Om Puri, who was so impressed by Mallika Sherawat's decency while shooting an item song with her in Bin Bulaye Baraat, that he insisted that she be called as 'Mallika Sharaafat' rather than Mallika Sherawat.
Not just that, he also expressed his desire to work with her. Well, the answer to his wish is now in the form the film called Dirty Politics, a film based on the alleged murder of Bhanwari Devi by a politician from Rajasthan, in which Mallika will be paired opposite Om Puri himself!
The film's being directed by KC Bokadia, has Mallika being cast as the temptress who seduces the politician and gets murdered in the long run.
Bokadia did agree that he had some problems in convincing Mallika to play the said role but she eventually agreed. Elaborating on her role, he said that she plays a Rajasthani street dancer whose murder triggers off a high-level investigation.