Pooja Bhatt's next directorial 'Jism 3’ to be the ‘boldest’


Actor-filmmaker Pooja Bhatt is all set to direct the third instalment of the erotic-thriller franchise, ‘Jism’ which will be the boldest in the series. Titled ‘Jism 3’, the movie will feature three men and one woman in the lead role.

“I will start working on ‘Jism 3’ this year and the film will release sometime in 2017. It has to be the boldest movie yet. I have decided to completely shake up things this time,” Pooja told PTI.

However, Pooja is least worried about the censor board.

“I have no issues with them. If I don’t agree with something they are asking for, I fight. ‘Jism’ had one cut, excess amount of boldness was toned down in the sequel, my other film ‘Sadak’ faced issues and ‘Zakhm’ was banned. So this talk of filmmakers not having freedom of expression is not new, it has been happening,” the maker of ‘Paap’ said.

Pooja revealed that when she was dealing with an obscenity case for her 2005 production ‘Rog’, no one from the industry came out in support of her. She fought the obscenity case alone for eight years.

The first two movies of ‘Jism’ launched John Abraham and Sunny Leone in Bollywood. When asked if ‘Jism 3’ will also cast newcomers, Pooja said, “I don’t know, let the speculations begin.”

She is currently busy with her production ‘Cabaret’ starring Richa Chadha and Gulshan Devaiya. She will reportedly be cast in his father Mahesh Bhatt’s movie which he will be directing after 15 long years.