Mangalore girl Anushka Shetty was reportedly approached to enact
the role played by Vidya Balan in The Dirty Picture. It
was said that the actress had given her nod to star in the biopic
of yesteryear sex siren Silk Smitha. However, now her manager has
denied the reports and has claimed that it is not true.
Earlier, rumours were rife that the production house, which had
acquired the south Indian remake rights of The Dirty
Picture, zeroed in on Anushka Shetty, and Nikita of
Saroja fame to star in Tamil and Telugu versions,
respectively. While the latter confirmed the news that she had been
approached, the former has now cleared that she has not been
offered the role famously played by Vidya Balan.
Anushka is currently busy filming Selvaraghavan’s Irandam
Ulagam, Karthi starrer Alex Pandian and Vikram's