Producer of film based on sex workers walks out of project midway

Oct 22, 2013, 08:19 IST | Asira Tarannum

An upcoming film based on the life of sex workers has landed in some major soup after the producer backing the film recently staged a walkout

Ankoosh Bhatt’s Kamathipura also faced a hurdle when Konkona Sen Sharma and Sakshi Tanwar apparently refused to be a part of the project.

Konkona Sen Sharma
Konkona Sen Sharma

Insiders say there were some budgetary issues that led to producer Irshad Khan opting out. However refusing to pin-point matters, Khan says, “There were some internal issues, which is why I had to let go of the project. But I have a few other projects coming up and I will love to collaborate with Ankoosh.” Sources close to the actresses had earlier blamed their characters’ risqué image for turning the film down.

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