By: Joginder Tuteja, Glamsham
Thursday, October 18, 2007
Pick up a few newspapers or browse through some entertainment
websites or movie blogs and chances are that you would stumble upon
some stray comments about Vidya Balan being a weak link in
Bhool Bhulaiyaa, especially during the climax scenes.
But is that really the case or gossip mongers going overdrive?
If one probes deeply, it certainly seems to be the latter. That's
because the fact remains that she elevates an otherwise average
climax to a higher level due to sheer histrionics that she
Ok, so there also have been comparisons with Shobhana or even
Jyothika who were part of the Malayalam and Tamil versions of the
film respectively. But then is it justified? Won't it be fair to
look at an act in a standalone manner rather than pointing out
differences in nuances just for the sake of it?
The fact is that after rather lukewarm beginning to the year
(Guru, Salaam-E-Ishq and Eklavya - The Royal
Guard), Vidya first had a solo release super-hit in Heyy
Babyy and has now enjoyed the status of being the central
protagonist in Bhool Bhulaiyaa which is en route to be a
massive hit again.