Madhuri Dixit, who has some intimate scenes with award winning actor Naseeruddin Shah in the forthcoming film "Dedh Ishqiya", says she was shy doing them, thanks to her co-star's intense eyes.
"I found his eyes very intense. Whenever I did intense scenes with him, I used to get very shy. This is for the first time I found myself in such a situation," Madhuri told reporters Monday at an event here.
"When you are with him, you don't have to act, you just have to react. He is such a natural actor," added the actress.
A sequel to Vidya Balan starrer 2009 hit film "Ishqiya", this will be Madhuri's first full-fledged movie role in six years. She feels filmmaking has undergone a lot of changes in the last few years.
She was last seen playing the lead in 2007 release "Aaja Nachle".
"Things have changed. There is a lot of discipline now. Things are well planned now, which is good for the actors. Promotions have become a big deal and it's very hectic, but it's all for the good," said the actress of hits like "Beta", "Dil To Pagal Hai" and "Devdas".
Recently, she made a guest appearance in the "Ghaghra" song in hit movie "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani".
The 46-year-old will be seen as Begum Para, an attractive yet dangerous woman in "Dedh Ishqiya", which has been shot in the interiors of the country.
Talking about her experience Madhuri said that they shot in the "remotest locations for the film but I didn't know it will look so good on the screen."
Directed by Abhishek Chaubey, "Dedh Ishqiya" also features Arshad Warsi and Huma Qureshi.