Be it Silk Smitha in The Dirty Picture or Vidya Bagchi, the protagonist in Kahaani, Vidya Balan is one of the most versatile actress in bollywood. Vidya is not restricted to any particular genre and is perhaps the only leading actress who is comfortable in her own skin. Now the latest buzz is that Vidya has been roped in to play a detective in the forthcoming movie Bobby Jasoos.
"I found the idea of playing a female detective very intriguing
and the title of the movie was also something which was
irresistible. Dia and Sahil have been friends of mine for a long
time and they are very nice people. They are the kind of producers
everyone hopes to have. And in the end I really loved the script by
Sanyuktha Chawla and I am really looking forward to work with the
director Samar Shaikh.", said Vidya during an interview with a
leading daily. The movie is to be produced By Dia Mirza and Sahil
Sangha under their production house Born Free Entertainment. They
have earlier produced a movie called Love Breakups
Zindagi, in which Dia Mirza starred with Zayed Khan.
Dia was equally ecstatic about Vidya coming on board for the
movie. "I'm thrilled to welcome Vidya into the Born Free family.
The script of Bobby Jasoos bears testimony to the fact
that being patient and investing in good stories usually reaps good
dividends." The shooting for the film will commence mid-November
this year and it would be 2014 summer release. Go through the slide
to see Vidya in different avatars in her movies.
Vidya played a small-town girl in the movie, who is a bundle of
contradictions. She was awarded the filmfare critics award for best
No One Killed Jessica
Vidya played the role of Jessica Lal's sister, fighting for
justice. The movie earned her a nomination for Filmfare Best
The Dirty Picture
Vidya won the national award for best actress. She played the
role of Silk, based on Silk Smitha, a south indian actress known
for her bold roles.
Kahaani was a huge hit and Vidya won the filmfare award
for best actress. She played the role of a pregnant woman looking
for her lost husband.
Vidya played the role of a punjabi housewife, who usually wears
gaudy clothes. The movie was a flop but Vidya's acting was