All isn’t well between Bollywood’s two females –Sonakshi Sinha and Minissha Lamba – though both are starring in Shirish Kunder’s ‘Joker’, an upcoming fantasy film that will also star Akshay Kumar. It is said that no sooner Lamba heard about Sinha’s item number, she requested the director to make her a part of it.
This fresh controversy comes hot on the heels of her public fallout with Sagar Ballary, the director of her forthcoming film ‘Hum Tum Shabana’ You may recall that Ballary had chopped off Minissha’s role when she starred in a promotional video for the film without his knowledge.
The fact that Sinha would be doing an item number has already created quite a stir in the media. However, Sinha insisted that Lamba be kept out of the song and Kunder in order to make peace had to reportedly promise Lamba a music video for the film instead.
So, Lamba was right to feel jittery about Sinha’s item number. “After the way Zarine Khan walked away with all the attention in ‘Ready’ with just one item song, stealing Asin’s thunder, and with Kareena having to put her foot down with regards to Katrina’s item song in ‘Bodyguard’, Minissha wanted to take no chances. That’s why she asked Shirish to include her in the number.
Kunder said he would have loved her to be part of it. Unfortunately, her character is not supposed to be introduced at the stage the item song appears in the film. I have, however, promised that I’ll shoot a special music video with her.” Minissha has no choice but to say that it’s director’s creative decision.