Synopsis

Imagine a make-up girl who became an extra and then the most wanted heroine of the early 80s. Chronicling the meteoric rise and steep fall of the erstwhile screen sensation - Silk Smitha, The Dirty Picture is set against the colorful and entertaining backdrop of the South film industry of

Imagine a make-up girl who became an extra and then the most wanted heroine of the early 80s.

Chronicling the meteoric rise and steep fall of the erstwhile screen sensation - Silk Smitha, The Dirty Picture is set against the colorful and entertaining backdrop of the South film industry of the 80's.

The quintessential siren, Silk, knew her audiences, and it didn't seem like anything would stop the fiercely ambitious starlet, till it did, in the shape of unrequited love.

To the world, she was the queen of sensuality. But at heart, Silk was just another woman craving true love.

An unfortunate encounter with deceit and infidelity led to dire consequences!

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Timeline

This is HOW Vidya Balan’s father reacted after seeing her in The Dirty Picture!

This is HOW Vidya Balan’s father reacted after seeing her in The Dirty Picture!
After having done films like Parineeta, No One Killed Jessica, Paa and Lage Raho Munna Bhai, when…
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11 Unforgettable ‘re-created’ songs

Songs
This is an era where every fifth film has a ‘re-created’ version of an older song (the recent Wajah…
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Balaji wins court case of The Dirty Picture title

Balaji wins court case of The Dirty Picture title
Post the phenomenal success of Balaji Motion Pictures' The Dirty Picture which starred Vidya Balan…
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The Dirty Picture to finally premiere on TV

The Dirty Picture to finally premiere on TV
August 26 will not be less than a landmark day for Ekta Kapoor and Sony TV. The reason? Well,…
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The Dirty Picture cleared for TV screening

The Dirty Picture cleared for TV screening
Vidya Balan starrer The Dirty Picture has now been cleared for prime time screening by the…
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Broadcasters, CBFC battle it out over television certification

Broadcasters, CBFC battle it out over television certification
Tense television broadcasters can breathe a sigh of relief. It seems the proposal to not screen…
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Ekta files case against Veena’s ‘The Dirty Picture’

Ekta files case against Veena's 'The Dirty Picture'
Just a couple of days back, we saw a gleaming Vidya Balan at the National Awards ceremony,…
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Vidya Balan receives National Award

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Vidya Balan received her first Best Actress National Award for her terrific performance as Silk in…
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Are small films going scot-free despite being ‘dirty’?

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It was nothing less than shocking for audience as well as industry in general when the satellite…
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Censor tamasha for The Dirty Picture

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The last-minute cancellation of the telecast of Milan Luthria's The Dirty Picture on Sunday…
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