Sun, 18 Aug 2013 09:45:00 GMT | By IANS

Veena Mallik locks lips with Ashmit in 'Supermodel'

'Supermodel' director Navin Batra talks about his film's lead cast - Pakistani actress Veena Mallik and her ex-flame Ashmit Patel

Veena Mallik locks lips with Ashmit in 'Supermodel' (© Filmysouth)

Mumbai: Veena Mallik, who has teamed up with Ashmit Patel in 'Supermodel', shot some steamy scenes for the movie with him despite the fact that the duo are not on talking terms.

"When I narrated the lip-lock scene to Veena, she refused to do it. I had to convince her a lot for that scene. There are around three to four lip-lock scenes between Veena and Ashmit in the film," the film's director Navin Batra told us.

"Both the actors were not on talking terms when they shot for the intimate scene, but they shot for the scene. But after a point they were not comfortable, so I had to cut a few scenes," he added.

The director purposely cast the controversial couple.

He said: "Veena suited the role and they are the most controversial and best selling couple. Yes, it was difficult to convince both of them, but despite not being on talking terms, they accepted the role and took it professionally."

While Veena plays a supermodel in the film, Ashmit will be seen as a photographer in the film slated for a September 27 release.

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