Veena Mallik said that her Kannada film though titled Dirty Picture
has nothing to do with the Bollywood film starring Vidya Balan. She said that the Kannada film offered to her has more intensity and she has a lot of space to show her acting talents. "I heard the story and was excited when director Thrishool completed his narration. It connects well with the struggles of many young woman in search of an identity.