Manisha Koirala: Manisha Koirala is one of the popular actresses of the 1990s. After the success he got from Saudagar, he did not look back. But one of her films came in such a way that she got embroiled in controversy. This film was a small love story. The film was released in 2002. Manisha Koirala along with Aditya Seal, Saroj Bhargava, Ranvir Shorey were in lead roles in the film. Shashilal Nair directed the film. Ek Chotsi Love Story was based on the Polish film About Love which was a short film. This film was very successful at the box office. But this film took away Manisha Koirala’s sleepless nights and peace of day.
Physical attraction only Actually this film was the story of a 15-16 year old boy who gets attracted to a much older woman who lives in the apartment opposite to him. He keeps staring at her with a telescope. By going out and helping him, he grows close to him and tries to get closer to him. The boy’s passion for that woman increases so much that one day he cuts the vein of his hand. That boy also realizes that this attraction is not mental but physical. The story of the film was bold, that’s why some bold scenes were also kept in the film. But Manisha Koirala was not ready to do such scenes. That’s why Shashilal Nair shot this scene using body double in the film. These scenes were shot on a model named Jessica.
Manisha knew The matter increased when Manisha Koirala saw this film. Manisha objected to the bold scenes. Manisha said that the director used a body double in the film without her knowledge. For which Manisha sought a court order to ban the release of the film. He demanded the removal of bold scenes. While Shashilal Nair claimed that Manisha Koirala already knew about the bold scenes in the film. Body double was used only after he refused to film such scenes, which he was aware of. There was a dispute in the court over the film and it was also released. The film benefited a lot due to controversies. The audience watched the film with great enthusiasm. Even though the critics did not give good reviews to the film and said that such films are not good for the society and the youth, but the audience did not stop. The film made in 1.5 crores made more than 8 crores at the box office.