Vidya Balan is all set to hit the screens with her upcoming film Hamari Adhuri Kahani. Vidya primarily came to fame after her power-packed performance in The Dirty Picture, which happens to be a biopic on Silk Smitha.
Since then, the actress has been approached for several biopics
including a biopic on Suchitra Sen. There were also rumours that
Vidya Balan was offered to do a biopic on Benazir Bhutto, which she
Talking to a leading publication, Hamari Adhuri Kahani
actress Vidya Balan says, "I don't know where this Benazir Bhutto
biopic story has come from. I was not even offered the film. How
would I even refuse something I have not been offered?"
But, Vidya was offered to play Suchitra Sen's biopic which she
refused with the reason stating, "It was a Bengali film. At least,
if it was a Hindi film, it was still okay that I looked completely
different from her. But for a Bengali film, I just thought when
there is Raima Sen, it didn't make any sense for me to do it.
Though, I would have loved to play the role and the script was very
good, Raima looks so much like her grandma, Suchitra Sen and I
thought it will look more credible".
But the most interesting part is Vidya Balan does want to do a
specific biopic and that is on the life of Indira Gandhi. "I just
find Indira Gandhi to be so charismatic, powerful and yet so
mysterious. You don't know much about the person Indira Gandhi and
so it would be a great biopic to star in," said the