In the film, Vidya played the role of a seven-month pregnant
woman who comes to Kolkata from London in search of her husband.
With nothing to rely on except fragments from her memories about
him, it is a story of a lone woman's relentless struggle in an
unknown city. Her strong and convincing performance fetched her
many rewards this year except for the national award but Vidya is
"I am happy Kahaani got two awards. Any award for
Kahaani is an award for me. I am really thrilled about
Sujoy getting the award. At a recent award ceremony it was
fantastic to see that all the editors in the best editing category
were women, so more power to us," Vidya told PTI on the sidelines
of L'Oreal Paris Femina Women Awards, where she received the
Editors Choice Award for 'Women We love'.
Meanwhile, gossip mills are abuzz that the national award winning actress will be playing the famous Carnatic singer MS Subbulakshmi in a biopic. When asked, Vidya said, "I would not like to say anything much at this point in time. I have been offered the film... we are trying to work things out. That's all I will like to say."