A beautiful artist of the 80s and 90s, Urmila featured in several blockbuster hits like Rangeela, Judaai, Bhoot, Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya, Pinjar, Satya and many more. Her career graph only went upward with each unique performance. She was also known to be Ram Gopal Varma’s muse, as he cast her in most of his films.
Urmila has been approached for a song ‘Bewafa Beauty’ in Irrfan Khan’s upcoming quirky comedy ‘Blackmail’. She will return to the silver screen nearly after a 10 year hiatus.
Director Abhinav Deo consulted the music prospects with creative music producer Bhushan Kumar of T-series, who is renowned for his inputs in regard to leading music albums. Bhushan Kumar wanted a song based on the premise of the film which revolves around an unfaithful wife, and strange events which ironically lead the lover to get blackmailed by the husband.
Abhinav was looking for a performer who enjoys a great amount of stardom, out of all the names shortlisted, Urmila Matondkar perfectly fit the bill. Her gracious moves and star quality will attract fans to the cinemas. It is also special as it marks her comeback.
Blackmail stars Irrfan Khan and Kirti Kulhari in the lead roles.The film is supported by an ensemble cast of Divya Dutta, Arunoday Singh, Omi Vaidya, Anuja Sathe, Pradhuman Singh Mall and Gajraj Rao. Scheduled to release on April 6th , 2018. However, the makers might consider a slight postponement, courtesy of Irrfan Khan’s health.