The much awaited, controversial, adult rated Vidya Balan's Bollywood movie, directed by Milan Luthria on the life of the doomed sex icon of South Indian film industry in 1980s 'Silk Smitha' who led a sizzling and titillating life of sexploitation and was the sex symbol of the youth and the aged alike during her era but met with a lonely and tragic death, is released throughout the country today and is reported to be a super-hit.
The date of release of the movie is fixed in commemoration to Silk's 51st birth anniversary which falls on December 2, 2011.
Apart from Vidya Balan who put on 12 kgs weight in 3 months to increase her belly and other body exposing parts to resemble that of Silk Smitha to play Smita's role, Nazeeruddin shah also holds a key role in this super-hit film.
What ever the out come, one thing is evident in the present society, a poor prostitute who sells her flesh for making a living has to fear the laws of the land, police, people, government... and she is looked down by the society in whole as a dirty person, whereas some hi-tech prostitutes who sell their flesh, body-parts, and sex with the so called high society are regarded as heroines and have many fans and followers...!!!