Silk is happy that someone finally likes her for who she is and not just for her body. Retrieved 25 June 2011. ^ a b "Boxofficeindia.com". Retrieved 22 April 2012. ^ S, Arpana. Retrieved 6 December 2011. Filming was to begin on 21 May 2011; a week after the release of Kapoor's Ragini MMS. After being cheated twice in love and being rejected by her own mother, Silk turns to alcohol and chain smoking, and gains weight. Produced on a budget of 180 million (US$2.7million), The Dirty Picture was released worldwide on 2 December 2011 (the anniversary of Smitha's birth), in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu versions.
Casting. Retrieved 27 November 2011. Retrieved 25 June 2011. The Dirty Picture Theatrical release poster Directed by Milan Luthria Produced by Ekta Kapoor Shobha Kapoor Written by Rajat Aroraa Starring Vidya Balan Naseeruddin Shah Tusshar Kapoor Emraan Hashmi Narrated by Emraan Hashmi Music by Songs: Vishal-Shekhar Background Score: Sandeep Shirodkar Cinematography Bobby Singh Edited by Akiv Ali Production company Balaji Motion Pictures Distributed by ALT Entertainment Balaji Motion Pictures Release dates 2December2011(2011-12-02) Running time 144 minutes Country India Language Hindi Tamil Telugu Budget 180 million (US$2.7million) Box office 1.17 billion (US$17million)(worldwide) . Bollywood Hungama. Vishal-Shekhar composed four tracks for the film and Rajat Arora penned the lyrics for them. Retrieved 20 March 2012.