Thursday, Oct 23, 2014

Vidya Balan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan no place for a pregnant actress in Bollywood?

aishwarya Pregnancy is turning out to be a bane rather than boon in showbiz.
Written by Divya Goyal , Edited by Sarika Sharma | New Delhi | Posted: March 19, 2014 12:51 pm | Updated: March 20, 2014 10:54 am

Pregnancy is turning out to be a bane rather than boon in Bollywood. After the infamous fallout of Madhur Bhandarkar-Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in 2011, there are reports that director Sujoy Ghosh has also replaced his favourite actress Vidya Balan with Kangana Ranaut in his upcoming film ‘Durga Rani Singh’.

vidyapregnant Vidya Balan at a press meet for Indian Film Festival of Melbourne.

Sujoy Ghosh, who has worked with Vidya Balan in ‘Kahaani’, is now all set to roll out his next film titled ‘Durga Rani Singh’ with Bollywood’s ‘Queen’ Kangana.

Also Read: Has Sujoy Ghosh signed Kangna Ranaut for ‘Durga Rani Singh’

Everyone expected Sujoy Ghosh to sign his ‘Kahaani’ star, however according to reports, Sujoy has replaced Vidya Balan because of her rumoured pregnancy. Vidya Balan has been spotted frequently at a suburban hospital and if reports are to be believed she has been consulting a doctor on regular basis. But the hospital staff has been asked not to divulge any details about her visit.

vidyabalanlose Vidya Balan was also spotted wearing relatively loose fitted maxi dresses for the promotions of her last release ‘Shaadi Ke Side Effects’.

Vidya Balan, who married UTV’s head honcho Sidharth Roy Kapur in 2012, was also spotted wearing relatively loose fitted maxi dresses for the promotions of her last release ‘Shaadi Ke Side Effects’. Her choice of outfits raised the suspicion whether the actress was trying to hide an apparent baby bump.

Also Read: What’s the reason for Vidya Balan’s secret visits to doctor?

Vidya Balan recently wrapped up the shoot of Dia Mirza’s debut production ‘Bobby Jasoos’ and has no other films in hand at the moment.

vidya-2 Vidya Balan at the screening of ‘Shaadi Ke Side effects’.

This recent case has reignited the issue of no pregnancy clause in Bollywood. While many Bollywood veterans believe that the clause is valid some believe otherwise.

In an interview to Mid-Day, veteran actress Hema Malini said, “Today the no pregnancy clause should be made mandatory, but only for a certain time period, say a maximum of six months. If the artiste gets pregnant before the film goes on the floors, she should inform the producer. But if the film gets delayed for other reasons, then it’s wrong to expect the actress to wait. She can’t be held responsible in such a situation.”

While Hema Malini took a midway, producer Ramesh Taurani says that it’s alright for an actress to give importance to her personal life. “At the end of the day, it is just about a film and I don’t think it’s a big deal. If a film hasn’t gone on the floors, the question of continued…

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