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Naseeruddin Shah to portray superstar Rajinikanth

Written by: Courtesy: Bollywood Hungama
Published: Friday, February 11, 2011, 9:42 [IST]

Naseeruddin Shah to portray superstar Rajinikanth
One film that has been much talked about ever since its announcement is Ekta Kapoor's The Dirty Picture directed by Milan Luthria. The film, which is based on South siren Silk Smitha's life, has Vidya Balan essaying the lead role. Now the latest is that the makers have roped in none other than veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah to play an important role in The Dirty Picture.

Naseer saab's character is apparently based on South superstar Rajinikanth. Naseer would be seen wearing flamboyant clothes like how Rajini usually wears and will also be sporting different types of wigs. Surprisingly Naseer has not seen a single Rajinikanth film and plans to catch up on some of his hit films to get the nuances of the character bang on.

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Apparently Vidya's character in the film idolises the character played by Naseer saab. This would be the second time Vidya and Naseer would be sharing screen space after the much acclaimed Ishqiya.

Besides Vidya and Naseer saab, there's strong buzz that The Dirty Picture also stars Emraan Hashmi and Tusshar Kapoor in important roles.

Topics: rajinikanth, naseeruddin shah, vidya balan, silk smitha, ekta kapoor, milan luthria, tusshar kapoor, emraan hashmi, the dirty picture
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