“The one actress I can look at and say she could be the next Waheeda Rehman is Vidya Balan,” Waheeda Rahman said.
Few Bollywood actresses might have rued over less or unequal pay for female actors than their male counterparts, but Salman Khan rubbishes this topic.
After being seen as sex siren Silk Smitha in “The Dirty Picture”, National Award winning actress Vidya Balan has now taken on a cameo as golden era actress Geeta Bali in a Marathi biopic.
Vidya Balan will now play the role of renowned yesteryear Bollywood actress Geeta Bali in the upcoming Marathi film ‘Ek Albela’.
Most actresses in tinsel town are not comfortable sharing their age, but Vidya Balan has no qualms about it! She says’s she’s “proud to be a 36-year-old”.
Describing herself as a “greedy actress”, Vidya Balan said she is glad that she grabbed roles in “Dirty Picture” and “Kahaani”, the two movies she feels fuelled a spate of successful women-centric films in Bollywood.
Actress Vidya Balan, who has been a part of films like The Dirty Picture and Paa, said: “I feel very proud to say that I’ve been a part of some path-breaking films… I’ve had the good fortune.”
Bollywood actress Vidya Balan is not part of actor Dhanush’s yet-untitled next Tamil outing, contrary to some reports.
Vidya Balan, who is the national sanitation brand ambassador, flagged off an initiative titled “Changing Behaviour: Creating Sanitation Change Leaders” on August 25.
After transforming Kangana and Vidya Balan, Milan Luthria will transform Shruti Haasan for ‘Baadshaho’.
Vidya Balan says actresses, at least in India, are in a position to avoid being objectified on screen anymore.
Vidya Balan says she will stand for equality and encourage efforts that advocate such causes during the festival.
Vidya Balan will be inaugurating Charlie Chaplin’s exhibition titled ‘Chaplin Lines’ to honour the legend.
Though Vidya Balan liked the script, she is still apprehensive about playing the role.
Vidya Balan was seen viewing the various handicrafts and hand-looms items and looked extremely impressed.