Mumbai, Actress Shilpa Shetty, who plays an Odissi dancer and first time bald look in an upcoming Sino-Indian film venture titled “The Desire”, is full of praise for her Chinese co-star Xia Yu, whose name she says is invariably mispronounced by Indians. The film, produced jointly by Sharad Hegde from Mumbai and Tracy Shiyun from China, is being directed by R. Sarath.
The India-China project, under the banner of C-9 Motion Pictures in association with Indish Creations, also features Anupam Kher, Sachin Khedekar, Sheetal Menon and Nakul Vaid.
“The Desire” revolves around Goutami (Shilpa), an accomplished Odissi dancer, and a talented artist Jai Leang (Xia Yu) and follows the journey of their respective lives until they are separated and brought together again by destiny. Read the full story