Neha Dhupia with her ‘bold, beautiful, blessed’ avatar

The teaser for Deepak Shivdasani’s Julie 2 is out and features a sun-soaked Lakshmi Raai. While there are next to no shots of her face, a lot more is teased in the 47-second video.
The film is a sequel to Neha Dhupia’s 2004 erotic thriller. In it, Neha played a sex worker who falls in love with a millionaire businessman and struggles to keep her secret hidden from him and his family. According to reports, Neha refused to act in the sequel of the movie.
Lakshmi has worked in Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu films and Julie 2 will mark her Hindi movie debut. It will be her 50th film. The trailer of the film promises to expose the dark secrets of Bollywood, underworld and politics and will be out on September 4.
The trailer shows her sun bathing in a golden mini skirt. “In fact, I will be seen in 96 different outfits. Also, I was asked to lose and then put on weight for this film. For the first look of the film, I had to lose 10-11 kilos and soon after, I had to gain more than what I had to lose,”she told Pinkvilla.
The film which also stars Ravi Kishen, Rati Agnihotri, Sahil Salathia, Aditya Srivastava, Pankaj Tripathi and Nishikant Kamant. TV actor Ravi Dubey took to Twitter to wish the team of the film all the best, “Bold beautiful blessed #julie #comingsoon congratulations @iamlakshmirai @VeerAryan_5 love and prayers always.”