore, the executive producer of the film,
denies such an incident, it has been confirmed by sources.