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Vidya's unforgettable stint with her idol

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For her role in Vishal Bharadwaj's Ishqiya, Vidya Balan is leaving no stone unturned. She is getting into the skin of her character by learning a special language and dialect for the film. And now here comes the clincher. A source on the sets reveals that Vidya's been on cloud nine recently thanks to Ishqiya again. Reason? The actress just finished a ten day work shop with her idol Naseeruddin Shah, who also stars in the film along with Arshad Warsi.

A source close to the actress revealed, "The character that Vidya is playing in Ishqiya is a very complex character which is very difficult to enact. Vidya thought that the way to emote the character on screen was best learnt from Naseeruddin Shah because the veteran actor was a master at it. She was ecstatic to be discussing cinema with the master himself. Even though one hears they ended up discussing the film and cinema at length instead of doing a serious workshop, Vidya still treasures the experience and is looking forward to working with Naseer in the film."

Vidya also learnt to speak the UP dialect during those ten days. "Vidya was just not familiar with UP kind of Hindi. She mastered it by getting a teacher to teach her the exact dialect."

Guess Vidya lives up to her name!

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