Mallika's item number not needed in Tezz: Priyadarshan

By Hindustan Times

Bollywood bombshell Mallika Sherawat's latest item number Laila in Priyadarshan's forthcoming action thriller, Tezz has not apparently gone down well with the director as he says it was not required and was added just for promotions. "I never wanted the item song in the film but the producers (Ratan Jain of Venus) said we are a musical company and hence it came in the film. They went ahead with it and producers naturally are always right as they spend money all the time. I did not want to do it, so they shot it without me, but that is fine," Priyadarshan told PTI in an interview.

"The song in Tezz is not needed. It is placed without any connection. But such things they do for promotions.. and that is what they mean. 'Tezz' is not a musica