The ‘nude’ saga continues and the question making the rounds, even though her second film ‘Raaz 3‘ is hours away from it’s arrival , is – ‘Has Esha Gupta indeed gone nude for the film or not?’ “There is a constant flip-flop being evidenced around the real thing. Though Bhatts vouch for the fact that Esha Gupta has gone totally nude for a key dramatic sequence in the film, the young woman has come back stating that it is all on the part of PR machinery going on an overdrive. By saying that, she has only made the Bhatts wonder what really is in her mind since her claims are far away from truth. The fact remains that she has indeed shot in nude for the film and it is rather surprising to see her turning away from reality”, says a source close to the film.
Apparently, the volte-face has happened due to presence of a certain ‘special someone’ in Esha Gupta’s life due to which she has developed cold feet. “Not many are aware but Esha Gupta has a long standing boyfriend. He doesn’t belong to the filmy world and it is but natural for him to get all worked up about the’news’ making rounds. More so, since he didn’t have any clue about Esha Gupta’s act in the film that apparently involved nudity. He was casual about it in the beginning but during the promotional campaign over last fortnight when things started intensifying, he questioned Esha about the truth”, the source adds. There was a huge showdown between the duo and while Esha insisted that she hadn’t been a part of any such shoot, she also put her foot down in front of the film’s PR team when it came to any queries whatsoever around this topic. “She has now totally moved away from any such sensitive topics. In fact for talks around the nudity, she had earlier expressed her discomfort by stating that her father won’t appreciate such talks.
However that seems like just a shield because in reality it is the boyfriend issue here”, continues the source, “There are whispers that she may be getting married soon but as of now she hasn’t made her commitment public. The last thing she wants though is her boyfriend to question her on the nudity angle.” On their side, Bhatts are seriously shocked. “There is no point saying anything anymore. The film is out for all to see and you can check it all by yourself. Perhaps Esha Gupta too would wake up from amnesia and remember what she had actually done in the film”, a close associate of Bhatts quips.