14 November 2009 1:56 PM, PST | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

Following the success of All The Best, Bipasha Basu’s fans are desperately longing to see her in Pankh, the movie in which she plays the alter-ego to Maradona Rebello and appears as in a variety of poses as a sultry seductress. Director Sudipto Chattopadhyay has modelled Bipasha on the legendary Italian actress Sophia Loren’s whose screen image he sees as eternal and with Maradona not being an established star, the film’s initial attraction is going to rest on Bips’ shoulders. "I didn't set out to project Bipasha as a fantasy in a dirty manner,” says Sudipto, “But her hot look has certainly helped us promote the film."

One of the problems being faced by Pankh, however, is that with the backlogue of movies in the can following the multiplex dispute, it’s struggling to find a release date, especially as it’s unusual plot is unlikely to have mass-market appeal, »

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