South Indian beauty queen Sana Khan will be featured as Silk Smitha in the movie "Climax" directed by Anil. "Climax", produced by P.J Thomas depicts the real life of erotic actress Silk Smitha.
The biopic revolves around a handful of characters and three of them play pivotal roles in the movie. “One is Silk’s mother, played by Shanti Williams, another is her mentor, played by Suresh Krishna and third is the character of her mentor’s son who is a die-hard fan of Silk. The role is played by newcomer Subin Sunny.
Vijayalakshmi Vadlapati is popularly known by her stage name Silk Smitha. She was an Indian film artist who predominantly worked for South Indian languages. She has been noticed by the viewers after her role as 'Silk' in the Tamil film"Vandichakram" hence became the most popular erotic actress in early 1980s in her career spanning 17 years. She was found dead in her apartment in Chennai on 1996, which apparently says that she committed suicide.
Silk Smitha was a known actress for majority of people as she had come on their dreams with her ultimate sex appealing roles. Movie makers show reluctance toward her, even though she had mettle for performing as a primary actress. She had type casted in sexy and erotic roles in movie industry and became one of the busiest actresses in Indian adult film industry. She had gained many people around her fan circle not only in 1980s but also in 21st century too. She had presented the roles very well whatever it is. Even though she became famous in movies with her extra ordinary and erotic character performance, it is an unknown fact to everyone about her real life. Bollywood industry had entered with an experimental movie "Dirty Picture" featuring Vidya Balan as Silk Smita and that has gained huge collection record and had also helped Vidya Balan to get national award for her acting. By following the success of Hindi movie Dirty picture, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu movie industries are also coming forward to do movies based on the real life of Silk Smitha. Now, it is the turn of Malayalam movie industry, with the upcoming movie "Climax" featuring Sana Khan as Silk Smitha.