It is being rumoured that Vidya Balan wants to assess the box-office reception of Ekta Kapoor's The Dirty Picture, before signing any other film.
Since Vidya has decided to opt out of Ghayal Returns,the makers have now approached Bipasha Basu. Ghayal Returns, to be directed by Ashwini Chowdhury was expected to release in November. However, the film has now been postponed to early next year.
After Vidya decided against doing Ghayal Returns, the film makers have been looking out for a suitable replacement. That is when Bipasha Basu, who is already working with director Ashwini Chowdhury for another film offered to fill in for Vidya.