Anupama Chopra's review: Jism 2

By Hindustan Times

Direction: Pooja Bhatt
Actors: Sunny Leone, Randeep Hooda, Arunoday Singh
Rating: **

Yeh jism pyaar karna nahin janta, janta hai toh sirf bookh, jism ki bookh. This crackling dialogue was uttered in the original Jism by Bipasha Basu, wearing a strategically cut white gown. We've become blasé about sex in Bollywood, but back then, this felt edgy and dangerous. One year before the game-changing Murder, Jism coloured Bollywood's traditional, chaste plots, with unapologetic lust.

I thought that Jism 2, which is a sequel only because it also has sex, might push the envelope again. After all, it has a real-life porn star Sunny Leone, playing a porn star Izna. But please push aside all thoughts of Steven Soderbergh's The Girlfriend Experience, which has a real-life porn star playing a high-class hooker. Here, Izna's career choic